Alibaug Beach | Camping, Resorts, Hotels & Rides

Alibag (also known as Alibaug) is a small coastal town located in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. The Alibag beach or Alibaug beach camping and Alibaug beach resorts are famous. Many people will visit for their beaches, villas and scenic beauty.

Alibaug is a popular weekend getaway from Mumbai and Pune. Alibaug has earned the nickname ‘Mini-Goa’ due to its large number of tourists throughout the year. Even though it is a small town, the activities you need to do will never end.

Steep in colonial history, Alibag is a strange little town 96 km from Mumbai and 150 km from Pune and littered with sandy beaches, clean air and plenty of forts and temples.

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Alibaug Beach

Alibaug is famous for its many beaches, only a few minutes away, so you do not have to tense about which beach to visit and which to leave. The most visited beach in Alibag is Alibaug Beach.

Alibaug Beach is a picturesque beach located along the Arabian Sea in Maharashtra. Alibag is a black sand beach that offers a panoramic view of Kolaba Castle from the shore.

The amber sand lies beneath its coarse black replica. Further, it emphasizes its unique landscape through the lazy rocks surrounding the entire landscape.

The ruins of the fort are visible from Alibaug Beach, easily accessible by walking on water on low tides and by small boat trips during high tides. The beach is famous for its scenic sunrise and sunset views, a must when visiting Alibag.

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It is the perfect place to spend your leisure time admiring the scenery of the Arabian Sea and sunrise, sunset and the silhouette of Fort Kolaba.

Named Alibag Beach, Alibag Beach is famous for its scenic beauty, rich history, and numerous adventure sports activities. You can take a boat ride on the beach water that sees Fort Kolaba in all its glory.

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This historic monument remains strong along the coast, an irreversible symbol of everything erected by the Maratha Empire.

The beach is 4 km from the shores of the Arabian Sea and is home to some fishing villages where you can enjoy the lifestyle and culture of the locals.

While here, you can also visit the nearly 400-year-old Ganapati Temple. Visit Alibag Beach for everything from great history to breathtaking activities.

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What is the perfect time to visit Alibaug?

November to March is the best time to visit Alibag to enjoy the beaches as the weather is dry and cool.

The monsoon season begins in June and lasts until September, so it is off-season. Also, the boat service between Mumbai and Alibag does not operate during the monsoon season.

It starts to heat up in March and is very hot till June. However, many families come here to spend their summer vacations due to its proximity to Mumbai and Pune.

Monthly Weather

MonthHigh/Low (°C)Rain
January28°/ 20°0 days
February31°/ 22°0 days
March31°/ 22°0 days
April33°/ 25°0 days
May32°/ 26°0 days
June31°/ 27°19 days
July29°/ 25°31 days
August29°/ 25°29 days
September28°/ 25°30 days
October31°/ 25°19 days
November32°/ 25°One day
December31°/ 23°0 days

Water Sports or Beach rides & Prices

Jet skiing

Location: Alibaug beach and Nagaon Beach, Alibaug.

Cost: The price of jet skiing can be anywhere from INR 200 to INR 500 for two people.

Parasailing

Location: Nagaon Beach, Alibaug

Price: The price of a parasailing activity will be approximately INR 1000 per person.

Banana Boat Ride

Location: Nagaon Beach, Alibaug

Price: A banana boat ride may cost approximately INR 100 per person.

Bumper ride

Location: Nagaon beach, Alibaug

Cost: The price of a bumper ride may cost up to INR 200 per person.

Sea Kayaking

Location: Mandwa Beach, Alibaug

Cost: The price of sea kayaking may be up to INR 300 per person.

Dolphin Sightseeing Trip

Location: Kashid Beach, Alibaug

Cost: The price of dolphin sightseeing may be up to INR 250 per person.

Stand-up Paddleboarding

Location: Mandawa Beach, Alibaug, Maharashtra

Price: Starting from 1200/- per adult.

Scuba diving

Location: Near Murud Janjira, Alibaug

Cost: The price of scuba diving may cost around INR 4500 for a single dive.

KiteBoarding

Location: Murud Janjira, Alibaug, Maharashtra.

Price: Starting from 3000/- per adult.

Speed Boat Ride

Location: Mandwa Beach, Alibaug

Price: The speed boat rides may cost up to INR 100 per person.

Alibaug beach Resorts

Here is the list of four beach resorts in Alibaug:

  • Casa de Kihim
  • Sunshine beach Cottage.
  • Sanman Beach Resort
  • Sun Glow Resort
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Alibaug Beach Resorts with Private Beach
  • Casuarina The Beach Resort, 8 km from National Highway
  • Tropicana Resort & Spa Alibag, 4 km from Khim beach.
  • Radisson Blue Resort& Spa, 4 km from Varsoli Beach.
  • Kapil Beach resort, 2 km from Karpewadi Agrotel.
  • Ice Apple Resort, 2km from Karpewadi Agrotel.

Hotels

12 hotels in Alibag near the beach:

  1. SaffronStays Salt Rim on the Beach
  2. Breeze on the Beach
  3. Coconut Beach Resort Alibag
  4. La Mer Beach House
  5. Kapil’s Beach Resort
  6. SaffronStays Thalassea, Alibaug
  7. Nirvaan
  8. Casa Bella with Infinity Pool in Kashid
  9. SaffronStays Malibu
  10. Cocos Inn
  11. Sea Breeze Villa
  12. Maple IVY- A Boutique Hotel.

Alibaug Beach Camping   

There are many online bookings for Alibaug beach camping.

Click here for one of the official websites.

Basic Details

Cost: 1100Rs

Location: Revdanda beach

Distance From Mumbai: 110km

Distance From Pune: 150km

Batch: All Days

Check-in: Day-1 03.00 PM

Check-out: Day-2 11.00 AM

Accommodation: Alibaug beach Camping Tents (2/3 sharing) with mattresses, pillows and blankets

Batches

Everyday Batches

Cost

Adults (Above 10 yrs): ₹ 1100 per person

Kids (between 5-10 yrs): ₹ 800 per person

Amenities
  • Pillows & Blankets.
  • Dome Tent Stay.
  • Mineral Water
  • Washroom
  • Pick up/ drop facilities (Paid).
  • First Aid Kit.
Activities
  • DJ Music
  • Live Music
  • Bonfire
  • Movie screening
  • Indoor -Outdoor Games
  • Group fun activities and games

Address

Alibaug Beach Rd, Main Beach, Koliwada, Alibag, Maharashtra 402201

Timings: 06:00 AM to 11:00 PM

How to reach

Air: The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai is the nearest major airport to Alibag, located at 140 km. You can reach Alibag by bus, car, cab or boat.

Train: The nearest railway station to Alibag locates in Penn’s small town in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Train services from Penn connect it to Panvel and Mumbai.

Road: Alibag is almost in the middle of the Mumbai-Goa Highway (NH66). Being a famous scenic coastal road, many tourists prefer to travel from Mumbai to Alibag. There are also regular bus services to Alibag from Mumbai, Pune, and nearby cities. These buses operate by public and private operators and are convenient to travel.

Waterways: The most famous and convenient way to reach Alibag is by ferry from Mumbai. The nearest jetty is at Mandwa, with regular catamaran and ferry services from the Mumbai Gateway. It takes an hour to reach the ferry and 20 minutes by speedboat. Mandwa Jetty is another 40-minute journey by Alibag bus, the price of which is usually included in the ferry ticket.

Nearby places to visit

  1. Alibaug Beach
  2. Kolaba Fort
  3. Water Sports in Alibaug
  4. Murud-Janjira Fort
  5. Varsoli Beach
  6. Villa Stay
  7. Kihim Beach
  8. Nagaon Beach
  9. Akshi Beach
  10. Kanakeshwar forest
  11. Kashid Beach
  12. Underi Fort