(Last Updated on : 08/11/2014)
Akshi beach is one of the beautiful beaches nestled 5 kilometres from Alibaug
city in the village
called Akshi. It is a well-known tourist destination in Alibaug. It is mostly visited by people due to its rich flora and fauna
. Akshi beach is ideal for those who are seeking quietness and solitude. Visiting this place is rejuvenating and refreshing for the mind and body.
Location of Akshi Beach
It is located in the Maharashtra state of India
. It is positioned 5 Kilometres of same path of Revdanda
of Alibaug city. The beach is situated near Mandwa
Beauty of Akshi Beach
Lined with suru trees, Akshi beach is home to white sand. The combination of the trees and white sand add charm to the beauty of the beach. It is a paradise for the nature lovers. The beach is enveloped by greenery and variety of colourful birds
can be seen chirping around it.
The added advantage is that the water
on the Akshi beach is very clean and clear. Hence, it provides opportunities for recreational activities like swimming
Attractions of Akshi Beach
It is home to various forts
and Kolaba Fort
. MurudJanjira is located 55 kilometres from Alibaug. This 40 feet tall fort was constructed by the Siddhis
in 15th Century to save the city from sea bandits. The Kolaba fort is located in a walking distance. Another attraction of the beach is the old epigraph dating back to 1012. It is mainly explored by the tourists who are interested in local literature
People touring Akshi beach can also visit the Akshi village which is popular for fishing. The houses in Akshi village are interesting to observe. Most of the houses in Akshi village are constructed under the coconut
trees. They look charming and attractive.
The nearby temples
like VikramVinayak temple, Uma Maheshwari Temple
and Balaji Temple in Alibaug are equally popular among the tourists.
Connectivity of Akshi Beach
The beach is well connected by airway, railway
and roadway. The nearest airport
to Alibaug is situated in Mumbai
. The closest railhead to Alibaug is Panvel situated 28 Kilometres from Alibaug. The road route to reach the beach is very impressive as various national highways connect with Alibaug.
Tourists can avail State local Transport direct buses from Pune
to reach Alibaug. The beach is just 15 minute drive within the city.