The Chapoli dam is situated 1 km north-east of Chaudi in Canacona. It is approximately 40 km from Margao.
The dam is located in a scenic spot extending westward from the Sahyadris. It makes it an excellent spot to take a break as it lies deep in the valley between hills.
For accommodation, there are no facilities at the dam site, however one can find some good hotels, guesthouses and houses for rent at the Canacona town and Palolem beach that are located nearby.
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. 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.