Changing Face of Alibaug: Waterways in Addition to Expressway and Highways

By Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, CMD, Hiranandani Communities


A swift ride access from the two major IT hubs and Commercial Centres of Mumbai and Pune, Alibaug is one of the most popular travel destinations which not only serves as a weekend getaway but also an ideal destination for Sun, Sand and the Sea enthusiast. In recent times, Alibaug has quite evidently become the preferred go-to-place over Goa for Mumbaikar’s including its A-list citizens. Alibaug seems to have become the favourite haunt for all things to catch up within short ride across the harbour.

Geographically, Alibaug lies on the Konkan coastline towards the west of India. The town is bestowed with unexplored and clean coastline with seven beaches like Alibaug, Nagaon, Kihim, Kashid etc. With a selection of multiple beaches situated across the wharf, Alibaug leaves the sea worshipper spoilt for choices. Alibaug attracts all sorts of tourist right from the Sea and Sun lovers to ancient historic forts, temples, an old church, a synagogue, Buddhist caves, Magnetic Observatory, adventurous water sports, luxe living at resorts and top-end hotels, homestay to cottages etc.

Alibaug has attracted many residential and commercial developments in form of Villa, Bungalows, plots, apartments, hotels and resorts etc. The town is naturally blessed with forts, temples and beaches which has witnessed the increase in the number of tourist visitors off lately. The tourists are engulfed by the tranquillity and calmness of nature, leaving them spellbound and rejuvenated. For many, these would be week-end home options, but the future might just hold a few surprises, thanks to the ‘Changing Face of Alibaug’

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