Best Beaches in Sifnos

Best Beaches in Sifnos

Platis Gialos is one of the most popular beaches in Sifnos that features soft golden sand and crystal-clear waters. With tamarisk trees offering natural shade and plenty of waterfront tavernas to enjoy a meal, this is a great spot to relax and unwind.

Artemonas is Apollonia’s quiet sister. Its cobblestone streets are lined with churches and stone cottages. Visit the church of Panagia Poulati to see some Cycladic architecture.

Cheronissos Beach

Located in the northern part of Sifnos, this is one of the best beaches that you can visit while on Sifnos. You can reach it by a small paved path that starts from Chrysopigi and ends at Glyfo. It has golden fine sand and plenty of shade from tamarisk. The seabed has pebbles at the beginning and gradually increases in depth.

Kamares Beach is a large sandy beach in a beautiful bay near the main port of Sifnos. It is ideal for relaxation and entertainment, with several beach bars and water sports facilities. You can also enjoy delectable seafood dishes at the numerous waterfront taverns.

Platis Gialos Beach is a gorgeous, picturesque beach that is perfect for families with children and sun-seekers. Its inviting golden sand and crystal-clear turquoise waters create a sense of serenity and tranquillity. After a day of swimming and relaxation, you can indulge in delicious seafood dishes at one of the many waterfront taverns.

Apokofto Beach

With a view of the Monastery of Chrisopigi, this sandy and rocky beach in South Apollonia is ideal for a peaceful day swimming and sunbathing. It is also well-organized and clean and offers a good variety of food taverns.

In contrast to the beaches around Kamares, which are crowded in high season, Apokofto is quieter and more secluded. It is the perfect place to relax alone or with friends and is connected by a coastal hiking trail to the neighboring village of Faros.

Located in the southern part of Sifnos near Chrysopigi, this picturesque beach is a must-see during your vacation on the island! It has yellow sand mixed with flat pebbles and shallow crystal-clear water. It is also surrounded by a beautiful line of tamarisk trees that offer shade in the summer and create an absolutely romantic ambience! In addition, it is a very family-friendly beach.

Vathi Beach

Vathi is the biggest beach in Sifnos with golden fine sand and tamarisk trees offering shade. It is one of the emptiest beaches on the island and it offers a truly relaxing ambiance to spend your vacation there. It is situated in the west, 10 km from Apollonia.

Here you can also visit the monastery of Taxiarches dating back to the 16th century and watch the amazing sunrise over the church of Panagi Poulati. It is a truly magical experience that will definitely remain in your memory for life.

Another great beach to visit is Kamares. This is a long and sandy beach with plenty of restaurants and accommodation options. It is never crowded and it has plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas to offer. It is a fantastic choice for families. While you’re in Kamares, be sure to visit the famous ceramic workshops. Their works are simply breathtaking with beautiful patterns and designs that you’ll love.

Vlicho Beach

Located in the picturesque fishing village of Vathi, this is one of the best beaches on Sifnos. It’s a sheltered beach with fine sand and some trees for shade, but it’s also one of the emptiest beaches on Sifnos, so you’ll have no trouble enjoying its emerald waters with plenty of room to swim.

The first few meters of the beach are covered with stones, but once you get past that you’ll find a beautiful golden fine sand and some partial shade from tamarisk trees. The beach is well-maintained and has a couple of cafes-restaurants by the sea.

Whether you’re looking for a beach vacation with facilities or a more naturist option, Sifnos has it all. From the cosmopolitan Platis Gialos to the calm Faros and secluded Vlicho beaches, you’ll be sure to have an unforgettable beach holiday on this fantastic island! Stay in a luxury hotel such as Elies Resorts, with its grand 5-star amenities and amazing location by the sea.