With its French colonial influence and beautiful beaches, Pondicherry is an ideal for destination weddings. With classic mustard colored homes, this union territory transports you to France the moment you enter. You will never get tired of the serene beaches and French inspired architecture in Pondicherry.
To top it off, you’ll find some of the best steak and wine serving restaurants there. The place has become a favorite spot for destination weddings because it has a charismatic French touch, pleasant climate all year round, and delicious food.
Here are some beautiful wedding resorts in Pondicherry to have your destination wedding at:
1. Le Pondy
Le Pondy is a stunning French-styled sea facing 5-star resort with a very vibrant mid-century ambience. The Pondicherry Airport is nearest to Le Pondy at a distance of 40km and takes 45 minutes to travel. You can also travel to Pondicherry from Chennai International Airport, which takes about 3 hours. Le Pondy has a total of 70 rooms with a sea or lake view sprawled across 14 acres of land.
The beachside resort has a huge banquet ideal for wedding ceremonies that can accommodate around 350 people. There is also a large poolside area perfect for throwing pre wedding pool parties, sangeet, and mehendi ceremony.
2. Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray
With mesmerising beach views and aromatic cuisine, the Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray is a classic 5-star resort in Pondicherry. It is a tropical paradise and spread over 23 acres of land. The distance between Pondicherry airport and Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray is only 16km and it takes half an hour to travel. From Chennai Airport, it takes about 2.5 hours to reach.
It has 72 rooms, 28 villas, two royal villas, and four luxury villas for accommodation. The resort has a humongous lawn that can easily accommodate 5000 people. The resort has a French-inspired banquet hall called Trafalgar Square with a capacity of 700 people. Mid Bay is a place in the resort which is a combination of an amphitheatre and pool and holds a capacity of 250 people.
3. The Windflower Resort and Spa
A 4-star beach facing hotel in Pondicherry, the Windflower Resort and Spa is whole different magical world. The resort has a very romantic French ambience to it. The resort is located at a distance of 12.6km from the Pondicherry airport. It takes around 40 minutes to reach. From the Chennai airport, it takes about 2.5 hours to reach.
There are three types of rooms available at the resort – villa, suite, and studio.
4. Nalla Eco Beach Resort
The Nalla Eco Beach Resort is a simple, contemporary French style 3-star resort located near the Pondicherry Beach. It has a very tranquil ambience that you will fall in love with. The resort is just 10 minutes away from the Pondicherry Airport and you will barely take half an hour to reach there and from the Chennai airport it takes roughly 2.5 hours.
The resort has around 70 rooms for accommodation. It has the most beautiful sea facing lawn that holds a capacity of 1500 people. The resort also has a banquet hall as well with a capacity of 150 people.
5. St James Beach Resort
Established in 1998, the St James Beach Resort is a beautiful 3-star beachside resort at the Pondicherry beach. The resort has a natural and peaceful ambience and is covered with lush greenery. It is located at a distance of 10.7km from Pondicherry airport and takes less than 30 minutes to reach by car. From the Chennai airport, it takes about 3 hours.
The resort has 40 rooms with the interiors inspired by Indian culture. The rooms have the most gorgeous views of the Pondicherry beach. There is a sea facing lawn which can hold 1,500 people and a huge beach view conference room with a 300 people capacity.
Which are resort are you planning to have your destination wedding in Pondicherry?