Vaibhavwadi taluka is a taluka in Kankavli subdivision of Sindhudurg district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It was earlier a small market town by the name Vabhwe. In the early 1980s, it was accorded the status of tehsil under the new district Sindhudurg. Located to the north-east of Kankavali, Vaibhavwadi is off National Highway 66 (Old National Highway 17) and is on the district’s eastern border with Kolhapur District. Nandgaon is 22 km south.
Vaibhavwadi has a semi-tropical climate and remains warm and humid in most of the year. It has three clear seasons: rainy (June-October), winter (November-mid February) and summer (mid-February–May). Monsoon winds bring heavy rains, with an average rainfall of 3240.10 mm. The major crops are rice, mango, cashew, coconut, vari, nachani, groundnut, jackfruit, beetle nut, and spices.