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Address: Velankanni, India

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Nice Beach

People should maintain cleanliness, otherwise Beach is ok but little rough, not recommended for kids.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Abhi K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

People should maintain cleanliness, otherwise Beach is ok but little rough, not recommended for kids.

Thank Abhi K
Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small beach with very poor maintenance. Looks dirty all around. Anyway if you are on a pilgrimage just peek in for time pass. There's nothing great.

Thank email2suryaz
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick peek at the beach after visiting the church.. my advice would be to stay away... It's dirty, messy, and is crowded like a bazaar - anyways the usp of Velankanni is not the beach but the Church... Not worth going to the beach.

Thank Sumon C
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the church my wife and i took the short 5min walk to the beach. its a hive of activity and really nice. Small crafts , street food, you name it. Enough to keep you occupied for a few hours. Locals were having a great time on the beach as well. All in all a nice place.

Thank peerr2017
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The place has plenty of Photographers giveing you instant photographs at 30 ruppees, Was worth it taking home those snaps....

Thank jozefva
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The velankanni beach is good to see. But the beach is not clean. Lot of waste in the seashore. If gov take action to clean it is good place. There are lot of shop for handicrafts items.

1 Thank Mohamed A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

At one end of beach it's crowded with tourists swimming, playing ;hawkers selling street food. But at the other end its pristine and peaceful. Avoid going too far though. Beach was clean.

Thank milton w
Vagamon, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The beach is next to the Basilica and needs no special trip but the beach is not smooth so do not try to swim in the sea

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We went on a bad day. If it has a good whether, Good for small kids. Recommend just a look only. Not so clean. Lots of sand even out side.

Thank chaminda w
Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

there is no safety at the beach.the waves comes with force and so high .the beach surroundings are fully garbage.the catholics do a holy dip here.require good maintenance here.

Thank raja p

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