Entertainment and Nightlife in Alibag
The beautiful coastal town of Raigad district, Alibag is a traveller’s paradise. Spend a weekend in this town and enjoy the non polluted serene beauty of the place. When it comes to entertainment Alibag beaches are places to thrill, with variety of adventure sports options available. There are about 13 main beaches in and around Alibag town, with Alibag beach being the main one. The long stretched golden sandy beaches with the rows of palm and coconut trees are a treat to the eyes of the tourists.
One can walk or take a pony ride on the beautiful beaches. People can just sit on the deck chairs that can be rented on an hourly basis and enjoy the view of the rippling waves. Small horse carts are also available for romantic rides on the backdrop of the Arabian Sea. The main attraction of these beaches are the small “Kholis” or food stalls which offer mouth watering snacks to the visitors. Tourists can enjoy fresh Coconut water drink, Ice-Cream, Bhel Puri, Vada Pav and varied types of sea fish fries. These Kholis are thatched roofs with small sitting arrangements. People can relax over an exciting game of cricket, football or Frisbee on the beach. Kids are often found busy with their sand castle masterpieces. All the Alibag beaches are more or less clean with pollution free air. Littering on the beaches is banned.
On a sunny weekend adventure, lovers can enjoy various exhilarating water sports activities over here. Some of the popular adventure sports at Alibag beaches are Jet Skiing, Lazy Banana Boat Ride, thrilling Bumper Rides, Sea Kayaking and Wake Boarding. All these rides can be enjoyed by tourists of all ages except small kids and are offered at affordable ticket prices. The ticket prices vary between Rs 200.00 - Rs400.00 per person. A quiet walk among the coconut plantation and garden of Cypress is kind of rejuvenating.
For movie buffs of Alibag, many well maintained theatres are present inside the town, where local Marathi films along with Hindi and English blockbusters are screened. BVM Multiplex, Big Cinemas Metro and Eros Cinemas are some of the multiplexes for a complete movie experience with food and cold drinks. These halls are generally found crowded on weekends. Many eateries serving local as well as continental foods are present in the region.
When it comes to nightlife, Alibag town offers less entertainment options in comparison with city life. Alibag is a place for nature lovers and not much commercialisation has occurred in this region. Few of the starred resorts and hotels have their in house posh eateries, cafes and pubs to support the taste of the urban travellers and residents. Leopold Café, Woodside Inn is some of the well known night time joints of Alibag. There are many small and shady pubs present for the tourists where liquor is available at a cheaper rate. People generally buy from these stores to enjoy a cool drink on the beach. The Alibag Municipal Council also offers camping options on the beach. This is an exciting option and a must to do experience while on a trip to Alibag.
In totality, Alibag gives you a mix of the small town simple living along with some entertainment options due to its proximity to Mumbai and also because of the huge tourism traffic.
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