Sidari ( Corfu ) is a bustling tourist resort area on the north coast of the island. It is about 40 km from the capital. It is a lively town by night with plenty of clubs and pubs. The main beach is quite busy, has been awarded the Blue Flag, and is organized with umbrellas and chairs. Watersports are available on the beach, and it is also a popular spot for snorkeling and scuba diving. There are several small bays nearby that offer more seclusion.
The Canal D'Amour, or Channel of Love, is a tunnel through the surrounding sandstone rock. Legend goes that if you swim through it, you will soon meet the love of your life. It is a popular diving spot because there are many underwater caves near the arch.
Peroulades is a village in the north-western part of the island. Its economy is based mainly on tourism and secondarily on olive tree cultivation.