Leisure Activities in Puducherry

All year round, leisure activities in Puducherry provide a wide range of options for every age group. Puducherry is loaded with lavish shopping areas, resorts, restaurants, and spas that ensure that your trip to Puducherry is hassle-free. From a convincing landscape and outdoor to some world-class stay options and facilities, Puducherry packs an incredible amount of diversity in the luxury activities it offers. So be it a family vacation, a friends reunion or a solo trip to feed your wanderlust, these activities in Puducherry are a must try for a leisurely vacation!

Let's explore our list of recreational & leisure places in Puducherry:

  1. Paradise Beach

    4.3 (4804 Votes)
    Paradise Beach

    Outdoors, Beach, Walking Area, Food And Drinks

    Although there are no Sand beaches in Pondi, there are a few around which are worth the trip. The best of these is perhaps the Paradise beach. Interestingly, the beach is on an island and it can only be reached by boat and is just off the coast. The beach is often home to local film and television crews filming due to its secluded beauty. The boat ride to it is also quite very picturesque. This...Read more
  2. Promenade

    4.3 (4829 Votes)

    Outdoors, Beach, Waterfront, View Point

    If you are going to Pondicherry some one or the other is bound to recommend you to go to “Beach road” and may be some of you might have been disappointed by the fact that there is no beach on beach road. Fair warning, there really isn’t a sand beach on beach road. But what there is, is the promenade and it is more than worth a visit. The lovely area is perfect for a quiet even...Read more
  3. Eglise De Notre Dame Des Anges

    Church, Religious Site, Walking Area, Architecture

    This fairly simple and quite elegant church on Dumas road in Pondicherry is most definitely a must see. the name of the church translated to The Church of Our Lady of the Angles. Truly, this baby pink building has a divine angelic feel to it. The churches of Pondicherry are a part of the Legacy and hence certainly worth a visit and this one is no different. Situated on two of the better known r...Read more
  4. Chunnambar Boat Ride

    Outdoors, River, Leisure, Boating

    Although Pondicherry has its own friendly neighborhood lake, a boat ride in a river is something quite unique. The Chunnambar River is open for rides from 9 am to 5 pm every day. The river ride is an ideal way to relax and experience the charm of a green Indian river. Other than boating and other activities, it is an ideal picnic spot. Just a mere eight kilometers from the town, the Chunnambar ...Read more
  5. Bharathi Park

    4.2 (4266 Votes)
    Bharathi Park

    Garden, Park, Walking Area, Leisure

    Bharathi Park is a beautiful garden area in the middle of the town of Pondicherry. The pretty little park is visited by tourists and especially families for a refreshing break during a busy day of sightseeing. The design of the park is an ode to the French influence on Pondicherry. The lush green grass, beautiful trees, the chirping birds and everything in between make it a lovely place to hang...Read more
  6. Pondicherry Botanical Garden

    Outdoors, Botanical Garden, Leisure, Architecture

    This botanical garden has existed in the area since colonial times. The charming town of Pondicherry has the perfect tropical weather for a botanical garden. This old and much visited attraction will also take you back in time to the old feeling of Pondicherry. Around 1500 species of rare plants and flowers find a lovely home in these gardens. The landscaping is old school and rustic while the ...Read more
  7. Auroville

    Garden, Walking Area, Architecture , Neighborhoods

    Auroville, strictly speaking, is not a tourist attraction. It is a calm and peaceful community, dedicated to the unity of people. But it is precisely for this that it is a place worth seeing. Spread over a huge area, Auroville has a visitor center which will help you learn a lot more about the philosophy behind this ideal community. Although you are not allowed to enter the projects of Aurovill...Read more
  8. Auroville Beach

    Beach, Leisure

    You will find the Auroville Beach once you take the road towards the famous location of Auroville. From dawn to dusk, this stunning beach gets a lot of visitors. Not only to tourists but to the local residents also, this beach is a significant recreational spot. The whole beach location is clean. You will find this sandy surface pretty crowded, especially on the weekends. A lot of people enjoy ...Read more
  9. Ousteri Lake

    3.9 (1997 Votes)
    Ousteri Lake

    Off Road, Water Body, Restaurant, Lake

    Ousteri Lake or Ousudu Lake in Pondicherry is an idyllic spot to visit in the town. At one point of time in the past, it used to be the source of drinking water for the whole town. This gives it tremendous socio-cultural importance as well. It has now been opened to tourists and is largely used for boating. It is about 15 kilometers from the actual town but it is certainly worth the effort and ...Read more
  10. Serenity Beach

    4.3 (3528 Votes)
    Serenity Beach

    Beach, View Point, Walking Area, Leisure

    If you are looking for some beach action not far from the charming town of Pondi, this is the best place to seek out. The Beach lives up to its name and provides for the much needed serenity on your lovely holiday. If you think about it, it’s just another beach but the strange calmness it instills is quite unique. One of the more popular beaches, this place may get a bit crowded on weeken...Read more
  11. Botanical Gardens

    Park, Botanical Garden

    A visit to the Botanical Gardens in Puducherry is a great excursion. The gardens are very well-maintained and offer fun activities for the whole family. The diverse range of trees and plants along with their botanical information is worth capturing in your camera. The gardens have a large number of flowering plants that add a pop of colour to the whole set up. There is a toy train ride that wil...Read more
  12. Le Cafe

    3.9 (2524 Votes)
    Le Cafe

    Specialty Shop

    The store is located in Pondicherry and it provides a pleasant environment, suitable for meeting people.
  13. War Memorial, Goubert Ave, White Town, Puducherry, 605002, India