Mandva is a seaside village in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is about 100 km from Mumbai. Mandva was popularised by the iconic Bollywood film Agneepath. Mandva has a clean and beautiful beach which is relatively quiet and peaceful. The closest town is Alibag (20 km from Mandva). The Mandva village is filled with coconut palm groves.
Places to Stay
Mandva does not have many options for tourists to stay; however, the Shaant Beach Resort (tariff – Rs. 3000) in Alibag is a good option.
The official language of Mandva is Marathi.
One of the most popular festivals in this village is Krishna Janmashtami which is celebrated either in August or in September each year.
Places of Interest
There are several places that are popular with tourists in Mandva. These include the Mandva and Kihim beachs, local authorities have provided tents on the Kihim beach for travellers to rest in. Another tourist destination is the Kulaba Fort near Alibag, within which is a Siddhi Vinayak temple.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Mandva is 136 km away at Mumbai.
Mandva is not connected by train. The nearest station is Panvel in Navi Mumbai (85 km from Mandva.)
There are daily bus services that ply from Mumbai to Alibag. For online bus booking, log on to Ticketgoose.com and get your tickets.