July 21, 2023 3 min

Alibaug Unplugged- A Kaleidoscope Of Wonders


From a serene hamlet to a hotspot for those who prefer a quiet life, Alibaug has cast its spell on those in search of pure bliss. While the town’s rise to fame is undeniably attributed to its beauty and beaches, this coastal gem holds a box of treasures that reveal themselves to those who call it home. 

And with seamless access to transportation, this coastal paradise has attracted the attention of many holiday-goers looking to experience the sun, sand, and sea.

Read on to discover why Alibaug is the perfect locale for you to fulfill the deepest of your wanderlust desires.

Historic Charm

Alibaug knows how to keep it old school, with a sprinkle of history and cultural heritage thrown into the mix. 

One significant landmark that captures the maritime heritage of Alibaug is the Kolaba Fort. Standing proudly amidst the vast Arabian Sea, this imposing structure offers a glimpse into the town’s strategic significance and the battles fought within its walls. Walking along its weathered ramparts, you can’t help but feel a connection to the generations that have stood on the same ground before you.

Beyond the forts, Alibaug’s cultural heritage is woven into the fabric of everyday life. Museums and galleries offer a glimpse into the artistic prowess and cultural significance of the region.

For art enthusiasts, visiting the Raja Ravi Verma Art Gallery is a must. This site showcases a collection of his iconic artworks, providing a fascinating glimpse into the artist’s life and his mastery of capturing beauty and emotions on canvas.

Tides Of Taste

In Alibaug, seafood reigns supreme. One cannot visit the place without indulging in its abundance of culinary delights. Visit one of the local seafood restaurants or beachside shacks, such as Sanman Restaurant or Big Splash, where you get to savor the catch of the day.

Don’t miss out on the must-try Konkani specialties like bombil fry, kolambi bhaat, and sol kadhi that add a zesty twist to your dining experience.

Thrills In Nature’s Playground

If you are the kind of nature lover who craves some of that adrenaline-pumping action, Alibaug is brimming with an array of outdoor escapades.

Take to the quiet lanes on a cycling expedition, pedaling your way through the town’s lush landscapes.  Or if you’re looking for something more adventurous, try exploring Alibaug’s rugged terrain, natural hot springs, or even a hike to the iconic Kankeshwar temple. 

Birdwatching could be a delight with the chirpy presence of the diverse winged species that call Alibaug home. Explore the coastal wetlands and mangrove forests, where you can spot migratory birds like flamingos, herons, and kingfishers. So grab your binoculars and get ready for a front-row seat to one of fauna’s finest.

Beachside Bliss

Revel in sun-soaked adventures and some serious thrill at Alibaug and Varsoli beaches. These sandy shores are always buzzing with action, offering everything from jet skiing, banana boat rides, parasailing and even the opportunity to explore the mystic underwaters through scuba diving. Just make sure to dot your i’s and cross your t’s when it lands on a long list of safety protocols before diving headfirst into the fun.

And when hunger strikes, give in to the temptation of street food delights from the vibrant beachside stalls.

But that’s not all! If you’re looking to elevate your Alibaug experience, we suggest you explore the magnetic Mandwa Beach, famous for its film sets, yachts, and mesmerizing nightlife. From dance parties to barbeques to romantic candlelight dinners, Mandwa has it all!

Of course, after all the sightseeing and beach lounging, you will need some indulgence.  And YOURS Kensington promises to offer just that, and so much more. 

Reach out to us for more information.


YOURS™ Kensington, Alibaug

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