Alibaug is one of the nearest beach from Pune and Mumbai and is the most popular weekend beach destination in Maharashtra. Ferry connecting Mumbai and Alibaug has also helped Alibaug become the most popular holiday destination near Mumbai. Availability of good hotels in Alibaug is also a reason for the popularity of Alibaug.
Alibaug - The Rocky Shores..
Just an hours ferry ride away from Gate way of India Alibaug with a series of beaches separated by just a few minutes drive from each other is a perfect destination for a short break especially from the metros of Mumbai and Pune. Fresh sea food prepared in the typical konkani style is the highlight of a holiday in Alibaug apart from the sand and surf.
Alibaug beach is primarily a black sand beach and has a lot of rocky stretches giving it a romantic air especially during susets with the Colaba fort looming in the horizon.
Plan a Holiday in Alibaug
Alibaug is a set of beaches and to plan a holiday in Alibaug the first thing one has to do is choose from over half a dozen beaches in Alibaug. You can also stay close to the town making it easy if you wish to beach hop in Alibaug!
Sightseeing in Alibaug
Though quite commercialized Alibaug has a rustic charm going for it even now! Alibaug Beach is the main beach of Alibaug town with the Colaba fort about a kilometer from its shores. During low tides Colaba fort is accessible via a narrow strip of land which goes underwater during high tide. Akshi and Nagaon located towards Murud Janjira and is about 7 kms from Alibaug bus stand. Kihim and Mandwa are located towards the northern side and are the most convenient beaches to reach if you are traveling by the ferry.