Experience the special Franco-Tamil culture in Pondicherry

The Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay awaits you in a quaint coastal fishing village of the small yet varied Pondicherry on the southern coast of India. Nestled between a lagoon and the popular Paradise Beach, the serene resort creates a perfect balance with the lively nearby city center, which attracts many tourists with its unmistakable French connection, cosmopolitan flair, and inherent ambiance.

Pondicherry’s beautiful colonial architecture is reflected throughout the resort’s design, with Franco-Tamil inspired interiors and the use of local materials like the classic Athugudi floor tiles from Chettinad. Guests can enjoy maximum comfort and wonderful views of the surrounding area and lagoon in the 46 chalets and 5 villas.

Our Pondicherry resort features two on-site restaurants serving delicious Franco-Tamil and North-West Indian cuisine, as well as a selection of food and drink from around the world. The indoor and outdoor meeting and event venues allow guests to host all types of magnificent events, including conferences, weddings, and performances, in beautiful surroundings.

Enjoy a palatial stay in Pondicherry with a chalet or villa

The Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay features 46 chalets and 5 private villas for guests to choose from. Boasting Franco-Tamil architecture, the rooms represent the classic style of Pondicherry, with wide balconies and verandas decorated in rich, earthy colors. There are 4 chalet types, providing guests with the option of a balcony or veranda, as well as the choice of luxury villas with private pools and are right by the side of the lagoon.

  •  57 m²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Luxuriate in your chalet with a view.
  •  57 m²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Enjoy lagoon views on your chalet balcony.
  •  72 m²
  • 1 king or 2 twin
  • 3 adults
Relax in style on your very own veranda.
  •  72 m²
  • 1 king or 2 twin
  • 3 adults
Experience the wonder of the lagoon from your veranda.
  •  83 m²
  • 1 king or 2 twin
  • 3 adults
Book the Villa for complete privacy.

The meeting and event facilities at Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay provide guests with the option of a lavish indoor setting with lagoon and pool views, or a selection of outdoor venues which open into boulevards lined with tropical plants.

With a selection of food and drink options and meeting packages to help tailor any event, Pondicherry is an ideal site for conference organizers. Business visitors have a range of options to suit the tone of their event. For weddings, the resort has an expert team of event organizers and a wedding planner to prepare the event from day one.


Experience the unique combination of French-Indian food, which evolved due to the French influence in Pondicherry. The Bay Bistro is a modern stylish Resto bar that fuses Franco-Tamil recipes to offer an authentic taste of the region, whilst the wine list is carefully chosen to complement the food. The Great Kebab Factory offers food from North-West India, with succulent kebabs and various breads.

Pondicherry, also known as Pondy, has a lot of surprises just waiting to be explored. Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay itself stands on part of the famous Arikamedu archaeological site which was once a trading city on the banks of the Ariyankuppam River. Immerse yourself in culture at the luminous Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, or find peace and meditation at Matrimandir, the soul of the city. Beach lovers can enjoy a day on the glorious golden sands of the nearby Paradise Beach or take a sunny stroll along Promenade Beach.

Promenade Beach

3.58 mi / 5.77 km from the hotel
A charming promenade, known locally as Pondicherry Beach, visitors can tour the 1.5-kilometer stretch. There are some European influences to see, including the Joan of Arc statue, as well. Visitors can take a tour starting from the war memorial and ending at Dupleix park.

Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

3.85 mi / 6.2 km from the hotel
This Hindu Temple is particularly decorative, with the pillars alone painted in eye-catching colors. The walls are equally majestic with key scenes in the Hindu story. All guests can receive a blessing from the elephant at the entrance to the temple, Lakshmi.

Shri Aurobindo Ashram

3.86 mi / 6.21 km from the hotel
Close to its centenary, the Ashram was founded by Sri Aurobindo in 1926 as a spiritual community within Pondicherry, known as Ashramites. Having grown over the years, the Ashram is the main hub for visitors to enjoy a moment of reflection in this historic site.


8.65 mi / 13.92 km from the hotel
Auroville or the City of Dawn is a township within Pondicherry, dedicated to peace and harmony. In the center of Auroville lies the Matrimandir, which is the Soul of the City. Inside the Matrimandir, guests can find an air-conditioned room of white marble where they have a moment of reflection.

Paradise Beach

3.58 mi / 5.76 km from the hotel
Arrive by boat to this islet beach and enjoy the charm of this charming stretch of white sand. There is a range of water activities for sports fans, although many prefer enjoying lying on the sand and taking in the calming sounds of the Bay of Bengal.

French War Memorial

3.59 mi / 5.78 km from the hotel
The French War Memorial commemorates the French soldiers who died during the First World War. Surrounded by manicured gardens, guests should visit the Memorial by night, when it is lit in the colors of France – red, white, and blue.
198/1, 198/2, Manavely Revenue Village, Maraimalai Adigal Street, Pondicherry 605007, India

The Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay is located on the southern coast of India. Inbetween a lagoon and the beautiful Paradise Bay, the resort is in a perfect spot to discover the local area. There are a variety of options to reach the hotel. Chennai International Airport is 150 kilometers away from the hotel, while Pondicherry Railway Station and Pondicherry Bus Station are around 20 minutes away from the hotel. Please don't hesitate to inquire with our hotel staff for any questions you may have about arriving at the hotel.

Chennai International Airport

By car or taxi:

For domestic and international travelers, Chennai International Airport is 150 kilometers away from the resort. The journey takes approximately 3 hours.

Pondicherry Bus Station

By car or taxi:

To get to the resort by car, the journey takes approximately 20 minutes.

Pondicherry Railway Station

By car or taxi

The Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay is 8 kilometers away from Pondicherry Train Station. To get to the resort by car, the journey takes approximately 20 minutes.