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The beach across from Auroville, gets busy, maybe not the best or safest for swimming, depends the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
Ok Ok Beach

Not great. Better to go to Serenity beach. Black sand, and not so clean. This is normally visited... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I will specifically speak about the "Auroville Beach", a stretch of about 350 m in front of Auroville's communities of Repos and Waves (which used to be the main location of Auroville's ocean swimming club, Auroswim). There are of course no lifeguards on this beach....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach across from Auroville, gets busy, maybe not the best or safest for swimming, depends the tide

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not great. Better to go to Serenity beach. Black sand, and not so clean. This is normally visited by young groups with drinks. need to walk for about 500 mtr to the beach. No clean food around here.

Thank Sajisiri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just sit down on the rocks near the beach and experience the cool breeze. It is a very peaceful beach and one can sit for hours and feel the peace of mind sitting by the beach.

Thank xplorer_dude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had taken a place very close ( walking distance ) from this beach. We visited it between 4 pm and 6 pm. The water temperature was perfect. There was not much crowd, almost like a private beach. We had a good time. There are...More

Thank Purnimaaiyar
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Just off the main ECR, this beach is very private & secluded. Not much crowd, so very good for enjoying with family & kids. Very safe. Few stalls for water etc. and parking available. No other facilities like shower or toilets or changing rooms not...More

Thank RahMeh
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is as good a beach as rock beach.. when you visit auroville you get the beach on way to Pondy .. and it is a good place for a walk by the water.. but not maintained as a little away from the mail White...More

1  Thank JumboMumbai
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This beach doesn't have any life guards and surrounded by fishermen.. foul fish smell comes in the beach..people who play in beach are locals...please dont go along with family and especially ladies.. i saw few men taking bath in nude and consuming liquor...broken bottles of...More

1  Thank Jeevan T
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I have visited this beach with my family from chennai. It is on the way to Pondy in ECR road. Very poorly maintained beach at pondy. This beach is not crowdy & they are allowing to take bath.

Thank luvlysiva
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Love the beach for the walking space, pleasing location..Good hang around place for shopping and meeting up with friends

Thank vijmail99
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5 August 2018|
Response from shobhit s | Reviewed this property |
Swimming is not allowed in any of pondi beaches.
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