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Tags : Beach

Timings : Sunrise to Sunset

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : No entry fee

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Akshi Beach, Alibaug Overview

If you're looking forward to getting lost in a serene place, stop looking because Akshi Beach is all you need. Sandwiched between Nagaon beach and Alibag beach, Akshi is a fisherman's village which is not very popular amongst tourists making it secluded and peaceful. The calm waters hitting the shore laden with palms and coconut trees are what makes this place an absolute delight. It is one of the cleanest beaches in India.

The beach is around 5 kilometres away from the Alibaug beach. The coastline has numerous cottages and hotels. The sea is typically safe, and the shoreline is relatively horizontal making it a unique spot for activities like boating, sunbathing and swimming. Akshi beach also attracts a lot of different species of birds, making it a famous bird watching spot. Many species can be spotted on these shores like the Seagulls, Bar-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, terns, and plovers to name a few. There are over 300 kinds of birds that visit this beach each year. Akshi beach is a must-visit place for the avid bird watchers and shutterbugs as well.

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Resorts at Akshi Beach

To enjoy your experience to its complete potential and experience everything that Akshi beach has to offer you must stay at the beach cottages. Due to its secluded location, it's a great place to spend your time in tranquillity and also accounts for a perfect romantic getaway. You get to not only enjoy a marvellous sea view from the resorts at Akshi beach but also the numerous birds that fly over the sea.

There are various accommodations available in Akshi including MTDC hotels and beach resorts, private lodges, villas, beach houses, bungalows, luxury hotels, 3 star and 5-star hotels. Online booking facilities make it very easy to plan out the perfect getaway on Akshi beach. Sanman beach resort, Sagarika beach resort, Jaswand resorts, Kalpana cottage are a few resorts where you can make your stay wonderful. These resorts also serve delicious, tasty Konkani style coastal food. Pure veg restaurants are also available in Akshi.

Things To Do at Akshi Beach

The beach provides the perfect environment for sunbathing, swimming and boating. You can always contact your hotel's management to know more about the booking process for the boating. They have subsidised prices for hotel guests. Some organisations provide beach camping also. They put up tents on the shore side and plan out activities like boating. They also have bonfires during the nights. Bird watching is another popular activity that happens in Akshi beach. The habitable weather attracts birds from various parts of the world. Birds like Ruddy turnstone, Plovers, Oystercatcher are of the prominent birds that are often spotted here throughout the year.

Tips For Visiting Akshi Beach

1. Carry your camera to catch the glimpse of various birds.
2. Make your stay at the beach cottage for the best experience.

How To Reach Akshi Beach

Akshi beach is located 8 km from the city centre. You can travel by Alibag-Revdanda bus, eight sitter auto rickshaw or private vehicles to Akshi. It takes approximately 15 minutes.

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