Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Mahabalipuram, India - Updated 2021

airbnb Mahabalipuram, India
Mathew
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Mahabalipuram is a tourist town situated in Tamil Nadu. This beach town lies on the shore of Bay of Bengal and comprises of rock-cut sculptures which are a major attraction to people. Even better, this place is famous for its caves, crocodile bank, and ancient temples that offer a great vacation spot for travelers, not forgetting the sparkling sea. The Mahabalipuram beach is a perfect place to relax and give yourself a break from the fast life of the city as it gives you the right ambiance to enjoy sunbathing and an amazing sea breeze. For windsurfers and swimmers, you are bound to have an amazing time at the beach for this is the perfect place to enjoy water sports. Enter vacation mode by getting one of these highly affordable Airbnb vacation rentals that are located in Mahabalipuram, India.

1. A historical place near the sea (from USD 167)

If you are looking for serenity away from the hustles and bustles of the city then this is the place for you. This is an establishment at the heart of Mahabalipuram township, five/ten-minute walk to the beach and most historical sites. It’s very calm and quiet with cozy air con rooms, bathrooms, towels, and provided soap, not forgetting the well-manicured garden area to relax. For swimmers, there is a decent-size well-maintained swimming pool and outdoor shower all accessible with due notice at all times for house guests. Even though breakfast is not provided, there are restaurants nearby that offer amazing meal options.

A Historical place near the sea.
Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
74 reviews  Wifi Available
Earth house 8 Beds 12 Guests 8 Bedrooms 12 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms are calm / clean / gd wifi - the facility manager mr
the pool was a delight and the whole place was decorated very well
the room was simple but clean with air conditioning
this former bed and breakfast-hotel "le butterball" is very clean and pleasant
Cleanliness:
clean and family friendly
clean and well connected place to stay
the room was clean and tidy
it was reasonably clean and pleasant
futhermore accodomation itself is clean and really cosy
Host:
the care taker bhakta was a wonderful boy who took good care of us
the host was welcoming and flexible with our arrival and departure time
especially the staff is very kindly and good manner
fabian the care taker looked after all our needs and ensured everyone had a great time
the manager noble and his wife were very helpful and attentive especially regarding taxis
Location:
cute and cozy place near butterball
this was fantastic the location was quite central and very accessible
the location is perfect close to all the restaurants and the beach
this is a great place in a very accessible location in mahabalipuram
all attractions and many eateries are close by
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2. Villa Nirvana (from USD 201)

Some rentals are perfect for people going as groups looking for adventure and bonding time and this is the place to be. Located in Sadras, Villa Nirvana is the place to stay featuring a garden, an outdoor pool, and lake views and a fully equipped kitchen. The villa is fitted with a flat-screen TV, three bedrooms with bathrooms and a seating area. It also offers a buffet or a vegetarian breakfast as an option. If you would like to discover the area, fishing is possible in the surroundings and pets are also allowed at no extra charges.

A charming river retreat for a homely stay
28 reviews
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge space with large rooms and lot of outdoor space makes it an ideal getaway
we went as a family of 10 and we all had comfortable beds and bed linens to sleep
Cleanliness:
swimming pool was clean enough
the gardens are really well maintained the house is spotlessly clean and there is so much space everywhere
serene very much on the river (website hidden by airbnb) it is backwater area it won’t go dry
Host:
helpful service and friendly staff
the host akash is really friendly and takes utmost care to make sure guests are comfortable
the cook was very friendly and tried to satisfy our requests
the host is wonderful and ensured a very smooth check-in check-out process
akash personally is a great host and goes out of the way
Location:
we loved the location and the garden surrounding the place
highly recommend this place to spend time with family and friends if you are near chennai
all in all a great place to stay with family and friends
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3. Nirvana Boutique (from USD 47)

For travelers looking for the hotel room experience in India, Nirvana Boutique Hotel offers the ideal accommodation. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant, free private parking on site, air-con rooms and private bathrooms in each room. The hotel also provides car rental and airport transfers to the nearest airport, which is Chennai International Airport. If you are traveling for business and adventure at the same time, this is the ideal place for you.

Nirvana Boutique
11 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the room and sheets were clean
Host:
great host and great bed
the host (akash) made the stay extra special with his local tips
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4. Home stay with lake view (from USD 107)

Travelers looking for the ultimate holiday experience, here is a home stay facility with huge living rooms, two AC bedrooms with attached toilets and bathrooms. It also has a kitchen made ready to cook with a refrigerator for keeping all your perishables fresh. This place boasts of a pleasant lake view, open-air theatre, a clean swimming pool and parking facilities easily accessible to all tourist spots. Sea boating can be arranged if you are looking for a more thrilling way to visit the sea.

Living Edge Homestay - Laps of luxury: feel home
Mamallapuram, Tamilnadu, India
5 reviews
Entire rental unit 0 Beds 13 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

Top guest reviews
Host:
the caretaker deepa took care of the the food order
Location:
it’s a ideal place for family
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5. The orange room

For travelers looking for privacy and proximity to town, the Orange Room is the ideal place to be. This self-contained cottage has its own bath, a desk and a sitting area equipped with a small fridge and water kettle for tea or coffee. It also comes with an AC unit even though the old Madras roof and thick walls generally keep things reasonably cool. This facility has it’s own small verandah opposite the semi-outdoor sitting area that guests and residents use for eating, internet surfing or generally hanging out. There are plenty of shopping centers in this area in case you want to take something home to remember the trip.

The orange room
Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
25 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room itself feels like an average sized bedroom
nice to have a living room separate from the bedroom
Cleanliness:
i found the house to be very clean and well-maintained
it is a simple clean rural room in the middle of the fisherman's colony
Host:
liz is a very nice host and a great cook
liz is very friendly and helpful
excellent host no frills at all
liz was helpful and gave me precious tips for other places i had to go to in india
liz is very cooperative and friendly
Location:
pros: great location - right in the heart of the local neighbourhood
perfect locationi love this place i recommande it
best thing about this place is that it is very near to beach
the place is at an ideal location (very near to the beach) nice surroundings and many restaurants/cafés are around
the location is pretty good as it's close to the beach and the other historical monuments as well
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6. Temple Tree Homestay: Nazare, Fan Room

This is the perfect spot for travelers who are looking for beachside views and a true beach holiday experience. It provides a well ventilated fan room with a kitchen, a terrace with a sea view and free Wi-Fi. The restaurant offers continental and Asian breakfast options in addition to the Italian and seafood cuisine. If you would like to discover the area, cycling is possible in the surroundings and the property can arrange a bicycle rental service.

Temple Tree Homestay: Nazare, Fan Room
19 reviews
Private room 2 Beds

7. Temple Tree Homestay: J-Bay

For travelers looking for extra comfort away from the typical hotel rooms, this is such a beautiful room with an amazing AC and a perfect view of the ocean. On the deck upstairs is a great hammock/yoga/cloth-drying spot which is where you can enjoy your surf break as you relax. There’s an awesome open kitchen area to use whenever you feel like it, which has everything you could need.

Temple Tree Homestay: J-Bay, A/C Room
13 reviews
Private room 2 Beds

8. Temple Tree Homestay: Pipeline, Fan Room

This place is perfect for anyone looking to surf, explore the ruins, or just relax. As a new traveler in town, you can’t ask for a better room as it has fan ventilation, a kitchen to cook for yourself and the rooftop gardens which have awesome views for early morning yoga or meditation sessions. The room is ever clean and to top it off, there is also free Wi-Fi in case you want to do some online work. There are several cafes and restaurants nearby if you are looking for a place to sample Indian cuisines if you don’t feel like cooking.

Temple Tree Homestay: Pipeline, Fan Room
10 reviews
Private room 2 Beds

9. Home-stay near the beach

If you are the kind of traveler that is looking for a pocket-friendly rental along the Mahabalipuram beach, this is the perfect spot for you. From the basic amenities, good size twin bed with air con and TV, this is the place you want to spend your holiday without worrying about breaking the bank. The facility is well ventilated and placed at a walkable distance from Mahabalipuram bus stand for easy movement around the area. Free parking is available if you are driving yourself to this facility.

Home-stay Near the Beach -Free Wifi
Private room 2 Beds

10. Mahabalipuram Krishna budget guest rooms

This is a very serene facility on a compound full of trees, ideal for travelers looking for the ultimate tranquility away from city life. Though the place is slightly far from the sea, it has an abundant sea breeze which can be enjoyed sitting on the terrace. It is also close to many tourist spots and has access to all essentials including the air-con rooms. It’s a must visit place for people who love to hear the sound of the waves when the whole world is calm all night.

Mahabalipuram Tiger Caves Independent Guest House
Pattipulam, Tamil Nadu, India
25 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and all rooms were well maintained
Host:
krishna and the care taker are so helpful
landlord and watchman were so friendly
the host replies promptly and is very helpful
krishna was very responsive and relaxed with the check in time
there were a couple of care takers at his place which made it extra safe
Location:
nice place to stay away from traffic and noise
nice place to spend a quality time with your loved ones
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A scenic place to visit full of adventure

I believe traveling is the only thing that opens up your world of experiences, and if you are an adventure seeker, Mahabalipuram is the place to visit to enrich your traveling experience. This a worthy place to add to your bucket list.

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Mathew Mulinge is a trained project developer and a mentor who loves traveling. In addition, he is an experienced outdoor adventurer who loves the thrill of venturing into mountains and outdoor...Read more

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