Platis Gialos beach in Sifnos island
Platis Gialos is one of the most popular beaches on the island of Sifnos with high traffic, clear water and sand. It offers excellent organization and services, providing all the amenities you need throughout the duration of your stay at the beach.
You can swim or relax under the shade or the sun.
In one part of the coast you will find some umbrellas and sun-beds.
You will see a deep blue that creates a stunning landscape.
You will also find cafes and restaurants to enjoy your meal quietly next to the crystal clear sea.
Right next to you there are many kinds of accommodation such as rooms and hotels to make your stay in Platis Gialos easier and more pleasant.
Also, do not forget to visit the church of Agia Sofia located in the area.
Opposite the beach is the uninhabited islet of Kitriani (or Kipriani) with its only building the church of the same name Virgin Mary, the oldest on the island (11th c.)
How to get to the beach
Access to the beach of Platis Gialos of Sifnos is easy and convenient via the existing road network. The connection is covered via Sifnos’ regular intercity bus routes. It can also be reached by private transportation such as car or motorbike.
In the field Routes at the end of the article, use the route map with information on the mileage, the time needed and the route to follow, selecting your points of interest.
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.