At about 35 Kms from Alibaug, Kashid is a stretch of beach which captures the imagination of the beach lover instantaneously. Nestled cozily alongside a wooded area the silvery white sands of Kashid beach is just perfect for some aqua fun. Incidentally Kashid is also the preferred destination for water sports enthusiasts in this region of Konkan beaches.
Less than an hour from Kashid is Rajapuri, from where one can catch a ferry boat to the formidable sea fortress - Murud Janjira. Blessed with a vast expanse of soft sand beach with the Murud Janjira silhouting the horizon Murud paints a pretty picture and is a great weekend destination in itself.
About 15 kms towards alibaug in Revdanda stands the ruins of the Revdanda Fort. A faint reminder of the Portuguese rule in India, a seven-story tower and the fortification walls are what remain of the original fort. There is an ancient chapel within the forts premises from where St. Francis Xavier gave one of his first sermons in India.
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary is less than half an hour drive from Kashid towards Murud. A trek through the jungle trails is a delightful experience and can add spice to your beach vacation if you are on a long holiday to Kashid. The main attraction of the Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary is the beautiful Giant Indian Squirrel, there are over 90 different types of butterflies in Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary.