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Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai

5-star5 stars
Covelong BeachKancheepuram Dist., ChennaiTamil Nadu603 112India

Beachfront resort in Covelong Beach with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.2
Great pool
Beautiful beach
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Great amenities
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Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai

from $132
  • Premium Cottage Garden View Twin Bed
  • Premium Cottage Sea View King Bed
  • Premium Villa Sea View King Bed
  • Deluxe Room Sea View King
  • Deluxe Room Sea View Twin bed
  • Premium Cottage Garden View King Bed
  • Deluxe Room Garden View
  • Superior Room King Bed
  • Superior Room Twin bed

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 128 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards will not be accepted due to national regulations. Guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.

Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25000.

Taxes are subject to change based on Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free valet parking

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Playground on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Tennis on site
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Seagull - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open 24 hours.

Upper Deck - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai’s small print

Also known as

  • Chennai Fisherman's Cove
  • Fisherman's Cove Chennai
  • Vivanta Taj Chennai
  • Vivanta Taj Fisherman's Cove
  • Vivanta Taj Fisherman's Cove Chennai
  • Vivanta Taj Fisherman's Cove Chennai Hotel
  • Vivanta Taj Fisherman's Cove Hotel Chennai
  • Vivanta Taj Fisherman's Cove Hotel
  • Vivanta by Taj Fisherman's Cove Chennai

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 4000
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 7000

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for INR 2000.0 per stay

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of INR 750 for adults and INR 650 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of INR 4000 per pet, per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of INR 3400 per vehicle (one way)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for INR 332 per hour (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for INR 332 per hour (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai


  • In Covelong Beach
  • Muttukadu Boat House - 26 min walk
  • DakshinaChitra - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • MGM Dizzee World - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Mayajaal Sports Complex - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Madras Crocodile Bank Trust - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
  • Kart Attack - 7.7 mi / 12.4 km
  • Tiger Cave - 10.6 mi / 17 km

Getting around

  • Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.) - 51 min drive
  • Chennai Taramani Station - 33 min drive
  • Chennai Perungudi Station - 35 min drive
  • Chennai Urapakkam Station - 35 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 47 reviews

Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai
Very Good8.0
Always stay there for a few days when in chennai
Big fan of the sea view cottages. Also tried the villas (which I don’t find worth the extra money) and once when all cottages were full, I had a room in the north west wing, which had a nice room but felt the ac was blowing too directly on the bed
Martin Ralph, us3 night trip
Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai
Family vacation at Taj Fisherman's cove
Excellent property. Great staff and superb cottages with clean beache access.highly recommend for family and couples getaway. Only drawback is food is not that great.
vikram, us1 night family trip
Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai
Beautiful garden and pool, glam rooms in a sort of 60s era James Bond way, lovely staff - especially the life guard on the beach, who took great care of us while we swam in the sea. The final bill was quite a bit higher than expected, despite taking into account food, drinks and agreed extras. I emailed the hotel when we got home, but they haven't get back to us.
A Traveler, gb2 night trip
Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai
Location is 5* but the upkeep,service and rooms 3*
We decided on Fishermans Cove after a previous stay at the Chennai Taj hotel as we really wanted a relaxed beach holiday and had loved the Taj 5* service before. We arrived after a long flight to the organised driver waiting for us- however they brought a small car- the bags just fit (2 cases in total with no hand luggage- so we were hardly overpacking), then he did not have the correct money to pay for the parking at the airport- this resulted in a long negiotation with the staff, the asking us if we had Rupees (which we didn't)- so this continued for about 10 minutes until dollars were found! So finally on the way, we got to the hotel about 50 minutes later and checked in- we had booked a premium temptation villa on the beach (V35) with a rollaway bed for our son. The villa was in a great location on the beach, however no rollaway bed so we had to call to get that- but the bigger problem was the actual upkeep of the villa- the furniture was old and shabby; the door to the TV consul was broken off, the were rips in the bedding, poor a/c and more worrying- there were gaps between the doors with no screens so the room had a good number of mosquitoes. We called the hotel for some room mosquito spray- they sent some body spray which didn't really work. After one night of being bitten we asked the hotel to move us to a standard hotel room - which was a real shame. Some great staff - Neema on the front desk was very helpful but this is not a 5* hotel.
A Traveler, gb4 night family trip
Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai
Exactly what I needed for a two day recovery from jet lag and a hectic work schedule. I was only there for two days but immediately felt a sense of relaxation. I'd highly recommend getting a great massage, then sitting on the cool beach after dark and listening to the waves crash. One of the best resorts I've visited.
Carl, gb2 night trip

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Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Chennai

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