Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove
Located 40km/25 miles south of Chennai on the Coromandel Coast, Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove is one of Tamil Nadu's top beach resorts, a place to relax but also very well placed for visits to the famous Hindu temple-cities of Kanchipuram and Mamallapuram.
There is a 3-storey main building containing both sea- and non-sea-facing rooms, and also a selection of rustic cottages and villas in the tropical gardens with outdoor seating areas and open-air showers. All rooms and cottages are air-conditioned.
For dining there is the all-day Seagull Restaurant offering international cuisine, while the Bay View has al fresco dining specialising in fresh fish and seafood. The Upper Deck Restaurant boasts superb Mediterranean food. Light snacks, as well as drinks, are available at the Anchor Bar.
There is a large swimming pool and a spa (run by the well-known Jiva group exclusive to Taj Hotels). A variety of water sports and other activities are available.