The romantic French colony and relaxed beaches of Pondicherry make for a great winter escape. There is nothing quite like sitting back with a book and enjoying the sounds of the ocean. So, if that is on the agenda for your next holiday, check out our list of hotels by the beach in Pondicherry.
The Promenade Pondicherry, Goubert Ave
The suites in this luxury 5-star hotel overlook the ocean. Colonial in architecture and design, the hotel has a pool and a terrace lounge. For dining, you can choose from their two restaurants and two bars.
Price: INR 9,900++
Address: 23, Goubert Ave, White Town, Puducherry
Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay, Maraimalai Adigal St
The Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay offers 46 chalets and 5 private villas for guests to stay in. The premium hotel has a spa, private pools, and two restaurants for you to dine at.
Price: INR 13,050++
Address: No 198/1, 198/2 Manavely Revenue Village, Maraimalai Adigal St, Puducherry
Villa Cavi, Saint Martin Street
Luxury and heritage come together in this property. The hotel has 14 rooms, many of them looking out to the sea. The restaurants serve the best of Indian and global cuisine, and they also have a rooftop bar.
Price: INR 7,999++
Address: Saint Martin Street, Near Chief Secretariat, Puducherry
Lamel Cove Beach Resort, Mariamman Koil St
This resort is close to Auroville Beach and has 24 rooms boasting spectacular views. Each room has a fun theme like Dolphins or Starfish. The Ryjo restaurant and open-air garden cafe offer lots to choose from for dining.
Price: INR 6,500++
Address: Mariamman Koil St, Periyamudaliyar Chavadi
Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray, ECR Main Road
Located away from the main town, this expansive luxury resort has something for everyone. The whole property is built around a 2-hectare lake and is only a few minutes away from the beach. They offer a pool, rooms with all the amenities, and a spa.
Price: INR 9,477++
Address: No 7, 8, 9, ECR Main Road, Manjakuppam
Le Pondy Beach and Lake Resort, Lake View Road
This luxury hotel is situated between the sea and the Chunnambar river. The property has a private beach, outdoor pool, and spa. Paradise beach is within walking distance away.
Price: INR 10,610++
Address: No.3, Lake View Road, Nallvadu, Post, Pudukuppam, Puducherry
Villa Du Ocean, Romain Rolland St
This boutique hotel is in the heart of White Town. The best part of the property is the infinity swimming pool overlooking the sea. The modern rooms are designed with an Indo-French aesthetic.
Price: INR 6,000++
Address: 14, Rue, Romain Rolland St, White Town
Le Dupleix, Caserne Street
French-style architecture is celebrated in this resort in White Town. Choose from rooms, suites, or their luxury penthouses. The hotel has two restaurants for guests to dine in and is located just a few minutes away from the shoreline.
Price: INR 23,499++
Address: Le Dupleix, Pondicherry 5, Caserne Street, White Town, Puducherry