October 22, 2022
CM Content Team
Popularly known as the ‘Mini France of India,’ Puducherry, or formerly known as Pondicherry is a quaint and idyllic beach town located in the south-eastern coast of India. Once a French colony, till date, the city boasts of its glorious past, thanks to the presence of the stunning French buildings.
Apart from its French influence, the town is also known for its balmy beaches with crystal clear waters, and golden sands. Many people from all over the country, especially from nearby cities like Chennai, Bangalore, come here over the weekend to spend a relaxing holiday with their family and friends.
If you are planning a holiday in Puducherry, you can book your stay at the Club Mahindra Puducherry resort, one of the finest resorts in Pondicherry. During your stay here, you can explore the town and revel in its peaceful atmosphere while enjoying the premium amenities and world-class services at the resort.
Pondicherry is one of the most loved holiday destinations in India for more than one reason. Every nook and corner of the city spells magic. The glorious remnants of French rule, the quaint cafes, the stunning beaches and quiet by lanes are sure to fill your heart with mirth.
Your stay at the Club Mahindra Puducherry resort only elevates your experiences to the next level. One of the best beach resorts in Pondicherry, it gives your direct access to the beach, where you and your family can bond in a peaceful setting.
Spread over 24 acres of green, the resort will win your heart over with its uber chic vibe as soon as you set your foot in. The lush green gardens, the clusters of trees and hundreds of shades of green will fill your heart with peace and calm almost instantly.
Once you settle into the comfort of your rooms, you can spend the rest of the days enjoying the gamut of experiences that are specially designed for you and your family. With plenty of options to choose from, each day will be different and exciting.
When you are at Club Mahindra Puducherry Resort, you can bring out your inner child and enjoy a host of activities with your children and other family members. If you are travelling with your old-aged parents, you can send them on a local village tour. While they explore the countryside, you can go out and indulge in some adventure yourself riding the ATV bike on the beach. Engage in a friendly duel with your spouse or race your child to the finish line.
You can also accompany your kid to the Fun Science Lab, a perfect place where learning meets entertainment or you can go to a kid’s theme party where you can see your child have fun, and interact with other kids of their age.
You can treat your spouse to a surprise by taking them on a signature dining experience where you spend some quality time alone while enjoying a scrumptious meal.
Some of the other experiences available at the resort include:
One of the most famous places in Pondicherry, Auroville is a popular spiritual centre in India. It attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world, especially those who are on a spiritual or self-searching journey. Founded in 1968, Auroville’s main attraction is the temple called ‘Matrimandir’ which symbolises universal mother.
A popular ashram in Pondicherry, it was founded by the late Indian freedom fighter, Shri Aurobindo in 1926. It is one of the best places to visit in Pondicherry for those looking for some solitude and inner peace.
One of the cleanest beaches in south India, Paradise beach is also commonly known as Plage Paradiso Beach. Known for its golden sand, and clear waters, the beach is an ideal place to spend quality time with your loved ones. The majestic palm trees lining the beach adds to the scenic beauty of the beach.
La Maison Rose is one of the finest examples of the stunning old school French colonial architecture in India. The beautiful building is not converted into a boutique shop where you can shop for jewelleries, souvenirs and clothes. Even if you don’t buy anything, it is worth visiting the building to see its alluring vintage interior décor, which are accentuated by the paintings and books of the bygone era.
If you pick any travel guide to Pondicherry, it may mention this beautiful decades-old structure as one of the must-visit places in the town. Built in 1937, the French War Memorial is a haven for history buffs. It is dedicated to the martyrs of World War I, and it serves as the venue for the Bastille Day celebrations on July 14.
So, Puducherry has the perfect mix of fun and peace. Get your bookings done, and get set going on that much-awaited holiday!
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.