Kashid is an exciting destination for those interested in an action packed holiday. Parasailing by the beach and water sports are two things which is readily available at the Kasid beach especially during weekends and holidays. Camping at the Kashid beach is also very popular amongst the adventurous. Trek to Phansad is also popular especially during Oct-Nov just after monsoons.
Believed to be one of the strongest sea forts in India from yester years Murud Janjira Fort is one of the most well maintained sea fort in Maharashtra. Murud Janjira has 19 rounded bastions which are all still intact. There are prominent "Ashok Chakras" on all major gates of the fort. Murud Janjira located in mid sea amazingly has a fresh water within. A visit to this fort is what can make a trip to Kashid truely memorable.
Camping in Kashid
There are couple of organized camp sites near Kashid apart from which you can also camp very close to the beach under the shade of the 'suru' trees or on the beach itself.
S.C.U.B.A Diving near Kashid
S.C.U.B.A Diving is now available near Murud Janjira. P.A.D.I. trained divers conduct courses for those who want to take up the sport. Joy rides are also possible here for a introductory experience
Trek the Jungle Trails
With over 720 species of flora and 279 species of fauna that include mammals, birds and butterflies a trek in Phansad wild life sanctuary is an interesting digression during a beach holiday to Kashid. Owing to the hilly terrain you would need to be extremely lucky to spot a larger mammal like leopard or barking deer however Phansad is a paradise for bird watchers and lepidopterist! Phansad claims to be home to over 90 species of butterflies!!
Watersports in Kashid
Kashid with much higher waves than other beaches in the area is amongst the most popular destinations for water sports in the Alibaug region. Almost all the popular water rides like bumper ride banana rides and jet skiis are available in Kashid.