Alibaug is small town well known for its fabulous coastal line
Beaches around Alibaug
Tired with the hustle and bustle of your everyday busy schedule …you surely need a break. Lay back and enjoy the solitude, the serenity and the harmony of the sea, the setting sun and the cool breezes over the coast. Alibaug is well known for its beautiful coastline lending a inventory a stunning beaches.
Palmeraie Holidays is located just 15 mins walking from one such most popular Nagaon beach. The beach is well known for its water sports activities.
The other beaches along side are just a drive away. To mention a few Akshi beach ( 5 mins), Alibaug beach (15 mins), Kihim beach (20 mins), Kashid beach (30 mins) and many more .
Forts around Alibaug
Kolaba fort This is about 7.7 kms about 15 mins drive. The fort is located in the sea. During low tide one can walk to the fort. This was built by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and is assumed to be the last one that he built before his death. The fort used to have a sweet water well.
Revdanda (Korlai) Fort – About 15 kms away this fort is situated between Chaul and Kashid, a village of Indians born of Indo-Portuguese ancestors, speaking a unique creole of Portuguese and a fort lost in the sands of history.
Apart from these Alibaug has a very rich heritage of ancient temples
Birla Mandir – 14 kms
Kankeshwar Temple This a very famous Shiv temple about 20 kms away from our place. It is located on a 900 ft. high hill with a 5000-foot climb on well-paved stairs, which takes around one hour. To enjoy the trek one must start early morning to enjoy the site of different birds as you climb your stairs. Landmarks along the route are tombs of MohanGiri and Balgiri, Nagoba Rest, Jambhali Plateau, God’s stair, Gaymandi etc. The scenic temple premises comprises small temples of Sri Paleshwar, Sri Hanuman, Sri Balram Krishna and Lord Shiv. The special attraction is an ancient sweet water tank enclosed in traditional structure of black stone.
Karmarkar Museum A museum of exquisite sculptures from the renowned sculptor Padmashri V.P. Karmarkar in Sasavne, about 25 km from Nagaon.
Magnetic Observatory Established in 1904 by the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism. Although after 26/11, the security has been tightened and access to the Observatory has been restricted. A written permission from the Panvel office of Indian Institute of Geomagnetism needs to be presented when entering the premises of the Observatory in Alibaug.