Just 120 kms. away from Mumbai, Kihim is an exclusive beach, laced with lush coconut trees. The inviting part of it is that Kihim is entirely undiscovered and unpolluted beach. Its surroundings are attractive - Murud Beach and Chaul, historic forts, churches, synagogues and fascinating tower of St. Barbara.
At Kihim, you have an unconventional M. T. D. C.’s ‘Tent Holiday’ with modern facilities. If you want to experience real change, stay in the tents and take experience of tranquility. Body and mind tired by stress and tension of the city life will be put to rest here.
Devotees of nature can get plentiful things done. Dense forest adorned by wild flowers, butterflies dancing on them, birds charms tourists. Chaul, historically important place is just 15 kilometer away. Remains of portuguese rule, ancient caves of Budha’s era, Juna Humamkhana, churches are worth to visit.
Its original name was Shribag. This is headquarters of Raigad district. This city has got pleasant seashore. Kulaba water fort, Hirakot fort, an observatory are worth visiting. It's Kanhoji Angre’s village. You will find Mandwa beach 12 miles north of Alibag and easily accessible from Mumbai.
Mandwa is so beautiful, untrodden beach. On a clear day one can enjoy a long, breathtaking view across the bay, up to the Gateway of India. Mandwa village too, has a charm of its own with its beautiful groves of coconut palms. There is regular ferry service between the Gateway of India and Mandwa Jetty. For Kihim, one can take an auto-rickshaw or bus further onwards.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Panvel, 85 kms. On Diva – Panvel section of Central Railway.
Mumbai – Panvel – Pen – Alibag – Kihim, 136 kms.
Alibag – Kihim, 12 kms.
Panvel – Kihim, 85 kms. State Transport buses ply from Mumbai to Alibag and Alibag, Rewas to Kihim.
By Sea: Nearest seaport is Rewas, 6 km. from Kihim. Regular ferry service is available between Mumbai – Rewas (except during monsoon)
Places to see Nearby:
Alibag Beach, Mandwa Beach and Khim beach can be seen in a trip.