Alibaug is one of the best destination for water sports in Maharashtra. Water sports is available at almost all the beaches in Alibaug, however Nagaon is the premiere destination for water sports in alibaug during monsoon.
You can enjoy various water activities such as Parasailing, sea kayaking, jet ski and banana boat ride at Alibaug beach. Alibaug is also famous for its scuba diving and island trips. To get the best experience of scuba diving, head to Murud Janjira in Alibaug where you can enjoy scuba diving under the expert supervision of well-trained scuba divers.
Kolaba Fort is a sea fort built by Shivaji Maharaj in 1652 in the Alibag Beach of the Arabian Sea. The fort has a height of 25 feet and is at a distance of only 2 km from the Alibag Beach shore. The area within the fort itself is dotted with historical artefacts and vestiges such as cannons and carvings of animals and birds on the fort walls. Old temple buildings are also present here. Although the mighty fort is in the middle of the sea, surrounded by water on all four sides. The opulent fort is now a popular tourist destination and the primary attraction of the idyllic town.
Among the best beaches in India, Alibaug Beach is lined with buzzing beach shacks and has a long coastline that makes Mumbaikar spend their weekend here. Featuring sprawling shores of black sand, it is ideal for a leisure stroll, enjoying most photogenic sunset, boat ride to the fort located mid-sea, and relishing seafood. Nagaon beach is famous for family holidays and water sports. There are charming and popular beaches like Kashid beach, Mandwa beach, Kihim beach and Varsoli beach which makes perfect weekend destinations for beach lovers.
Murud-Janjira is the local name for a fort situated on an island just off the coastal village of Murud, in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. The fort itself is around 4 kilometres away from the town and the walk is absolutely wonderful, especially during sunrise.
To reach the Murud-Janjira fort, one has to take small sail boats operated by villagers which in itself is a very unique experience. You can view it from a vantage point, soak in the first rays of light before taking the boat ride.