7 Places To Visit In Chennai During Summer For Couples

Chennai has amazing places where couples can laze around during holidays or summer leaves. Chennai is known for pollution and traffic. “The city has another side too”. Visit below-mentioned places and feel calm. All of us want to enjoy the best with our significant other!! Here are

7 Places To Visit In Chennai During Summer For Couples


These are the places you would love to visit again and again when time permits and you want to rejoice with your loved one. Visit these amazing places; you will certainly say Chennai is the best romantic city during summer.


1.Marina Beach

best place for couples in Chennai to spend quality time during summer

Nature’s gift! The second longest beach in the world! What could be better than a gentle breeze, walking on the sands without your loved one and munching yummy foods available as you walk?

Fun activities to do

  1. Horse riding

Horse riding is fun. You must ride on the beautiful horses and have fun. You will then ride on the shores. As you ride to enjoy the beauty of the waves.  Take two horses and see which one goes fast. Just see whether you or your partner wins the race, at the end definitely love is the winner!!

  1. Shoot balloons

It is fun if you do as couples. You will have to pay just Rs 20. You will be given 10 bullets.  Just give a try and see how many balloons you hit on the board. You could also see if your partner is adept at shooting than you.

  1. Long walk

You must walk to the sea and wet your feet with your loved one. As you walk buy corns and mangoes, and munch on them.

Tips: Do not choose the area near the MGR memorial, if you want to enjoy the calmness. You will be disturbed by the crowd.

Best Time to visit: Early morning,”:00 AM to 9:00 AM is a perfect time. Choose a Saturday morning, get up from the bed and kick-start your day here.

  1. Madras Lighthouse
    Amazing place in Chennai for couple

The only lighthouse in India within city limits! One of few lighthouses with elevator!

Fun things to do

  1. Enjoy the view of the city

Pay Rs 20 for each. You will be taken in the elevator to the top. As you reach the top, take photos. You can enjoy the view of the waves and the bustling city at the same time.

Tips: Keep yourself calm. Do not be tired of having a long walk at the marina. Do not forget your mobiles or cameras to capture the experience.

Best time to visit:  choose a time when your skin does not get burned, 8:00 A.M to 10:00 A.M in the mornings will be a good choice.

  1. Besant Nagar Beach
    Best place in Chennai during summer

The beach which has seen many couples walking hand in hand!

Fun things to do

  1.   Enjoy the sunset and sunrise

Enjoy the sunrise or sunset in this best destination. “Take a wonderful picture with your loved one on the shores while the sun is setting in or rising up. The choice is yours”

2. Taste the coffee or tea on the shores

Strengthen your bond by having a coffee on the stalls as you rejoice on the shore.

 Tips: Enjoy the foods in nearby eateries. Buy your best coffee at Vivekananda coffee. Thiruvanmiyur market is good to shop all you need.

Best time to visit: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

  1. Guindy National Park
    Wonderful place in Chennai to visit during summer

The place with splendid flora and fauna!. If you are a nature lover, this place should be on top of your list.

Fun things to do

  1. Bird watching

Guindy is known for birds that come from far of lands on earth. Visit Guindy with your loved ones and capture them.

      2.  Walk along the paths and lanes

Park is filled with a variety of trees. Have a walk with your loved one on the green path, stop and click, when a spot amaze you.

Tips: Choose an evening when the breeze is gentle so that you can enjoy the walk on the paths.

Best time to visit: 9:00 AM TO 5:30 PM


  1. Dakshinachitra
    Exotic place to visit with your loved one near Chennai

Best for the couples who love art and architecture!

Fun things to do

  1. Enjoy making pottery with clay

You will be taught to make pots if you pay Rs 20. You and your loved one can learn the art of making pots.

2.  Play ancient games

You must learn and enjoy all the ancient games played indoor and outdoor with your loved one here.

3. Visit and learn about cultures of South India

You will be tempted to take photographs, as you walk in, and see each house which represents the states of south India and it culture

Tips:  Choose a day, when you do not have any other important agenda, and enjoy here.

Best time to visit: 10:00 AM TO 8:00 AM


6. Anna Zoological Park or Vandalur Zoo
Vandalur Zoo is a perfect place to visit during summer in Chennai

A zoological garden where different species of animals resides! The Park near Tambaram!

Fun things to do

  1. Watch the animals! Take photos!

This is the perfect destination to watch 167 different species. You will be amazed to see lion, leopard, Tiger, Lion-tailed Macaque etc.

Tips: Do not take plastic water bottles or cover. Carry food in the silver container and enjoy your day here

Best time to visit:  Choose a time between 9:00 AM to 11: OO AM, as animals are more active at this time and you can enjoy the way it walks and eats.

  1. Muttukadu Boathouse
    Perfect place in Chennai for couple

Boathouse with bamboo roof!! Located between MGM Dizzee world/ Dakshinachitra and Kovalam Beach! Have a ride in the backwaters!!

Fun things to do

  1.  Boat Rides

There are 15-rowboats, 27-speedboats, and 9 pedal boats. Take the one you love and enjoy.

2. Aqua scooters

There are 2 high-speed aqua scooters. If you or your loved one is bold enough, and love water sport, just give a try. The depth of water varies between 3ft and 6ft.

Tips: Pedal boats are best for couples. Enjoy the beauty of the lake, pedaling in solitude.

Best time to visit: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

So, Visit these best places and enjoy your best with your partner this summer

This post is part of the blog train where 24 awe-inspiring bloggers, are going to share their story of ‘Summer’. Hop on the train to read some amazing blogs.

This ‘Summer Blog Train’ is organized by Neha Sharma from http://growingwithnemit.com/ 
Summer blog train

Now, it’s time move to the next station where Sumira will share her take on the theme ‘Summer’ on her blog http://www.cuckoosnest-sumira.blogspot.com. Do check out her post and show some love.

Hema Gayatri

Zenith Buzz Editor

14 thoughts on “7 Places To Visit In Chennai During Summer For Couples

  • June 16, 2018 at 9:54 am

    I have never visited Chennai.. But would like to go to light house and the pottery barn.

  • June 16, 2018 at 12:54 pm

    I have done half of your list!!! Thanks for the ones I have missed!!!

  • June 16, 2018 at 1:28 pm

    Wow… Such an amazing listicle!! I visited Chennai back in July 2015. I wish I had a ready-reckoner like this to enjoy my trip even more ?

  • June 16, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    I have never been to Chennai. But would definitely like to explore. I remember we had plans of visiting Kerala but things didn’t work out. Hopefully in future we will make a trip as a family now.:-)

  • June 16, 2018 at 6:22 pm

    Loved this post! I have heard about some of these places. However, I wasn’t aware that there are so many other great places to visit in Chennai as well. Thanks for sharing this lovey post Hema.

  • June 17, 2018 at 6:23 am

    All the places that you have mentioned are apt for couples to spend some quality time together. Although I have never been to Chennai, but have heard of or read about atleast 4 of the places.

  • June 17, 2018 at 7:36 am

    Hey thanks you so much for this one , this is really informative for me as right now I am in Chennai only and was looking for such places to go

  • June 17, 2018 at 7:45 am

    Beautiful pictures, definetly make the places worth visiting.

  • June 17, 2018 at 9:58 am

    I think I must my pack and catch train to spend my rest vacation in Madras after visiting your blogpost

  • June 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Such a beautiful post with great information. I liked your writing style and other posts too..you had done really hard work.

  • June 18, 2018 at 8:40 am

    Wow… Such a nice post.. And I am again tempted to go for a vacation..

  • June 18, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    Shared this with my parents who now live in Chennai 🙂


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