Mandwa is 18 kms from Alibaug. If you are visiting Alibaug from gateway of India then mandwa is the place where you will land first. Mandwa beach is very clean as it is less crowded then most of the other beaches of alibaug. You can take speed boat or Banana ride or you can enjoy parasailing. This beach is surrounded by some of the most beautiful Bungalows of celebrities and Business magnets.
How to reach Madwa Beach?
1) From Gateway of India there is a direct ferry service to Mandwa beach
The boat frequency is 3 boats per hour (one boat each of PNP services , Maldar services and Ajanta services of which PNP gives AC ferry service) Fare is between 70-100 Rs/-
First boat from Gateway is at 6.00 am and last is at 6.00 pm while from mandwa first boat is at 6.30 am and last is at 7.30 pm.
2) From Bhaucha Dhakka you can go to Revas jetty and from there you can take Rickshaw to Mandwa beach.
The boat frequency is 1 boat per hour,
Fare is 60 Rs/-
First boat from Bhaucha Dhakka is at 6.00 am and last is at 5.00 pm while from Revas first boat is at 6.30 am and last is at 5.30 pm.
As soon as you reach mandwa there is bus facility for passengers to go to Alibaug fare of which is covered in Ferry fare. From mandwa it takes around 30 minutes to reach to Alibaug.
Ferry service is closed in monsoon
From Mumbai you can go to Alibaug through Mumbai- Goa highway , from Alibaug you have to travel another 30 minutes to reach to mandwa beach. Total journey time is around 3 and half hours. If you are travelling by public transport there is a direct bus from Panvel to Alibaug and from Alibaug you can take bus or rickshaw to reach to mandwa.