• About

    The main fishing port of North Goa, Chapora is located on the northern side of Vagator’s headland. Hidden by Vagator, Anjuna, Siolim and the old but famous Portuguese fort, Chapora beach is a clean and isolated beach with golden sand, blue waters and rich and beautiful green palm trees along the coastline.

    Getting there

    The closest railway station is located at Thivim, about 20 kms from Chapora. Taxis and auto-rickshaws are available from the railway station. The Dabolim Airport which is 16 kms away, also has an prepaid taxi service. It is best to explore the place on foot. Trekking to the top of Chapora fort is worth the magnificent view from the hilltop. The nearest bus station to Chapora is located at Mapusa about 10 kilometers away and has buses that ply to and fro from Chapora.

    Quick Facts

    • Chapora’s popular tourist destination is the Chapora fort. Perched at the very top of a towering hill, it was built in 1617 by the Portuguese and provides a stunning view of the Vagator beach that meets the Arabian Sea.
    • Chapora’s village has a busy, quaint little fishing anchorage where delicious, fresh calamari and other assorted fish can be bought straight off from the boats.
    • Clara’s Shawarma and Falafel in Chapora offers authentic, tasty shawarma and is open during season time from October to March.
    • Ganesh Fruit Juice centre which is open from October to March, is a quirky little place where hippies and corporates mingle together. It offers a wide range of fresh fruit juices and provides a refreshing relief.