Alibaug is a famous town on the Konkan coast and municipal council in Raigad District of Maharashtra nearby Mumbai. It is the headquarters of the Raigarh district. It has best known historic marine forts, fine beaches and clean water. Atmosphere of Alibaug is very pleasant all through the year along with beautiful beaches to see, tasty food to your offerings. This is the reason why this place has always been one of the best holiday destinations among tourists and locals. You can reach Alibaug from Mumbai very easily anytime by bus, train or by road. The best preferred journey would be by road if you are looking for an adventurous trip. Book bike rentals in Mumbai from Ziphop.in and head on towards a memorable trip to explore Alibaug.
How to reach
Alibaug is on the route to Goa from Mumbai. To reach Alibaug from Mumbai, take the Mumbai-Goa-Ernakulum National Highway that is the NH17. At Wadkhal crossing, which is a little 8 kilometres ahead of Pen town, continue straight and you are now on the road to Alibaug. Alibaug is about 22 kilometres ahead from this place.
What to see and do
Alibaug has a big set of beaches and to plan a vacation here the first thing one has to do is choose the best ones for a perfect vacation. One of them is the Alibaug beach which is known as the king of the beaches in Maharashtra, India. It is the favorite spot for any ocean lover. Also you can see the nearby visiting places like Alibaug Fort, Kaneshwar Mandir, Mandwa beach, Kolaba Fort, Varsoli Beach which are at some few kilometres distance from Alibaug beach.
You can also do some shopping at Raigarh bazaar for apparels, fusion jewellery or souvenirs. This bazaar blooms in the evening times so it is better to enjoy shopping in the evening.
Besides the nearby visiting places Alibaug also possesses many other beaches and places of historic significance which are little far from Alibaug. Kihim Beach, Akshi Beach, Kashid Beach, Murud Janjira Fort and Naegaon Beach are those few good and famous tourist destinations.
Where to eat
There are number of restaurants that serve traditional Konkani dishes and sea food preparations cooked in the local flavour as well as Chinese and continental dishes in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian versions.
Sanman restaurant is one of the most known eateries that specialises in sea food. They have different thalis with different fishes like Pomfret, Surmai etc. Other items are also local specialities like bhakri and solkadhi. Aparanta, Bohemian Blue Garden, Dattaraj and Hotel Chirag are also few other good restaurants for satisfying your taste buds.
Where to stay
You will get many good options in budget hotels, luxurious suites, guest houses; home stays and resort in Alibaug with good accommodation facilities. Few of them are the Mauli Village, Hotel Ramakant, Hotel Prasanna, Sai Inn Resort, Elysium Resort and Spa, Hotel Sahyadri and Hotel Ravikiran.