Mandawa, Twelve miles north of Alibag, on the north coast, easily accessible from Mumbai, is the untouched, divine beach of Mandwa. The little Mandwa village leaves the visitor enchanted, with its neverending coconut palm groves, and overwhelming tranquillity.
Mandawa is an excellent base for those seeking to discover what is known as "The Open Air Art Gallery of Rajasthan". This area is famous for the plethora of plain red havelis, all commendable pieces of the rich artistic tradition of this region known as Shekhawati.
Kihim, is a virtual treasure - trove for the avid nature - lover, deep woods, wild, and rare flowers, equally uncommon species of butterflies and a variety of birds, not surprisingly, Kihim was one of the popular haunts of Dr. Salim Ali, the famous ornithologist. The beautiful wall paintings that decorate the havelis of Mandawa in Rajasthan, India, have seen the themes changing from time to time. In the earlier days, mythology dominated the themes of the frescoes, displaying local legends, animals, portraits, hunting and wrestling scenes, etc.
Chaul ( 15 kms from Alibagh), which is a site of historical importance, boasting an assortment of Portugeuse ruins, Buddhist caves, the Hamam Khana, a church, a synagogue and a temple.
Kolaba Fort, is the another place of interest near the shore.
Jaipur (167km) is the closest airport from Mandawa.
Jaipur offers the nearest railway station from Mandawa.
Mandawa can be easily reached by roadways as it is well connected to all the major cities.