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What You Should Know More About Alibag

  • Travel advice:

    • Choose your stay well: There are numerous home-stays that you can choose from. They are lined along the 45km road between Alibaug and Murud. The rooms of these places are as good as regular homes with the services being quite basic by nature. For a more luxurious experience, you can opt for these high-end resorts and hotels that face the sea. Most of these places are quite affordable and you won’t find difficulty in traveling around either as the place is quite small and limited.



    • Transportation: The place is quite connected. One can easily find local transport to roam about within the city. However, it is more convenient if you have your own private transportation. Enjoy the beach city of Alibaug at your own convenience.


    • Eatables and water: Alibaug is generally quite hot and humid. Thus, it is essential for the well-being of your body that you consume enough water to stay hydrated. Moreover, your body may or may not accept that local food at Alibaug. Make sure you are sure about a food item before you consume it. Carry bottled water around.


    • Drinking laws: Alibaug is filled with restaurants and bars that offer both soft drinks as well as liquor. Booze is available quite freely. However, take special attention into the duplicate liquor that people sell. It is better to purchase alcohol from a well-known city like Mumbai first and then carrying it to Alibaug. Apart from that, frequent drinkers most probably visit Alibaug – there is no problem.


  • What will you like in Alibaug:

    • Indulge in water-sports at the beach island city: There are tones of varied watersports activities that visitors can indulge in. These are especially arranged by private water sports vendors who specialize in setting up the facilities of the same. It’s quite safe. One can choose from rowing boats to having fun on banana boats and motor boats.


    • Admire the ruins of the Kolaba Fort: Kolaba fort represents the old military fortification of British India. It has now turned into a popular tourist destination and is protected with much care given its relevance. This fort was created by Shivaji and speaks a thousand words about the design and architecture of that time.


    • Get on the Rewas Jetty: The Rewas Jetty is obtainable 23km away from Alibaug and is most popular among tourists for its Mumbai launch service. You must get on it once for a worthy experience.


    • Walk by the Vrindhavan farm: The Vrindhavan farm is spread over a sprawling 28 acres and is a perfect destination for a nice, peaceful nature walk picking on countless mangoes, guavas, custard apples, cactic and more fruits and crops.


    • Trekking at the Kanakeshwar forest: Kanakeshwar is a beautifully densed forest that will leave its visitors mesmerized. It is known for its richness and abundance of flora and fauna and trekking and hiking in this territory will sum up your visit at Alibaug.


    • Spiritual oneness at Brahma Kund: The Brahma Kund is situated approximately 20km away from Alibaug. This structure was established back in the 1612 year and since then holds immense religious importance for the hindus.


    • Shopping spree at Alibaug: There are endless small stalls and shops in Alibaug that make sale of clothes, accessories, chappals, antiques and so on. Go on a shopping spree at the local market at Alibaug and purchase products at unbelievably low prices.


  • Which are the best resorts to stay in Alibaug?

    Alibaug has no shortage of resorts. They cater to all manner of visitors so you have your pick of them. From bungalows with landscaped gardens to sprawling resorts that provide a host of amenities, here are some of the best resorts in Alibaug.

    • Ghanvatkar Bungalow
    • Jogalekar Cottage
    • Bohemyan Blue Stay Tent Resort
    • Hotel Ravi Kiran

  • When is the best time to visit Alibaug?

    The best time to visit Alibaug and enjoy its beaches is usually from November to July. Although if you visit between August to October, you can enjoy clear skies and the lush green landscaped of Alibag.

    • Summer (March-June): The temperatures can peak to a maximum of 36 degrees but it’s still a good time to visit Alibaug. It’s the best time for local sightseeing.
    • Monsoon (July-September): Alibag experiences high rainfall, but the natural beauty of the area is enhanced during the monsoons. If you don’t mind rain and enjoy lush green landscapes then this is the best time to visit Alibaug.
    • Winter (October-March): The temperatures can be quite low and can drop to about 14 degrees during these months.

  • Which are the best beach resorts to stay in Alibaug?

    If you’re in Alibaug, staying at a beach resort is the natural choice. Located only a couple of minutes away from the sand and sea, they offer picturesque views and airy living quarters. Get your fix of beach fun with these popular beach resorts in Alibag.

    • Sanman Beach Resort
    • Shaant Beach Resort
    • Sunglow Resorts
    • Sagar Tarang Beach Resort
    • Ashish Mhatre's Varsoli Beach Resort
    • Coconut Beach Farm
    • Mango Beach House

  • How to reach Alibaug?

    Alibag can be accessed by Air, Road and Train.

    • Air: The nearest airport to Alibaug is the Mumbai Airport. Alibag is approx. 140 KM from there and you can hire a private taxi that will bring you to Alibag.
    • Road: Mumbai is connected to Alibag via NH 66. It is located at about 95 Km from Mumbai. The drive takes around 2 hours. You can drive yourself, hire a private cab or take bus. There are around 35-40 state busses that ply between Mumbai and Alibag. Alibag can also be accessed via bus from other cities like Thane, Pune, Nasik, Borivali, Kolhapur, Miraj etc.
    • Train: The nearest Railway Station is at Pen, a small town in Mumbai. Pen Station then connects to Panvel Railway Station in Mumbai City.

  • What are the different things/activities to do in Alibaug?

    There are many things/activities to do in Alibaug. Here are our top picks.

    • Water Sports
    • Water sports at Alibag Beach
    • Visiting Kolaba Fort
    • Water sports and relax at Nagaon Beach
    • Spend relaxing time at Vrindavan Farm
    • Enjoy wildlife adventure at Kanakeshwar Forest
    • Visit Murud-Janjira Fort
    • Water sports and relax at Kihim Beach
    • Shop at Raigadi bazar
    • Enjoy temple visits at Kanakeshwar Devasthan Temple, Nagoba Mandir and Hanuman Mandir

  • Which are the best homestays in Alibaug?

    Travelers yearning for something different may just find what they’re looking for in a homestay. Not only do you enjoy comfort but you get to meet locals, exchange ideas and make new friends. You also get insight into where the best eating joints and places to visit are. Sounds fun? Check out these homestays in Alibag and book your reservation today!

    • Mama’s House
    • Shree Holiday Homes
    • Aarav Cottage

  • What are the best romantic resorts in Alibaug for couples?

    Couples looking to get away and enjoy each other’s company will Alibaug to be the perfect place. With a long list of beaches to relax in day after day, you can escape the crowd and imagine that you’re the only two people here. The coastal town also has several romantic resorts to get comfortable in. Plush and private, these 3 are our top picks.

    • Outpost
    • The Fern Sylvanus Resort
    • Dewdrop Retreat

  • Which are the top family resorts in Alibaug?

    You can make sure everyone’s needs are catered to here by opting for family-friendly resorts with spacious living quarters and modern amenities. Check out these popular family resorts that everyone will love.

    • Nisarg Family Guest House
    • Sai Inn Resort
    • Sidz Cottage
    • Elysium Spa Resort

  • What are the best public transport modes to commute around Alibaug?

    The best Public transport in Alibag would be the local Autos, or Private taxis. They don’t operate using the meters, so make sure you negotiate the fare before getting in.

  • What Alibag is famous for shopping?

    Although, Alibag is not your ideal shopping destination, there are numerous places where you can street shop and pick up some nick nacks. Tourist shopping options mainly include beach shacks and street markets. The vendors sell a variety of things that attract tourists.

    Two specialities in Alibag are its fresh fruits and vegetable markets and Kolhapuri Slippers. So, make sure you buy a pair before you head back towards Mumbai.

  • Which are the best budget stays in Alibaug?

    Alibaug has great budget-friendly accommodation and if you want to keep a check on your expenses, take a look at these resorts.

    • Ruturaj Inn
    • Hotel Chirag Executive
    • Hotel Shreyas
    • HiraLaxmi Residency

  • Which are the most luxury resorts in Alibaug?

    Is money no object? Luxury resorts in Alibaug are for you. Choose from lavish retreats featuring top class spas and hotels with tropical settings perfectly manicured gardens.

    • Radisson Blu Resort and Spa
    • U Tropicana Alibaug
    • Hotel West Coast
    • Hotel Maple IVY

  • Which are the best villa stays in Alibaug?

    Take a walk through expansive gardens, stay in spacious rooms and enjoy great service at villas in Alibaug. Here are our favorites –

    • Prasidd Villa
    • Casa De La Luna
    • Paradise Villas & Resort
    • Ruturang Villa

  • Which are the famous beaches in Alibag?

    If you like spending time on the beach, then Alibag will be a paradise for you. It's laced with numerous beaches all of which are clear, sparsely crowded and picturesque. Here are some popular beaches in Alibaug.

    • Alibag Beach
    • Kihim Beach
    • Mandwa Beach
    • Kashid Beach
    • Nandgaon Beach
    • Akshi Beach
    • Revadanda Beach
    • Nagao Beach
    • Korali Beach

  • What are the best places for scuba diving in Alibag?

    Scuba Diving is an upcoming water sport in Alibag. You can take lessons from qualified Scuba Divers. Best place for Scuba Diving in Alibaug is near Murud Jangira and a single dive can cost approx. INR 4500 or USD 70. Although, scuba diving is available in most of the beaches mentioned above.

  • What are the famous places for Water sports in Alibag?

    You can enjoy numerous water sports activities in Alibag. They include Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Banana Boat Ride, Sea Kayaking, Scuba Diving and Speed Boat Ride.

    Places to enjoy these water sports are as follows:

    • Nagaon Beach is famous for Parasailing
    • Alibaug Beach is famous for Sea Kayaking, Jet Skiing and Banana Boat Ride
    • Mandwa Beach is famous for Quad Biking
    • Murud Jangira is famous for Scuba Diving

  • Where can one enjoy Adventure activities in Alibag?

    There are numerous water sport adventure activities tourists can enjoy in Alibag. Most beaches offer water sports activities. Some of the famous places are as follows:

    • Nagaon Beach is famous for Parasailing
    • Alibaug Beach is famous for Sea Kayaking, Jet Skiing and Banana Boat Ride
    • Mandwa Beach is famous for Quad Biking
    • Murud Jangira is famous for Scuba Diving

  • How is Alibag for honeymoon? And what are the activities in Alibag for a couple?

    Alibag makes for an ideal honeymoon destination especially if you want to keep thing local and are on a budget. Alibag is the perfect combination of breath-taking landscapes and romantic weather making it popular amongst couples who are planning a honeymoon. There are numerous activities to do and places to visit. There are several beaches in Alibaug that are sparsely populated and provide the perfect setting for long romantic walks. There are many tourist attractions such as forts and temples that you can visit with your partner. In addition to this there are many wonderful resorts where you can stay and many places where you can indulge in delicious local cuisine. All activities such as parasailing, scuba diving, jet skiing are available for couples.

  • What are the best places for camping in Alibag?

    Although you can set up a camp on any of the beaches in Alibaug, there are a few places that make for a more ideally setup.

    • Revdanda Campsite, Alibag. The cost for camping here is approx. INR 1850 Per Person or USD 35 Per Person. The Revdanda is located approx. 17 KM from Alibag. It is clean, peaceful, deserted and perfect for camping, sunbathing and swimming.
    • Kashid Campsite, Alibag: The cost for camping here is approx. INR 3000 or Per Person or USD 60 Per Person. The price includes all your meals and camping gear. The site is located on a hilltop with the Phansad Wildlife sanctuary located close by. You can enjoy breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea and spend a night under the blanket of the stars. If you are travelling with a group of friends you can hire companies to organize a Private Beach Party and boat rides.

  • Where can one enjoy aerial adventure activities in Alibag?

    The best Aerial views in Alibag can be enjoyed from the ruins of Phansad, it was the bungalow of Siddi Nawab situated at Kesauli, overlooking the Kashid Beach. It is also a popular camping destination.

Traveller Tales from Alibag

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SHRIKANT HATHI

26 October 2017

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Udit Pothuvaal

24 September 2015

The main aim of Gandhar Eco Lodge is to allow people to relish the rural culture amid a highly comfortable setting. We got to stroll around the silent lanes, and observe the the blend of natural solutions in construction of the shacks, water-heater sy...

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Malati Sethi

27 October 2015

The beach camping was a nice and classy experience. My friends went to this camp few months back, and were raving about it time and again. I was super excited about this, and I also asked my husband about this. When we saw on internet, we decided this...

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Rajinder Kapoor

18 November 2015

This place is situated on Mandwa-Sasawane Road. The place we stayed was called the Countryside Resort. It was a perfect getaway to stay in the arms of nature. It was a great and an interesting weekend. It is a perfect melange of unique design, modern ...

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Dhananjay Banerjee

12 September 2015

The Revdanda Beach camping was a brilliant experience that I encountered in my life. The camping experience was exquisite and brilliant to say the least. It was really a soul thirst quenching swim that we had there. This camping is enjoyed if you go w...

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Goutam Mehra

10 October 2015

Such a beautiful place. Trust me guys this is much better than Goa, what I liked best was that the entire place including the beach was secluded which gave us ample time to realx and take long walkes on the shore. Had a pleasant stay, the lodges are b...

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Dwaipayan Bhattacharya

06 January 2016

This was like a family pack of entertainmenet and fun. I had such an amazing time while embarking on the provided water sports and the entire place had a rustic appeal which made it all the more fun experience. Loved the food and especially campfire s...

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Vasudha Bhattacharya

14 December 2015

All my friends and me wanted to escape somewhere for a peaceful escape and Alibaug was the first place that came to our mind. Great place, the availability of water sports made it all the more exciting. Just loved the view and the calmness that this p...

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Saraswati Achari

22 January 2016

Amazing experience! Had a full-fledged family outing - great place to chill with your family and friends. The place is just beautiful and all the services provided were up to the mark. Lovely experience!

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