Beaches in Sifnos

Description and information on the beaches of Sifnos

Organized, quiet and secluded beaches in Sifnos

The beaches of Sifnos, although little known, are unique and for all tastes. All the beaches of the island have one thing in common, they are crystal clear!

On this page you will find information, how to reach and photos of all the beaches of the island.

Do you like swimming in secluded beaches or diving off rocks? The options are many!

The famous rock of Chrysopigi with the big smooth surfaces, the Seven Martyrs in Kastro and the Aspra Gremna in Faros are some of the most famous beaches worth visiting. The rest? We will let you discover them for yourself!

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ELIN Gas Refueling


ELIN Gas Refueling, Apollonia, Sifnos

Apollonia, Sifnos

You will find it at the entrance of Apollonia, while with a simple telephone call its specialized employees will come at the port...

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Location of ELIN Gas Refueling: Apollonia, Sifnos
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ΕΚΟ Gas refueling, Apollonia, Sifnos

Apollonia, Sifnos

We can bring you fuel with our tanker at any port of Sifnos, where your high-speed craft, your pleasure yacht or your sailing vessel...

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Sifnos BlooMarine, Platis Gialos, Sifnos

Platis Gialos, Sifnos

Experience the best bloom! Water sports, boat rentals and daily cruises...

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Amanda Boat, Platis Gialos, Sifnos

Platis Gialos, Sifnos

Explore the hidden treasures of Sifnos and Poliegos...

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Calypso Boat Rentals, Platis Gialos, Sifnos

Platis Gialos, Sifnos

Become a skipper and explore with your company the beauties of Sifnos from the sea with comfort, safety and absolute independence!

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RIB Adventures, Sifnos

Sifnos

Whether you are after an adventure that will take your breath away or a pleasant, invigorating experience, alone, with a group of friends or in a corporate event, a Rib Adventure is what you are looking for ...

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Kamares

The beach of Kamares is the first you meet once you come out of the boat. This is a beach that will either addict you or leave indifferent.

The beach of Kamares in Sifnos

Beach

Golden fine sand that only covers a small part of its extent; shade from tamarisk trees and sufficient number of deck chairs and umbrellas. Here, you will find well-cared changing rooms, showers and toilets. At the edges of the beach there are cafés and restaurants with tables on the sand.

  • sandy beach
  • access by car, bus, boat, trail
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • umbrellas and sun loungers
  • cafés and restaurants
  • mini market
  • awarden with the blue flag of the European Union (since 2002)
  • access facilities and floating chairs for disabled
The beach of Kamares from Agia Marina district

Sea

Clean sand with few stones on the northern side of the bay which depending on the weather may have been buried and you may not understand that they are there. The depth is small for quite a distance (about half a meter) which makes it ideal for water games.

Spilia (Cave)

There is a small bay with pebbles almost next to Kamares. It is a secluded beach which rarely gets crowded.

  • pebbles
  • access by car, bus, boat, trail
  • cafés and restaurants

Beach - Sea

Small pebbles cover the entire beach but also the beginning of the sea whilst further inside, the sea is sandy. The depth increases evenly.

Vroulidia

A medium sized pebble beach on the northwest side of the island, with really gorgeous emerald waters. Don't let the stones put you off! The shop owners have created a comfortable sandy walkway leading to the sandy seabed!

  • pebbles
  • acces by car, trail, boat
  • it has toilets
  • umbrellas and sun loungers
  • cafés and restaurants
Sunset at the beach Vroulidia in Sifnos
Panoramic view of Vroulidia beach in Sifnos

Beach

Large pebbles and sufficient number of deck chairs and umbrellas. At the edges of the beach there are cafés and restaurants with tables by the sea.

Sea

Clean sand can be found after you pass the first meters which are covered with stones (there are landscaped walkways from sand). The depth increases gradually and the water is really wonderful.

Tip:

  • There is no mobile reception in Vroulidia except a spot at the end of the beach where there’s a chair which bears the marking "Cosmote"! (Greek Mobile Phone Company)!

Cheronissos

On the northernmost part of the island, in the picturesque fishing village of Herronissos, there is one of the most protected by the waves beaches.

  • sandy beach
  • access by car, bus, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • umbrellas and sun loungers
  • cafés and restaurants
  • mini market

Beach

Fine sand, shade from tamarisk trees and few sun loungers and umbrellas. Here, you will find well-cared changing rooms, showers and toilets. In the middle of the beach but also at the end of the mole there are fish taverns with tables on the seafront. On the right side of the bay, there are smaller moles which are ideal for those who want to be more secluded.

Cheronissos beach in North Sifnos

Sea

Clean sand with few stones on the left and right side of the bay. The depth is small for quite a few meters, making it ideal for water games.

Poulati

This is a small sized rocky shore on the eastern side of the island. The name was taken after the beautiful Church of Panagia Poulati, located a few minutes away from the church.

  • rocky shore
  • access by boat (mooring with an anchor-"thief" is suggested due to the seabed), trail, car and then 5' trail
  • partial shading

Beach

Ideal for those looking for peace and those who love to stare the rocky bottom. At its back side, a green ravine ends up.

The coast of Poulati on the east part of Sifnos

Sea

The waters are crystal clear with emerald colors and sufficient depth from the beginning.

Seralia

On the eastern side of Sifnos opposite Paros and Antiparos, lies the beach of Kastro, namely Seralia. This is where the harbor of the capital of ancient Sifnos used to be. The beach is small but ideal for those who want to be away from the crowded beaches of the island.

  • pebbles and sand
  • access by car, bus, trail, boat
  • partial shading
  • café-restaurants
Seralia beach at the village of Kastro
Seralia beach at the village of Kastro in Sifnos

Beach

The beach has pebble and located on the right side of the small settlement. You can also take your swim from the small mole on the other side of the bay.

Sea

In the beginning the bottom is pebbly but then there's golden sand and the depth increases gradually. The water is crystal clear and the surrounding landscape is gorgeous.

Fassolou

Located on the south side of the island and it’s one of the three beaches of Faros. Years back it used to be a "den" for naturists, however, naturism is no longer allowed. On the west side of the bay stands the monastery of Stavros of Faros while in front of the bay you can see the rock of Chrysopigi. A truly unique view.

  • pebbles and sand
  • access by car, bus and then a 350m trail, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • café-restaurants
Fassolou beach in Faros, from the monastery of Stavros
Fassolou beach in Faros of Sifnos

Beach

The beach is sandy with a few pebbles while the rich clusters of the tamarisk trees provide shade in the summer. Here, you will find well-cared changing rooms, showers and toilets. Also you will find a restaurant on the beach.

Sea

The seabed has a lot of seaweed but there are landscaped walkways to avoid them. The depth at the beginning is quite small and deepens gradually.

Faros

This is the central beach of Faros. The right side offers shelter in all weather conditions. Magnificent views of the rock of Crysopigi, which is directly opposite.

  • fine sand
  • access by car, bus, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets
  • sun loungers
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • café-restaurants
  • mini market
Sunbathing on the beach of Faros
The beach of Faros in Sifnos

Beach

Golden fine sand, shading from tamarisks and some sun loungers. Here, you will find well-cared changing rooms, showers and toilets. At the edges of the beach there are cafés-restaurants and fish taverns with tables on the sand.

Sea

The depth is small for quite a distance which makes it ideal for water games and it increases gradually.

Glifo

It is the third beach of Faros and considered the most beautiful by many. A small paved path through the settlement leads to Glyfo. Faros overlooks the rock of Chrysopigi, just like from Fassolou, while on the right side you can see the loading facilities of the mines. On the right side of Glyfou beach, a short paved coastal path begins which leads to the beach of Apokofto and Chrysopigi.

  • fine sand
  • access by car, bus, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • cafe-restaurants and mini market (at a small distance, in Faros)

Beach

Golden fine sand and ample shade from tamarisk. Here, you will find well-cared changing rooms, showers and toilets.

Glipho beach as seen from the sea

Sea

The depth is small for quite a distance which makes it ideal for water games and it increases gradually. It is one of the cooler seas of Sifnos.

Apokofto

Located on the south side of the island and is the main beach of Chrysopigi with amazing, cool, turquoise waters. The paved coastal trail connects it with Glyfo beach, in Faros.

The most daring ones and those who want to avoid the crowds can take their dives from the rocks of Chrysopigi.

  • fine sand
  • acces by car, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • cafe-restaurants and mini market (at Chrissopigi)
Apokofto beach from the rock of Chrissopigi
Apokofto beach in Sifnos

Beach

Golden fine sand which in some places is petrified; ample shade by clumps of tamarisk trees. Here, you will find well-cared changing rooms, showers and toilets. On both sides of the beach there are cafés and restaurants and at a nearby distance (in Chrysopigi) there is a mini market.

Sea

The depth is small for quite a distance which makes it ideal for water games and it increases gradually.

Saoures

It is a small bay with spectacular view towards Chrysopigi and has wonderful clear waters. A small dirt path of 150m starts from Crysopigi and ends up here.

  • sand and pebbles
  • acces by car, trail, boat
  • cafe-restaurants (at Apokofto)
  • mini market (at Chrissopigi)

Beach

Pebbles mixed with golden sand and small in size. Preferred mainly by those who want to enjoy the sea more secluded.

Saoures beach, next to Chrissopigi in Sifnos

Sea

The seabed has pebbles at the beginning and then sand while the depth increases gradually. The colors of the seabed is wonderful.

Platis Gialos

It is one of the largest beaches of Sifnos, as its name suggests, and considered by many as the most popular beach of the island.

  • fine sand
  • access by car, bus, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets
  • umbrellas and sun loungers
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • restaurants - cafeterias
  • mini market
  • sea sports
  • marina

Beach

Golden fine sand, shade from tamarisk trees and sufficient number of deck chairs and umbrellas. Here, you will find well-cared changing rooms, showers, toilets and sea sports. In the entire length of the beach, there are cafés and restaurants with tables on the seafront.

The beach of Platis Gialos in Sifnos

Sea

The depth is small for quite a distance which makes it ideal for water games and then gradually increases. In some places, the sand can be petrified, however, golden sand prevails mostly.

Lazarou

A small bay with pebbles and turquoise waters in the south side of Sifnos. After the end of the beach of Platis Gialos, take the road and carry on for 350m and turn left (there is a sign). In 100m, you reach the coast.

  • pebbles and platforms
  • acces by car, trail, boat
  • umbrellas and sun loungers
  • cafe - restaurant

Sea

Pebbles at the beginning and increasing depth. After 30m the seabed is sandy.

Vathi (central)

It is a long and wide golden beach on the southwest side of the island. On the right side of the bay lies the church of Taxiarchis, while in the middle of the beach you can find "Elies" hotel, the largest hotel complex of Sifnos.

  • fine sand
  • access by car, bus, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets
  • umbrellas and sun loungers
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • restaurants - cafeterias
  • mini market
  • sea sports

Beach

Golden fine sand, shade from tamarisk trees and sufficient number of deck chairs and umbrellas. Here, you will find well-cared changing rooms, showers, toilets and sea sports. In the entire length of the beach, there are cafés and restaurants with tables on the seafront.

Depending on the weather conditions prevailing in winter some of its parts may have been narrowed considerably.

The central beach of Vathi in Sifnos, as seen from the sea

Sea

The depth is small for quite a distance which makes it ideal for water games and then gradually increases

Vathi (north)

On the right of the main beach of Vathy, after the church of Taxiarchis is another "hidden" beach. In essence, it is the continuation of the main beach from which is separated by a small mole and the church of Taxiarchis. Here, the landscape is more picturesque and reminds a fishing village.

  • fine sand and small pebbles
  • access by car, bus, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets (at the central beach of Vathi)
  • partial shading from tamarisks
  • cafe - restaurants
  • mini market
  • sea sports (at the central beach of Vathi)
Vathi beach and the church of Taxiarhis in Sifnos
The north beach of Vathi in Sifnos

Sea

Fine sand at the beginning and thereafter clumps of seaweed but with sufficient depth.

Beach

Golden fine sand and partial shade from tamarisk trees. Here you will find cafés-restaurants with tables on the sand.

Vathi (south)

On the left of the main beach of Vathy, you will find another two small, "hidden" beaches total length of 150m. In essence, it’s the continuation of the main beach towards the south, from which however are separated by rocks. Their location is unique. Completely detached and small, give the feeling to anyone who goes there, that are very remote, almost proprietary. They are linked to the main beach of Vathy with a trail of 150m starting from the southern end of the beach. One of the naturist options in Sifnos.

  • fine sand
  • access by car, bus, trail, boat
  • it has changing rooms, showers, toilets (at the central beach of Vathi)
  • cafe - restaurants (at the central beach of Vathi)
  • mini market (at the central beach of Vathi)
  • sea sports (at the central beach of Vathi)

Beach

Golden fine sand. At the edges of the beach there are high large rocks.

The secret beach of Vathi in Sifnos

Sea

Fine sand for at least 50m and thereafter clumps of seaweed but with sufficient depth.

Tsopos

It is a small cove with golden sand and blue waters on the left side of the bay of Vathy. To date, one of the oldest pottery workshops of the island operates here.

  • fine sand
  • access by trail, car, boat

Beach - Sea

Golden sand covers the entire beach. On the seabed, there are many but small clusters of algae. The depth increases evenly and the water is simply amazing.

Toso Nero (So much water)

This is a small sized rocky coast on the western side of the island, just before Kamares. The area has plenty of vegetation and running waters, this being the reason the beach was named as such.

  • pebbles
  • access by boat, trail

Beach - Sea

Ideal for those looking for peace, love to stare the bottom of the sea and are not afraid of the rocks. The waters are crystal clear with emerald color whilst the depth is sufficient from the beginning.

Fikiada

A quite long beach on the south of Sifnos. On the edge of the bay, there is the little church of Agios Georgios Kontos. When the church celebrates people come mainly with boats and sailboats. Between the little church and the main beach, there is a small bay with sand (photo 1).

At its back side, a green ravine ends up.

  • fine sand
  • access by trail, boat
The beach Fikiada in Sifnos

Beach - Sea

Golden sand and fine pebbles cover the whole beach and the seabed. The depth increases gradually and the water is really beautiful.

Artimoni

A small bay with pebbles on the northwest side of Sifnos, just before the bay of Vroulidia. In fact, it is a coast with a very small beach with turquoise waters.

  • pebbles
  • access by boat, trail

Beach - Sea

Small pebbles cover the entire beach but also the beginning of the sea, however, sand continues to prevail thereafter. The depth increases evenly.

Tsoha

A small and secluded beach on the western side of Sifnos. At its back side, a green ravine ends up.

  • sand-pebbles
  • access by boat

Beach - Sea

Pebbles mixed with sand, ideal for those who want to enjoy the sea in peace. The waters are crystal clear with emerald color and the depth increases gradually.

Vlihada

A small and secluded beach on the western side of Sifnos. At its back side, a green ravine ends up.

  • sand-pebbles
  • access by boat
  • shading from tamarisks

Beach - Sea

Pebbles mixed with sand, ideal for those who want to enjoy the sea in peace. The waters are crystal clear with emerald color and the depth increases gradually. On one side of the beach there are tamarisks.

Hohlaki

A small and secluded beach on the western side of Sifnos, a little further from the bay of Vathy. At its back side, a green ravine ends up.

  • pebbles
  • access by boat

Beach - Sea

Pebbles mixed with sand, ideal for those who want to enjoy the sea in peace. The waters are crystal clear with emerald color and the depth increases gradually.

Hlakopo

A small bay with sand and fine pebble on the south side of Sifnos, opposite the island of Kitriani. This is a small sized secluded beach with turquoise waters.

  • fine sand and pebbles
  • access by trail, boat

Beach - Sea

Golden beach and fine pebbles cover the whole beach as well as the seabed. The depth increases evenly.

Katergaki

A small and secluded beach on the north side of Sifnos, just before the bay of Herronissos.

  • pebbles and sand
  • access by boat

Beach

Mixed pebbles with sand, ideal for those who want to enjoy the sea more secluded.

Sea

The waters are crystal clear with emerald color and the depth increases gradually.

Tsouvales

A small and secluded beach on the north side of Sifnos, just before the bay of Herronissos. At its back side, a green ravine ends up.

  • pebbles
  • access by boat

Beach

Mixed pebbles with sand, ideal for those who want to enjoy the sea more secluded. On the beach there is a small building.

Sea

The waters are crystal clear with emerald color and the depth increases gradually.

Gialoudia

A small bay with pebbles north of Kamares. This is a small secluded beach with turquoise waters.

  • pebbles
  • access by boat

Beach - Sea

Small pebbles cover the whole beach and the beginning of the sea and after that there is sand. The depth increases evenly.

Gialoudia beach

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