Alibag, only 108 km from Mumbai, is easily accessible to Mumbaites. Once here, you can visit the silver sanded Kashid beach,
3 kms from Alibag; or further down, the coconut tree-laced Kihim beach, 10 kms from Alibag. Murud-Janjira, 16 kms south of
Kashid is a clear, wide palm-fringed beach. Plan an extended getaway to visit these unspoilt beaches and experience the days
pass by as you hop from one beach to another.
Murud-Janjira is a combination of the Murud beach and
the 300-year old Janjira Fort. Alibag, the headquarters of the Raigad district, is a convenient base for the nearby beaches.
Although all these beaches are as yet undiscovered and retain their old world charm, they are fast becoming popular with water
sports enthusiasts. Almost all these beaches have exclusive comfortable tent holidays for you. With an overall pleasant atmosphere
throughout the year, summers are hot which is not a problem since these alluring beaches help to keep you cool.
beach: This is the key beach of
the town. The Kolaba fort becomes visible fromhere.
Akshi Beach: It is situated 5 km away from Alibaug.
Kihim Beach: Kihim is a private place at a distance of 12 km
from Alibaug. The place is famous for intense cover of Coconut trees and forests which house butterflies,birds and flowers.
Kashid Beach: It is situated on the Alibaug-Murud highway,
about 30 km away from Alibaug.
Mandawa: Situated 20 km north of Alibaug, many celebrities
own bungalows here. The catamaran/ferry services are available from Mumbai to the Mandawa jetty.
beach: Located about 7 km away
from Alibaug, this place is famous for coconuts and betel nuts.
fort: A prime location, this fort
is situated in the sea at a distance of 1-2 km from the Alibaug shores. One can walk to the fort in waist-deep water, at the
time of fall. However, during the tide, boats need to be used.
temple: This religious place is
falls on the way to Mandawa, is on a hill near Mapgaon village, about 12 km from Alibaug.
Chaul: This historic town; 15 km from Alibaug is famous
for its Portuguese ruins, an old church, a synagogue, Buddhist caves, the Hamam Khana and a temple.
Vikram Vinayak Temple or Birla Temple, Salav: The temple falls on the way to Janjira, 20 km from Alibaug.
Murud-Janjira: Janjira is a celebrated fort situated not very
far from Alibag.