About This Place
A getaway near to Mumbai is waiting for the adventure enthusiasts. Situated at about 17 km north of Alibag, Mandwa Beach is fun-filled destination for beach and water-sports lovers. Mandwa Adventure Sports Centre on pre booking offers various water sports. Kayaking, jet ski rides, bumper rides attracts most visitors. <br>Old RCF Jetty offers serene and quiet setting for a relaxed evening. <br>Way to "Agnipath - Mandwa" is via ferry services from Gateway of India, Mumbai.<br>
Best Time to Visit
October to February.
In the Monsoon season (early June to early Sept) there is no boat service from Gateway of India to Alibag or Mandwa.
Marathi, Hindi and English.
Airport : Mumbai
Railway station : Pen
Bus stand : Mandwa
Commonly Visited From
By Sea :
The fastest and the cheapest way to reach Mandwa from Mumbai is by ferry to Mandwa. Ferries to Mandwa are available from Gate Way of India and 'Bhaucha Dhakka'. If you are traveling with your two wheeler you need to go to 'Bhaucha Dhakka' to get your ferry. There are three operators who provide the ferry service, Ajantha, Maldar and PNP. They also offer air conditioned ferries which are a boon especially during summers.
To reach Mandwa from Mumbai, one can take Mumbai – Goa Highway and travel till Wadkhal through Pen, and then take the right fork to Poynad – Parhur – Kihim and reach Mandwa Beach.
The nearest railway station is at Pen, on Mumbai – Goa Road. It is 85 km from Mandwa via roadways. Through Pen, the beach is connected to Panvel and Mumbai via railways.
Being a small coastal village, there is no airport in Mandwa. The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport, Mumbai, connecting the beach to major cities in India and abroad. The distance from Mumbai Airport to Mandwa is 140km by road; though a more convenient transportation mode exists – ferry or catamaran ride.