Kelshi is a picturesque coastal village in Ratnagiri District, on the shores of the Arabian Sea. It falls on the Dapoli – Mandangarh route and is about 20 km north-west of Dapoli. Mumbai is 240 km north-west.
The focal point of the place is Mahalakshmi Temple – an ancient shrine dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. A grand fair is held here annually during Chaitra Shuddh Purnima. Baleshwar, Radha-Krishna Temple, Utambarkarni Devi Temple, Ganapati Temple and Bhai Miya Bhet are the other places of worship in the vicinity.