A few places in India provide a vacation by the beach, whisk you away into a dream like state and let you soak in the atmosphere. Pondicherry, with its charming amalgamation of Tamil and French culture is one such place. Beautiful beaches, the profound Aurobindo connection, the famous arty cafes and White Town Promenade; the places are endless and a memorable time is guaranteed to be had.
Getting to Pondicherry is not too difficult if you book your flights well in advance. However, if you delay your planning and wish to book last minute, getting a flight that directly lands in Pondicherry could be a task! Flying to Chennai and hiring a car to reach Pondicherry is a great idea. The Club Mahindra Puducherry resort is the quintessential holiday experience that you have been craving all year. Located just outside town, this resort in Puducherry has studio apartments with a comfortable view of the gardens. With activities like bunjee jumping, paintball, archery and beach volleyball, your family will never feel the need to step out of the 24-acre land. So, what exactly should be on your mind when you visit Club Mahindra Puducherry? Here is a list that you can resort to on your next trip!
• GO SCUBA DIVING
One of the most enthralling and exciting activities to indulge in when one visits Pondicherry is scuba diving. There are various diving spots in Pondicherry (Cool Shark’s Leaf, Aravind’s Wall, Temple Reef, The Hole) and these spots are open throughout the day. All you have to do is head to one them with the family and under the supervision of expert divers and trainers, this is an experience that you will cherish for a long time.
• BICYCLE TOUR WITH YOUR KIDS
Witnessing the city on a bicycle is the best possible way to enjoy the cityscape and the various attractions that Pondicherry has to offer. The various cultural centres, Tamil and French houses, the city’s architecture and design are some of the things that are explained by guides to the tourists. There are also walking tours that are a truly pleasant experience during the winters and the early months of the year. Visiting Pondicherry during the winter is a great idea as the summer months can be hot and humid.
• VISIT THE FAMOUS CAFES
There are numerous cafes in Pondicherry and taking a day out to visit a few of them is a great way to relax and soak in the ambience. Café De Arts, La Maison Rose, Café Carte Blanche, Satsang, Café De Flore, Rendezvous Café, Villa Shanti and Le Café are a few of the most reputed, populated and quirky cafes that provide some delicious food and an insight into the city life. With a pleasant ambience, a beautiful view and delectable food, visiting these cafes with your family can be an enriching and fulfilling experience.
All you need to do is ensure that you book your stay at Club Mahindra Puducherry resort and your flights well in advance. This will ensure that your trip is planned and sorted. Make a list of the things you wish to do and involve your family in planning the vacation. Add and change the itinerary and head to this quaint town for a beautiful vacation.
Want to explore other popular destinations of Tamil Nadu? Have a look at Tamil Nadu tourism guide to make the most of your family trip to this popular holiday destination of India!
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