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Kihim Navgaon Beach

Close to Alibaug is a beautiful place for a fun time, the Kihim Navgaon beach. One can easily drive to this beach from Pune or Mumbai. It is a perfect place for nature lovers, experience seekers, photo lovers and people who want to spend leisure time relaxing on the coast. This beach is famous for a dense cover of coconut trees. It is also known for thick woods that are home to many birds, colorful and rare butterflies and beautiful flowers. 

Kihim beach has long stretch of coconut trees. It is a clean and peaceful beach which is less crowded. It has dense coconut trees and is said to be a rocky beach. Sunrise and sunsets are the best to capture in camera.

Kihim beach is most beautiful and serene beaches in Alibaug and a best place for the purpose of family get together. Children and adults can play outdoor games, swim together and do water sports that are available in plenty. Also one can enjoy horse cart, parasailing on the beach. Sitting and viewing the waves gives immense pleasure to watch this beautiful beach of clear water. This place offers home to many rare and beautiful birds and flowers. The best part of Kihim beach is that it is unpolluted and undiscovered. It has beautiful and attractive surroundings.


Alibaug was developed in 17th century by Sarkhel Kanhoji Aangre, the naval chief of Shivaji. Alibaug is a coastal town in Raigad district in Konkan region of Maharashtra. Alibaug is also the headquarters of Raigad district. Raigad’s former name was Kulaba. An Israelite named Ali used to live there at that time. He was a rich man that owned many plantations of Mangi, coconuts in his garden and hence the name was Alichi Bagh (Marathi name for Gardens of Ali) or simply Alibaug. Hence, it was named Alibaug.

Beach Attractions

Water sports like parasailing, water scooter, banana boating, swimming can all be done at the beach and enjoyed. Long stroll can be taken at the coastline covered with dense coconut trees with beautiful sunrise and sunset moment. Tents and camps can also be organized and used for short and enjoyable stay at the beach.

How to Reach

By Water

Boat/ferry service from Gateway of India (4km from Kihim).

By Air

Nearest airport is Mumbai (136km).

By Rail

Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus, Panvel on Konkan Railway.

Nearby Places

Mangeshwar Temple

It is located about 4 km away from Kihim.

Kankeshwar Temple

It is located about 7km and is worth visiting.


This is a village located close to the Kihim beach that has a rich colonial heritage. One can find a number of Portuguese relics. It has an old church, a temple of hindu God Balaji and Umma Maheshwar temple.

Versoli Beach

It is 7km away from Kihim beach. It is also a good beach to view and enjoy.

Alibaug Fort

Located about 10 km from Kihim beach. This fort is a must visit.

Colaba Fort

It is also called Colaba Fort and is an old military fortification in Maharashtra. It is located in Arabian Sea at a distance of 1-2 km from the shores of Alibaug, about 35 km south of Mumbai in Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is a popular fort and also a protected monument.

Nearby Places to Shop

Raigadh bazaar is about 9 km away and is very famous for shopping. Many things can be bought from the local market near the beach. Fish of different types can also be bought. One can also buy sea shells and other show pieces made of sea shells.

Places to Eat Nearby

Bohemyan blue garden café is located at a distance of 3 km.

Sanman Restaurant, located 9 km away is a good option to eat.

Nearby Places to Stay

Radisson Blue & Spa

It is located at a distance of 7 km from Kihim beach in Alibaug.

Other hotels nearby are Hotel Sahyadri, Ravikiran, Sai-Inn Holiday Resort.

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