|Vivanta by Taj—Fisherman's Cove, Chennai|
|Hotel chain||Taj Hotels|
|Address||Covelong Beach, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 603 112|
|Number of rooms||152 guest rooms|
|Number of restaurants||3|
Vivanta by Taj—Fisherman's Cove, commonly called Fisherman's Cove, is a luxury beach resort near the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Chennai, India. Categorized as a 5-star deluxe resort by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, it is a part of the chain of Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces and is classified under the group's leisure/resort hotels section. Owner by the Covelong Beach Hotels Limited, an associate of the Taj Group, the hotel is built on the ramparts of a ruined 18th-century Dutch castle.
The Dutch, upon arriving at the coast, built a magnificent fort in the 18th century. However, they were attacked and driven out by the Nawab of Arcot, who in turn was tricked by the French and ultimately surrendered. The British vanquished the French, and with them the fort remained until independence. The Fisherman's Cove hotel is built on the ramparts of this ruined fortress. The hotel was opened in 1974. In 1996, the Indian Hotels Company entered a technical assistance agreement with Covelong Beach Hotel (India) Ltd to run the hotel.
In September 2010, the hotel was rebranded and renamed as Vivanta by Taj—Fisherman's Cove, Chennai.
- A 10,000 sq ft (9 sq m) swimming pool, including a sunken bar and a children's pool.
- A fitness centre, with facilities for aromatic oil massages and chill showers.
- A 4,000 sq ft pillar-less hall named 'Casuarina', with a capacity of 300.
- A business center.
- A 3,000 sq ft main banquet hall.
- Facilities for recreation, including aquatics, tennis, etc.
- A Shopping arcade.
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