Tapola is located at the foot of the Sahyadri hill with verdant hills all around and a beautiful lake to add to its beauty.

Tapola famously called the mini Kashmir of the west is a rustic hamlet with a magnificent lake - Shivsagar. Tapola is at the end of the road and practically a dead end! From Mahabaleshwar Tapola is 25 kilometers away and the drive to Tapola from Mahabaleshwar is a picturesque one with vistas galore on either side of the road.

If you are a water sports enthusiast Tapola is the place to head to. Be it boating, water scooter rides, kayaking or swimming Shivsagar Boat Club a stones throw away from Kinara Agro Tourism has made available all these options for you.


Tapola is well known as a place with river camps and agro tourism centers. There are various water based activities and adventure sports that one can indulge in at Tapola.

Boating and kayaking in Koyna back waters is the major attraction of Tapola. You can also try your hand at fishing and also go swimming in the lake with life jackets.

Thanks to the remote rural location you can see first hand the rural life in all its rustic charm at Tapola. You may also explore methods of farming in the agro tourism centers. Tapola is well known for its strawberry farms and Gerberra flower greenhouses. While in Tapola a visit to a strawberry farm or a gerberra greenhouse is certainly warranted