Places To See
There are a variety of places to see while in Alibag. The Kulaba Fort in the town is well-known for its architectural grandeur and was built by the late Maratha King, Chhatrapati Shivaji. This fort directly overlooks the town while also facing the sea. The beaches in and around Alibag are also popular tourist destinations. The Alibag Beach is a must-visit place and is perfect for a promenade or a stroll with your loved one. Varsoli Beach, Nagaon Beach, Korlai Beach, Akshi Beach, Kihim-Navgaon Beach and the Thal Beach are some of the other popular beaches around Alibag.
For those wanting to visit religious destinations, the Kaneshwar Mandir is located around 13 km from the heart of Alibag. Mandawa is also an important tourist destination situated 20 km from Alibag where one can find bungalows of Bollywood's celebrities. The 150-year-old 'Magnetic Observatory' is also worth your visit while you are in Alibag.
There are small lanes and streets that are great for a local shopping experience in Alibag. Shopaholics will be surprised with the local, hand-made garments, bags, antique jewelery, leather items and furniture. The 'Kohlapuris' (traditional footwear) are also easily available at throwaway prices. If you can bargain, even better!
Since Alibag is a coastal town, you can expect to find delectable and amazingly fresh seafood in and around. The town is famous for the choicest seafood catch that comprises of lobsters, prawns, pomfret and crab. For those looking for the town's special cut of meat, many restaurants serve the 'Bombay Duck', made with the freshest spices and the local curry.