The Promenade Beach, also known as the Rock Beach, is one of the most famous beachs in Puducherry among the tourists that stretches along the city of Puducherry along the coastal line of the Bay of Bengal. It is located very close to Puducherry city limits.
The Promenade Beach is a total of 1. 2 to 1. 5 kilometre stretch along the Bay of Bengal line. This is one of the most visited and highly demanded tourist attractions at the city of Puducherry. The Promenade Beach is locally known as Puducherry Beach. Visitors of all age groups are permitted to relax, detox and take a good stroll at the beach at any time of the day without limitations on the duration. Foreign country tourists consider this a great opportunity to bask with the tropical sun. The Promenade Beach is eminently used for walking, jogging, satisfying yourself with delicious street food and having a great time.
There are many tourist hangout spots such as Le Cafe that caters to your non-desi desires with croissants, pastries, coffee and beverages. There is an old lighthouse on the seafront which provides you with the most magnificent vision of the vast ocean. Handicraft bazaars (markets), pent houses, guest lounges, luxury hotels and food trucks will ensure that you have a blast of a time. It is best suggested to visit the Promenade Beach either during the early mornings or the early evenings as the sunrise and sunset on the beach is an experience that everyone deserves to witness and enjoy.
The beach is open to visitors at any time of the day either during timings 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM or 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM. A strict patrol vehicle runs errands around the vicinity to keep check of safety. Vehicles are permitted only between 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM. There are no such entry fees or visiting charges to be paid in order to spend time on the Promenade Beach.