At a glance :
Region : Maharashtra, district Raigad
Distance of Place : From Mumbai thirty five kilometer
Prefect Visiting Time : Month of October - March
Hill station Alibag is a very pleasant town and it is located on India's west coast part. It is majorly known as a municipal council, this area comes under the region of Konkan of Maharashtra state. This hill station comes in the list of most famous weekend hill stations of Mumbai. Alibag is a town of district Raigad of Maharashtra and it is known as Raigad districts headquarter. People who are living in Mumbai, which are mostly belonging to high society have built farmhouses and big bungalows at this hill station. As per the foreign countries, Indian people also want to have a second home, at a pleasant and a beautiful location; where they can spend their weekend with their loveable people. Many construction companies have also built small bungalows and complex so that even middle class people can fulfill their dream of having a second home. The Alibag hill station's coastal part is every old, it was made in the seventeenth century and this coastal part is then developed by the Kanhoji Angre; he was the chief of Shivaji Maharaj's Naval. The actual location of this part is, like is established on Mumbai city's south part. From Mumbai city the distance is around thirty five kilometer. Alibag's main attraction is a serene beach, the entire beach is very elegant and delightful, the location of this beach is very exotic and its blue water gives a look like picturesque look. At this town, there are almost other 9 beaches. These beaches have very peaceful and refreshing surrounding; you will definitely forget the foreign beaches after reaching at this beach. All this beautiful beaches is capable to increase the tourism and travel industry of the town of Alibag.
In Alibag , to increase your fun and make your vacation historical, there is a fort of Kulaba, this fort is located on the off the major seashore of this Alibag town. Because of security reason, you can visit this fort only in low tide, because at that time water returns to the sea. Even if Alibag town is not very big and a popular city but still Alibag hill station has a potential for tourism, because there are a number of tourists and visitors who visit this hill station and add the charm to Alibag. The calmness that this hill station offers you, cannot be found at any other beach and hill station in the India. People really prefer Alibag , than other very costly and time consuming vacation point, because Alibag does not require much traveling effort and lots of money for stay and other facilities. This time in Mumbai, on the New Year celebration majority of the people preferred celebrating the New Year in Alibag and other near by hill station with their family rather than going to restaurants and disco. The Beaches which are near by the Alibag town are Kihim Beach, Alibag Beach, Nagaon Beach, Saswane Beach, Akshi Beach, Kashid Beach, Chaul Beach, Rewas Beach, Mandawa Beach and Awas Beach. So there are plenty of beaches near by the Alibag town, where you can have calm and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere. During the vacation, if you want to visit any religious temple then near Alibag town, about twelve kilometers from the Alibag town, you will get to see the Kanakeshwar Temple. This Temple is very old and it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. So without thinking and searching about the vacation spot, see your more convenience and comfortable hill station, which will give you total free and elegant atmosphere.