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Kashid Beach, Kashid Overview

Located almost 30 km from Alibaug and 125 km from Mumbai, Kashid Beach is situated on the coasts of Arabian Sea. Famous for its beautiful clear blue water, white colour sand and cliffs, it is one of the most popular and alluring beaches of Maharashtra. The beach is outstretched across 3 km and surrounded by shrubs and trees called Casuarina, which enhance the natural charms of this destination.

One can indulge in watersports, go night camping and enjoy the beautiful night sky or just go for horseriding on the beach. Visit Murud Janjira Fort located at a distance of 20 km from Kashid for a slice of history. Towering up from a massive rock amidst the stretching azure of the Arabian Sea, this fort has stood the test of time as well as the test of resilience in the past. Weekends at Kashid beach are quite crowded so it would be best to visit on weekdays.

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Activities offered at Kashid Beach

The sun-kissed, white, clean sandy beach with crystalline water offers a dream destination for water-sports enthusiasts. Skim through the frothy waters of the Arabian Sea as you jet ski your way through it, or you can enjoy a quaint boat ride with your family. Parasailing is another activity that you can pursue at the beach. Get a bird's eye view of the beach as you soar high above in a thrilling hot air balloon ride, or you can also trot your way through the beach on the back of a horse! Surfing is another popular activity here and can be pursued during the non-monsoon months when the waves are 5-6 feet high.

Resorts, Homestays and Camping at Kashid Beach

If you wish to stay over at the Kashid Beach, there are various options available at your disposal. A number of beach resorts are located in the close vicinity of the beach where you can make bookings online or as you reach the beach as well. A number of facilities such as breakfast in bed are available according to your preferences. Some of the resorts here include Kashid Beach Resort, Royal Villa, Nisarg Farm House and Prakruti Resorts. If you wish to have a more local experience, you can also try out the homestays here. The experience is almost like that of a private beach where you can relax and unwind without any interruptions. The people here are very warm and welcoming and you can have a one - on - one interaction with them as well. Homestays here include Akanksha Tourist Home, Swapnil Tourist Home and Gulzar Homestay. You can also camp here overnight and enjoy activities such as fishing, beach volleyball, snorkelling and cricket, but nothing beats the spectacle of the beautiful night sky as you sit around a blazing camp fire with your near and dear ones. You can camp with the Let's Camp Out and Get Set Camp.

Best Time To Visit Kashid Beach

The beach is best enjoyed between November and February when the weather is pleasant. There are very few hotels nearby and you can avail accommodation at cottages set up by locals.

Stay Near Kashid Beach

If you wish to rent a hotel near Kashid Beach, you can try the Akash Beach Hotel, Nikhil's Inn, Manan Guest House and Mahua Bagh among a wide array of others.

Restaurants Near Kashid Beach

There are a number of food outlets here, which includes Neel Garden Restaurant, Kasar Khanaval, Sarve Huts and Surya Kiran Hotel which provide a cosy environment and delicious meals.

Tips For Visiting Kashid Beach

1. Crowded on weekends, advised to go on weekdays
2. Venturing into the sea gets dangerous during the monsoon on account of high waves and hence, should be avoided.

How To Reach Kashid Beach

Alibaug is close to Mandwa which can be an advantageous journey for people travelling from Mumbai, a ferry from Gateway of India till Mandwa. From there the bus will drop you at Chondi which is 3 Km from Mandwa, and it takes about 40 to 45 mins by ferry to reach Alibaug.

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Abhijeet Srivastava 1 year ago
Beautiful beach. White sand and clean. Watersports are good. Good chilling destination foe a weekend.

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