|The breathtakingly beautiful beach of Covelong has an amazing world of sports activities like windsurfing, swimming and other water sports. The gentle sea and surf add to the charm of Covelong. The beautiful beach of Covelong lies in the lee of an ancient Dutch fort. A few walls of the fort remain in the form of ruins. Thus, besides the beauty of nature, the captivating destination of Covelong is adorned with the historical monuments likes forts, churches, mosques et al. thus the secular nature of the area. In its own way Covelong reveals the history of the state of Tamil Nadu. The ancient Catholic Church is a must visit amongst the many religious monuments at Covelong.
The environs, ambience, Peace, tranquility and the infrastructure at the Covelong beach come together to make it one of the most popular beach resorts on the Coromandel Coast . In the yester years Covelong was the renowned port of the Nawabs of the Carnatic. . In the fishing village the swaying palms and the beautiful beach attract people from across the globe
The beautiful beach of Covelong lies in the lee of an ancient Dutch fort. A few walls of the fort remain in the form of ruins. The ancient Catholic Church is a must visit amongst the many religious monuments at Covelong.
The experience of being in the serene and the pristine environs replenishes the energy and rejuvenates the soul in an incomparable manner.
Then there is the Crocodile farm, which is a large and successful reptile breeding venture that invites you to view the crocodiles from close quarters.
The airport at Chennai at a distance of sixty kilometers caters to the needs of the air transport to Cavelong. Similarly the railhead at Chennai takes care of the tourists traveling to Covelong by train. The excellent road network link Covelong with Chennai and Mahabalipuram well.
Covelong Beach is famous for its clear waters and serenity. The beach is one of the best for people who like a dip and a dive. Swimming and wind surfing are popular activities of the tourists. The beach environs are quite fruitful for those who seek meditation. The beach houses the adorable fishing settlement. There are other attractions of the bygone era like an old fort, church and a mosque. These attractions, however, are secondary and most of the people enjoy either the dip or basking in the sun.
The facilities by Covelong make it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India with the package tour groups doing really well. The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation plays its part in the promotion of tourism at Covelong by running the renowned resort.