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The Dune Eco Village & Spa

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Birmingham, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent local indian and international food, very deep and good swimming size pool, beautiful and huge area for walking, two restaurants and a spa, for toddler a nice pool around the playground, great access to the beach

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very wonderfully created property on the beach. All rooms look different from each other. I stayed in the Garden suite, which is very near to the restaurant. It has a good view of the beach. Great place for the kids. The cow milking, pot making and the kids pool are all awesome. Going around the property on bicycles was... More 

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New Delhi, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in other resorts based on eco themes..my review is based on my experience in Dune vs other resorts... What I liked:- 1. The theme is good 2. The cycle, huts etc are good idea 3.The food is good 4. The resort has a private beach What I didn’t like:- 1. Swimming pool: This resort has the worst... More 

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am forced to write a review here because of the unpleasant experience we had at this place..We were 2 families travelling from Chennai to Pondicherry..This place is around 15-16 kms away from Pondicherry.We reached the 'resort' at around 2.30 in the afternoon from Chennai..As we were travelling with an infant we had called the reception and requested to keep... More 

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Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Globe Trotters in search of enlightenment : this is the place ! The Dune Eco Village Resort in the outskirts of Pondicherry, is a tropical haven. We stayed in Baywatch, a series of eco-cooled rooms, the creative design of which, will enchant you. At Dune, each and every boulder, timber, or recycled element has been assembled with love, somewhat resuscitated,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, fresh and lipsmacking butter, paneer. Limesoda and limewater is a must try. Ayurveda spa was indeed rejuvenating. Pool was superb. Best thing about the place next to food is the uniqueness of every room, so aesthetic. We were slightly unfortunate to face air conditioning issues during our visit and staff were bit adamant and hesitant to change our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We stayed at the Dune Resort for 1 week as a family in September 2014 and we all loved it: the village is full of character with different style accommodations, all built on eco concepts and recycled materials; the yoga classes and well being center; the passion of the owners to work with and provide the local community; the activities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

i stayed in NAWABI cottage here.It is a lush green place .Best thing is their private secure beach which has a gate entrance from resort , you all can have good time with your better halves. Pool is awesome , entire place can be wandered with a bicycle or resorts vehicle which come in a single call. good service ,... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Chose the tower suite to celebrate my 1st wedding anniversary. A beautiful suite. Perched on the top, it offers a fabulous view of the sea and resort. Jacuzzi in the room is a delight. And the upper deck of the suit has windows on all the sides. Talking about the service, the restaurant at the resort gave us a pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The Dune, in all points, has been my best hotel experience ever starting with the warm welcome of the staff who took us for a tour of the property, showcasing it with smile & pride. We had no booking and chose the Flew Room where you sleep in the smartest mosquito net framed bed ever with sliding doors in a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our village is designed for travelers who are looking for a place for a long, leisurely stay surrounded by tranquility, peace, and comfort. This 25-acre eco-friendly beach village features uniquely designed bungalows and cottages, a swimming pool, a tennis court and 700m of pristine beach. The Dune welcomes guests all through the year. We aim to create an environment "to live in harmony with nature and men". ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dune Eco Village & Spa

Address: Keelputhupet | Via Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 605014, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $75 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Dune Eco Village & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
The Dune Beach Village
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Pondicherry
#10 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
#11 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
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