Paradise Beach, Pondicherry , Puducherry (Pondicherry)
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About Paradise Beach, Pondicherry
Located 10 Kms from Pondicherry along the Cuddalure main road, Paradise beach is only accessible through a boat. Paradise Beach is an isolated and quiet sea beach, also known by the name of Plage Paradiso, and lies between patch of land that separates backwater from the actual sea.
To reach Paradise Beach in Pondicherry you would need to take a ferry or a private boat from Chunnambar boat house. You must start early to avoid crowds. Weekends can be avoided. It is a small beach so does get pretty crowded by noon on most holidays. Be prepared to wait in queue for the tickets. It could take 1-2 hours to get the tickets if rush is there. If you are a big group or family you can better opt for private boat option.
Paradise Beach has several huts to help you change clothes or rent a beach bed in shade. There is a small shack which serves few snacks, cold drinks and beer. Beach has an entry fee which is around 10 rupees. Ferry ticket price is around 200 rupees. Water sports are available on Paradise beach.
Avoid swimming far out into the sea as the undercurrent is pretty strong here and there may not be a lifeguard.