Alibag is a coastal town and a municipal council in Raigad District of Maharashtra. It is the headquarters of the Raigad district. It is the headquarters of the Raigad district. Raigad’s first name was “Kulaba”. Sarkhel Kanhoji Aangre, the naval chief of King Shivaji’s Kingdom developed in the 17th century. Revdanda, Chaul, Nagaon, Akshi, Varsoli, Thal, Navgaon, Kihim, and Aawas villages were known as “Ashtagare”.It is located exactly 120km south of Mumbai. It’s the center place of Raigad. This is the main beach. The black shade sand has a hard texture. Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built Alibag Fort Kolaba. It is also famous for Lord Ganesh temple and Dargha. A few kilometers from the Kihim Beach one can visit Khanderi and Underi islands.
One can reach via Pen (30 km). Boat services are available from Mumbai. The nearest railway station is at Pen. From Mumbai to Alibag having daily 35–40 S.T. buses. Borivali, Thane, Kalyan, Pune, Kolhapur, Miraj, Nashik have buses to Alibag. The nearest airport is in Mumbai which is 140 km away.