Kihim & Mandwa
The state of Maharashtra is rich with beaches along the coast of Arabian Sea. There are numerous beaches of different types available to enjoy your free time in the state. This state counts for having the most number of entertainment beaches in India. The Kihim is a similar type of entertainment beach situated in the shore of Bay of Bengal. The Kihim beach is nearer to the most debated and loved Alibaug beach in Raigad district. However, the conditions and climate of Kihim beach is far more diverse from the famous Alibaug beach.
Kihim beach is richly filled with flora and fauna during monsoon and spring season that makes the region look beautiful. The Kihim beach is native for fishermen from Konkan region who lives here from long ago. This place is absolutely safe and clean for the visitors to have fun during their holidays. Many tourists find this place as a more enjoyable holiday destination from Alibaug beach as this place is mostly free from crowd and best suitable for family trips. Similar to other entertainment beaches in Maharashtra, there are Marine companies set up along the coast who take care of the tourists and provide a helping hand to the masses to enjoy their joyful time. There are boats available with the locals for sailing and have a watch-out of the crystal blue ocean. There are many beach resorts operating along the seashore to raise the level of entertainment. Joyrides and beach side hotels are a unique input in the Kihim beach, which are rarely available on other beaches nearer to the place.
Kihim & Mandwa Map
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How To Reach
The nearest Airport is located at Mumbai and this is the most suitable option for those who are arriving by air.
The nearest Railhead is located at Pen which is around 45 km from the place. The ticket prices from Mumbai to Pen for second class are around Rs 40. This is the cheapest option to reach the place.
Buses are available from Mumbai. The state transport buses are the cheapest option and the can be boarded from the main bus terminus. Tickets cost between Rs 50 and 100.