Alibag is a coastal town, 120 kms to the south of Mumbai, separated by a narrow stretch of the Arabian Sea. It is a captivating piece of land, enveloped by water bodies on 3 sides and is part of the Raigad district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is named after the Bene Israeli Ali and his gardens. It houses a Synagogue in its Israel Ali area.
Situated in such close proximity from Mumbai makes Alibag a wonderful destination for a quick weekend getaway. Apart from being a tourist location, the town is being considered as a great option for many official business meetings, off late. Tourism is Alibag’s major industry, most part of the town’s economy is served by this industry. It's never ending beaches attract a lot of people to holiday there. The Kanakeshwar forest is another major attraction. There are quite a few industries that have been set up in this area in the recent past, giving rise to population apart from just temporary visitors.
There are many ways to reach Alibag from Mumbai and Pune. One can easily fly into Mumbai from all major cities around the country and further proceed towards Alibag using the state transport buses that ply in the route. There are also frequent train services to reach the town from Mumbai. The uniqueness of the place lies in the fact that, this place can also be accessed by sea. Ferries ply from The Gateway of India in Mumbai to the nearest accessible point, Mandwa. And frequently chartered buses take tourists to Alibag from there. Another preferred option of travel is to take a ferry from “Bhaucha Dhakka” to Rewas. The benefit of this route is that you can take a two-wheeler along the ferry and ride from Rewas to Alibag on your own. If you don’t own a two wheeler, we at Wheetstreet are here to help you rent a bike of your choice with no hassle. We have a variety of two wheelers to hire from, right from Pulser to Harley Davidson, you can choose a bike of your choice and rent it out, to make your journey stress free.