With its mix of history, culture, beaches, colonial structures and charming French Quarter, Pondicherry is a popular destination for weekend getaways. But it can get quite confusing when faced with the dilemma of where to stay. Over a few of my recent trips to Pondicherry, I decided to check out a few stays and pick out ones that are worth heading to again. And, having sifted through the ones I’ve visited so far, I already have a handful of favourite places. An artist residency to a charming villa, here’s my pick of best stays in Pondicherry.