Built on the old ramparts of a ruined Dutch fort this beach resort an hour south of Chennai is a convenient and relaxing place to base yourself for a few nights while exploring the city, visiting Mahaballipuram and the temples in nearby towns. Rooms are located in a wing of the hotel or cottages around the grounds that offer more space and privacy.
With the sound of the Bengal Sea in the background you can dine al fresco on fresh fish or a candlelit meal in Mediterranean restaurant. There’s a swimming pool and lively bar too.
Too far south in India for invaders to reach and make their mark the architecture, music, culture and spirituality of Tamil Nadu developed in its own way. Religion dominates nearly every aspect of life and you are never far away from elaborately decorated temples, some of them so big they are like villages in their own right. Sensuously carved dancers and deities charm their way on to walls and columns, vibrant medieval paintings cling to ceilings and hand cast bronze statues shelter in holy niches. Read more?
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