Sifnos, the island of Apollo, is a beautiful mountainous island located in the western part of the group of Greek islands called the Cyclades. Quite a verdant island, Sifnos, is full of olive trees which create a beautiful scenery along with the glimmering white of the flat roofed houses, the deep blue and turquoise sea and the bright red and fuchsia of the bougainvilleas. Unique traditional villages, organized or secluded beaches, and 227 churches spread around the island are waiting to be discovered.
Hliovasilema is a beautiful restaurant that offers the famous honey-pies of Sifnos. This is an Aegean cheesecake prepared with honey and unsalted mizithra or ricotta cheese.
Apokoftos is a picturesque bay that lies on the left side of Chrissopigi, only 2 km from Apollonia, the capital of Sifnos. The beach consists of sand and white pebbles while rocks and crystalline waters compose an idyllic surrounding that attracts many visitors.
The small picturesque sandy beach located in Glyfo Bay Lighthouse , opposite Faro Beach on the southeastern coast of the island. It is located 7 kilometers south of Apollonia, has a length of 150 meters is a fairly quiet beach, ideal for a relaxing bath.
Beach Vathy is a lovely picturesque bay lying on the souwestern side of Sifnos. This golden beach streches for more than 1 kilometre and it is arguably one of the most beautiful areas of Sifnos for the crystalline shallow waters and an amazing surrounding of high cliffs.
Small, deserted beach on the west coast with difficult access. Perfect for lovers of hiking and isolation.
The small rocky coast of Epta Martyres (â€œseven martyrsâ€ in Greek) is situated just below Kastro, a bit northern to the village, in front of the homonymous country church, at a distance of 4 kilometers eastern to Apollonia. Access from Kastro is possible on foot, stepping down the stairs leading down to the sea; you will follow the signs indicating â€œEpta Martyresâ€.
Reaching Fikiada is a small but also pleasant adventure! The joy of the sun and the sea on the sandy beach will be your reward! An environment of extreme beauty will accompany your way to Fikiada. Don't forget that you will need some extra time for your return because of the slightly steep ground.
Fasolou is a wonderful sandy beach with good road access is within walking distance to the SE of the lighthouse in a small creek which appears in the Lighthouse Cove. The small picturesque sandy beach Fasolou located next to the Lighthouse Beach on the southeastern coast of the island at a distance of about 7 km south of Apollonia.