"Travel is not reward for working. It's education for living"
Mahabalipuram is quite unpopular however this could turn out to be a perfect place for anybody looking for a 2 day trip even couples & families. Beautiful beach resorts around this place could make you more comfortable.
Now a days flights aren't that expensive if you book well in advance and being a Delhite, i booked a return ticket in 6.5 to 7k
There are many good resorts to book if you go as a couple or with family like Raddison blu, Four point sheraton & many more.
However i booked Four Point Sheraton in 6.5k for 1 night for single accommodation
After landing early in the morning, i took a cab to Mahabalipuram and it costed me 1k,
You can also take a bus from CBT station to Mahabalipuram which would cost you around 200 INR
There are couple of good things about Four point sheraton is that
1) They arrange a shuttle for you to visit Mahabalipuram hence no additional cost
2) They have a private beach but little far from the actual resort hence they take you there through a shuttle
3) Amazing food & open rooftop bar
4) Small & beautiful villas
So i started the day by taking shuttle from Hotel to Mahabalipuram, it took 15-20 mins to the place and i went off with