Rock Beach

Rock Beach - Pondicherry

Rock Beach is another well-known beach in Pondicherry which is situated at the heart of the city. As the name suggests, the beauty of the beach is highlighted with large rocks.

Rock Beach

It is also known as Promenade beach or Gandhi beach.

The beach is full of life with the splashing sound of waves crashing the rocks and you can sit on the rocks twiddling your feet into the water.

The beach laid with these large black rocks is a visual treat as well. It also serves as the best place to sit and watch the marvelous sunrise and sunset.

The beach is also ideal for evening walks along its shorelines. Sri Aurobindo Ashram, French consulate, etc are some tourist attractions near the Rock Beach.

Highlights:

The large rocks near the shores form the main highlight of the Rock Beach in Pondicherry.

Things to do

  • Sightseeing.
  • Strolling.
  • Sunbathing.
  • Beach Volleyball..
  • Yoga and Meditation.
  • Photography.

Best Time to Visit:

October to March.

Timings:

No specific timing.

Ways To Reach:

By Air : Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport to Rock Beach which is situated at a distance of 149.7 Km.

By Rail : Pondicherry Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Rock Beach which is situated at a distance of 1.4 Km.

By Road: Pondicherry Bus Station is the nearest bus station to Rock Beach which is situated at a distance of 3.3 Km.