Tanto Far Beach Retreat

We welcome guests interested in exploring and discovering Auroville

A Unit of Auroville Foundation Govt. of India

About us

Tanto Far Beach is an Auroville guest house offering a range of rooms and houses with a view of the sea, chlorine free salt water swimming pool, garbage free beach with showers, Italian restaurant, and spa.

We have a barrier-free accommodation, a children’s play area with a trampoline and child section in the swimming pool.

To keep you company, there are dozens of Lizards,Birds,Dogs, Cats on the property, along with many squirrels, reptiles, and bugs.

Pets are not allowed here but we can make an exception depending on the listing but do note the pet has to be on leash in all the common areas since we have another 3-4 dogs of our own and few other stray dogs we can’t take any responsibility for your pet. An additional charge of 500/ pet is applicable but please check with us if the pet is allowed on your listing.

This is not a Hotel/ resort but a small guest house where we are interested in accommodating guests intrested in Auroville.

There are NO Generators in our Guest House but in case of power cuts the UPS will  power 1 or 2 light or fan.  please bear in mind this could last from 2-3 hrs and mostly the power will be back within an hour maximum unless otherwise.

To check the availability or reservation request please send us a mail to but before do go through our House rules and other information available on the website.

Please read the description of the proposed listing  and House rules and other information on the website before completing the payment to avoid any inconvenience during your stay here.

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Our onsite Italian cuisine restaurant

Our Guesthouse

Relaxing and family friendly


A way to explore Auroville


Our Auroville guest house has 23 rooms in 7 houses spread over a 8 acre property with a 350 meters sea frontage. You’ll find here villas, large airy rooms, rooms in the economy range or view from the hammock looking at the sea on a sunset.

Enjoy a chlorine free salt water swimming pool

House Rules

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Auroville wants to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities

Getting around

How to find us

Arriving from Chennai via the East Coast Road (ECR)

Turn left at the Tanto Far Beach sign-board ( on your left), opposite the Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC), about 10kms before reaching Puduchery.

Arriving from Chennai/Bangalore via the Tindivinam-Puduchery Highway

Turn left onto the Auroville single track road just before the Puducherry entry Toll Plaza. Drive straight East until you reach the East Coast road. Turn left towards Chennai. Opposite the Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC), you will see the Tanto Far Beach sign-board.

Arriving by bus from Chennai via the ECR

Get down at the PEC bus stop, or Pondicherry University, all together a 5 minute walking distance from Tanto Far Beach Retreat.

Arriving by bus from Chennai/ Bangalore via the Tindivanam Highway

Proceed to Puduchery Bus Terminus, locate a local town bus heading towards Kalapet/ Kanakachettikula/ PIMS Hospital (max. trip charges Rs.8/-). Get down at PEC bus stop, cross the road and locate Tanto’s Far Beach sign-board. Head down-left the one-lane concrete road leading to the beach, proceed for approx 100m (opposite of the PEC).Turn to your left, there will be a green gate that reads ‘Srima’. You are here, Welcome!

Enter the premise; park your car in the designated parking area (cars are not permitted beyond this point). Proceed North to the Tanto’s Restaurant, Office/Reception (2 min of walk-able distance).

Nearest Railway Station

Nearest Airport

Nearest Key Location

Srima community, East Coast Road, Opp. Pondichery Engg College, Auroville, Pondichery+91 944-366-81-49