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Mandwa, Alibag Overview

A popular weekend beach destination from Mumbai city, this beach is situated in the village of Mandwa in Maharashtra. It is very accessible because of the direct ferry services which are available near Mandwa beach to and from Mumbai city. A serene and quaint beach, Mandwa is not going to disappoint you.

Mandwa is a very popular beac destination for people living in Maharashtra. The place has been made famous as a location for the film Agneepath, where both Amitabh Bachchan and Hritik Roshan have acted in two separate films. It is also famous for it_ã_s sandy golden beaches, scrumptious food & Water-Sport activities, A full fledged beach holiday is guaranteed if you make up your mind to visit tis gorgeous place.

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Things to know about Mandwa beach

The drive to this beach is very scenic. In fact after the beach sightseeing, while returning to Alibaug you can also bypass the main road and take a detour into narrow roads which have very scenic views.

Attractions and Activities at Alibag beach

One can try out the various water sports at Mandwa beach.

History of Alibaug

Alibag was developed in 17th Century by Sarkhel Kanhoji Aangre the naval chief of King Shivaji's Kingdom. Bene Israeli Ali who was a rich man City based on Ali's gardens was named as "Alibag". Ali Owned many plantations Mango Trees, Coconut Trees in the gardens so local people called the place alichi bag(Gardens)and formally and officially, Alibag.

Best time to visit

Best time to visit is between October-May.

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Tips For Visiting Mandwa

Don't take the bypass roads to Alibaug after sunset as they are narrow and have sharp turns. If you do get lost, you can ask for help from the locals.

How To Reach Mandwa

ë_Ferry or catamaran ride is the most convenient and economic mode of transportation that connects Mumbai to Mandwa. It will take you less than an hour.

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