Bungalow on the Beach

Top choice heritage hotel in Tharangambadi (Tranquebar)

Most Tranquebar accommodation is run by the sea-fronting Bungalow on the Beach, in the exquisitely restored 17th-century former residence of the British administrator. There are 17 beautiful old-world rooms in the main building and two other heritage locations in town. The main block has a good multicuisine restaurant, a dreamy swimming pool and a fantastic wraparound terrace. Book ahead.