Alibaug, the perfect second home destination-1
- 30 August 2018
We list three reasons why investing in a weekend home in Alibaug makes perfect sense
It’s just a 45-minute ferry ride from the Gateway of India and stepping into Alibaug is like stepping into a different world of pristine, serene beaches and never-ending holiday experiences. You may have travelled to Alibaug in the past for a weekend getaway with friends. But have you considered moving base to Alibaug permanently? Here’s why you should.
* You can buy a ready, furnished villa in Alibaug.
Gone are the days when you would need to purchase a plot of land [keeping in mind the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) restrictions] and then have to build your bungalow on it yourself.Today, real estate developers who have already made their mark with properties in Mumbai, have created stunning villas in Alibaug. These properties include modern amenities, 24/7 security and even on-site conveniences such as restaurants, club house, etc. Mostly located inside gated communities, these bungalows in Alibaug mostly have 3 or 4 bedroom configurations and spacious and luxurious living spaces . Easy access to the nearest beach is a given, together with good transport, internet connectivity and so on. In short, your beautiful villa in Alibaug makes perfect sense to move here permanently, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
* It can be your weekend retreat – or permanent abode.
For years, most people travelling to Alibaug did so to spend their weekends in peace by the seashore. Alibaug has served tourists well as a short-term vacation spot – but in recent years, this laidback beach town has developed impressively. Roads and transport conditions have improved quite a lot, there is ample space for housing and the vibe is relaxed and tranquil. Besides, buying a bungalow in Alibaug is no longer the prerogative of the rich and famous. You can easily buy a villa in Alibaug when you partner with the right developer . Row houses and bungalows in Alibaug are in high demand amongst those who wish to move here or spend the better part of the year in peaceful surroundings . Or if you don’t wish to relocate to Alibaug just yet, you can earn handsome returns on the house by renting it out over the weekends .
* Quality of life – healthy living!
The very cornerstone of man’s existence is a desire to lead a quiet, contended life in the lap of nature. This is why most of us keep gravitating towards green open spaces and the seashore. Being in close proximity to fresh sea breezes improves your health in many ways . Alibaug offers the kind of tranquillity and scenic natural beauty that you are looking for. Besides, accessibility to Alibaug is all set to get easier with some big-ticket infrastructure projects o the anvil. Chief among these is the proposed Ro-Ro (Roll on, Roll off) ferry being planned from Mumbai to Alibaug (it will also connect Panvel and Alibaug), the inland water transport ferry at Mandwa jetty , and the Multi-Modal Corridor between Virar and Alibaug under the TRANSFORM project. These initiatives are aimed at increasing Alibaug’s connectivity with the rest of Maharashtra.