Kashid is on the western coast of India in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is one of the safest beaches in the Konkan region. It has a beautiful beach with white sand and a Suru plantation that attracts tourists the most.
Districts/ Region :
Raigad district, Maharashtra, India.
Kashid is a coastal place located in the Konkan region of Maharashtra with the Sahyadri mountains on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other.
Kashid is a coastal place located in the Konkan region of Maharashtra with the Sahyadri mountains to its east and the Arabian Sea to the west. It is 32 KM to the south of Alibaug city, 126 KM away from Mumbai and 178 KM away from Pune.
The prominent weather in the region is rainfall, the Konkan belt experiences High Rainfall (ranges around 2500 mm to 4500 mm), and the climate remains Humid and warm. The temperature reaches up to 30 degrees Celsius during this season.
Summers are hot and humid, and the temperature touches 40 degrees Celsius.
Winters have a comparatively milder climate (around 28 degrees Celsius), and the weather remains Cool and Dry
Things to do :
Kashid is famous for water sports activities such as parasailing, banana boat rides, jet-skiing, surfing, etc. Horse, buggies, and camel joy rides are also available at the beach. The place is famous for camping as well as fishing.
Nearest tourist place :
One can plan to visit the following tourist places along with Kashid.
Murud Janjira Fort: The seafort from the 17th century by Siddis.
Phansad bird sanctuary: Located 12.6 KM from Kashid via Revdanda-Murud road.
Revdanda beach and fort: Situated 15 KM north of Kashid, this place is famous for the Portuguese fort and beach.
Korlai Fort: Situated 12 KM north of Kashid beach. It was
one of the huge forts constructed by the Portuguese which could accommodate 7000 horses.
Datta Mandir: Situated 18 KM away from Kashid on the top of a hill. It can be accessed by road but some tourists prefer trekking. This place gives a stunning view of the sunset.
How to travel to tourist place by Rail, Air, Road (train, flight, bus) with distance and required time :
Kashid is accessible by road, railway as well as waterways. It is connected to NH 66, Mumbai Goa Highway. State transport, buses and cabs are available from Mumbai to Kashid.
The ferry is also available from Gateway of India to Mandwa. From Mandwa local transportation is available to Kashid.
Nearest Airport: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport Mumbai 134 KM
Nearest Railway Station: Roha 51 KM
Special food speciality and hotel :
Being on the coastal part of Maharashtra, seafood is a speciality here. However, it is one of the most visited tourist destinations and is connected to Mumbai and Goa, the restaurants here serve a variety of cuisine.
Accommodation facilities nearby & Hotel/ Hospital/Post Office/Police station :
Several hotels and homestays are available around Kashid.
The nearest hospitals are in Alibaug.
The nearest post office is at Mazgaon at a distance of 9.1 KM.
The nearest police station is available at Revdanda at 9.1 KM.
MTDC Resort nearby details :
MTDC Cottages, Farmhouse and resort are available in Alibaug.
Visiting Rule and Time, Best month to visit :
The place is accessible throughout the year. The best time to visit is from October to March since the plentiful rainfall lasts from June to October, and the summers are hot and humid. Tourists should check the timings of high as well as low tides before entering into the sea.High tides during the monsoon season could be dangerous hence should be avoided.
Language spoken in area :
English, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu