9 Beautiful Places To Visit In Alibaug That Will leave You Delighted

Alibaug or Alibag is coastal town in the district of Maharashtra, a popular weekend getaway for Mumbaikars. Alibag and its surrounding villages have been a historic hinterland for Bene Israeli Jews. One of them, a rich man named Ali who owned many plantations and gardens lived here. The place was addressed by locals as Alichi Bagh or simply Alibag and that is how the name of the place came into being.

Why Go There: Natural Beauty | Adventure | Relaxation
Ideal For: Friends | Family
Trivia:  Pola is a festival celebrated in August where bulls are decorated and worshipped
Things to Bring Back: Kolhapuri chappals, junk and antique jewellery, bags
Best Time to Visit: October – March

Places to Visit in Alibaug

9. Vrindavan Farm

A nature walk in Vrindavan farm is one of the most relaxing things you can do in Alibaug. What also adds to its charm are countless mango, chikoo, guava, custard apple, cacti, croton trees and others. Near Kanakeshwar, the farm also houses an art and craft museum where you can buy honey, bees wax candles, tribal, and folk art and craft.

Distance: 14 km from Alibaug
Time required: 1 – 2 hours

8. Karmakar Museum

The Karmakar Museum is named after Padmashree VP Karmakar who was a sculptor. His sculptures range from popular political figures to other people and animals which showcase the impact of early 20th century art.

Distance: 18 km from Alibaug
Time required: 1 hour

7. Someshwar Temple

This ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was built during the 4th century by the Satavahana rulers. The art, architecture and a pond inside the temple premises makes this temple a visual delight.

Distance: 3 km from Alibaug
Time required: 1 hour

Other temples to visit:

  • Hanuman Temple
  • Nagoba Mandir
  • Kanakeshwar Devastan Temple

6. The Rewas Jetty

The Rewas Jetty is famous for its Mumbai Launch service and weekend retreats of the rich and famous along the coastline. It is the main transport to the city and vacationers love to take a ride on it enjoying the sea and shoreline of Uran.

Distance: 23 km from Alibaug
Time required: 1 – 2 hours

5. Brahma Kund

A renowned religious site, the Brahma Kund is believed to be made in 1612 following a belief that Lord Brahma bathed Lord Krishna here. It is surrounded by steps on all four sides and has another kund called the Shiv Kund. It is located on a hilltop and also has a small temple dedicated to Lord Maruti and Mirchi baba.

Distance: 20 km from Alibaug
Time required: 1 hour

4. Magnetic Observatory

The Magnetic Observatory was established in 1904. It provides geo-magnetic data and is one of 13 such observatories in the world. It is one of the few British establishments in Alibaug and should be on your list when you plan a visit to Alibaug.

Distance: 1.4 km from Alibaug
Time required: 1 hour

3. Kanakeshwar Forest

Kanakeshwar forest is popular among tourists for its rich flora and fauna. Breeze from the Konkan coast keeps the place cool and attracts people for hikes and walks. There are various places for sightseeing in and around the forest like an old Shiva temple at a height of 1200 ft. near Mapgaon village.

Distance: 13 km from Alibaug
Time required: 2 hours

2. Kolaba Fort

Kolaba Fort or the Alibag Fort is an old military fort, a protected monument now. The construction of the fort started in 1680 by Shivaji Maharaj. The fort has two main entrances, one on the sea side and another towards Alibag, it also has freshwater wells inside it. During monsoons, one has to walk through waist-high water to reach the fort and at high tide, boats must be used. There is a temple and a dargah inside it as well.

Distance: 2.2 km from Alibaug
Time required: 2 hours

Other forts you can explore:

  • Khanderi Fort
  • Revdanda Fort
  • Undheri Fort
  • Murud Janjira Fort

1. Alibaug Beach

Whether you are a lover of solitude or just someone who wants to get away from the bustle of the city, you will love the serene and laidback experience at Alibaug beach. Enjoy watching the historical Alibag fort and sunset here.

Distance: 2 km from Alibaug
Time required: 2 hours

Other beaches you can explore:

  • Kihim Beach
  • Nagaon Beach
  • Akshi Beach
  • Varsoli Beach
  • Saswane Beach
  • Mandwa Beach

Places to Visit Near Alibaug

  • Kashid
  • Mumbai
  • Lonavala
  • Raigad
  • Matheran
  • Khandala

How to Reach Alibaug

Nearest Airport: Chhatarapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai

Book Your Flights From: Makemytrip CouponsCleartrip Coupons | Yatra Domestic Flight Coupons

Nearest Railway Station: Mumbai

Nearest Bus Stops: Alibaug Bus Stand

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Where to stay in Alibaug?

Vista Rosa | Hotel Ravikiran | Bohemyan Blue Stay | U Tropicana Alibaug

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