Town with ceaseless rustic charm
Fenced with Azure Ocean on three sides, Alibag is often called as ‘Mini Goa of Maharashtra’. An idyllic getaway from the noisy cities and directly in the lap of solitude and peaceful nature imbued destination. Alibag has recently gained popularity as tourists’ destination with its placid environ. Backpackers from Mumbai and Pune can easily play their weekend in this bucolic town to filter their stress and rejuvenate themselves.
Alibaug also has its named inked on flipping pages of history. Rediscover yourself in the soft sands, affable beaches, scrunching sun, gripping history and lip smacking sea food. Stroll along with your beloved and catch the glimpse of sun setting in the ocean while the sky veils with vibrant azure, pale tint of orange and pinch of yellow. Listen chirping of colorful birds flying I flock towards their nest. Let the soft sand cuddle your foot and wave tickle them to make most perfect prom. Or get your buddies in, and enjoy splashing water, snapping pictures, make sand castle and many more.
Plan your visit to Kolaba Fort, built by Shivaji in 1680. It is cynosure of the town. Visiting this magnificent fort is quiet adventurous as it is built within the sea and one has to walk for half an hour to reach the fort. It is only possible to walk while it is low tide in the sea. This 300 years old is Must see for backpackers. Other historical places include Undheri Fort and Khanderi Fort.
‘Mini Goa of Maharashtra’ as it is called with affection, has array of beaches stretching at stone throw’s distance. All beaches have their own distinct feature that tempts tourists grabbing their attention. Akshi beach has soft sandy beach with crystal water and suru trees fencing at the backset whereas Alibag beach has blackest sand. Nagaon beach, located at 7kms from Alibag was once idealistic for filming movies. Other beaches are Versoli beach, Mandwa beach, Kihim beach, Kashid beach, etc. Tourist would also like visiting Vikram Vinayak Mandir, Kanakeshwar, Awas, Rewas, Chaul Revdanda and many more.
The best way to reach Alibag is by Sea. It takes period of hour to approach Alibag. There are various Catamarans and Speed boats running from Gateway of India, Mumbai.
Plan your amazing weekend at Alibag now!!!