Alibaug is a town in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. The Alibaug beach is the main beach in the town which is quite a popular beach for planning beach holidays in Maharashtra. The beach here is very neat and tidy and ideal for a long walk along the seaside. The sandy beach with coconut trees lined up enhances the beauty of the place. The place is not only perfect for leisure holidays but also ideal for planning honeymoons. The sound of the waves, the clear blue sky and the cool breeze blowing in the beach creates a romantic evening, perfect for honeymoon couples.
There are several tourism places in and around the beach which are often visited by tourists. These include the beautiful Kolaba Fort which was built by Shivaji. Tourists can avail boats to reach the fort. You will also get to see a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh in front of the fort. Another beautiful beach named the Akshi beach can be found near Alibaug whose beauty and calmness is a major attraction in Maharashtra for the nature lovers. This is a place where you can lose yourself from all worries and tensions and be at par with nature. The Kihim beach is another beach near Alibaug where tourists can set up tents and camp fire to plan a one day picnic.
The Khanderi Fort is another place of visit near Alibaug where tourists can visit enjoying a boat ride. The Kanakeshwar Mandir which is about 17km away from Alibaug is a well known Shiv temple forming an important sightseeing place of this tour. This temple is made up of many other small temples dedicated to many deities and it also has a special tank with sweet water in it which forms a special appeal of the place. If one has a little more time to spend then a visit to the Kashid beach near Alibaug is a must. The beach is covered with white sand and is the cleanest beach one has ever seen.
There are many other places that can be visited by the tourists here which include the Shitaladevi temple, Vikram Vinayak temple, the Karmarkar museum, the Magnetic observatory and the Korlai Fort.
This place can be visited during all seasons; however, the monsoon season adds more charm to the beach. Alibaug offers various accommodation facilities for the tourists which include many cottages, beach resorts and also various pocket friendly hotels. Other than enjoying in the beach the tourists have got many other things to do as well like enjoying the local food and exploring for special gifts in the markets nearby.