10 Best Cottages in Pondicherry - 2021 (With 2100+ Reviews)
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Cottages in Pondicherry not only solve the purpose of providing accommodation but also provide a place for the travelers to sit back and relax while enjoying the serenity around. The place is the brew of the French style bungalows and architecture along with striking Tamil art and element.

Made using local architectural techniques and locally available materials these dwellings are an epitome of serenity. Some of the amazing places to stay are alongside the beach promenades and some of them are in the heart of the city.

Most of the cottages are also pocket-friendly which provides comfort in the budget to the travelers and are also equipped with modern facilities that will make the stay more pleasant. These cottages carry quietness and calmness within themselves, which make them unique.

Surrounded by coconut trees and enclosed by nature, one may hear the sound of trees rumbling and water hitting the shore. The aroma of local food prepared by the eating joints at various intervals will tempt you to dive into the savory.

Here are some of the best cottages in Pondicherry:

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  • 2D/1N
  • Pondicherry
  • 2D/1N
35 Ratings
Superb 35 Ratings
35 Ratings Ratings
₹1,560 ₹1,300

Checkin time: 1:00 PM

Checkout time: 10:30 AM

Location: Auroville, Pondicherry

About the Homestay and Nature:

Hidden away in the emerald greenery of Pondicherry, this property is an ideal getaway in the lap of nature. With simplistic architecture and vibrant colour, the homestay offers a cosy and lavish stay. Surrounded by sprawling green lawn and canopying trees, breathe in the fresh sea breeze that flows through this coastal town.

Winters are pleasantly cool and ideal to enjoy sightseeing in Pondicherry. The temperature from October to November varies from 15 °C to 30 °C.

About its Location & Accessibility:

This homestay is located in Auroville at a distance of 11 km from Pondicherry. The stay can be reached through public as well as private transport.

Nearest Airport: The homestay is located at a distance of 7.4 km from the Puducherry Airport.

Nearest Railway Station: The homestay is located at a distance of 11.5 km from the Puducherry Railway station.

Nearest Bus Stand: The homestay is located at a distance of 13 km from the Pondicherry Bus Stand.

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  • 2D/1N
  • Pondicherry
  • 2D/1N
124 Ratings
Excellent 124 Ratings
124 Ratings Ratings
₹2,027 ₹1,499
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About Pondicherry:
A gem with Tamil Nadu is here and the town of Pondicherry stands highest in that. Pondicherry is highly exotic and peaceful location which is perfect for a solace. This is the reason that brings many travelers to Pondicherry with a click of time.

About the Activity:
- Homestays in Pondicherry bring you to this great stay experience in the Pondicherry town, where you can see the amazing French Architecture and Pondicherry charm at the same place.
- Indulge in the amazing amenities, spacious rooms, and glorious decor of this place, as you enjoy a quiet getaway from the city life.
- Explore activities like indoor games, local interactions and much more at this amazing homestay, close to major attractions like the Promenade beach, Rock Beach, French War Memorial, Bharathi Park, Botanical Garden, and Old Lighthouse

About the property:
The villa is well embedded with facilities like rusty interiors, green zones, spacious rooms and lovely aura. Along with same, you can enjoy indoor and outdoor games too. One must book a stay here for extravagant comfort and peaceful aura.

How to reach?
The property is settled in Pondicherry town and can be reached easily with location details. The details will be shared with you right after the bookings.

Min number of people required to book:- 1
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  • 2D/1N
  • Pondicherry
  • 2D/1N
37 Ratings
Very Good 37 Ratings
37 Ratings Ratings
₹3,699 ₹1,500
LocationOld, Auroville Rd, Bommayapalayam

Check-In Time: 1:00 PM
Check-Out Time:  11:00 AM

Located on a hill with a backdrop of mango and cashew trees, the property comes with a gracious French touch. In close proximity to both Pondicherry and Auroville located on the bay of bengal, the property is the best choice to get away from city life. The property owns 36 Rooms and 1 Villa with 3 Bedroom and every room has attached washrooms.
All guest roomsl are equipped with a seating area. The units have a desk.

Indoor games like 
Carrom and Chess and outdoor games including Swimming pool, Water Games, and Scuba Diving with training for 30 minutes can be availed at the property. If you wish, you can add spa to your package at an additional cost and soothe your soul, body and mind. Book now and be left with a lot of memories.

Places to Visit Nearby: Aurobindo Ashram, Paradise Beach, Jawahar Toy Museum

How To Reach: The stay is located in Auroville, 5.80 Km away from Pondicherry Airport and 9.4 Km from Pondicherry railway station.. You can easily get public or private transport to the location.

Packages Offered:

Variant 1: Thai Cottage On Double Occupancy (10)
Inclusion : splendid view of the Swimming Pool, Wi-fi, shower and bath amenities
Min : 2 Pax
Max : 3 Pax

Variant 2: Classic/ Swiss Chalet Room On Double Occupancy (20)
Inclusion : Beach View, Wi-fi, shower and bath amenities
Min : 2 Pax
Max : 3 Pax

Variant 3: Deluxe Suite Room on Double Occupancy (12)
Inclusion : Wi-fi, Electric kettle, shower and bath amenities with Bath Tub
Min : 2 Pax
Max : 3 Pax
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  • 2D/1N
  • Pondicherry
  • 2D/1N
56 Ratings
Excellent 56 Ratings
56 Ratings Ratings
₹3,098 ₹1,499
Location: Pondicherry

Check-In Time: 12:00 PM
Check-Out Time: 11:00 AM

Enjoy staying amidst the lush greenery and soothing ambience of Auroville in Pondicherry. This homestay with swimming pool in Pondicherry brings you an exotic opportunity where you would stay in a villa just 500 meters from the beach. 

This homestay with swimming pool in Pondicherry brings you comfortable accommodation in a villa that contains 5 spacious bedrooms which can be allocated on 2/3 sharing basis. The rooms are equipped with attached washrooms and modern equipment so that you enjoy a delightful stay without any hindrance. The villa is also surrounded by a swimming pool where you can take a refreshing dip with your loved ones. 

This homestay with a swimming pool in Pondicherry comes with the provision of delicious complimentary breakfast that serves you with veg and non-veg options. You can take a beach walk or enjoy staying indoors with amenities like kitchen, lounge, wifi, parking or relax in a hot tub. 

Places to Visit Nearby:
Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper Factory- 3.5 km
The Consulate General of France- 3.9 km
Sri Aurobindo Ashram- 4 km

How To Reach:
The nearest major railway station is Pondicherry, 5.4 Km from the stay. You can easily get public or private transport to the location.

Packages Offered:
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Villa Stay: Inclusive of staying in a villa of 5 bedrooms in 2/3 sharing basis with attached washrooms and swimming pool. Also includes breakfast, beach walk, wifi, kitchen and hot tub. 
Min. Occupancy: 10 Pax
Max. Occupancy: 14 Pax

This homestay would be you book the entire villa with a minimum occupancy of 10 people.
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  • 2D/1N
  • Pondicherry
  • 2D/1N
27 Ratings
Superb 27 Ratings
27 Ratings Ratings
₹1,276 ₹580
Stay Location: Kottakuppam, Puducherry

Check-In Time: 12:00 PM
Check-Out Time: 10:30 AM

This 30 years old French colonial unique structured building is ready to amaze you with its surrounding garden and mesmerising paintings within it. Historic terracotta flooring makes it an adorable property. Embellished with the views of the garden, the property is one of the best budget stay options and serves as a perfect getaway for friends and Family reunion.

The property houses in 2 king-sized bed with a maximum occupancy of 7 people in two rooms with attached washroom available at the property. Activities like nature walk to the beach (500 metres), campfire and barbecue during the winter season can be availed at the homestay. Book now and get access to wide hallways and hear to the chirping of birds, thereby soothing you completely.

Places to Visit Nearby: Serenity Beach, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Pondicherry Museum, Rock Beach.

How To Reach: The Stay is located in Pondicherry. The nearest major railway station is Pondicherry 3.5 km away from the stay. You can easily get public or private transport to the location.

Packages Offered:

Variant 1: Villa Stay on Weekdays
Applicable Days: Monday - Thursday

Variant 2: Villa Stay on Weekends
Applicable Days: Friday - Sunday

Min People Required: 4 Pax
Max People that can Book: 7 Pax
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  • 2D/1N
  • Pondicherry
  • 2D/1N
34 Ratings
Very Good 34 Ratings
34 Ratings Ratings
₹1,498 ₹699
Location: Auroville Main Rd, Kuilapalayam, Tamil Nadu

Check-In Time: 10:00 AM
Check-Out Time: 11:30 AM

Nestling amidst the natural beauty, the property allows you to stay close to the beach. The property is a 3-floor individual Bungalow and owns spacious big bedrooms and garden. The ground floor and the first floor has a spacious hall, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and verandah. The second floor has one bedroom and a big terrace. This property features extremely modern interiors with contemporary furnishings and attractive decor make an ideal choice for travelers.

The property owns a kitchen to help you get the food of your choice. A garden is also featured at the property. The site allows you to go for beach walks and rejuvenate. The site is best suited for an Office outing, collage outing, Family get together and for functions. Book the package now and avail a home away from your home.

Places to Visit Nearby: Serenity Beach, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Pondicherry Museum, Rock Beach, Seaside Promenade

How To Reach:
The nearest major railway station is Pondicherry, 8.9 Km from the stay. You can easily get public or private transport to the location.

Packages Offered:

Variant 1: Accommodation at Homestay (5 Rooms)
Stay Type: Accommodation in rooms on sharing basis.
Min: 10 Pax
Max: 14-16 Pax

Note: You’ll have the bungalow to yourself.
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  • 2D/1N
  • Pondicherry
  • 2D/1N
35 Ratings
Very Good 35 Ratings
35 Ratings Ratings
₹880 ₹660
Check In Time: 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pondicherry is a peaceful and beautiful coastal town. The amalgamation of French culture and Indian culture make Pondicherry a unique tourist place. The French avenues, the mustard colored colonial villas, and tree aligned streets perfectly describe the French culture. Tourists stay in this town and experience living in the misfit town like a local.

About the homestay

This homestay is just 2.4 km away from the airport. You can also visit the Sri Aurobindo Ashram which is less than 4km from the stay. Learn how the paper is hand made at the handmade paper factory which is just 3.3 km away from the homestay. The homestay has a patio, which is an outdoor space used for dining or just relaxing. You can also cook something in the kitchen which is fully equipped. Stay in this homestay on your visit to Pondicherry for a comfortable stay and more importantly to stay in Pondicherry like a local.

8 person

How to reach:
You can reach here by your private vehicle or you can also take a public transfer or a private cab as it is just 2.4km away from Puducherry airport.
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  • 2D/1N
  • Pondicherry
  • 2D/1N
148 Ratings
Excellent 148 Ratings
148 Ratings Ratings
₹3,571 ₹2,499
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About Pondicherry:
Tamil Nadu has a gem with it and the town of Pondicherry stands highest in that. A peaceful location which is perfect for a solace brings many travelers to Pondicherry. Along with that, focus point is Auroville which comprises of another set of amazing attractions to visit.

About Pondicherry Heritage Villa Stay:
- Pondicherry is a people's favorite destination and the 'getaway capital' of Southern India. This homestay experience in a heritage villa in Pondicherry is sure to leave you with memories for a long time to come.
- With a taste of French in everything that Pondicherry does, this homestay itself gives you a great warm feeling of being in the lap of absolute comfort.
- Enjoy activities like many indoor and outdoor games, and a total of 8 rooms on property, the place enjoy a great proximity to many local attractions. When living here, you will be close to Promenade Beach, Rock Beach, French War Memorial, Bharathi Park, Botanical Garden, Old Lighthouse, and Chunnambar Boat House.

About the property:
The heritage villa is well embedded with facilities like rusty interiors, green zones, spacious rooms and lovely aura. One must book a stay here for extravagant comfort and peaceful aura.

About the Stay:
The villa is studded with modern amenities with 6 standard bedrooms on double sharing basis and 2 spacious rooms on triple sharing basis. The rooms are well marked with calm interiors and beautiful walled features.

How to reach?
The property is settled in Pondicherry town and can be reached easily with location details. The details will be shared with you right after the bookings.

Min number of people required to book: 2 
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Villa La Serenite

This Pondicherry cottage is a heritage style bungalow with 2 bedrooms which can accommodate up to 5 guests. It is a seaside villa, located near Auroville and Pondicherry Ashram.

The place is a ground plus one structure which can accommodate 2-3 families. The villa attracts travelers for its old charm and the facilities that ensure a hassle-free stay.

 Pool, jacuzzi, kitchen and pizza oven on demand,24x7 caretaker,pet-friendly, wi-fi, an organic farm adorned with trees and coconut grooves, breakfast and lunch facility, A.C Rooms.

It is located in Nadukuppam in fisherman’s village, Kottakuppam, Puducherry.

The cost of the stay varies from 5000/- to 7000/- Rs per person.


Unique Thatch and Bamboo Cottage

This cottage in Pondicherry is a six-bedroom stay which can accommodate up to 15 people at a time. This little quaint place is very close to nature. One can enjoy taking morning strolls and indulge in other peaceful practices here.

The cottage is located at the distance from 7kms from the Pondicherry airport and 9kms from Auroville. It is made out of thatch and bamboo which attracts a lot of tourists to stay.

Open sit-out area, open terrace,well-furnished and comfortable stay, en-suite washroom with western sanitary ware, in-house restaurant, a garden area surrounded by coconut trees,on-call doctor and wi-fi facility.

Place no.6, Mariyamman Koil Street, Periyamudaliyar chavadi, Pondicherry.

 The price of the place remains somewhere between 1000/-to 1200/- rs per person per night.


La Maison Bleue

La Maison Bleue is one of the serene cottages amongst the other cottages in Pondicherry. It is a homestay with excellent hosts. One can hear the sound of the waves hitting the shore, rumbling of coconut trees and humming sound of the birds. This not only re-energize the travelers but also provides them a peaceful environment.

Open garden area, 2 types of huts:- one with bedroom and the other is a self-sufficient hut with kitchenette, provides bedsheets, pillows, and toiletries, washer with refrigerators are also available.

It is located in Chinna Mudaliyar Chavady, Auroville.

 The price ranges from 1000/- to 1200/- Rs per night.


Villa Bougainville

The place is near Auroville beach. The place has a nice, quiet charm to it and is surrounded by neem trees. Auroville beach is approximately 500 meters from here. Villa can accommodate up to 5 guests. The proximity of the beach allows a cool breeze that calms the guests.

3 bedrooms( 2 Ac and 1 non Ac), One bedroom has queen size bed with attached bathroom and Ac, other with 2 single beds with AC, kitchen, wi-fi, hot water facility, washer along with other essentials.

Location: It is located on the East coast road, Pondicherry.

The tariff of the villa remains around 1700/- to 2000/- per night.


Auro Ba Cottage

Auro Ba is a beach resort and is having cottages with ground and first floor. One, it is connected with nature, secondly, it is made with thatched roof and bamboos which gives village-like setting.

Having located near AuroBeach it merges wonderfully with the natural surroundings. Meandering pathways passing through trees and covered with canopies make the entry to the cottage and sitting space around benevolent.

Parking facilities,24x7 caretaker, 50kms from Auro beach, Wi-fi, attached as well as common toilets, restaurant facility.

Auro beach Road, Periyamudaliyar Chavadi.

The price of the place varies from 1000/- to 1500/-.


Prince Park Farmhouses

For escaping away from the hustle bustle of the city, Prince park farmhouse is amongst the most serene farm stays of all the cottages in Pondicherry. The place is about 4.6 km from Pondicherry airport and 5 km from Auroville.

These bungalows can accommodate up to 6 guests. It offers 13 well-furnished cottages, 9 studio rooms, and 3 bungalows, all set up in a natural context. The serenity allows you to have an unforgettable stay in Pondicherry.

2 large swimming pool, massage center, indoor and outdoor games, the rooms are equipped with LCD tv, desk, and balcony overlooking the garden area,multi-functional hall, party lawn, in-house restaurant that serves Indian and international cuisine.

 It is situated on the Auroville Road, Chinna Kattu Kuppam and is about 2 km away from Auro beach.

The tariff of the place starts from 3000/- Rs per night.


Kozhy – Kool Guesthouse

Set in the spiritual town of Auroville, the Kozhy-Kool guesthouse is situated on Auro beach in Bommayapalayam. The attraction of the place is that it has a private beach and a terrace which offers mesmerizing views. This stay not only allows you to spend peaceful time while getting indulge in self because of the natural setting around.

24 hr facilities, restaurant,pet-friendly, airport transfers for guests, common areas, family rooms.

Auro beach no.70, Beach Road, Bommayapalayam Auroville.

The price of the place ranges from 1500/- to 2000/- Rs per room and is very reasonable for all those who want to experience staying on the beach.


Pied-a-Terre Pondicherry Studio

Unlike any other cottages in Pondicherry, this cute little studio apartment is a double story building with 1 bedroom on each floor. This is located in a white town so one can easily walk around the town. Aurobindo ashram and promenade beach are just at the walkable distance.

The place is also very near to some of the best cafes in Pondicherry. 
As far as the apartment is concerned, it is naturally lit and spacious. The place is well ornamented with frames and wall fixtures. This is one of the beautiful stays amongst all the Pondicherry cottages.

Parking facility, wi-fi, well-furnished rooms, provides toiletries, Ac rooms, pantry.

It is located at the end of Francois Martin street, Puducherry.

The cost of the stay ranges from 3000/-to 4000/- Rs per room.


Edan Beach Cottage

Edan beach cottage is one of those cottages in Pondicherry that provide a significant amount of amenities along with a comfortable stay in pocket-friendly budget.

It bestows mesmerizing views to the travelers right from the window. The cottage is well-equipped with amenities so that travelers can make maximum use of their stay to rejuvenate.

Parking facilities, open common areas to sit and gather, pet-friendly, A.C. and Non-A.C. rooms, restaurant, complimentary breakfast, pools, and spa.

 It is located in Kottakuppam, Puducherry. It is located at approximately 4.3 km from the city center and is near the serenity beach.

The price ranges from 1000/- to 5000/- Rs per night.


Vipin Cottage

For all those looking for a comfortable stay with a very reasonable price, this place is the perfect solution for all those basic requirements.

It is a homestay which is 4kms from rock and serenity beach. It is located halfway between Auroville and white town. The hosts are amazing who can instantly make you feel at home away from home welcoming and are helpful in case of any problem.

 Well furnished rooms, provide toiletries, kitchen for self-cooking, wi-fi, attendant.

It Is located in Thavalakuppam, Pondicherry.

The place charges from 1000/- to 1200/- Rs per cottage.

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"Great tour, and on time start and completion, covered more than what was in the itinerary and never felt hurried. Thanks to shabbeer and thrillophilia for making the day memorable... "
"The facility was good. the best part was that there were only two of us. instructors were friendly and extremely helpful. only problem is that you can't be sure of under water visibility in Pondicherry. someday it is clear, sometimes you can't see anything."
26 June 2019
This was my first scuba diving experience, and it was just awesome. I have no words to express my happiness here. All credits goes to the instructor Mike and Khushboo and other team members, they very calm composed and teaching all the important things we have to take care during the dive. I had my best experience. I will definitely do this again here.
"Really nice and complete tourist tour of Pondichéry. \n\nWe booked for 2 just the night before! The service is very reactive. The car was comfy and with A/C. The driver was on time and flexible. He shared some knowledge about different places while driving. \n\nWe strongly recommend this tour as its price is definitely worth it. Check the different places that you'll visit to plan and make the most out of this great 8 hours."
15 March 2021
We had a very nice experience with the vendor. Great trip, on time completion and driver was also very nice, polite and courteous. We had a great time with local sight seeing package.
Pondicherry is so beautiful and different from other places in India. I went to Pondicherry with my friends and we enjoyed a lot. We went to the church, Aurbindo Ashram and we even did boating in Chunnambar backwaters. Promenade Beach was so beautiful and alluring. We had a great time on the beach. The stays and food included in the package were very nice. Even the driver was so kind and nice.
We went to Pondicherry for a family vacation and we had a lot of fun there. The place is so beautiful and clean. Weather was also pleasant and soothing. We enjoyed a lot on the beach and w even visited the Church and Aurobindo Ashram. The trip was well organized and the facilities provided were amazing. Thanks for the great experience!!
03 February 2020
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