The Chapora beach situated at around 10 kms from Mapusa in North Goa is one of the most interesting beaches of Goa. Golden sands washed by blue waters and a coastline flanked by green hills, white sands, black lava rocks and a beautiful sea that turns from aquamarine to emerald green with the movement of the sun. Chapora is perfect for some fun and relaxation. One of the chief landmarks built by the Portuguese is situated nearby. It is close to Chapora Fort, an old Portuguese fort.
Traditional boat building and fishing heritage with growth of tourism. A walk down Chapora main street will take you past traditional buildings still required for the local industry as well as modern restaurants, bars and stores. Most easily reached from the Vagator side of the hill. At low tide, one can also walk around the bottom of the headland, via the anchorage, and the secluded coves beyond it, to big Vagator, then head up the hill from there.
There are a number of restaurants and beach cafes near the Chapora beach that serve some tasty seafood and drinks. For accommodation also one will find some cheap guesthouses and comfortable rooms nearby.
The clean and tidy Chapora beach has its own charm and is amongst some of the well known places in Goa. One will find the beach well populated with a number of tourists as the beach has access to the other beaches of Goa like Anjuna and Vagator. One can also see the sandy coves and rocky cliffs of the nearby Vagator beach while at Chapora.
Things to do: Swimming,Fishing,Sun Bath,Sunrais and Sunset,Water Sports,Night Life.
How to Reach,
Road way: A number of buses ply from Mapusa and Panjim to Chapora beach. One can also get rented motorcycles as well as taxis to get here.
Nearest Railway Station: Karmali Railway Station
Nearest Airport: Dabolim Airport, Panjim
latitude : 15.380800250 longitude :73.831398010
Corporation : Vasco da Gama
GPS Code : VOGO
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