Top 10 Best Resorts in Mahabalipuram
Mahabalipuram’s sandy beaches are great vacation spots. The Best Resorts in the Temple town can make your stay a dream vacation with the finest accommodation, amenities and food. The pristine sandy and sunny beaches are lined by several beach resorts in all budgets. Drawing inspiration from world class beach resorts from around the world, the resorts in Mahabalipuram offer a wonderful experience.
Intercontinental is a new luxury resort near Mahabalipuram. Built with the international traveler in mind, this beach side resort is ideally located between Chennai and the famous world heritage site. Inter Continental provides many options to suit your preferences in both food and stay including beach-facing and pool facing rooms with balcony and choices of cuisines from around the world. An early morning coffee by the beach under the sun shades of the umbrella while watching the sun dancing in the waves is definitely a great idea for a refreshing start.
Confluence convention center is little away from the Mahabalipuram beach and town. The lack of private beach is compensated by the extra ordinary architecture of the property. Confluence is located at the near the Junction in Mahabalipuram where OMR meets ECR en route to Pondicherry. Confluence has a large banquet hall (largest in Mahabalipuram) which is ideal for hosting big events like weddings. However, guests who put direct beach access more than any other feature may not find Confluence very attractive.
Grande bay resort and spa is another luxury resort with a well stocked bar and a fine dining restaurant. Silver Sands, a popular adventure cum lodging place has no attractive features and amenities, but it stands out as the most favorite spot for adventure lovers with many activities. Mamalla Resorts (the owner of Grade Bay Resort) is a small resort with a attached bar along with facilities for hosting corporate events and games. Day packages in Mahabalipuram resorts come with welcome drink, buffet lunch, evening coffee /Tea and snacks.
Chariot Beach Resort in Mahabalipuram is located in a quiet location few kilometers from the Five Rathas, a popular tourist spot. The road leading to the resort is very narrow without any shops around. Once you are checked in, the serene atmosphere of the resort wins over turning every moment into a memory you’ll cherish forever. Whatever you choose to indulge in from enjoying a drink by the pool side or play volleyball in the beach, the resort offers space and facilities for every mood. When you’re bored and tired, a massage in the spa can rejuvenate your body and mind to keep enjoying stay again.
Hotel Sea Breeze is very near to the busy Ottavadai Street near shore temple. At first sight, the hotel is not very impressive though it relatively scores high in terms of amenities. Without fancy uniforms, the hotel staffs look very simple but excel in terms of service and courtesy. In the past decade, the resorts landscape in Mahabalipuram has seen many luxury properties with innovative approach to hospitality and guest services. Old resorts therefore have to transform themselves to attract rich and high class guests.
Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) runs a beach resort just 1 km off Mahabalipuram. The sprawling campus has direct beach access, swimming pool, bar and a good restaurant. The rates are moderate and the outlook is not that great, but the cost factor makes it the best resort in terms of occupancy. It never has a vacant room in the weekends partly because it is most trusted by families.