Kashid Beach Alibaugh

If you wish to go on a weekend getaway that is a combination of both privacy and adventure, then Kashid Beach is a perfect option for you. It is a unique place in the borders of Alibaug that has something to offer for both couples and families. The crystal clear blue waters of the Kashid Beach are a treat for your eyes, offering both calmness and beauty in a single frame!

Location

This beach town in the state of Maharashtra is located on the stunning shores of the Arabian Sea towards the North Konkan region.

Address: Kashid Beach, Alibag-Murud Road, Maharashtra.

Hours: It is open 24/7

 

Timings

Winters in Kashid are every bit of pleasant, and they make it the best time to visit Kashid. The pleasant weather allows you to indulge in several activities on the beach like banana boat rides, swimming, and many other fun activities. 

Highlights

  • It is a spotless and neat beach which also allows the visitors to go for free parking of their vehicles.
  • It has a wide range of water sports activities and some horse riding for the adrenaline junkies.
  • Clear waters complimented by white sand amidst lush green mountains and trees.
  • The best place to watch Sunset in the area between Alibaug and Murud.
  • Some beach shacks are available for you to buy some refreshments. 

Places to Visit near Kashid Beach

Name of the Place

Distance from Kashid Beach

Approximate cost per person

Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary

12-13 km approximately

INR 15-30 approximately

Korlai Fort

14-15 km approximately

No entry fee

Murud Janjira Fort

19-20 km approximately

INR 20-50 and INR 100-300 approximately

 

1. Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary: Spread over a large area of about 6979     hectares of land, the Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary is meant primarily for     the preservation of the coastal woodland. It is a perfect getaway for all     the wildlife lovers and nature enthusiasts, with four major trails that         exhibit varied wildlife.

2. Korlai Fort: On your way to the Revdanda Creek, falls this historical  wonder built by the Portuguese, back in 1521. It has 11 gates in total, each of which is named after the saints of Portugal. The Korlai Fort is the best place to get a scenic view of the surrounding village and the stunning coastline. 

3. Murud Janjira Fort: Located off the coast of the Murud Village, the Murud Janjira Fort is a strong structure that can be reached by using boats. This marine fort is surrounded by 26 rounded bastions, each of which is still strong and intact!

Recommended for

The Kashid Beach is mostly recommended for people who love beaches, and are longing for a place filled with solitude and peace. However, people from all age groups are sure to enjoy a fun-filled vacation at the Kashid Beach. 

How to get to Kashid Beach

This lesser-known paradise, which is situated about 125 km away from Mumbai, is an easy place to reach to. If you’re travelling either from Pune or Mumbai, then the roadways are the best way to reach, as the roads are very well constructed with scenic views that will capture your heart. 

Pune is relatively closer to Kashid Beach than Mumbai. From Pune, it will take you approximately 4 hours to reach, whereas from Mumbai it would take you approximately 4- 4.5 hours to reach.

By Air: The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai is the closest to Kashid Beach. The distance between the airport to Kashid Beach is about 135-136 km, and this airport is connected to almost all the major cities in the country and also worldwide.

By Rail: Located at a distance of about 50 km from Kashid Beach, the Roha Railway Station is the closest to the destination. This railway station is particularly well connected with the Konkan line, which is connected to almost all the cities in the country.

By Road: Road trips to Kashid are just as much fun as they are beautiful. This scenic route from the cities to Kashid is a literal feast for eyes. There are both hill and coastal routes from various cities that will help you reach Kashid. You can either opt for cars or buses to reach the place. If you are taking a bus, then, it is suggested for you to find a bus to Alibaug and after reaching Alibaug, you can hire either a taxi or an auto to reach the charming Kashid Beach. 

About Kashid Beach

Famous for its clear blue waters and the lovely white colour sand which is a scene made of dreams; the Kashid Beach is a quiet place to enjoy solitude. Located about 30 km away from the stunning Alibaug, Kashid Beach is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxed weekend cum beach holiday. This lovely coastline stretches across a couple km and is surrounded by lush green trees and shrubs which are known as the Casuarina. Generally, the perfect haven for all the nature lovers; Kashid Beach is a beautiful beach with the lush green charm that attracts people from across the country. 

This ideal weekend getaway spot is the perfect place to relax if you wish to escape from the busy city life. There are a vast number of exciting things to do at the Kashid Beach which make it a favourite spot for all the adventure seekers. The gorgeous landscapes of Kashid are adorned with a stunning shoreline alongside charming white sand, making it a perfect place to go on peaceful evening walks. Apart from the beach, there are a number of Buddhist caves and some rocky peaks that are the jewels of the Konkan stretch. However, if you wish to visit the Kashid Beach, make sure you go on a weekday, as the weekends are pretty crowded with people come over from various places across the country. 

Interesting facts about Kashid Beach

  • Kashid beach is a stunning place for all the water-sport enthusiasts.
  • You can skin through the frothy clear waters of the Arabian Sea by jet skiing your way through these waters.
  • You can also enjoy a calm boat ride with your family on the same clear waters, witnessing the best sunset you have seen in ages.
  • You can also go on parasailing to get a bird’s eye view of the beach, or you can also opt for a hot air balloon ride for the same.
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