#1 of 29 Places to Visit in Pondicherry
Distance (From Pondicherry Bus Station): 8 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: 2 Km From Chunnambar Boat House
Transportation Options: Boat
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 8 km from Pondicherry Bus Station, Paradise Beach, also known as Plage Paradiso, is an isolated beach located at Chunnambar. This is one of the most famous Pondicherry Beaches and also one of the best places to experience Pondicherry Tourism. Paradise Beach is another popular attraction not to miss in a Pondicherry tour packages.
The beach is extremely attractive as the sands are very clean and the water is crystal clear. The Paradise Beach is situated close to Cuddalore main road and it houses the famous Chunnambar resort.
Visitors have to cross the Chunnambar backwaters by boat to reach Paradise Beach. These boats leave from Chunnambar boathouse around 6 km from Pondicherry. The beach has shelters and palm trees for shade and protection from the sun and rain. There is one small bar which serves soft drinks and snacks. The tides at the beach are strong at times and it is not advisable to go deeper into the sea. This beach is famed for its lovely sunbathing options and resting under the cool breeze of palm trees.
Beach volleyball, water sports equipment, beach umbrellas, nets and fishing rods are also available at this beach for tourists.
The cost of a boat ride to the beach is Rs. 75 per person.
Boat Timings to Beach: 9 AM - 4 PM