Kashid is one of the marvellous hangouts, located between two rocky hills on the banks of the roaring Arabian Sea. It is slowly emerging as the hot tourist spot. It is slowly attracting people from Mumbai and Konkan region.
Kashid is blessed with white sand, lush greens, lofty peaks, inviting waters and cool beach. Surfing can be given a try here. Near-by Janjira fort is of historical importance. It stands in the middle of the sea. Birla temple and Ganapathi temple are the famous temples. Murud is clean and calm beach.
Korlai fort, DattaMandir and Phansad Bird sanctuary can also be visited.
This charming place will surely bump up the excitement of the holiday-makers.
PLACES TO VISIT
Korlai Fort : This fort was built in the 15th century by the Portuguese. It is located on the hilltop and is engulfed by water on 3 sides. Lighthouse is the main attraction.
DattaMandir : This mandir was built by Swami Bhramendra. It gives the spectacular view of the beach. Sound-Proof atmosphere will rejuvenate the minds of the tourists.
Phansad Bird Sanctuary : It consists of colourful butterflies, and wide variety of flora and fauna. The giant Indian squirrel is a prime attraction.
HOW TO REACH
Buses from Mumbai-Murud and Thane-Murud halts at Kashid.
Mumbai, Thane and New Mumbai are 140,135 and 110kms respectively from Kashid.