About Sivota, Thesprotia
Sivota is basically a beachfront settlement built in a closed bay, with small islands, such as Agios Nikolaos and Mavro Oros marking the entrance of the bay.
The total population of the municipality is approximately 3,010 residents.
In historical times, Sivota was the theatre of the sea battle of Corinthians and Thesprotians against the forces of Kerkyra (Corfu). The sea battle took place during the Peloponnesian war in 433 B.C.
During the Turkish occupation, the village used to be called Mourtos, named after the notable who looted the bypassing merchant ships. This name was kept until 1959, when the village took again its ancient name.
Sivota is an area gifted by nature, located in a verdant green setting, while its clean beaches with crystal clear waters will enchant even the most demanding visitor. It boasts a well-organized tourist infrastructure, as it is a pole of attraction for thousands of tourists every year. Sivota and Plataria, both have marinas capable of giving birth to small vessels.
The taverns and the restaurants in the area will take care of all your culinary requirements, while the little bars, cafés, and clubs will make your night out unforgettable.
Sivota Attractions & Surrounding Area
You can visit the two verdant green islands, Agios Nikolaos and Mavro Oros, which occupy a large part of the entrance of the bay. Access is possible with small boats.
Unreal sandy beaches with crystal clear warm waters. In the area of Sivota you can swim and enjoy moments of tranquillity on many beaches, such as Gallikos, DEI, Zeri, Bella Varka on Mourtemeno Island, Zavia, Mega Ammos, Mikri Ammos, Mega Trafo, Pisina on the island of Agios Nikolaos and Agia Paraskevi.
This landscape of incomparable beauty will be imprinted in your memory from the first moment. The beautiful beaches with clear waters surrounded by rich vegetation and the two verdant green islands in the entrance of the bay compose an idyllic image.
Longitude: 20.23715 – Latitude: 39.40739