Kolaba Fort at Alibaug – 10 kms :
It is situated in the sea at a distance of 1–2 km from the shores of Alibaug. The average height of the fort walls is 25 feet. It has two main entrances, one on the sea side and the other towards Alibaug. An interesting feature of this fort is that it has freshwater wells in its premises even though it is a seaside fort. In the monsoons, the fort can be reached by wading through waist-deep water at low tide. However, at high tide, boats must be used to reach it.
Akshi Beach at Akshi – 5 kms :
Akshi Beach is a mere 5 km from Alibaug on the Alibaug – Revdanda road, and it will take you about 15 minutes to get there by bus. A quiet fishing village with quaint houses built right in the calming shade of the coconut grove, you automatically breathe easier and just leave your worries behind once you get here. This is a quiet beach frequented only by locals. For those who are inclined towards local literature, it might interest you to check out an old epigraph that dates back to 1012 AD.
Revdanda Beach at Revdanda – 8 kms :
Revdanda Beach is a very isolated beach in this region. The sand is black in colour, which gives it a unique look. The beach is loved by the locals who visit it as a means of recreation. As Revdanda lies in coastal region, fish curry and rice forms an important part of diet of the people here.
Rameshwar Mandir At Revdanda – 8 kms :
This ancient shrine of Shiv is built in the ‘Hemadpant’ style of Architecture, though, it’s exact date of orgin is still unknown. Angre history references say that it was renovated several time over centuries. The structure comprises of prayer hall (sabhamandap), sanctum sanctorum, and a 7.62 meter high summit-shaped dome. In front of the prayer hall, there are three tanks (kund) namely Parjanya Kund, Agni kund and Vayoo kund.
Shitaladevi Temple at Revdanda – 8 kms :
On Alibaug-Revdanda Road, 14kms away from Alibaug city is Chaul – one can hire on autorickshaw to reach this ancient temple, which is a short drive from there. It was originally built with a tiled rood and wooden interiors. In 1990, it was renovated into a modern structure – although, still a greatly revered shrine.
Alibaug Beach at Alibaug – 10 kms :
Alibaug Beach is the main beach of the town. The beach has the blackest sand of the region. The beach is very lively with bathers in the morning and many food stalls in the evening. Don’t miss the sunset here!
Murud Beach at Murud Janjira – 43.6 kms :
Murud beach is an excellent beach on this stretch. En route to Murud Janjira (after the Revdanda Bridge) explore the Light house at Korlai and the Portuguese Fort overlooking the bay. You may stop by at Nandgaon’s Ganpati Temple (15 kms before Murud Janjira) and get Lord Ganesh’s blessings. You can also drive up to Idgah, the highest point of Murud Janjira, and watch the brilliant sunset. Take a sailboat to Janjira Fort from Rajpuri Jetty (4 kms from Murud Janjira) and explore the 500 year old fort in the sea. Or take a sail boat to Kasa Fort (Shivaji’s fort) (1.5 hrs sailing time one way). If you like to fish, hire a sailboat for a fishing trip from Rajpuri Jetty. You can explore the 2000 year old Buddhist Caves near Bhalgaon (20kms from Murud Janjira). Rent a bicycle and discover Murud Janjira town, the oldest municipality in India developed by the Nawab more than 100 years ago, with its own electricity, water supply, drainage and roads. Take a walk on the beach in the mornings and do Surya Namaskar or play a game of cricket in the evenings. Experience a Horse Buggy ride in and around Murud Janjira.
Kashid Beach – 26.2 kms :
Kashid Beach on the Konkan Belt at 30 kms from Alibaug and 135 kms from Mumbai (Maharashtra, India). Kashid is reputed to have one of the best beaches on Konkan belt. Here, the beaches are normally uninhabited during weekdays and only sparsely inhabited during weekends.