Built on the ramparts of an old Dutch Fort, Fisherman’s Cove now rides a fresh new wave with the stylishly spirited Taj brand of hospitality. A hotel that is one with the Bay of Bengal, Taj Fisherman’s Cove Chennai, hosts an eclectic mix of global travellers seeking most-unique and luxurious experiences. The soulful and tranquil ambience of this beach resort combines beautifully with a plethora of dining destinations at the hotel, giving you a taste of a different world at water’s edge. Revel in seaside hospitality with rooms, cottages and villas, all designed for relaxation and rejuvenation, set amidst lush manicured landscaping with breathtaking views of the sea. As a Taj hotel, there is now a distinct focus on technology to cater to the new-age cosmopolitan urban traveller, who is at work during the day and a lover of leisure at night. The culinary experiences at the Taj Fisherman’s Cove are heightened by scenic views, intuitive yet unobtrusive service and excellent local fare. Dining by the sea at the seafood specialty restaurant Bayview is an experience in itself. At Upper Deck, the bistro style menu, inspired from the continental cuisine from Northern France and North Western of Italy, presents an artistic blend of the classic with the modern. The vibrant all-day dining restaurant overlooking the pool, Seagull serves multi-cuisine delights. The sunken Sunburst Bar at the poolside is a great place to spend a lazy afternoon, lounging in the pool. The bespoke dining experiences at Taj Fisherman’s Cove extend to private dining your own Watch Tower, where meals are customised for your occasion. Located near this charming beach resort, is the beautiful temple town of Mamallapuram (also known as Mahabalipuram), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Famed for its architectural grandeur, Mahabalipuram’s historical monuments and sculptures include the Pancha Rathas; Cave Temples; structural temples (Shore Temple and the Olakkannesvara Temple); and the largest open-air rock relief in the world. Apart from its prehistoric architectural brilliance, Mahabalipuram is also known for its scenic beauty, culture and tradition. So, whether it is a lazy weekend getaway, a romantic sojourn or a business get-together by the sea near Mahabalipuram, let the spirit of Taj Fisherman’s Cove enliven you.