At a distance of 9.5 km from Pondicherry Bus Station and 6 km from Auroville Matrimandir, the Auroville Beach situated near Bommayapalayam on East Coast Road is a nice and serene beach and also a must visit Pondicherry Beach.
The Auroville Beach is one of the popular beaches in Pondicherry and also one of the less crowded beaches. The waters at the Beach are shallow and offer a great opportunity for swimming. The slope of the beach is gentle that facilitates the swimmers.
The beach is mostly visited in the weekends by the local people. On the other days of the week, the beach remains isolated. Sunrise is more spectacular at this beach. There are some beach huts and resorts which provide food and accommodation for the visitors.