Alibag

Alibag or Alibaug is a town on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra near Mumbai. It's best known for its historic marine forts, fine beaches and clean water.

Get in

By boat

There are ferries and catamarans available from the Gateway of India, Mumbai. The journey takes 2 hours. However, service is suspended during the rains, i.e. May-October. The ferry takes you to Rewas and you are taken on a bus to Alibag. The cost of the bus trip is usually included in the ferry fare. This is the recommended way of getting to Alibag. A one-way trip by ferry costs ₹90 and by catamaran ₹150, both types of tickets include a bus trip to Alibag.

By bus

By car

By train

Alibag is not served by the Central Railway. The nearest Central Railway stations are very far - Panvel, 85 km away and Roha, 50 km away.

By bike

Get around

There are autos (shared/individual) available but the best bet is to have your own vehicle as you would like to hop on from one beach to another and you may not get anything in between.

See

Do

There isn't much to do in Alibag unless you love beaches. Arguably, the best beach in Alibag is Murud-Jajira with Kihim coming a close second.

Eat

Drink

Alibag has lots of restaurants and bars, and soft drinks and liquor are freely available.

Sleep

There are many homestays dotted along the 45 km road from Alibag to Murud. Rooms are like what you find in regular homes, generally cheaper than the regular hotels but service is only basic. They generally have parking space in the lawn in front. Rates vary with tourist season and the quality of the room.

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