Sivota (Syvota) is well known as one of the most beautiful villages in Lefkada with thousands of vivid flowers, picturesque taverns and friendly locals!
You can find Sivota, a floral gem of Lefkada between Nidri and Vasiliki villages, on the east coast of the island. The houses of the village were built in a natural formed, well protected bay, which is surrounded by hills and lush vegetation. The location of Sivota is so picturesque, that some locals say Sivota is blessed all the gifts by the mother nature. If you would like to visit some beautifully designed floral taverns in Lefkada island, just drive to Sivota and take a look the charming street views.
A lovely Greek fishing village in Lefkada doesn’t exist without a tiny port, where fishing boats, yachts and sailboats anchor. The port is situated in the heart of Sivota, in front of the taverns of the village. In Sivota port there can be rent a small boat or rib without licence, so you can explore the tiny bays of the east coast and the beaches nearby.
In the center of Sivota great taverns and cocktail bars are awaiting for guests, where the main street is located. This road connects to two sides of the bay, and it is also a pedestrian road and sea promenade of the village. If you stay in Sivota, you don’t have to drive to larger villages for goods, because there are also some small supermarkets and a bakery too.
Sivota (Syvota) is a perfect place to sit down in one of the coffee bars and enjoy the exceptional atmospheres, view the emerald sea and the colourful houses, the beautiful flowers and the natural enviroment.
At the entrance of Sivota port you can find a parking lot, where you can stop your car without a fee.
An interesting curiosity is that some tourists sometimes confuse Sivota (Syvota) of Lefkada with an another seaside settlement as the same name in Greece, which is located in the Epirus region. Sivota of the Epirus is much larger with its population of 900, and lies about 140 kilometers away from the Lefkadian fishing village.
Where to stay in Sivota?
In Sivota you can find several great villas for rent, but there are some other options too. This place is primarily recommended those who like the atmospheres of tiny fishing villages, and would like to stay away from the crowds.
Galini Studios (up to 2-5 guests)
Dream View Villas (up to 6)
SivotaBayVillas (villas for 6)
The Dynasty Villas (villas for 6-14 guests)
Villas Amantea (villas for 4-6)
Guide to Sivota (Syvota Lefkada)
Coordinates: 38.624874, 20.681306
31 km south from Lefkada town
Population: 100 (increases during summer months)
Facilities: taverns, coffeebars, apartments, studios, supermarket, port, ATM, boat rent, gift shop
Nearest beaches: Afteli beach (6,6 km), Amousa beach (9 km), Mikros Gialos beach (12 km)
+ Reasons to visit Sivota in Lefkada island
- pretty fishing village with many flowers on its seaside
- port for yatchts and sailboats
- can be rent a boat / rib
- great taverns
- far away from the best beaches on the east coast Lefkada