Sightseeing in the region of Palghar includes beaches and ruins of ancient forts. One of the largest beaches in Maharashtra is the Satpati Beach, which is popular for being a major fishing hub of India. Manor, located on the banks of River Vaitarna, is often popularly known as the gateway to the region of Palghar. It is also a less crowded place compared to other nearby attractions.
Along the Arabian Sea, is the Shirgaon Beach, which is also among the largest fishermen communities present in India. The Shirgaon Fort is located close to the beach by the same name. It is said that the fort was once used by the Maratha ruler, Shivaji, to keep a check on the enemy lines. The fort is now in a deteriorated condition, but signs of the Maratha reign are still visible in the remains.
The ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ram lies close to the temple of Sitladevi, at Kapad Bazar, in the district of Palghar. As per legend, Lord Ram and his brother were imprisoned here by Ahiravan and Mahiravan, later on rescued by Lord Hanuman. The temple was renovated in the year 1994 by the local authority here. Ram Navami is a popular festival celebrated here, with special artis and poojas.
The beach of Mahim in the region of Palghar, is also a popular sunset point. The Mahim Fort, once used as a defense against the Portuguese, is located close to the beach of Mahim. The Sheetla Devi Temple is located near the beach of Kelva, in Palghar; and the temple is popular for the uniqueness of the idol of the Goddess. Religious processions are held every year in the temple.
Near to the Palghar region, is the Kelva Beach and near to the beach, is the Kelva Fort that belongs to the 16th century and was built by the Portuguese. As per the records, Maratha ruler, Shivaji, also used this fort to defend against outside attacks. The main source of irrigation of the region, that is the Kelva Dam, is also a popular spot as the nearby garden to the dam is a picnic spot.