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Alibag

, Maharashtra

(Alibag is also spelled as Alibaug / Alibagh)
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State: Maharashtra
District: Raigad
Famous for/as: Beaches
Languages: Marathi, Hindi, English
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 22 to 40°C, Winter 12 to 33°C
Altitude: 0 m
Pincode: 402201
STD code: 02141
Alibag meaning Garden of Ali, is a coastal town is located in the Raigad district of the Konkan region. Alibag is a weekend picnic spot for the citizens of Mumbai. It is also a famous center for business conferences. Most of the people in the city own farms and cottages which are a few hundred meters from the sea shore. As Alibag is surrounded by sea on all 3 sides, it is often called as the Goa of Maharashtra.

The town and its bordering villages are the historic back-country of Bene Israeli Jews. Israel Ali is a Jewish synagogue of the town. Shivaji's naval chief Kanhoji Angre developed Alibag in the 17th century. It is not only a sun city but also an amazing weekend location. The city shot into prominence after Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built the fort of Kulaba.

Fixed in the lap of nature, Alibag is a maritime town of India. The town is renowned for its clean waters, sand like beaches and fresh air. Alibag is an astonishingly beautiful place and nature appears to be at its best. Alibag is placed on the southern tip of Mumbai, on the constrict strip of Arabian Sea. From Mumbai, it is just three hours by road and one hour by ferry, in fact a perfect place for weekend gateway.

Alibag is a tropical island with all trees and palm lacunae beaches. The various orchards and chikoo trees have made the place an unpolluted spot. It is particularly fantastic during the rainy season. With rain washed trees and the smell of the wet earth, makes one yearn to stay here forever.
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Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

  by Afia Ahmad  on Feb 11, 2014
A detailed article on the best weekend getaways from Mumbai and suggestive list of place around Mumbai for a great holiday

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Alibag is a beach town that is located on the Mumbai-Goa road. It is well connected with through roadways to the cities along the Konkan coast. The closest airport is at Mumbai and it is situated around 140 km away. There are pre paid taxis that are available from the Mumbai International Airport. The taxi operators charge around Rs 1500 for the trip from Mumbai to Alibag.

The closest railway station is at Panvel. Panvel is approximately 50 km from Alibag and the trip takes about one hour. There are taxis available from the railway station and they charge around Rs 900 for the trip.

Bus


Alibag town is well connected by buses and they ply to most of the main beaches in the area. The main bus stop is located at a walking distance from the Alibag Beach.

Taxi


There many cabs that one can hire in Alibag to get around the town. Some of them are,

City Cool Cab Service, Phone No-022 22164466
Royal cars, Phone No-022 22837302
Adarsh Rent A Car Pvt Ltd, Phone No-022 23683777

Ferry


Ferries are another option to reach the surrounding areas. Alibag is also connected to Gate of India through regular ferry services. This is a good option for more adventurous travelers.

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You can find 29 hotels in Alibag under following categories:
Comments (10) Reviews (3)
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Posted by TANMAY SONAWANE 1 year, 2 months ago
Thanks for sharing the post.....
Alibag is a weekend picnic spot for the citizens of Mumbai. It is also a famous center for business conferences. Last month my friend went to seems all these places for that i booked her return Bus Ticket through ticketgoose.com.

Thank you.....
Posted by nithi 1 year, 3 months ago
must place i very very like lovebale place.............
Posted by jigar maisuria 2 year, 4 months ago
Beautiful city I love very much.
Posted by Sham Lokare 3 year, 3 months ago
beautiful beach in mumbai.
Posted by someshwar 5 year, 2 months ago
very wonderful alibag and beautiful.
Posted by anita 5 year, 4 months ago
very wonderful alibaug
Posted by khaliq 5 year, 5 months ago
looks beautiful yaar
Posted by bansalpayal1 6 year, 36 days ago
please insert the photos of the climbing steps & shankar & ganapati temple & statue photos. and of steps
Posted by vishal doshi 6 year, 3 months ago
NICE PHOTO NICE PHOTOGRAFER & NICE PLACE CHOOSEN U
Posted by MEHUL PAWAR 6 year, 5 months ago

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