Mumbai is blessed with some amazing destinations which make for great getaways. From beaches to hill stations and forts to temples, these destinations have something to offer for all kinds of travelers. Alibaug happens to be one of the most po[ular weekend getaways from Mumbai, so much so that it is now done to dust. However, there are several places near Alibaug that are still not as explored and make for great, serene, getaways. (ALSO SEE Mumbai to Alibaug via Car Ferry Will Become a Reality in 2018) With Christmas 2017 bringing in a long weekend this year, people living in Maharashtra may be eyeing Alibaug for yet another getaway. If you want to head in that direction but stay away from the crowds, here are some of the best places near Alibaug you can consider for the long weekend of Christmas 2017. Also Read - Krystle D’Souza Looks Smoking Hot in Halter-neck White Floral Bikini as She Takes a Dip in The Pool
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One of the lesser-known, clean and secluded villages on the coastal belt, Revdanda is worth a visit for its pristine beach and historic fort. It is just 17 km from Alibaug and makes for a wonderful getaway from cities like Mumbai and Pune. Also Read - What to do on a Quick Getaway to Alibaug
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One of the most popular forts of Maharashtra, the Murud-Janjira is a must-visit for anyone who likes nature and history. The island fort offers amazing views of the surrounding hillocks and the sea. You can approach it by sailboats from the Rajapuri jetty. It is also a brilliant architectural marvel and has loads to explore.
Another beautiful beach with a host of adventure sports activities to offer is Nagaon beach. It is located around 7 km from Alibaug and the beach itself is 3 km long. It is your ideal snorkelling and scuba diving spot on this stretch on account of its blue waters and rich coral life.
Located just 9 km from Alibaug, the Undheri Fort is perfect for history lovers. It was built in 1680 and has fallen under the rule of different dynasties since. Being an island fort, Undheri provides beautiful views all around.
Maharashtras prime white water rafting destination, Kolad is located just 66 km from Alibaug. The fast flowing Kundalika river here has made Kolad into a major water sports and adventure attraction. Several farm houses and resorts are available for a pleasant and memorable stay.
So, if you havent made any plans for the Christmas 2017 weekend yet, check out these cool yet lesser-explored places near Alibaug and come back with happy memories to end 2017 on a high note.