Also known as Chunnambar, the paradise beach is one of the must visit places in Pondicherry. The peaceful and serene ambience of this beach has contributed to its name as Paradise beach as visitors and locals flock to this place to enjoy the cool evening breeze. Located along the Cuddalore Main Road, 7 kilometers past Pondicherry, the beach is an ideal play to relax and play with family and friends. Since the beach is smooth and does not have any rough surface, it is also fairly safe for children to play.
One of the most popular highlights of the beach is the exciting boat house. With a small entry fee, visitors can enjoy interesting rides like merry-go-round, a bouncing castle etc. Guests can also eat out delicious dishes like Fish Manchurian and Fried Rice from the local café that is located here. There is also a boat ride for an additional small fee. The ride takes 15 minutes from the Boat House to the jetty at the beach.
Paradise Beach attracts a sizable number of crowds which are mostly a group of young men and women. The sand of the beach is fine and water is crystal clear which an added attraction. There is no provision of any accommodation here and no outside liquor and food is allowed within the beach precincts which can be a bit heavy on pocket of travelers.
The Paradise Beach is a wonderful place to punctuate your trip to Pondicherry. The best time to visit this elegant beach is from November to March.