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Alibaug Tourist Guide

Alibaug Tourist Guide

Alibaug Tourist Guide
  • Location: Maharashtra,India -402201
  • Nearest Airport: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Roha and Panvel

Alibaug Tourist Guide


Alibaug Overview

Alibag is a coastal town and a municipal council in Raigad District of Maharashtra. Alibaug is a coastal town in the Konkan region well known for its sandy beaches, clean water and fresh, unpolluted, rejuvenating air. Alibaug is a subdivision in the Raigad district of Maharashtra and it has many serene and beautiful beaches, known for its mesmerizing calm weather and dense coconut groves. Alibaug was an important naval base of the Maratha king, Shivaji, Lying on the trade route between the Malabar Coast and the Persian.

Apart from the beaches, there are many historical and intricate temples in this region which are also interesting for tourists here. If you are looking for some solidarity Kihim beach, Alibaug beach, Kanakeshwar devasthan temple, Kanakeshwar forest, Kolaba fort, Hanuman temple is among the popular spots here for the tourists to enjoy. Murud is also very nearby to Alibaug and Janjira fort is just 1-2 hours away from Alibaug.


Why you must visit Alibaug

Alibaug is most visited place of Maharashtra, it is known for its abundant greenery, lively atmosphere and scenic landscape. The golden sand beach and crystal clear water make it a lovely beach getaway to enjoy your holiday. It is best place to visit and explore your holiday trip with your family and friend. Alibag is home to tranquil waters and lacunae beaches. The town can also be reached by ferry from Mumbai and is a perfect tourist spot for both young and old.


How to reach Alibaug

By Flight: There are no direct flights to Alibaug since there is no Alibaug airport. The closest airport is 113kms away in Mumbai. There are international and domestic flights landing in Mumbai Airport.

By Bus: There are a number of buses that travel between different cities and Alibaug.  Alibaug is easy to travel from Miumbai

By Train: The nearest railway stations to Alibaug are Roha and Panvel, located at a distance of 37 km and 47 km respectively. These railheads are connected well to the state capital Mumbai as well as to other important cities and towns of the state as well as the country. Everyday a number of trains run through these railheads at regular intervals. From each of these railway stations, one can get buses, taxis and various other modes of transportation to reach the beautiful town of Alibaug without worrying much about how to reach Alibaug.


Best time to visit Alibaug

The best time to visit Alibag is from November to July when when the temperature reaches about 14°C and the weather is conducive enough to relax on the beaches. From August to October, during the rainy season, visitors can expect frequent downpours that prevent sightseeing hence avoid visiting Alibag during the rainy season.


Places to visit Alibaug

Alibaug beach: Alibaug is a coastal town and a municipal council in Raigad District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, India. It is the headquarters of the Raigad district.

Alibag was developed in the 17th century by Sarkhel Kanhoji Aangre the naval chief of King Shivaji's Kingdom. Alibag is a coastal town and municipal council in Raigad district in Konkan region of Maharashtra, India


Nagaon Beach: Mumbai and pune visit nagaon beach due to the clean water, best cottages, water sports and tasty sea food, provided at reasonable prices around the beautiful beach. Nagaon beach acts as the central place for surrounding other beaches like Murud, Kashid, Akshi, Alibaug, Kihim and Mandva. Still nagaon beach is natural and beautiful due to coconut, betel and suru trees. From Mumbai and pune


Kolaba fort: The Kolaba or Kulaba Fort (or the Alibag Fort) is an old military fortification in India, now turned into a popular tourist destination and a protected monument. Constructed by Shivaji, the Fort was chosen by him to be one of his chief naval stations.


Akshi Beach: Akshi Beach white sands dotted by numerous Suru trees and an occasional spotting of birds, Akshi Beach at a distance of 5km from Alibaug, is a beach ideal for spending some slow paced, relaxed time as well as bird watching. The water is clean and pristine, making the area ideal for an enjoyable swim.


 Kihim beach:  Kihim beach Situated 12 km away from Alibaug, the beach is almost perfect for beautiful romantic weekends. Mandwa, surely lovers of Hindi cinema will recall Amitabh Bachanâ??s block buster movie, shooting for which was conducted at this picturesque location. Fishing village Mandwa is located on the north coast of Alibag. With the dense, delightfully beautiful groves of coconut palms Mandwa  Kihim beach adds charm to place and bring it on the map of scenic beach destinations of world travelers.


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