Travelers are voting Sadras as the best beach near Mahabalipuram. There are 3 beaches near Chennai a city just 32 km from Mahabalipuram and 1 beach near Kanchipuram which is 34 km distant. The most popular of these are Marina Beach near Chennai and Sadras in Kanchipuram. You can find 14 beaches in Tamil Nadu and 163 beaches in the country of India. Our members favorite in Tamil Nadu is Muttom Beach and Varca Cavelossim and Mobor Beaches is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of beaches near Mahabalipuram.