Attractions

Fort in Vagator & Chapora

Chapora Fort

Chapora’s old laterite fort, standing guard over the mouth of the Chapora River, was built by the Portuguese in 1617, to protect Bardez taluka (district), in Portuguese hands from 1543 onwards. Today it is a crumble…
Beach in Vagator & Chapora

Vagator Beach

The most northerly and largest beach is a beautiful stretch of sand, which fills up for a few hours each afternoon when domestic coach tours unload their swift-clicking tourist hordes to make the most of its good sw…
Beach in Vagator & Chapora

Ozran Beach

With shacks occupying the sands, Goa trance heavy on the sound systems, and cows thronging among the people, there’s a distinctly laid-back vibe here, overseen by the huge, happy carved Shiva face that gazes out ser…
Beach in Vagator & Chapora

Little Vagator Beach

Accessed by a steep footpath, this beach is less busy than Vagator's main beach.
Harbour in Vagator & Chapora

Chapora Harbour

The narrow road northwest of the village leads you past lots of village homes with rooms for rent, up to a small harbour where the day’s catch is hauled in from colourful fishing boats. Self-caterers with the desire…
Hindu Temple in Vagator & Chapora

Temple

Hindu temple on the Chapora road.
Church in Vagator & Chapora

Church

Local church.