Mandwa Beach is a place that is close to nature and makes a perfect hangout for solitude lovers. This calm beach can be easily reached from Mumbai. The coconut trees lined along the Mandwa beach makes it look divine. Kihim beach which is close to Mandwa beach is also an attractive tourist destination. Kihim beach mesmerizes the tourists with its colourful flora and rare bird and butterfly species.
The Mandwa and the Kihim beaches are proudly called the “Twin Beaches” and are about 18kms from the historic city Alibag. This calm beach on a sunny day provides breathtaking view of the Gateway of India. Kolaba fort close to Mandwa beach is must a visit. Chaul, which is about 15kms from Alibag is a pious place which houses temples, Church, Jewish synagogue, Buddhist caves and also colonial mansions of the Portuguese which is now in ruins.
At Mandwa you can be completely assured that the beach provides you a complete escape from the heat and pollution of the city and it is a perfect place to chill out alone or with your dear ones.
HOW TO REACH
By Air : Mumbai airport is about 136 kms from here.
By Rail: Nearest station on the Konkan railway is Panvel which is about 85kms.
By Bus: Mumbai-Pen-Alibag-Kihim is 136kms. Kihim-Alibag is 12 kms. Panvel-Kihim 85kms. State Transport buses ply form Mumbai to Alibag and from Alibag to Kihim.
By Sea: Ferry services are provided from Mumbai to Rewas in all seasons expect monsoon. Rewas port is about 6kms from Kihim.