Scintillating sandy beaches, good nightlife, live music venues, exhilarating water sports, panoramic natural exquisiteness, dazzling sunshine, nice shopping and exciting water parks, Sidari has something for travelers of every age and taste. Whether you come alone for a rejuvenating holiday or are accompanied by your friends, whether it’s a family vacation or a romantic couple trip, Sidari won’t disappoint you! The destination boasts of some award-winning beaches and is blessed with innate beauty. There are lot many things to do in Sidari just Come and immerse yourself in fun-frolic activities or enjoy some leisure moments while lying down at beaches; you are just going to love your stay here!
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Let's explore tourist attractions and 15 best things to do in Sidari:
1. Delve into Channel of Love, Canal D’Amour
If you are searching for love, Canal D’Amour is the perfect place for you to explore. It’s called Channel of Love when translated and as the name suggests, this place tells you about your love life; at least people believe so!
Clear azure waters and pretty sandstone formation definitely attract people but Canal D’Amour is much more beyond it. There is an ancient myth that a woman will find her perfect partner if she swims the canal’s length. Moreover, people are likely to have good love life if they swim in the shaded canal. This Greek belief certainly attracts inhabitants as well as travelers to this beautiful spot.
Whether you are on a family holiday or a romantic trip with your partner, you just can’t afford to miss this place on your tour to Sidari. Here you can find a fine array of beach cafes in close proximity and if sunbathing is your cup of tea, it’s among the best places to be.
2. Your tour to Sidari cannot be completed without exploring award-winning beaches
Make the most of your trip by paying a visit to the three Blue Flag award-winning beaches the destination is blessed with. Long stretches of golden-colored sand and tranquil shallow waters are simply lovely and one cannot resist them.
3. Enjoy some leisure moments in Sidari Beach
The vibrant and famous Sidari Beach is located amid harbor and cliffs of Canal D’Amour. It’s a common scene to see vacationers and locals soaking up the sun and lying along the sandy stretches. The beach offers great opportunities for relaxation and leisure.
4. Immerse in refreshing activities at Sidari Beach
Spend quality time while reading a book or sun basking. It will be a wise idea to hire a sun lounger at the beach. Give company to your children in making sand castles, dip toes in the water or head to a beachside bar to revitalize yourself with a cool drink. If you are hungry, there are some restaurants where you can get good food. To sum up, you can spend hours in Sidari Beach and relax your senses.
5. Adventurous water sports at Sidari beach will fill you with a thrill
If you are an adrenaline junkie and thrilling water sports excite you, hire canoe or pedalo. You can choose from a wide variety of water sports, such as scuba diving, water skiing, parasailing, paragliding, etc. Even if you want to do snorkeling or swimming, the beach won’t let you down. Even young kids can take pleasure in water sports under parent supervision as the water is safe, calm and shallow.
6. There’s much more to do after an adventurous day
After spending an amusing and fun-filled day at the beach, have a look at the shops prior to moving to Canal D’Amour for giving you a visual treat of mesmerizing sunset. In terms of food, you can find many restaurants and tavernas which offer a romantic Greek meal. If you are a night owl and looking for party options, Sidari centre will be a good choice as it boasts of a nightclub, cocktail bars as well as live music venues.
7. Sidari Waterpark is ideal for a family holiday
If you have come to Sidari with your family, this waterpark has to be in your list as it ensures maximum fun for the entire family, especially kids. While children will love to splash in pools and enjoy slides, you can opt for a lounger for relaxation. It’s always a good idea to get a sunbed and arrange it for your leisure moments prior to going for slides or enjoying in a wave pool.
It’s among the best tourist hotspots in Sidari for a family outing and offers various entertaining activities like lilo races that bring out a person’s competitive spirit regardless of age. If hunger troubles you, the waterpark’s restaurant has nice options.
8. Sidari Waterpark has a lot more to offer other than slides and pools
After relishing slides and pools, don’t miss to explore games area that boasts of air hockey, play pool and table football. Kids can play in the garden as well as a playground and for adults, there’s an Internet café where they can do some surfing or chat with friends. When you are done with the waterpark, go for a short walk or head to lively town centre for shopping.
9. The destination is a heaven for adventure lovers
The destination’s coastline is ideal for a plethora of water sports and from water skiing to windsurfing and using pedal boats, you’ll enjoy it all! Sidari has just perfect weather conditions and what makes it better for water sports is the crystal clear water that is simply superb if you are interested in diving and snorkeling. For exploring the aquatic life here, go for a scuba diving excursion; many options are available for this and you can easily find one. If you are audacious, take training from a professional PADI instructor and delve into the underwater world by traveling to a nearby island via boat.
10. Visit Hydropolis Water Park
Apart from Sidari Waterpark, the destination also boasts Hydropolis Water Park which is rather small yet famous and amusing. Here you can find a good collection of rides and slides which make it a must visit hotspot for those families who have young kids with them. It takes only 20 minutes to drive to this park from central Sidari. Consisting of a buffet, barbecue, a number of pools, many parasols and sun loungers, this water park is something you won’t regret visiting.
11. Panoramic Sunset Beach offers awe-inspiring views
Take a tour to Peroulades, a fishing village in close proximity, and delight your taste buds with a scrumptious meal. There is a wide range of eateries which offer Greek food as well as fresh seafood. This beach is simply the best if you wish to have a romantic evening. Make the most of your trip by availing an impressive sight of the sun setting behind radiant waters.
12. Ravishing nightlife
Sidari is dotted with a plethora of bars and eateries which remain open till late night. There is also no shortage of karaoke and dance bars where entry is mostly free. If you are looking for a quieter option, you can opt for beachside bars. Families and couples prefer to visit Mikey’s Inn that is famous for entertaining people with amusing acts, impersonators and live singers. However, if you wish to sit and relax while enjoying a cocktail, IQ Bar is the perfect place to go.
13. Sidari has something for every kind of shopper
On your tour to Sidari, don’t forget to take home a souvenir to cherish the memories of your wonderful holiday. This destination is superb for buying figurines and you can find a wide variety of the same. Purchase watches, perfumes, leather wallets, jewelry, sunglasses, leather bags, hats, animal figurines and lots more. To name some good places for shopping, they are Midas Jewellery, Martin’s Tourist Shop, Olive Wood House, Markato Super Market, Shoes Made For You and Super Market Center.
14. Excursions from Sidari
There are many options to take a tour to Corfu from Sidari. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of the route while traveling through the boat as you will get to see the tiny hamlets on the way. You can also take the land route and ride a horse through the lush green countryside along the north beach, into the mountains and then towards the olive plantations. Then there are villages which are traditionally engaged in fishing and there you can not only find some beautiful views but also tasty food in plenty. There are many other tours that you can take such as a tour to Aqualand, which will prove the expertise of Greek in water parks.
15. Eating out at Sidari
There are many options for foodies at Sidari, from eating at various restaurants to having different types of cuisines. If you wish you can dig your teeth in Greek food or you may also have the fresh seafood otherwise it is also not a problem for those who want to have British or European food. Drinks can also be taken before or with the food as bars are also available in Sidari and a person can enjoy the vacations to the fullest.