Although Sivota is small and very picturesque it offers numerous beaches in the area. The beaches in this region are characterised by small or bigger pebbles, emerald sea and plenty of natural shade. The beaches are mostly arranged and easily available, but if you are adventurous, you can discover also small wild coves which are in abundance.
Sivota has no city beach, but Galikos Molos beach is considered to be one because is right next to the city. It’s about 300 meters from the port, located just behind the marina, and you can reach it on foot from most of the accommodations in Sivota. The beach is narrow, with no distinctive turquoise sea and can be used for swimming once you do not feel like visiting the most beautiful beaches in the area.
Karvouno beach is in front of the famous beach Bella Vraka. It’s located about 600m from the port and you can reach it on foot, but with the uphill climb. The beach is small, rocky in the past, today filled with sand and gravel. On the beach there is parking space, and you can rent chairs and umbrellas. There’s also a bar that offers snacks and drinks. The beach is usually packed with visitors from nearby hotels. It is located in the lee, has a shoal and it’s suitable for children. Beach is facing west, so you can enjoy beautiful sunsets.
After 15-minute walk uphill, then downhill you’ll Bella Vraka beach. This is the most famous beach in Sivota because it’s located on the island and can be reached on foot through the sandbar and the water above your knees. If you move on through the forest, you’ll reach another bay with sun beds belonging to a nearby hotel. So, for outside visitors there’s no content except water sports, so it’s essential to bring umbrellas and towels.
Heading towards Parga, you will enjoy beautiful landscapes, and if you are adventurous, you can explore wild coves along the way. Little beach Zavia is interesting, emerald green, with a restaurant and ample space for parking. This beach is sandy, while all the rest are gravel. In the back of the beach there’s olive grove where you can also set up deck chairs and enjoy the natural shade.
Mega Ammos is 2km from the centre of Sivota. Many tourists from Sivota get there on foot, but it can be approached by car. The beach is beautiful, with fine gravel, so it’s best to arrive early to get a good seat on the beach. The beach is surrounded by rocks and trees in the background, which gives it a special charm.
Mikri Ammos is located immediately after Mega Ammos beach. The beach is small and stony, but very beautiful and it can be reached by car. The beach is surrounded by greenery, with turquoise and crystal clear waters, and it’s one of the most beautiful in the area of Sivota. Sea life is rich, so snorkeling and scuba diving are a real pleasure. The beaches Mikri and Mega Ammos can be reached by a small train from Sivota.
About 6km away from Sivota there’s a beach Agia Paraskevi, one of the most beautiful beaches in the region with an eponymous island that gives it a special charm. The beach is very beautiful and popular and a favourite for families with children. At the end there’s a small church dedicated to Agia Paraskevi, offering a very beautiful view of the beach and the island.
Zeri beach is about 1km away from the centre of Sivota and it can be reached on foot. It’s small, sandy and fully arranged, there’s also a tavern with the same name and a mini aqua park with swimming pool and several slides. On the beach you can rent a motor boat for a tour around the beaches in the area of Sivota.
Dei beach is 1,5km away from the centre of Sivota. It’s a beach with plenty of natural shade and a cafe (also in the shade). The beach is covered with rough gravel, but due to the shade it may suit families with children.
Close to Sivota is also Pisina (which means the pool) beach. It can be reached only by private boat or regular boat service. The boat leaves you on the beach and picks you up later in the day. Pisina beach is characterised by transparent and turquoise sea.