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Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Chennai

Come and experience Chennai and its temples, culture and entertainment. Renowned for its shopping, cafes and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Chennai

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Chennai a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chennai Snake Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • VGP Universal Kingdom (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • VGP Snow Kingdom (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Kart Attack (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Kishkinta (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Mayajaal Sports Complex (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chennai

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Chennai is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guindy National Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Marina Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Elliot's Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Thiruvanmiyur Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • ECR Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Mamallapuram Beach (29 mi / 46.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Chennai

Fly into Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.6 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Chennai Mambalam Station, Chennai Kodambakkam Station and Chennai Saidapet Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chennai?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 65 holiday lettings around Chennai. From 30 flats & apartments to 5 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chennai?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chennai. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Guindy Race Course: 61 holiday lettings
  • Chennai Tirusulam Station: 62 holiday lettings
  • Guindy National Park: 61 holiday lettings
  • British High Commission of Chennai: 61 holiday lettings
  • Muttukadu Boat House: 67 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chennai listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Chennai?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 30 Flats in Chennai. Our other popular types of Chennai holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 34 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chennai?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Chennai. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.