Alibag By Rakesh Ayilliath (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Alibag

Distance

141 Kms

Best Season

Winters, October to March

Overview

It has thin crowds during the week. The sand has a hard texture and is a shade of black. It is not easy to create sand castles. The tide rolls in from all sides: You may have to wade through water on the way back.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.

Attractions

Kolaba Fort (1–2 km)

An interesting feature of this fort is that it has freshwater wells in its premises even though it is a seaside fort. The fort can be reached by wading through waist-deep water at low tide. it remains open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Siddheshwar Mandir (9 km)

This is famous Shiva temple near picturesque hills near village Khandale just 9 km from Alibag beach. You can drive your vehicles near to hillocks and with small trek you can reach this beautiful temple. The beauty is awesome during Shrawan month when hundreds of people throng to worship here during Shrawani Somwars.

Khanderi and Underi Islands (4 km)

A 4 kilometers from of Alibaug beach Beach, one can visit to a historical Khanderi and Underi islands The most prominent structure is a lighthouse built in 1837 which is still in service and used for sea navigation.

Temghar Dam

You can visit this dam on the way while travelling to lavasa. You can view the beautiful sight in this dam when water flows continuously.

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