Beautifully tucked inside the region of an experimental town - Auroville, Auroville Beach is one of the most hyped tourist places in Pondicherry. Quiet, serene and exotic, the Auroville Beach is an ideal place to chill out or to repose for all those tourists spending some days in the town of Auroville. Located some 12 km from the downtown of Pondicherry, Auroville Beach remains thronged with a large pack of visitors. While spending a day at Auroville Beach, you got plenty of options in the department of things to do here; you can either choose to have the experience of laying on a beach chair or swim in the calm ocean water or take a stroll alongside the shore or even sunbathing. Such enthralling experiences make Auroville is one of the most popular beaches in Pondicherry that are visited by numerous tourists round the year. Besides, another popular thing to do at Auroville Beach is surfing. A number of pro and beginner surfers can be seen flaunting their skills of surfing.
Furthermore, the pristine setting of the Auroville Beach which never misses a chance to cease the attention of tourists. Besides the shimmering golden sand, the coastline is also dotted with numerous shacks, hotels and guesthouses. Apart from the tourists, ashramites can also be seen at the beach reposing and relaxing. On weekend, the tourism of the beach reaches to its double with a footfall of not just tourists but locals as well. Like most of the beaches, Auroville is also quite famous as an ideal place near the town of Auroville to witness the surreal views of sunrise and sunset. On a whole, Auroville Beach is one of those Tourist Attractions in Pondicherry which must be somewhere on the top of the list of places to visit in Pondicherry for wholesome holiday experience in the city.
All Days from Sunrise to Sunset
No Entry Fee
Best Time to Visit
Doesn’t matter if you just want to spend your time laying on a hammock and relishing the surrounding of the beach or wish to surf or swim, winter is the best time to visit Auroville Beach in any case. The season enjoys cool and calm weather conditions which remain ideal for sightseeing and excursion. Winter season in Pondicherry starts in the month of October and lasts till March.
However, a lot of travellers also visit the place in the summer season which starts from April and continues until June. During this time, the weather remains and hot and humid which give tourists a reason to beat the heat of the season by taking a dip in the ocean water.