Where to stay around Sifnos?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 71 holiday lettings near Sifnos. From 35 Houses to 17 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sifnos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sifnos?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sifnos. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Greek Islands: 13,068 holiday homes
  • Aegean Islands: 12,964 holiday homes
  • Milos: 74 holiday homes
  • Cyclades: 3,972 holiday homes
  • Mediterranean Sea: 430,533 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Sifnos! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Sifnos?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Sifnos with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Kimolos: 70 holiday lettings
  • Antiparos: 637 holiday lettings
  • Sérifos: 66 holiday lettings
  • Pollónia: 74 holiday lettings
  • Kastro: 64 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Sifnos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Sifnos. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pollonia Beach: 131 holiday rentals
  • Vathi Beach: 185 holiday rentals
  • Adamas Port: 74 holiday rentals
  • Faros Beach: 147 holiday rentals
  • Gialos Beach: 145 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sifnos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday villa in Sifnos, Greece your home away from home

With HomeAway.co.uk you can track down your ideal holiday rental in Sifnos. You can choose between villas and apartments on this island that has a history dating back more than 4,000 years, and much for a modern tourist to enjoy, including the longest beach in the Cyclades. Sifnos villas tend to be whitewashed in the traditional style and, because the island is so rugged, they often command lovely views of the coast. Staying at a Sifnos holiday home it’s also natural that you should want to make more of the balmy days and evenings, and many rentals here offer a variety of extra comforts, including a garden or outdoor barbecue.

We have the perfect holiday rental to match your needs:

Things to do

-Beaches. Sifnos features some sublime Blue Flag beaches. Platis Gialos is considered one of the best, lying on the island’s south coast and boasting a long strip of sand next to calm and clear turquoise waters. A slightly quieter, though no less attractive beach can be found at the Bay of Vathi, on Sifnos’ west coast.

-Walking. There are numerous unforgettable walks to enjoy on the island. One of the best can be found at Moni Fyrogion – from here you’ll be able to follow a scenic path through a natural preserve up to the Prophitis Helias Monastery, which stands 700 metres above sea level in a spectacular location.

-Gastronomy. Sifnos’ cuisine is linked to its ancient and famous pottery industry, with many dishes slow-cooked in clay cookware. One such is chickpea soup, which is left on for the whole night before serving, or Mastelo, mutton in wine, cooked in a lidless ceramic container.

-History. At several locations around Sifnos you’ll be able to discover remnants pointing to the island’s ancient history. You can take a walking tour to see what’s left of the millennia-old gold and silver mines, while at Aghios Andreas you can see the remnants of a Mycaenean citadel, which sit atop a hills and command a memorable view of the sea.

-Boating. Hiring a motorboat for a day is a great way to explore the island’s coastline. This way you’ll be able to reach bays and coves that are inaccessible on land, swimming and snorkelling in pristine clear waters. On the east of Sifnos you’ll also get excellent views of the ancient Agios Sostis mines.

Weather in Sifnos

Sifnos is an island with a Mediterranean climate. This brings warm dry weather for as many as six months of the year. Temperatures reach the low-30s during the day in July and August, but you can expect pleasantly warm weather if you arrive at a Sifnos apartment early as May, or as late as October. Rainfall is uncommon, expect in the winter months – December and January get about six inches each, while daily highs at this time of year usually reach the low-teens.

Travel to Sifnos

If you’re flying to your beach holiday home in Sifnos then the most convenient route would be to fly to the neighbouring islands of Mykonos (JMK) or Santorini (JTR), with services offered by a number of airlines flying from UK cities. From these destinations you’ll be able to catch ferries to Kamares, on the west coast of Sifnos. There are also ferries linking Sifnos with Piraeus on the mainland, with a normal liner taking five hours and a high-speed Catamaran arriving in around 2.5 hours.

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Seasonal weather averages in Sifnos

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Exploring the natural landscape of Sifnos

Sifnos is famous for its island views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sifnos. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Poulati Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Vathi Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Gialos Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Faros Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Chrissopigi Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Lazarus Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)