|Located 110 km south of Mumbai, Alibaug is a 300-year old seaside town in the Konkani region of Maharashtra. Also known as ‘Shreebag’, Alibaug is also the headquarters of the Raigad district. Spread over a small strip on the Arabian Sea, on the southern side of Mumbai, Alibaug is a destination well known for its beautiful beaches, surrounded by coconut trees. |
Elysium Spa Resort has a total of 20 Rooms & is situated just 05 mins from the very famous Birla Temple. Kashid Beach is at a driving distance of 20 mins from the resort.
Water Sports :- Arranged by private water sports vendors, Alibaug has a lot of water sports setups and facilities throughout the year (expect monsoons & high tide)
Alibaug Beach :- Alibag aka Alibaug is a coastal town and a municipal council in Raigad District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, India. It is the headquarters of the Raigad district. Alibag was developed in the 17th century by Sarkhel Kanhoji Aangre the naval chief of King Shivaji's Kingdom. Alibag is a coastal town and municipal council in Raigad district in Konkan region of Maharashtra, India. It is the headquarters of the Raigad district. Raigad's first name was "Kulaba". Today's Ramnath was the main village. A Bene Israelite named Ali used to live there at that time. A rich man he was who owned many mango and coconut plantations in his gardens. Hence, the locals used to call the place "Alichi Bagh" meaning "Gardens of Ali", or simply "Alibag", and hence the name stuck.
Kolaba Fort :- The Kolaba or Kulaba Fort (or the Alibag Fort) is an old military fortification in India, now turned into a popular tourist destination and a protected monument. Constructed by Shivaji, the Fort was chosen by him to be one of his chief naval stations.
Nagaon Beach :- Tourists from far of places, Mumbai and pune visit nagaon beach due to the clean water, best cottages, water sports and tasty sea food, provided at reasonable prices around the beautiful beach. Nagaon beach acts as the central place for surrounding other beaches like Murud, Kashid, Akshi, Alibaug, Kihim and Mandva. Still nagaon beach is natural and beautiful due to coconut, betel and suru trees. From Mumbai and pune, Nagaon beach is 100 km via road and 60 km from sea. Water sports is new additional entertainment, available at Nagaon beach. There are seven to eight types of boats, available as per tourist demand. Nagaon beach is safe for all kinds of activites as in swimming, boating due to flat surface.
Kanakeshwar Forest :- The beautiful, dense and majestically mesmerizing lush green Kanakeshwar Forest is known for its richness and abundance of flora and fauna. Poisonous snakes, Panthers, Leopards, Wild boars can be spotted here roaming around the forest.
Murud-Janjira Fort :- About 21 kms from Kashid Beach, this fort is surrounded by the turquoise colored waters of the Arabian Sea. Dating back to 15th century AD, built under the rule of Emperor Malik Amber, the ruler of Ahmednagar, the structure sports an enchanting entrance to the fort depicting a carving of a tiger trapped by six elephants.
Bhramha Kund :- The kund is 20 km away from Alibaug, built in 1612, Brahma Kund is immensely popular for its religious belief. Located on a hill to, there are two kunds the Shiv pool and the Brahmas kund.
Mandwa :- The beautiful and mesmerizing Mandwa beach is located 20km north of Alibaug. Located in the vicinity of Gateway of India, the beach can be reached easily via ferries from Gateway of India.
Varsoli Beach :- Parnakuti located in Varsoli village is 1 kilometres from alibag city proper. Designed as a comfortable home away from home, the entire cottage can be rented for a weekend. Also available is authentic delicious Konkani food specially catered for your needs, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. All your needs will be taken care of and the best part is at a great price that won't stretch your wallet at all. Alibag used to be the headquarters the great Maratha Admiral, Kanhoji Angre and has the famous Kulaba fort in the sea. Kanhoji Angre created the town of Alibag towards end of 17th century. Legend has it that a wealthy Muslim named Ali Owned many plantations, which gave the town the name Alibag.
Birla Temple :- 20 Kms from Alibaug on the Alibaug – Roha route near the Salav village is the beautiful 'Birla Mandir'. Ganesha is the main diety of the temple with ‘Riddhi and Siddhi’ on its either sides. There are small temples of ‘Radha-Krishna’, ‘Shiv-Parvati’ and ‘Suryadeva’ also in the Birla mandir. Aarti at Birla temple is at 9.00 am and 7.00 pm everyday.