|Welcome to this abode of Peace and Tranquility! Take a trip to this place, where you can re-ignite the bonds with your kith and kin and the ones that are close to you; a home away from home; a place where the entire family units and their branches can plan a union. You can have the exhilaration of the feeling of being born again, of the warmth and comforts in the very womb of Mother Nature! |
Come and experience the surrounds filled with green, the mango trees, coconut, the chikku plantations, the association of new friends, the swans, the rabbits, the ducks, the fowls, the turkeys and many more. Come monsoon, and you can hear the lilting songs of the rivulets, the beats of the falls that will calm your mind and take away from the day-to-day worries of your life. Relax on the hammocks, laze in the sun, hear the wind blow back.
Come to this place where you can have the contrasts of the view of mounts and hills on the one side and the splendors of the beach and sea on the other. Smell the fresh air and experience the totally non-polluted environs! Feel the experience of moving around on Bullock and Horse driven taxis. Sit on the rocks with your feet in the rivulet; enjoy a very intimate time by the ponds, the forests and greenery.
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.