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Navigating to Tranquility: How to reach Shubhanan Wellness Retreat, Alibag

Updated: Dec 25, 2023

Nestled in the serene coastal town of Alibag, Shubhanan Wellness Retreat promises a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. To embark on this rejuvenating journey, it's essential to know how to reach this hidden gem. In this blog, we'll guide you step-by-step on how to travel to Shubhanan Wellness Retreat in Alibag, ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable journey.

1. From Mumbai

Most travelers coming to Alibag start their journey from Mumbai. Here's how to reach Shubhanan Wellness Retreat from India's financial capital: By Road:

· Private Vehicle: The most convenient way is to drive from Mumbai. You can take the Mumbai-Goa Highway (NH66) and drive for approximately 100 km. The journey takes around 3-4 hours, depending on traffic conditions. · Cab/ Taxi: You can also hire a cab or taxi service from Mumbai, which offers a more relaxed and comfortable ride.

By Ferry:

· Mumbai to Mandwa Ferry: Another exciting way to travel to Alibag is by taking a ferry (approx. -1 hr) from Mumbai to Mandwa, which is in close proximity to Alibag. You have options to choose for ferry services depending upon your convenient time. Ferry services (Non A/C & A/C) are offered by different operators – AJANTHA, PNP and MALDAR (Booking on the spot- subject to availability). M2M operator also offers the RORO (A/C) from Bhaucha Dhakka – a convenient option for everyone who is travelling by car or bike (Prior booking required).

From Gateway of India, take the ferry, which provides a unique experience with picturesque views of the Arabian Sea. After reaching Mandwa, there is a buggy service offered from the jetty deboarding point till the jetty entrance for senior citizens and differently abled people. For the rest, it’s a half a km walk till the bus/ auto service area. You can hop in the free bus service provided by the ferry operators (Only Ajantha, PNP, Maldar). Approximately it takes around 30 mins to reach Kankeshwar Phata from Mandwa by bus. Share autos are also available till Kankeshwar Phata. Shubhanan resort is 100 m walking distance from the drop off at KANKESHWAR PHATA. For more info on the Ferry timings

Company: PNP

Tel Nos. Mumbai: 022-22885220 / 022-22885221 Mandwa: 02141-237087 Alibaug: 02141-225403

From Gateway of India

From Mandwa

8:15 AM

9.05 AM

10.15 AM


12.15 PM


2.15 PM


4.15 PM


6.30 PM


8.15 PM

Company: MALDAR

Tel Nos. Mumbai: 022-22829695 / 022-22823841 Mandwa: 02141-237464 Alibaug: 02141-223746

From Gateway of India

From Mandwa

08:30 AM

9.30 AM

10:45 AM




3.30 PM


6.00 PM

7 PM


Tel Nos. Mumbai: 022-22026364 / 022-22023585 Mandwa: 02141-237550 Alibaug: 02141-224437

From Gateway of India

From Mandwa

​06.15 AM

07.30 AM

07.00 AM

08.15 AM

07.45 AM (Apollo Catamaran)

08.45 AM(Apollo Catamaran)

09.15 AM


10.00 AM




12.00 PM


12.45 PM (Apollo Catamaran)

1.45PM(Apollo Catamaran)

2.00 PM


3.00 PM


04.00 PM


04.30 PM


05.00 PM


05.30 PM

06.30PM (Apollo Catamaran)

About M2M service: M2M ferries operate their Ropax ferry service between Bhaucha Dhakka and Mandwa in about 60 mins. Passengers can travel with or without their vehicles on board this ferry service. Pets are also allowed on this ferry. Please note that passengers without their own vehicles have to make their own travel arrangements after getting off at the Mandwa Jetty. They can travel by autoriksha to Shubhanan resort. Kindly check their website for prior bookings. Please remember that ferry schedules, routes, and services may change, so it's crucial to verify all the necessary details directly with M2M Ferries or their official representatives to ensure an accurate and smooth experience when using their services.

Other than this, speed boat service is also available as an alternate option to travel to alibag between above locations you can visit “” for further information.

2.From Pune

If you're traveling from Pune, you have a few options to get to Shubhanan Wellness Retreat in Alibag: By Road:

· Private Vehicle: You can drive from Pune to Alibag via the Mumbai-Pune Expressway and Mumbai-Goa Highway (NH66). The journey typically takes around 3-4 hours.

By Bus:

· State Transport Buses: Maharashtra State Transport buses operate from Pune to Alibag. You can catch a bus to Alibag and then take a local taxi or auto-rickshaw to the retreat (About 8 kms. 3. By Train

While Alibag doesn't have its own railway station, the nearest railway station is Pen. If you prefer traveling by train, you can take a train to Pen from Mumbai or Pune and then hire a taxi or auto-rickshaw to reach Shubhanan Wellness Retreat. (Approx. 35km from Pen)

4. From Other Locations

If you are traveling from a different location, it's advisable to check the most convenient mode of transportation to reach Mumbai or Pune first, and then follow the steps mentioned above to reach Alibag. In Conclusion Shubhanan Wellness Retreat in Alibag is a serene haven for those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. Reaching this idyllic destination can be a part of your adventure, with scenic routes by road and the charm of ferry rides. By following the steps mentioned above, you can easily find your way to this hidden gem and embark on a journey to tranquility and wellness. Enjoy your stay at Shubhanan Wellness Retreat in Alibag!

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