A wedding on the pristine sand witnessed by the soft sound of waves and soaked in the warmth of the holy sun, we discover the magic of Mahabalipuram in this story as our chosen Indian wedding destination.
A magnificent abode nestled amidst the golden sand meeting the serene horizon, Mahabalipuram unfurls as a new-found location in the south to outright your journey of love. About 60 km from the southwest of Chennai and perched right on the Coromandel Coast, the city of Mahabalipuram is recognised as a hub of religious monuments from the 7th and 8th centuries. It has a blend of spirituality and nature’s beauty. Showered with the blessings of God, this city is home to several holy temples and spiritual landmarks, including the iconic Shore Temple and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Arjuna’s Penance to start your eternal affair of love on an auspicious note. The turquoise-blue hues of the sea, sandy shores embedded with tall palm trees and the sun setting over the Bay of Bengal makes this city a picturesque setting for your dreamy nuptials. The mouth-watering seafood and classic South Indian delicacies will sate your tastebuds. Surrounded by the whirl of aristocratic life, this location has excellent connectivity for your guests to arrive at their destination effortlessly. During the months of winter, when nature gets covered in sepia, days are pleasantly warm with a gentle breeze and nights are cooler, Mahabalipuram awaits your arrival during the months from October to March.
Kaldan Samudhra Palace
Nestled on the beautiful shores of the Bay of Bengal, this hotel is 2 Km before the Temple city of Mahabalipuram. This sprawling 10-acre palatial property offers you 106 luxurious rooms, opulent suites and exquisite villas to celebrate the most important day of your life. The rooms are furnished with exclusive amenities and a tranquil ambience. The infinite plush lawns merge into the private beach where you can conduct your dreamy beach wedding under the starry sky. The hotel has one of the most extensive 12,000 sq. ft. pillarless ballroom, Royal Durbara aesthetically decorated with chandeliers and classic designs. The royal Rajasthani architecture with a dash of contemporary flair of the hotel captivates the hearts of the true-blue North Indians. The poolside venue of the hotel is perfect for organizing all your pre-wedding functions like haldi and mehendi. Offering you an array of food options, this hotel will replenish you with flavourful experiences. Class-apart hospitality and unique dining facilities are the highlights of this hotel. This luxurious hotel is an epitome of elegance and an ideal abode if you want your wedding to be a grand affair.
InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Hotel
Transcend to the oasis of luxury and serenity to escape the hustle and bustle of the ultra-modern city. Conduct your romance saga relishing the tranquility and unparalleled beauty of the hotel. Circumferenced by the casuarina groves, the hotel reaches the white sand to create an amazing green sand palette. Its 105 grand rooms and suites each exude a luxurious vibe blended with contemporary designs. The rooms are well furnished with expansive opulence. The Melting Pot, Tao Of Peng, and KoKoMMo Tiki Shack are the hotel’s treasure trove of fine dining and bar experiences that will stir your senses. The resort is 45 km from Chennai International Airport, situated along the scenic Coromandel Coast. Its proximity makes this heavenly resort an ideal location for guests travelling from faraway places. Holding the hands of your beloved, takes pheras on the private beach, while the ocean’s waves bless you for eternity. The well-appointed staff and impeccable services will make you feel like royalty.
Radisson Blu Hotel Temple Bay
If nature’s ethereal beauty is your calling, then this hotel is your dream destination. Infused with enchanting views of the Bay of Bengal, this award-winning resort sits upon 44 acres of lush, landscaped gardens. Wake up to the gushing waves of the sea and the rays of the sun falling upon you as this resort is a few steps away from the shore. The resort has 157 rooms that draw a parallel connection between both nature and luxury, guaranteeing you a pleasant ambience. Immerse yourself in pristine haldi by the meandering pool of 27,000-square-foot, while the cobalt blue water makes a perfect backdrop. For adventurous souls, the resort offers adrenaline-pumping activities. Your furry friend can be a part of your big day as this resort is pet-friendly. It is located approximately 56 km south of the Chennai International Airport. This nature retreat offers a myriad of services, including wellness and spa, trail of experiences to nearby places and much more. Its culinary expertise can be experienced at Waters Edge Café, Wharf 2.0, Maritime Tales and Sindbad with specially curated experiences such as delectable international cuisine and grilled dinner.
Welcomhotel Kences Palm Beach
Overlooking the Bay of Bengal, this indulgent resort is heavenly and brings you close to the Shore Temple. Tucked away amid lush greenery and swaying palm trees, the hotel offers rooms, cottages, bungalows and villas. A mélange of comfort and evergreen beauty, this hotel is perfect for intimate weddings. The hotel is situated at a distance of 52 km from Chennai International Airport. This hotel embodies grandeur as it has 94 luxurious guest rooms and 17 Club Rooms. Those who want to seclude themselves in the splendour of nature can opt from a gamut of tranquil stays as the hotel offers 23 Garden Cottages, 42 Garden Bungalows, 8 Beach Villas and 4 Sea Suites. The stays are luxuriously decorated and well-equipped with basic amenities. The culinary expertise lets you enjoy scrumptious delicacies and offers you an aesthetically pleasing ambience with two restaurants and a bar. It is resplendent in a mix of indoor and outdoor venues with facilities such as spa and wellness, fitness centre and recreational activities. Satiate your wandering souls and dip into the glory of God, visiting the nearby attractions like Shore Temple, Aruna’s penance, Panch Rathas and Sea Shell Museum.