India | Maharashtra | Alibaug
#5 of 13 Places to Visit in Alibaug
Distance (From Alibaug Bus Stand): 32 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Between Alibaug & Murud -Janjira Fort
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 32 km from Alibaug, 20 km from Murud - Janjira Fort, and 133 km from Mumbai, Kashid Beach is a beautiful beach on the shores of the Arabian Sea at Kashid. It is one of the popular beaches in Maharashtra and also a popular weekend getaway from Mumbai and Pune.
Kashid Beach is tucked between two hillocks and is known for its clear waters, white sand and casuarina groves that line the shore. The 3 km long white sand beach is the most beautiful and alluring in the Konkan region. Kashid Beach is a quiet and soothing place and a perfect getaway from the busy city life. Kashid is not as commercially popular as most other beaches in the state. Most tourists stop over at Kashid en route Alibag or Murud.
Kashid Beach is also perfect for surfing with waves rising as high as six feet almost throughout the year. However swimming is not recommended at Kashid. Kashid is also a popular destination for water sports like water scooters, parasailing and banana boat rides. The beach is very crowded on weekends but on weekdays it has almost deserted look.
There are lots of shacks with hammocks offering snacks, cold drinks, and coconut water. One can relax there and enjoy the beauty of beach.