Alibaug Beach is the main beach of the town.
Beautiful Sea, a Fort that gets surrounded by sea water, a few temples and a lot of fun. Alibag (Alibaug) is the ideal place for a one day return trip.There are some stunning beaches here along with forts and temples!
The Kolaba/Kulaba fort lies 2 kms inside the sea. Kulaba fort gets surrounded by sea water at the time of tide. There are the Uma Maheshwar and Balaji temples in Alibaug too.
Alibaug was developed in 17th Century by Sarkhel Kanhoji Aangre the naval chief of King Shivaji’s Kingdom. Bene Israelite Ali was a rich man in the city and owned many plantations of mangoes, coconuts in his gardens. So the local people called the place Alicha bagh (Gardens of Ali) which became in due course, Alibag.
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 romantic ride for kids and the elderly alike. You can build castles, play cricket, walk through the waves touching the shore, have a swim when its high tide and walk through to the fort when its low ebb. The beach is reasonably clean, free from noise and air pollution, which make it a favorite tourist site.
The major attractions of the beach are Fresh air, Sandy beach, sight of the Kolaba Fort, Cypress and Coconut trees. You can enjoy Coconut water, Ice-cream, Bhel-puri, Vada-pav which is special dish of Alibag. Pollution free atmosphere is specialty of Alibaug. The beach resort where you can enjoy a vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian, Chinese and Indian cuisine.ne.
Even most tourist are often visit to Alibaug beach but there is no pollution, this reason the beach is famous as good tourist spot in Alibaug. The best season to visit it is from October to May.