Exploring the Beaches and up to Perdika Village

Today is another bright day and we’re certainly not going to take it for granted!  After breakfast we decide to discover more of the coastline with an early morning walk.

We had only viewed Zavia beach from the main road above the other day so decide to walk down to the beach itself – it’s only 700 metres from Sivota village. The walk down a steep path brings us to an olive grove and through the clearing is access to the beach.  The cyclamen growing amongst the wild grass are in splendid form this morning. A concrete terrace has a number of tables, chairs and parasols.  Stone steps lead down to the beach itself.  The beach is set in a deep narrow bay and the beach is sand/stone – very beautiful set against the backdrop of the greenery.

Although it’s warm it isn’t warm enough to swim in the sea.  We sit on the beach for half and hour then set off to Mega Ammos the next beach along the road.  Again the views of the coastline below are stunning.

Mega Ammos is a beautiful beach – just 1.5 kilometres from Sivota Village.  The path to the beach is pretty steep – more noticeable on the way up!

We stay for a short while and then walk to Mikro Ammos beach.  We watch galleon style boat come into the bay.  Excursions are running from somewhere – probably from Corfu as there is absolutely nothing running from Sivota!

Despite the short distance between the beaches, the walk up and down from the main road is strenuous work and it’s quite warm today. Luckily we have timed it just right to catch the bus back to Sivota village.

When passing through the village we had seen signs for The House of Sweets – Katie’s Cakes up in Perdika and if there are cakes on offer I’ll be there!  We check the bus time table and see there is a bus that goes there throughout the day and into the early evening so we strike whilst the iron is hot and catch the next one that leaves from Sivota village.

The House of Sweets is great with an extensive range of homemade cakes.  We stay for cake and tea.  The views of the bay below are stunning.  The village is quite charming and we imagine that is a really great place to watch the sunset from so we decide to come back one evening for a meal.

The buses don’t run very regularly so we ensure we catch the next bus back to Sivota.

That’s a nice bit of exploration for the day!

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