Muttukadu , Mahabalipuram
Muttukadu is a small hamlet which is much famed for its back waters, palm grooves, green environment. Tamil Nadu Tourism Development corporation has developed a Boat House here which not only entertains adventure lovers with boating, kayaking, canoeing etc, but also organizes classes for enthusiasts. Every year in the month of February, wind surfing regatta is conducted in Muttukadu. Also there is a tiny handicraft village termed “Dakshin Chitra”, which depicts the models of art and architecture of Southern India. This handicraft village is established over 10 acres land facing Bay of Bengal and managed by non-profit organization called Madras Craft Foundation. There are many amusement parks nearby Muttukadu like MGM Dizee World, VGP Golden Beach Resorts etc.