Auroville Beach


13.9/5(44 Ratings)

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Ranked 16 of 169 sightseeing in Pondicherry

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Auroville Beach

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10th Sep 17

What travellers are saying about Auroville Beach

Experience scale
  • Excellent 10
  • Good 9
  • Very Good 5
  • Below Average 2
  • Average 2
  • Terrible 1
  • Poor 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunrise
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/StorageLockers/Storage

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Reviews and Ratings

Ajith G a

Ajith G a2.9/5

143 reviews

Can be avoided

This beach is not the place to be visited if you are planning to play in water.The road leading to the beach (last 200metres from main road) is very narrow.There is not much place to park the vehicles.The beach is not well maintained.Serenity beach can be visited instead of this beach.

Abhinav Kumar

Abhinav Kumar5.0/5

276 reviews

The beach of Auroville

Auroville beach is 9km from Pondicherry. You can walk to here from Auroville bus stop ECR means eastern coast road. The beach is not much safe. High probability of high tides there. Some budget range resorts and rest houses are there. But you cannot spend much time here as there is no place to sit or stand even.
  • The beach of Auroville
  • The beach of Auroville

Mahesh mahipati

Mahesh mahipati4.3/5

8 reviews

Nice beach

This is right on the highway and on the way returning from Auroville monument. This is clean and easily accessible beach. There are lot of restaurants on the beach for food.

Arunava batacharya

Arunava batacharya2.9/5

4 reviews

Nice beach but watch yourself stepping into poop

A really nice place and very serene however, this place really needs to clean up. Since I stayed in the vicinity of this beach I thought it might be a good idea to have brisk morning walk on the beach. However, calmness gave way to smells and sights of local fisherman answering to nature's call on the vast expanse of the beach. I had to be careful lest I step into one of those pits they use for the purpose. Not to mention remains of coconut, bottles and plastics scattered around the whole beach.

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Babbi  Vojjala

Babbi Vojjala5.0/5

12 reviews

Superb hangout place to have fun

Auroville beach Pondicherry is just awesome for sightseeing and to have fun. Beach volleyball and other extra curricular sports over the guest house are superb to pass the time.
  • Superb hangout place to have fun

Smithwagon Wagon

Smithwagon Wagon5.0/5

3 reviews

Lovely beach ever seen

Auroville beach is seriously awesome, one of the best beach which I visited. In morning the beach looks gorgeous especially when sun rise and in evening time the beach gets full with all tourist :) so must visit beach.

Rizwanuddin Rafiq

Rizwanuddin Rafiq5.0/5

3023 reviews

Gateway To City Of Dawn

If You are planning to visit the City Of Dawn, then just before, Visit the Beach, as It is the Gateway To City Of Dawn, an intrinsic landmark and liberty of joy with waves, is known as Auro Beach, a beautiful and romantic place, surrounded by many resorts and hotels, generally you will not find crowd at this beach, because every one want to spend maximum time in The City Of Dawn.
  • Gateway To City Of Dawn

Rubina Yasmin-sumi

Rubina Yasmin-sumi3.9/5

6 reviews

Enjoy swimming

You can enjoy the swimming and sun bath here and it's so nice in seeing sun rise. There is no bathroom you have to go beside a some hotels bathroom but no problem.

Piyush Rt

Piyush Rt4.3/5

1 review

A place of fun and enjoyment

Airoville beach also known as Auro beach combines the exotic experience of fun and adventure. The attraction there is the awesome sunrise view which energizes and revive the feeling of love and enjoyment. The best time to visit Auro beach is during early morning time where the lavish beauty of sunrise and fisherman's there will increase the beauty of the view. You will easily find cottage house with cheap rate near the beach.

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Biplab Biswas

Biplab Biswas3.2/5

4 reviews

Poor maintenance but peaceful place

I will give the last rank among the beaches I visited. No maintenance is there from the Govt. No food is available. It is little far from the city but not that bad also. Peaceful place.

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Auroville Beach, Pondicherry
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Auroville Beach
Auroville Beach, Pondicherry

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Auroville Beach
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