Located 40 km away from Alibag, Kashid is a popular beach town of Murud taluka of Raigad district in Maharashtra. The mesmerizing town is well-known for its white sand covered with blue sea attracting maximum tourist for this sole reason. It counts as a perfect weekend gate-away. Securing a sight of clean and spotless beach in an urban area like Mumbai is quite difficult. Here, at Kashid you can cherish the moment of experiencing a clear and graceful beach. Visiting this alluring paradise for once, you shall witness the peaceful and irresistible environment the Arabian Sea provides. The town is filled with attractive spots like nearby which includes temples, churches, and caves.
Kashid is the part of Raigad district implying that the religious and cultural aspects being derived from Raigad. People mostly belong to Hindu religion along with Muslim and Christian. Marathi is the common language being spoken in Kashid. As Kashid is a coastal town, people have Fished as their occupation. Festivals celebrated in Kashid includes Narali Purnima and Ganesh Chaturthi symbolizing the dedication and unity of the local dwellers.
FUN THINGS TO DO
The major attraction loved by the tourists is Star-gazing at the beach. With a clear dark sky above the slow whispering sound of waves combined with a pollution-free and placid breeze is enough to make one charged up to give this place a visit.
If you are bored of just idling around the beach you can try the several water sports available here. These might be Kayaking, Parasailing, Snorkeling, Banana boat rides, Jet skis, etc. Surely, you won’t run out of choices.
People from Mumbai mostly prefer Kashid as the easy escape to nature. Camping in Kashid is the favorite part the tourists usually adore.
All day traveling around can make you crave to have some appetizing meal. This is completely taken care of by Kashid with the servings of a variety of seafood cuisine that you must try.
- Revdanda Beach Fort- The fort was built by the Portuguese near the Ravdanda beach which is located 40 km away from Kashid.
- Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary- This Sanctuary provides you a great spot to spend quality time with nature.
- Datta Mandir- It is a red domed temple located at the top of the hill and is just 18 km away from Kashid.
- Murud Beach
- Murud Janjira fort
- Siddhivinayak Mandir
- Nawab Palace
- Garambi Falls
- Kasa Fort
- Darbar Hill