The major attractions in Pondicherry are its long beaches and beaches such as Paradise Beach, Promenade Beach, Auroville Beach, Serenity Beach and Veerampattinam Beach makes the city as one of the exciting places in the country. A few of these beaches offers nice boating experience and restaurants around the beaches makes this city as a major tourist spot in South India. Pondicherry beaches are world famous and tourist people around the world come to experience the beauty of the nature.
As the name suggests this beach is a best place to visit in Pondicherry. The major attractions in this beach is its hosts of benefits – from food and beverages to showers and restrooms, all just a few meters away. Swimming is permitted close to the shore only in the beach. A short boat ride to reach this destination is popular among all the tourist and it is a must visit place.
Promenade Beach is a place to visit in Pondicherry. The beach extends to around 1.5 km long and one can go for a long and relaxed walk. The roads on the shores are closed to vehicle traffic during mornings and evenings to ensure safety to tourists and thus it becomes exciting place to kids and families. Overall tourist can enjoy the ambience without pollution and fear of speeding vehicles.
Auroville Beach popularly referred to as Auro beach situated close to Auroville is a major tourist spot among the swimmers and surfers. The shallow waters and small waves make it best place to swim and relatively bit crowded during weekends. The major attraction in this beach is its surfing facility and both beginners and professionals can hone their skills.
Serenity Beach is one of the exiting places to visit and it is situated near to Auroville. The beach offers surfing facility and thus becomes one of the popular tourist spot among the surfers of all kinds. Fishing boats are parked on the shore and one can see kids do summersaults off the deck. The beach produces bigger waves and it is always safe to stay near the shore and play.
Veerampattinam is the biggest coastal village and a popular tourist place situated between Pondicherry and Cuddalore. The major attraction in the beach is its longest stretch and surroundings. A large number of people take sun bathe and relax on the beach almost round the year and thus makes this as a best place to visit.