Beach Road, Puducherry
1.5 km long promenade running along the beach is the pride of Puducherry. One can relax or take a stroll at any time of the day, though the best time would be early in the mornings and late evenings when the road is closed to vehicular traffic. This ensures that kids can run amok and people can enjoy the ambience without pollution and fear of speeding vehicles. Residents and tourists alike use the promenade for walking, jogging, skating and yoga as well. The crown jewel of the Promen...
1.5 km long promenade running along the beach is the pride of Puducherry. One can relax or take a stroll at any time of the day, though the best time would be early in the mornings and late evenings when the road is closed to vehicular traffic. This ensures that kids can run amok and people can enjoy the ambience without pollution and fear of speeding vehicles. Residents and tourists alike use the promenade for walking, jogging, skating and yoga as well. The crown jewel of the Promenade is definitely Le Cafe. Where one can get coffee, snacks, and much more all through the day with a sea view. On the sea front, there are several land marks - the war memorial throbbing with the memory of last dreams, the inspiring Joan of Arc's statue, the heritage town hall, the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, Dupleix's statue, the old Light House, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar's Memorial Monument, the remains of the old pier and customs house - speak of the splendours of a bygone era. Handicraft bazaars, food carts, restaurants, guest houses and luxury hotels all cater to the needs of the varied tourists. The Tourist Information Centre of PTDC is at one end of this grand stretch, housed in an aesthetic heritage building facing the sea. It is well furnished and caters to the need of the many visiting tourists. Beach is located in the White Town area of Puducherry. White Town is the French part of Puducherry. Walking around White Town will spot brigh yellow and white walls, arched gates and clean European styled streets making this area surreal and super picturesque. Further, the White Town comprises of the Aurobindo Ashram, Bharathi park, Romain Rolland Library, Museum, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple, and many stunning French inpsired architectures.
There is Chunnambar Beach and Backwater Resort near Chunnambar backwater in Pondicherry. Chunnambar Boat House & Water Sports Centre located 8 km from the city of Pondicherry and along the Cuddalore Main Road, is an amazing tourist attraction and an excellent place relaxation. Chunnambar Boat House offers great water sporting adventure and is an ideal place for having a relaxed sun bath. Here one can enjoy the unmitigated beauty of vast sand and shades of blue sea blending together. This resort provides facilities like, boating, backwater boat tours, trekking and picnics in and around the area. The beach at the mouth of the backwaters is called, Plage Paradiso or the Paradise Beach. It is a very serene and beautiful beach and one must visit it. Tourists can also take a short cruise to sea to enjoy the playful sights of dolphins horsing around.
Ferry to Paradise beach also starts from Chunnambar Water Sports Centre. This ferry service runs from 9 AM to 5 PM only. Tourists can also opt for smaller speedboats at a higher price.
DISTRICT COLLECTOR, PUDUCHERRY
Office of the District Collector, Pettaiyanchathiram, Vazhudavoor Road, Puducherry.
Nearest Airport - Puducherry Airport (5 Km away)
Nearest Railway Station - Puducherry Railway Station (1.5 Km away)
Min. +27 Degree Celcius
Max. +37 Degree Celcius
Several Star category hotels are available.
Specialty hospitals are available.