Beaches in Sifnos island
The coastline and the partition of the coasts of Sifnos form beaches for all tastes. In many areas of the island, there are isolated sandy beaches and organized beaches. In Sifnos there are also rocky coasts, pebble beaches and golden sandy beaches, some of which are accessible by picturesque paths and others by the sea.
The beach of Kamares is one of the most beautiful sandy beaches of the island, with virgin vegetation, reedy areas, a shore side lake and sand-dunes with sand lilies that bloom in August.
Platis Gialos is one of the biggest sandy beaches of the island and of the Cyclades. It is the most popular choice of the Greek visitors of the island. Here, you will also find a port for fishing boats, with a spacious jetty, which is used during the summer for the organization of cultural events and the small theatre of Platis Gialos on the beach.
The rocks of Chrissopigi are the favorite place of many swimmers during the summer.
On the cape of Chrissopigi there is the homonymous monastery of the Virgin Mary of Chrissopigi (Panagia tis Chrissopigis) (1650), the patron saint of Sifnos. Its feast takes place the eve of the feast of the Ascension, in memory of her miracle, when people from all over the island and from other parts of Greece visit the church.
Source: Municipality of Sifnos island
Beaches in Sifnos island:
- Agia Marina - Kamares
- Platis Gialos
For your stay in Sifnos, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Sifnos island there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
The distances are small and covered by the local buses and taxis so it is not necessary to have a car. If you want to move around independently you can rent a car or a motorbike in Sifnos.
There is regular transportation by bus for the most areas and beaches of the island.
During the summer Sifnos has a coastal link by ferry to Piraeus and Milos. Trip duration is 5 hours.
Also with Paros, Naxos, Mykonos, Tinos, Syros, Folegandros, Sifnos, Santorini etc., Crete (directly or through Milos).
Daily coastal link by flying dolphin or catamaran to Piraeus, trip duration is 3 hours.
There are also daily excursions by boat or small ships towards the beaches of Sifnos and the neighboring islands are organized.
The nearest airports are in Milos and Paros. For emergencies there is a heliport near the Monastery of Panagia Vrisiani, on the south of Exabeli.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.