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Alibaug as a Holiday Home Buyer’s Destination and Top Ongoing Developments

Alibaug as a Holiday Home Buyer’s Destination and Top Ongoing Developments

Kashid beach

The Kashid beach is another attraction for people coming to Alibaug.

Alibaug has always been a leading weekend destination for Mumbaikars. It’s proximity to the city makes it very accessible for South Mumbai and for this reason, since the late nineties, Alibaug has seen tremendous growth in the real estate sector with several good developers working here. Apart its proximity to Mumbai, many other factors make Alibaug an attractive second

Tranquille Coast – Fully Furnished Studios in Alibaug

Tranquille Coast, AlibaugAlibaug a leading tourist destination in West India needs no introduction. A weekend destination for many of India’s who is who, it’s close proximity to Mumbai and Pune has made it a most sought-after weekend destination for not just the wealthy, but also for those who seek to take a vacation in one’s own house near the beach away from the hectic city life. The trend that caught up particularly

Albertsville Universe – 1 and 2 BHK Seaview Serviced Suites in Murud Near Alibaug

Albertsville Universe MurudMurud, also known as the ‘Mini Goa of Maharashtra’ is easily accessible from Mumbai/ Pune via road with a driving time of 3 hours. It is home to a couple of beautiful beaches making it a leading holiday home destination where one can have a holiday amidst a green environ. Owing to its relatively unspoilt beaches and vicinity from both Mumbai and Pune, Murud has also witnessing several good holiday

Cidade Vida – Goa Themed Apartments from Disha Direct in Alibaug

Cidade Vida AlibaugDisha Direct, the pioneers in the second home real estate market of India, has recently launched a premium Goan theme residential project at Alibaug, near Mumbai, named Cidade Vida, offering 231 Portugal style one, two, and three BHK apartments of sizes ranging from 550 square feet to 1,500 square feet.

Launched in January this year, the development is spread over a total area of 4.5 acres. In its first phase,

Palazzo – Row Houses by Disha Direct in Alibaug


Palazzo row housesAlibaug, a coastal town surrounded by greenery and home to a couple of pristine beaches, is located in Raigad District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is well connected with Mumbai by road via the Mumbai-Goa highway and the nearest railway station is Pen which is just 28 kilometers from here. To reach Alibaug by the sea route one can also avail catamaran/ ferry services from Gateway of

Santi Villas – Samira Habitats’ Luxury Villa Project in Alibaug


Samira Habitats, a niche lifestyle real estate company, focusing on developing luxury second/ vacation home properties in the P.A.R.K. (Panvel, Alibaug, Revdanda and Kashid) Region and the periphery areas surrounding it had launched its villa project Santi Villa in Alibaug catering predominantly to the luxurious needs of the HNI segment. Ensconced amongst the lush greenery of Alibaug, this project by Samira Habitats is designed impressively to maintain the green

Foodie’s Guide to Maharashtra – the land of vada pavs

The most popular and common man’s food – vada pav

Maharashtrian cuisine ranges from being mild to spicy. Maharashtrian cuisine is divided into two, Konkani, and Varadi. Though quite different, both use a lot of seafood and coconut.Maharashtrian meals are scientifically planned and cooked-the golden rule being that the cooking medium must not be seen. The vegetables are more or less steamed and lightly seasoned so as to retain their

An interview with Nitin Mongia, the owner of a boutique villa in Alibaug, Maharashtra

Nitin MongiaNitin Mongia, world champion yachtsman and Arjuna Award Winner and owner of a Boutique Villa in Alibaug area of Maharashtra, speaks to Holiday Home Times in an exclusive interview about his property, his passion for food and his future plans.

The interview…

Please tell us something about your background – Personal and Professional.
I started working in the stock market whilst in my second of year of college essentially to

Weekend getaways gear up for I-Day rush

A double bonanza in the form of holidays for Rakhi on Saturday and India’s Independence Day on Monday awaits eager travellers. everyone’s geared up to spend this extended weekend away from their homes. Several city slWeekend getawaysickers are extending the upcoming weekend, taking an extra day off on Friday.

“I have reported sick on Friday and will be driving down to Mussoorie early on Friday morning,” says Siddarth Kashyap, an

Listing of some second home projects in and around Mumbai

Fortune Hotel courtyard, Lavasa, Maharashtra.Image via WikipediaHi Everyone,

I have been asked to compile a short list of second home developments close to Mumbai. I will do so and slowly start reviewing them. Here is my list with quick comments:-
1. Lavasa – must see and evaluate for all. Pricing approx 3500Rs. /sq. foot, leasehold (999 years), tightly managed and regulated community where owners have limited freedom but overall you can expect better