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Tourists attractions in and around Alibaug
Beaches you just can't miss in Alibaug
Alibaug is known for its scenic beauty. The main tourist attraction are the beaches which one cannot miss.
Alibaug Beach - Main beach of the town is ideal for long walks, reasonably clean and has thin crowds during weekdays. Hard sand, black in shade, is quite difficult to build sand castles. One can relax with coconut water to enjoy the fresh air and sandy beach.
Aakshi Beach - 6km away from Alibaug, is a favorite spot for advertising, TV serials and film shoots. Ideal for ladies and children as the sea is flat for a considerable stretch to walk into the sea.
Varsoli Beach- A quite beach with sparkling white sand and clean seawater is a mile away from the main beach. It is relatively less frequented. The Varsoli village has thick coconut and Casuarina vegetation.
Kihim Beach - Kihim is 12km away from Alibaug is a symbol of natural beauty. No pollution zone, surrounded with dense coconut and palm trees is home to rare butterflies, birds and flowers. Clean sea water, thick vegetation all along the shore makes it ideal for photography.
Nagaon Beach - 10km away from Alibaug, is famous for coconut and betel nuts. One can cover Nagaon beach to Aakshi Beach in ten minutes.
Kashid Beach - 36km away on the Alibaug - Murud highway, is possibly the cleanest and the most beautiful beach in the region with almost "white" sand. An ideal place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the tides.
Saswane Beach is peaceful, calm and quiet is meant to relax.
Murud Beach - The water here is clear blue and the sand is silvery white. This is safe for sea bath and water sports. One is usually enthralled by the surroundings during sunset.
1. Kolaba Fort ( Alibaug Fort): The fort was built by Shivaji Maharaj. It is situated in the
sea about 1.5 kms from Alibaug shore and one can walk to the fort during low tide.
See Tide Table
2. Kankeshwar Temple: It is famous Shiva temple and is 20 kms from Nagaon.
3. Birla Mandir: It is near to Vikram Ispat industries ( Now Welspun) about 10 kms from
4. Nagaon Lighthouse: Situated at just opposite Nagaon beach and you can have closer
look by boat from Nagaon beach.