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Things To Do On A Trip To Alibaug

Alibaug is one of the best coastal-towns in India. Everyone should plan a trip to the town at least once in their lifetime because there are many things to do and see. With that said, when you visit Alibaug, make sure you do the following:

Things To Do On A Trip To Alibaug

The Beaches

The town is home to some of the best beaches in India or the world, for that matter. The best beaches include Alibaug beach, Varsoli beach, and Alibaug beach, which is where you can go on a camel and experience what’s it like to ride on one while taking in the surrounding scenery. Whether you want to go for long walks, participate in water sports, or you like sunbathing, you’ll be able to do it all on the beaches of Alibaug. You can also look for bungalows in Alibaug near the beach, from where you can access the beach easily.

Without a doubt, the best thing to do in Alibaug is to visit the beach. Any of the previously mentioned beaches are great to go to for the entire day. The weather is usually good enough to go to the beach, so the chances are you’ll be able to head over to one while you’re on your trip to Alibaug.

Kolaba Fort

Another popular attraction is Kolaba Fort, which is an old fort located on the beach. Although much of the fort hasn’t been preserved too well, you can still clearly tell it was a fort. It’s worth pointing out that it’s a protected monument, too.

Just make sure you bring a camera with you. It’s one of the most photographed attractions in the area. A major highlight of the fort is the surrounding views of the ocean. If you’re a history buff or you’re just looking for something cool to do while in Alibaug, then make sure you check out the Kolaba Fort.

Water Sports

There’s nothing like jet skiing off the coast of Alibaug or kayaking. Other water sports you can take part in include scuba diving, speed boat riding, and banana boat rides, to name a few. You can easily spend hours doing water sports along the coastline, and there’s plenty of family-friendly water sports, so bring the entire family along.

Here’s a tip, use a private vendor. There’s no shortage of companies that offers various water sports experiences. It doesn’t matter what kind of water-sport you’re interested in trying; the chances are there’s a company that offers it.

Vrindavan Farm

This is a very large farm that sits on more than 25 acres of land, and it is one of the tip places to walk. As you walk through the various areas of the farm, you’ll come across many plants and trees, including custard apple trees, cacti, and much more.  While there, you’ll want to check out the craft and art museum.

Furthermore, you can purchase an array of natural products while at the farm. These products include different types of honey and spices. Bee wax is also available. You’ll find a lot of unique stuff to buy at Vrindavan Farm.

As for how much time you can expect to spend here, it depends. If you want to shop, view the museum and do a bit of walking, then you should expect to spend an entire day. If you only have a short period to spend on the farm, then spend it walking. Some of the gorgeous walks in the region can be found on this farm.

Beach Camping

If you’re a fan of camping and the beach, then you can try a bit of beach camping. There are a few companies that host beach camping. There are many reasons to give camping a try, with one being it’s a unique experience and it’s something you probably don’t get to experience that often. Plus, you’ll be right near the beach and can enjoy daytime swimming before enjoy a warm night alongside the fire, and then you can call it a night in a spacious tent.

Dining Options

Let’s not forget about the dining scene that the coastal town offers. There’s no shortage of amazing restaurants you can go to, and they are quite affordable. It doesn’t matter what your taste is; you’ll find a restaurant that caters to it.

Do note that Alibaug is a major tourist attraction in itself. It attracts many visitors, and this means restaurants are quite busy, especially on the weekends. When you find a restaurant you would like to try, you should give them a call to see if you need a reservation.

Those are the top things to do and see in Alibaug. There are many other attractions, but the above are among the best things to do. All you have to do now is start looking for flights and bungalows in Alibaug and plan out your itinerary. Before you know it, you’ll be experiencing all that the town has to offer.

About Anirudh Singh

Anirudh Singh is a passionate blogger and the man behind Amazing India Blog. He has 5 years of experience in the newspaper industry and he founded Amazing India Blog in 2015. Apart from writing and editing articles on Travel, Business and Technology at Amazing India Blog, he also contributes to other well known newspapers and online news blogs.