Located about 14 km north of Alibag and easily accessible from Mumbai Kihim is known for its pretty beach and small and quaint villages near by. The beach and the jungles of Kihim are a favourite spot for bird watchers and nature lovers. The jungles of Kihim have varieties of rare flowers butterflies and birds. You can visit Mandwa village which has a quiet charm. One can explore the surroundings of the village that is dotted with coconut palm groves and or just laze on the beach.