This place is located at a road travel distance of about 143 kms from Pune, Alibaug is a popular beach destination of Maharashtra. This coastal town falls under the Raigad district of Maharashtra, is basically one of the most popular picnic and Weekend getaway destination from Pune and Mumbai. Surrounded by the mighty sea by three sides, Alibaug is a historic town that has seen the reign of Shivaji and witnessed the Portuguese invasions too.
Whether you are travelling with family or a group of friends, Alibaug has plenty to offer its visitors when it comes to a short vacation for a day or two. The local Konkan cuisine is a delight for the travelers and the beachy sands make it a perfect way to indulge during the lazy afternoons. There are a number of beaches around this place and all of these beaches are located quite close to each other. If you are looking for options of things to do in Alibaug, then here is a list of the favorites:
• Alibaug beach
If you are in Alibaug, then there is no better place to relax and enjoy some quality time with family than its beach. It is a stretch of the silver sands bordered with the blue waters on one side and the coconut grooves on the other. The picturesque scenario is a delight to watch and cherish. The fisherman’s village located near the beach gives one an insight into the hardworking life of the local fishermen.
• Kolaba fort
Located right in the middle of the waters, the Kolaba fort is a worth visiting destination when in Alibaug. The glorious example of the mighty Maratha empire, this fort is adorned with the artifacts from the history, paintings and carvings that tell the tale of the era gone by. The Ganapati temple is also located in the fort that is worshipped by the fishermen in this area.
• Vrindavan Farm
If you want to spend a relaxed day in the midst of nature at Alibaug, then the Vrindavan farm is a must visit destination for you. Spread across 28 acres of farms with mango, chikoo, guava and numerous other plants, Vrindavan farm is a perfect way to get up close with nature. One can also shop for various natural products like honey at the art & craft museum located within the premises of the farm.