Syvota is a coastal settlement in the southern part of Thesprotia’s prefecture. It is one of the main resorts of Epirus and for this reason, every summer brings together a large number of Greek and foreign tourists.
The village is built in a small bay where there are plenty of islands. Thus, a beautiful landscape is created, combining the green of nature and the turquoise of the sea. The main islands are Saint Nicholas and Mavro Oros.
The excellent beaches of Syvota, which stand out for their rare and unique natural beauty, are within walking distance from the village.
Historically, Syvota is known for the naval battle among the Corinthians and the Thesprotians against the Corfiots in 433 BC during the Peloponnesian War.
During the Ottoman rule, the name of the village was Mourtos that persisted until the late ’50s.
The importance of the past, succeed to remain up to date. Syvota is a starting point for an excursion to the monuments of Epirus, an experience which will remain indelible in memory of all of those that will live it.
Syvota is a place full of activities. Those who decide to spend their holidays there, they should not miss the following:
- Excursions to Paxos, Parga and to the surrounding villages
More specifically, you can rent an inflatable boat and plan a two-day trip on the emerald beaches of Epirus. Start from Syvota and continue your getaway at the complex of islands, trying to do diving or just swim with a sea-mask in order to admire the beautiful sea bottom.
In the afternoon, you can sail to Paxi, a pleasant tour with the likelihood of the unexpected company of dolphins of the Ionian Sea.