Sannidal together with Kil, has the oldest urban settlement in Kragerø municipality. Here you can also find Kragerøs only Shoppingcenter, Amfi Kragerø. Bygdetunet a historical farmyard is located nearby the wooden church of Sannidal (1771).
You find the oldest densely built-up areas of Kragerø County in Kil and Sannidal. There are more than old houses in Sannidal, here you can also find the municipalitys only modern shopping centre Amfi Kragerø. This shopping centre was built during the 80's, and in the beginning the locals were rather sceptical. Though, it has proved to become an important part of Sannidal and a meeting point for the locals. Tangen is also a very important place for the infrastructure. All the roads are from here connected with the E18, towards Krisitansand and Oslo, and 351 and 38.
Kragerø Industrial Park is situated at Fikkjebakke, housing a range of important enterprises. Not to mention, it is a common place to park the car, in order to go for a walk in the woodlands. The Tourist Association keeps a cottage at Jambakkmyra, and it has become a popular destination for eager hikers.
There are many old and traditional farms in Sannidal. This used to be a society consisting of farmers, sailors and trade connected to the two. The 'Bygdetun' is situated close to the church of Sannidal, which is a wooden church built in 1771. As many other churches, the church in Sannidal is perceived to be a natural centre of the area and is to many recognized as this village local historic flagship.
Further, Sannidal is a dreamland for anyone interested in hunting, fishing, hiking and swimming. Tveitereid and Tyvann along the highway are both popular places to visit. Tyvann is situated close to the market garden Plantasjen. Here you find a peaceful sweet water with a beach and a pier. If you are looking for more action, Breivann is supposedly full of sweet water fishes, and it is welcoming for experts and non-professional fishermen.