Samiyarpettai is a village on the Indian east coast about 50 kilometres (31 mi) south of Pondicherry and 210 kilometres (130 mi) south of Chennai, located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. The coastal village of Samiyarpettai, population 1,729, lies midway between Cuddalore and Chidambaram east of Pudhuchattiram in Tamil Nadu, India. It is the largest of the coastal villages in the surrounding. Most of the people here make a living by fishing. Many other men, like from other coastal villages have moved to other countries to work to make a living. The village is surrounded by coconut trees, with brooks running alongside the village. It also hosts a famous Temple “Shri Pinnai Vazhi Amman Shrine”. Its one of the biggest temple’s alsongside the cuddalore coast. Recently, Samiyarpettai beach is getting crowd’s attention and has become one of the popular holiday spot.
How to Reach:
Air : The nearest International airports is Chennai (200Km ). Another nearest Air Port is in Pondicherry has charter flights located 25KM from Cuddalore. New Airport also prosed and the work is in progress, At Neyveli in the same District located 45Km from Cuddalore Town the head quarters of this District.
Rail : 1. Chennai – Villupuram – Cuddalore – Thanjavoor – Trichy Raliways route is available running via Cuddalore Town the District head quarters. 2. Another major rail route is also available in this District is Chennai -Villupuram – Vridhachalam – Trichy . It is also operational, In which Vridhachalam is loacted 50KM from Cuddalore Town. There is connecting rail route is also available between Cuddalore and Vridhachalam.
Road : Road transport is very good in Cuddalore District. National highways NH45 , NH45A are running through Cuddalore. Satte Highways 32 & 36 are also running through Cuddalore District. On road Cuddalore is located 200Km From state head quarters.