This itinerary is a quick guide to how to spend a chilled out weekend at Alibaug, one of the nearest getaways from Mumbai.

IN BRIEF

Ferry from Gateway of India

Bus Ride from Mandwa to Bhal Village

Enjoy the empty beaches

Eat with the locals

Spend an evening at Alibaug beach amidst the locals

INDICATIVE BUDGET

INR 3000

HOW TO REACH

  • Buses
  • Self-drive
  • Ferry

WHAT & WHEN TO DO

DAY 1

  • Take an early morning ferry from Gateway of India to Mandwa beach
  • Take a bus from Mandwa beach to your destination
  • Stop at the local Theka wala to grab some beers (they are most happy to help)
  • Reach the holiday home and freshen up
  • Head out to the beach and relax
  • Come back and have a delicious meal prepared by the locals
  • Go back to the beach to watch the sunset, or explore the village
  • End the day on a high note

DAY 2

  • Start your day with a nice beach tan
  • Explore the magnificent Kolaba Fort
  • Check out the local beach in Alibaug
  • Take the ferry back to Mumbai

This is not the sort of destination where you become touristy. It’s the ideal place to chill.

Akansha Shekhar

WHERE TO STAY

Sai Krupa Holiday Home

WHERE TO EAT

We had our meals with locals. They were really humble and generous.

HOW TO TRAVEL AROUND

  • Taxis/ Auto Rickshaws
  • Boats and Ferries

SOME PICTURES FROM THE TRIP

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