Chapoli Dam is located 1 km northeast of Chaudi in Canacona. It lies about 39 km from Margao. The dam is located in a picturesque stretches west from the Sahyadris. It makes it an excellent place to take a break, since it is below in the valley between the hills.The area surrounding the Chapoli dam is considered to be a great eco – tourist spot as it is blessed with natural beauty surrounded by small rolling hills in the backdrop. Canacona in itself is considered one of the most excellent areas of Goa for its natural splendor and beauty. A lot of Fishing can also be done in these dam waters. The Chapoli dam supplies drinking water to a part of the Canacona taluka. It is not much frequented even though it is only a kilometer from the Canacona town. However it is visited by those who intend to take a good break.
How to Reach: To get to the Chapoli Dam one can enjoy the drive from Margao or Panaji. Its exactly located at just 4-5 km away from Canacona Railway Station, there is small road going to the uphills. You can hire a taxi or motorbike to reach from any location in Goa. local buses dont go till the dam, it just stop by at the main road on the Palolem junction, so further journey of nearly 4 to 5 km you need to make by auto rickshaw or taxi. So local buses is not a good option. So it will be better if you make your journey to this dam via Bike or Car or hire a Taxi. Canacona railway Station is ok if you are coming via local but main trains halts at Margao railway Station.
72.7 km from Panaji – 1hr 45mins
62.5 km from Dabolim Airport – 1hr 27mins
37.5 km from Margao Railway Station – 55mins
4.6 km from Canacona Railway Station – 15mins