This guide to the best hotels in Sifnos will help you find the ideal places to stay during your vacation to this beautiful Greek island.
Sifnos is a breathtakingly beautiful Greek island located in the Cyclades archipelago. It is known for its dramatic landscapes, whitewashed villages, and stunning beaches. There are plenty of things to do on Sifnos, including hiking, swimming, and sunbathing.
Sifnos has a growing reputation as a destination for foodies as well as people who want to see more of Greece beyond the ‘big name' islands of Mykonos and Santorini. Many people who visit Sifnos return year after year they love it so much!
Where to stay Sifnos
If you're looking at where to stay in Sifnos, the best areas to consider are:
- Kamares – Best choice for budget accommodation. Picturesque port village.
- Apollonia – Best place in Sifnos for first time visitors. All services here as well as nightlife.
- Platys Gialos – Best place in Sifnos for families. Great beach.
- Kastro – Cool chic charm.
- Faros – Quietest place to stay in Sifnos
Below you'll find a cool accommodation lists of hotels in Sifnos, and further on there's a very useful interactive map of the island showing where the best hotels are located.
Sifnos Greece Hotels
A good hotel can make a vacation great by providing all of the amenities that you need when away from home.
Take a look at these hotels in Sifnos:
- Selana Suites
- Platys Gialos Hotel
- Petali Village Hotel
- Niriedes Hotel
- Elies Resort
- Verina Astra
Sifnos Hotel Map
This map will help you find where to stay on Sifnos. It's interactive so you can zoom in and out, and as you do, more boutique hotels, accommodation options, and rooms in Sifnos will appear.
The room prices are shown on the map, but you should click through to check out the hotel rating, reviews, and prices for the dates you want to stay.
Here's a look at the listed hotels in a little more detail:
Selana Suites features panoramic Aegean Sea views from all of the private and social areas. It has an outdoor swimming pool and snack bar, as well as contemporary décor. Chrissopigi Beach is 200 meters away.
All air-conditioned rooms have free wifi and a lovely bay view from their balcony or patio. They are all bright and airy, with light colors and open doors that overlook the bay of Chrissopigi. Each of the stylish rooms includes a seated area with a flat-screen TV for relaxing in after your day's excursions.
At Selana, guests may begin their day with a continental breakfast, provided in their rooms or by the pool. A store is accessible 3 kilometers from the resort.
Selana offers car hire so you can go and check out highlights of the island such as the famed Platis Gialos Beach. Apollonia Town is 11 kilometers away, and Kamares Port is 17 kilometers away. There is free private parking for guests.
Read reviews and get the latest prices by clicking here >> Selana Suites
The Platys Gialos Hotel is built on the sandy beach of Platys Gialos, with rooms and suites with panoramic views over the Aegean Sea. It has a sun terrace amid a beautiful garden as well as a private beach area. There's free WiFi throughout the complex, and private parking is available if you have a car rental when staying in Sifnos. The hotel is about 13 kms from the port.
The facilities of the accommodation include a safe box, a refrigerator, and a flat-screen TV in white-washed rooms with built-in or four-posters beds. There is also a bathroom with free toiletries, a shower, and hairdryer. Spa baths are available at some locations.
This is one of the best hotels in Sifnos when it comes to family friendly accommodation and facilities, with a children's playground and free water sport facilities.
The Platys Gialos Hotel serves a hearty continental breakfast of fresh orange juice and home-made local specialties, which guests may enjoy at the indoor or outdoor dining area. A drink at the property's bar or light meals prepared at the snack bar are also options.
Read reviews and get the latest prices by clicking here >> Platys Gialos Hotel
The Petali Village Hotel in Sifnos is nestled in the village of Pano Petali just 250 m from scenic Apollonia Town. It has a pool with hydromassage section and a poolside snack bar.
The Petali Village Hotel offers charming rooms with panoramic views over the sea and the surrounding countryside. The rooms of this delightful propertyare spacious and have a bathroom, flat-screen TV, refrigerator, bed linen, bathrobes and slippers. Air conditioning is standard; Wi-Fi is free; and wall-mounted large LCD TVs are available. Bathrooms include a hairdryer, toiletries, and slippers.
Read reviews and get the latest prices by clicking here >> Petali Village Hotel
Another good choice for families, this hotel in Sifnos is located on a hillside above Platis Gialos Bay in Sifnos, close to the cosmopolitan beach.
An outdoor pool with a hydro massage area are available for guests use, who will also be able to enjoy breakfasts prepared using local ingredients on the sea-view terrace.
Each room has a view of the sea, and combines Cycladic elements with modern styling. Free Wi Fi is provided, as well as a satellite TV with DVD player and a kitchenette with minibar.
Facilities at the hotel include a lobby with books and games, a gym, and an indoor play area for the kids.
Read reviews and get the latest prices by clicking here >> Niriedes Hotel
If you like 5 star luxury hotels when you take a vacation, Elies Resort may be for you.
5-star Elies Resorts is located on Vathi Bay and features a 50,000 m2 land surrounded by olive trees. It includes an art gallery onsite, a spa with a 65-meter pool and a tennis court.
Read reviews and get the latest prices by clicking here >> Elies Resort
Delfini is one of the top rated hotels in Sifnos, located by Kamares Bay and just 600 metres from the lovely Kamares beach.
The Delfini Apartments complex is a small Cycladic-style hotel with limited rooms, all of which have their own terrace and LCD TV set. The rooms at the Delfini Apartments are designed in bright colors with wooden furniture, and most have a balcony overlooking the sea. Rooms with a private open-air hot tub or a private pool are available.
Read reviews and get the latest prices by clicking here >> Delfini
Verina Astra is in Artemonas Village and offers rooms with Aegean Sea views that open onto a balcony. In public areas, there is free WiFi access.
Each of the rooms at this property includes air conditioning and a refrigerator. Private bathroom also includes a hairdryer and bathrobes, as well as a shower.
Read reviews and get the latest prices by clicking here >> Verina Astra
Best Beaches in Sifnos
No matter where you stay on the island, you'll want to spend some time at the beach!
Here's the top Sifnos beach choices as recommended by readers of Dave's Travel Pages: Apokofto, Kamares, Vathy, Seralia, Platis Gialos, Gialos, and Herronisos.
How to get to Sifnos
The Greek island of Sifnos does not have an airport, and so the only way to reach the island is by ferry. Some visitors choose to go directly to Sifnos from Athens, while others might go to another island first such as Milos, Paros or Naxos.
Here are some guides on traveling to Sifnos from Athens as well as some of the nearby Cycladic islands:
- How to get the ferry from Athens to Sifnos Island
- Paros to Sifnos Ferry
- Naxos to Sifnos Ferry
- Syros to Sifnos Ferry
- Milos to Sifnos Ferry
When looking for the best place to stay in Sifnos, it can be helpful to know which hotels have access to great beaches and other amenities. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top-rated hotels on this Greek island as well as what makes them so popular with travelers like you.
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