Aawas Beach Dist: 4.5 Kms
Calm and quiet beach with no commercial activities of any kind ... Read More
Awas beach: 4.5 Kms
Calm and quiet beach with no commercial activities of any kind. Good beach for relaxation and peaceful ambience. Nearby tourist spots are Karmarkar Museum of scluptures & Mandwa Jetty.
Karmarkar Museum Dist: 7 Kms
Museum of excellent scluptures (शिल्पालय) named after late ... Read More
Karmarkar Museum: 7 Kms
Museum of excellent scluptures (शिल्पालय) named after late Sh. Vinayak Karmarkar (1891 – 1967), himself. He was a famous sculptor of past. His works include statues of various sizes, subjects & materials. One of the examples of his creations is the famous statue of Shivaji Maharaj weighing up to 8 tons, at Shivaji Maidan Dadar. Facial expressions & postures were specialties of this master craftsman, which are exhibited in all of his statues - irrespective of their size.
Mandwa Jetty Dist: 8 Kms
It is popular for a direct Ferry services from Gateway Of India, Mumbai ... Read More
Mandwa Jetty / Beach: 8 Kms
It is popular for a direct Ferry services from Gateway Of India, Mumbai. It has a beautifu beach adjacent to the jetty. Water sports to a limited scale are also available. The walk on the jetty is pleasant and the view is wonderful. Visit in the evening for some memorable moments, especially Sunset. If the sky is clear, you can also see the Mumbai coast line as well.
Kihim Beach Dist: 5 Kms
This beach is quiet tranquil, surrounding area is very beautiful ... Read More
Kihim Beach: 5 Kms
This beach is quiet tranquil, surrounding area is very beautiful with coconut trees and you will definitely enjoy the Sunset. This beach is not too crowded like most of the famous beaches. Minimalistic water sports are available at the beach, ideal for Kids sports like horse riding, Baggi rides etc. There are small stalls on the beach itself where you can enjoy farm-fresh tender coconut & local food. Khanderi and Underi island Fort can be seen from here too.
Caution: Has some rocky patches. Better to avoid Swim or walk deep inside especially during high tide to avoid sharp pointed stones/rocks as you may get cuts & bruises in water.
Kankeshwar Temple Dist: 6.5 Kms
This is a popular place, famous for its cool climate and the old temple ... Read More
Kankeshwar Temple: 6.5 Kms to the base
This is a popular place, famous for its cool climate and the old temple of Lord Shiva built in 1764. This beautiful and majestic temple is situated on a small hill near the village of Mapgaon. The hill is almost 1200 feet high with a stretch of about 5.5 kms and one has to climb approx 700 steps to reach the temple. The temple surroundings are extremely serene, peaceful and spiritual.
Kanakeshwar is a place to feel the jungle & hills in silence. The view that it offers especially while climbing down is stunning. If you want to see the beauty of the Arabian Sea and the Khanderi Fort along with the hilly region, Kankeshwar is the place!
Recommendation: To start early morning to witness amazing sunrise and enjoying the view without feeling hot in the later weather. Althoug if you are not early risers we suggest anytime of the day between November to February where the weather is in your favour.
Khanderi / Underi Fort Dist: 5 Kms
Boat service is available from Thal (थळ) as well as Kihim. Khanderi fort ... Read More
Khanderi / Underi fort visit by Boat : 5 Kms
Boat service is available from Thal (थळ) as well as Kihim. Khanderi fort is Island fort located in the sea. The boat ride to the fort is also a wonderful experience. You meed approx 1 to 1.5 hours to cover the fort. You can see Vetal temple (Deity - The Warrior god. The deity is also called 'Betal' colloquially), Bisons, Cannons, Lighthouse, Water trench and some more fortification.
थळ Datta Mandir Dist: 7 Kms
Small & Nice temple in Alibag of God Gurudev Datta (श्री गुरुदेव दत्त) ... Read More
Thal Datta Mandir: 7 Kms
Small & Nice temple in Alibag of God Gurudev Datta (श्री गुरुदेव दत्त) which is situated on small hill, though drivable road till top with less than 1 Km uphill. View of surroundings area is beautiful from this temple top. You can also catch a glimpse of the RCF Factory and the surrounding calm nature from the top.
Varsoli Beach Dist: 12 Kms
Good, long, clean & well maintained beach & most important not crowded ... Read More
Varsoli Beach: 12 Kms
Good, long, clean & well maintained beach & most important not crowded. Beach has basic water sports activities like Water scooter, Banana ride etc. Sufficient Parking with minimum charges is available at the beach itself. Also there is horse riding and baggi available sometimes. The beach is almost flat with shallow ends for all age groups to enjoy.
Kolaba Fort Dist: 13 Kms
This fort is situated little inside the sea on an island ... Read More
Kolaba Fort: 13 Kms
This fort is situated little inside the sea on an island. Fort offers great view of the sea and land. Once upon a time it had many more structures, temples, treasures, horse stables & gardens.
If its low tide, you can walk all the way to the fort or even horse carts are available for the same.
During high tide, fort is only accessible through boats which can be hired on the beach. Fort closes at 06.30 pm. You can spend from 1 to 1.5 hours in the Fort. Do visit if you like historic places.
Jain Temple Dist: 12 Kms
1) Naminath Shwetambar Jain Derasar:12Kms ... Read More
Jain Temple: 12 Kms
1). Naminath Shwetambar Jain Derasar: 12 Kms
Shribag No. 2 Road, Opp St. Mary's School, Alibag, Maharashtra 402201
2). Shantinath Bhagwan Jain Derasar: 12 Kms
Main Market, Alibaug City, Dist - Raigad, Maharshtra, 402201
Nagaon Beach Dist: 22 Kms
One of the most famous beaches in this area with a variety of water sports ... Read More
Nagaon beach: 22 Kms
One of the most famous beaches in this area with a variety of water sports including Parasailing. It has ample parking space and small shacks that serve bhel, vada pav, maggi etc
Birla Ganesh Mandir Dist: 33 Kms
This marble temple is on hill top. The main temple has beautifully carved ... Read More
Birla Ganesh Mandir: 33 Kms
This marble temple is on hill top. The main temple has beautifully carved marble idol of 'Ganapati' (main diety) with ‘Riddhi & Siddhi’ on its either sides. Around Ganesha temple equally beautifully carved marble idols in small temples of 'Radha-Krishna', 'Shiv-Parvati', 'Bhavani devi' and 'Suryadeva'. There is also a beautiful and well maintained garden next to the temple. It has well built steps (130 Nos) and a separate road facility ONLY for Sr citizens to take their vehicle on top. Mobile phones are strictly not permitted inside.
Worship and Aarti is done at 9.00 a.m. and 7.00 p.m. every day. The temple is open for the public from 6.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Korlai Fort & Light House Dist: 33 Kms
The Korlai Fort is surrounded by Arabian Sea on three sides and ... Read More
Korlai Fort & Light House: 33 Kms
The Korlai Fort is surrounded by Arabian Sea on three sides and has a beautiful lighthouse as major attraction with beautiful panoramic views of the sea. You can drive down to base of fort which is bit rough passing through local colony and then you need to climb about hundred steps to reach the fort. However the view of sea is amazingly breathtaking.
Korlai Fort is nothing but just walls all over. This is an old Portuguese structure situated on a hill top. Built in the year 1521, Korlai Fort originally meant as a watch point for the invaders and was used to be a house of 7,000 people including horses and Portugese army men.
The small trek from the light house to the Korlai fort was easy as it had steps in the form of concrete slabs or stones.
Kashid Beach Dist: 42 Kms
Most famous beaches in Aibaug area and known as white sand beach ... Read More
Kashid Beach: 42 Kms
Most famous beaches in Aibaug area and known as white sand beach but also one of the cleanest beach in this region. The drive itself is beautiful with sea on one side and accompanying mountain on other side. Quiet famous for water sports activities like jet skiing, boat ride, banana & sofa ride. The beach has ample play area for children with parking too. Many stalls with snacks, shacks, beach wear stores etc.
Janjira Fort Dist: 65 Kms
This is an incredible fort built on 22 acre land by Shivaji Maharaj ... Read More
Janjira Fort: 65 Kms
This is an incredible fort built on 22 acre land by Shivaji Maharaj inside the sea and is a classic example of well planned & built monument. This great historical fort was used to keep an eye on the enemies who tried to enter through sea way and remained unconquered despite Dutch & English East India Company outbreaks. Comparatively fort is in a good condition though very old but still you find glimpse of the golden era of Shivaji Maharaj. It requires a boat ride of about 20 mins which costs about Rs 60 to 65 per person. If you pay approx Rs. 200 to the boatman, then he will act as a guide to the Fort which is strongly recommended to understand this fort in real sense. There is sweet water lake well inside the fort which is strange since it is surrounded by sea water from outside. Fort has third largest cannon in the country weighing about 15 tons and having a range of 6 Kms
The fort is best accessible during the HIGH TIDE.