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Width : 2 km

How to reach : The beach is about 1.9km from the Karaikal Railway Station and can be reached in approximately 5 minutes via car/cab (fares vary).

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Karaikal Beach, Pondicherry Overview

Located in Pondicherry’s Karaikal city, Karaikal Beach is a popular one owing to its breathtaking views. It is a natural beach that lies on the Bay of Bengal and attracts large crowds throughout the year since it is an excellent spot for a dip and for evening walks. An ideal place to witness the sunset, there is a rocky path here to walk on, fishing boats to watch and plenty of opportunities for nature photography. Besides food joints and shops around the beach, there is also a park to visit.

Karaikal Beach Highlights

1. Water activities

The beach is perfect for water activities like swimming, canoeing and kayaking; the boat club also allows people to rent motor boats, peddle boats and rowing boats.

2. Lighthouse

There is a lighthouse on the premises that attracts large crowds. Several fountains add to the area’s appeal.

3. Children's park

Besides playing on the sand, children can spend some time playing at the children’s park or the tennis court.

4. Arasalar Bridge

A walk or drive from Arasalar Bridge provides an opportunity to admire the water, the hills around and the mangroves near the backwaters.

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