A car-free Sunday with a cool experience is guaranteed at Elliot’s beach.
It is renamed as Besant Nagar beach and is popularly known as “ Bessie”.
Also, called Edward Elliot’s beach is known for its cleanliness in Chennai. It is the end point of Marina beach shore. As activities are less here comparatively, it is best suited to go for long walks and peacefully be at the bed of nature.
To prevent any suicidal mishaps, patrolling police are on guard always at Bessie.
A Dutch sailor lost his life while making an attempt to save lots of lives from drowning at Bessie.
Hence, there is a memorial after his name and that is Karl Schmidt Memorial, which is a perfect landmark for this location.