The Secluded Beauty of Virgin Kihim Beach
With the Khanderi and Underi Forts looming large over the horizon, Kihim Beach is a picturesque stretch of sandy beach intermittent by rocks and boulders on the Konkan coast in India.
Kihim beach offers you some of the most enchanting visuals of the setting sun on the Arabian Sea. Kihim is naturally one of the most popular among all the beaches around Alibaug beach.
Kihim Beach only at a distance of 12km from Alibaug bus depot and also the closest from Mandwa Beach. It is extremely convenient for tourists to reach Kihim Beach Alibaug availing the ferry service to Mandwa from the Gateway of India, Mumbai.
It is the most convenient way of reaching Kihim Beach and also the most economical one. Mumbai is only at a distance of 100 km from Kihim Beach and the Mumbai airport is also the nearest airport.
Once you are in Kihim beach Alibaug, it will offer you a virgin beach with dark sands. But Kihim Beach is not a very good place for taking a dip in the sea.
The sea is not only pretty rough here but the beach is also not a flat making it a pretty dangerous combination. Apart from the Kihim beach, the Murud Janjira fort is one of the most important attractions of Kihim Beach.
Alibaug Beach near Kihim Beach
Best time to visit Kihim Beach
Hundreds and thousands of devotees visit Kihim Beach during the month of Shravana when a Shivlinga mysteriously appears on the beach. The Shivlinga is known as Swyambhu and also vanishes by itself only reappear again the next year. But that is not a very good time for tourists and you will find Kihim most adorable during the winter months or early summer.