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Alibag Beach

The Alibag beach is just one kilometer away from state transport bus station and PNP, Ajanta ferry service offices. It is spread over 3 to 4 km to the west. From the state transport bus – station. The moment you reach the beach, you have the sight of the famous Kulaba Fort. The beachfront has all sorts of eatables like Bhel Puri, patties, ice cream, tender coconut etc. You can walk on the smooth sand and can also have a ride on a Horse – cart, it turns out to be a fun-filled ride for kids and the elderly alike.from noise and air pollution, which make it a favourite tourist site.

Kulaba Fort

It is located 1 km across from Alibag beach. The Great Maratha-warrior Shivaji started the construction of this sea fort in 1680 A.D. The fort is 900 ft. long, 350 ft. wide and has 25 ft. high walls which have 17 bastions (burj) on all sides. The fort has been standing for over 300 years. The fort can only be accessed during ebb tide through a narrow strip of land which goes underwater during high tide.Within the premises, you will find a well and a tank of sweet water in the midst of sea! On one of the 17 bastions, two cannons in intact condition can be seen. The Archaeological Survey of India charges a token entry Fee for the visitors.

Nagaon Beach

Almost identically located is an adjacent beach at Nagaon, 7 kms from Alibag on the same road. You turn right from the Shivaji statue and reach the Saatad beach, just 2 kms away. Here also, you find neatly planted stretch of casuarina trees. The shadow – light play in the cool shade of the plantation is a special experience. This beach has a distinction of straight and broadest clean beach in the whole Taluka of Alibag. You can get good options for lodging, food etc. provided by locals.

Akshi Beach

Akshi is an evergreen village. Just 5 Km from Alibag ... Full of fishers.. Generally not crowded.. One can travel by Alibag-Revdanda bus, eight sitter auto rickshaw or private vehicles to Akhshi. It takes approx.15 min. All houses in the village are built in the deep shadow of coconut, betel-nut trees.

Kashid Beach

The famous Kashid beach is located 18 km from Murud. The specialty of this beach is the beautiful silvery white sand. literally dazzling silvery on this clean beach. It's a favorite spot for advertising, TV serial and film shoots. The beach is complete with small-food stalls. If you are traveling from Alibag to Murud, the last U-turn in the Ghat section of the road that descends on the Kashid beach is simply mesmerizing'!

Murud Beach

Murud beach is surrounedd on three sides by mountains. The water here is clear blue and the sand is slivery white. The sunset from this beach is also fabulous.

Varsoli Beach

It is situated just on the outskirts of Alibag. It is relatively less visited site and as a result is a quiet beach with sparkling white sand and cleaner seawater. Varsoli is a small satellite village across Alibag, complete with thick vegetation of coconut and Casuarina.

Sasawane Beach

Along the same Alibag – Rewas road, 14 kms off Alibag, you turn left at Awas to reach Sasawane, which is 6 km from the main road. The unique feature is that the Mumbai shore is just opposite! At night the illuminated Mumbai shoreline is a thing to watch! Just like Kihim, private lodging and boarding facility is easily available. Another attraction is the bungalow of famous sculptor Late Mr. Karmarkar, where his exquisite originals are on display.

Revdanda Aagarkot

Revdanda is 17 kms to the south of Alibag where remnants of huge outer walls of this fort, built by the Portugese in 1558, can be seen. The thick outer walls are hollow from within and these clandestine routes are interconnected. A structure, in dilapidated state today, known as 'Saat Khani Buruj (bastion) was constructed in 1534. These walls run 5-6 kms in length.

Janjira Fort

This overwhelming guardian of the Siddi naval prowess over the Arabian sea, can be approached in sail boats, which leave from Rajpuri jetty, 5 kms from Murud. As we land at the front gate of the fort, two formidable bastions. can be seen guarding the huge gate. Here is a sculpture in stone depicting a Lion that has overpowered six elephants. The main gate is followed by another gate where 3 lungers/anchors are clearly visible in front of shrine of 5 Peers(peerpanchayatan).5

Phansad Sanctuary

Before Nandgaon, on way to Murud comes Borli village, 7kms to the left is this 'Game' reserved forest for the erstwhile Nawab of Murud. Today, this is a Government Sanctuary for rabbits, wolves, tigers etc. There is an information center, an exhibition, trekking facilities are made available by the government near Supegaon. These facilities are approachable on Murud-Roha road via. Supegaon at Usroli, 7 kms from Murud.

Sagargad

This hill-fort, 7kms from Alibag is an old fort of Shivaji's times at 1357ft from sea-level. A dirt-track road to this fort begins at Khandala on Alibag-Pen road to the East. Half-way to the fort is Siddheshwar temple and an Ashram, where you can rest a while. During rainy season, one finds a cascading waterfall at this spot. To the left just before the Ashram, the trek-route to Sagargad begins. In an hour's time, one can reach the fort.

Kankeshwar Temple

13 Kms from Alibag in Northeast direction is this very famous Shiv temple on a 900 ft. high hill. It's a 5000 ft. long climb on well-paved stairs, which takes around one-hour landmarks along the route are tombs of MohanGiri and Balgiri, Nagoba Rest, Jambhali Plateau, God's stair, Gaymandi etc. The fatigue of the uphill climb vanishes the moment one enters the scenic temple premises. It comprises various small temples of Sri Paleshwar, Sri Hanuman, Sri Balram Krishna, and Lord Shiv.

Tomb of S.K.Angre

Just five-minute walk from Alibag ST stand, on way to market, is this tomb. The structure has 8 faces and the pillars are exquisitely sculpted. Though in dilapidated state today, it stands in sacred memory of the great Maratha Admiral Konhoji Angre.

Location

Just 6 kilometers from Alibag and 5 minutes away from Akshi beach, Shree Sateri Cottage is an ideal place for a restful weekend that will make you forget all your stress.

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