Sifnos, Greece

Sifnos, Greece

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 118 vacation rentals near Sifnos. From 53 houses to 34 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sifnos for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Checking out Apollo's old haunts in Sifnos

Beautiful Sifnos is considered the island of the god Apollo, and he knows a thing or two—he was the god of truth (among other things) after all. Situated in the Cyclades, this mountanous island is known for its great natural beauty, traditional Cycladic-style villages, and its abundant olive groves and almond trees. The southern half of the island has many sandy beaches, while the northern part, with its winding coastline, has numerous coves with secluded bathing spots. With Sifnos vacation rentals you can enjoy all of the island's natural and man-made beauty.

Sifnos—a beach for every type of person

Whether you like hustle and bustle or peace and quiet, there's a beach for you in Sifnos. Enclosed in a bay on the south coast, Platys Gialos is a busy resort beach with plenty of bars and restaurants, while near the island's northern-most point, you'll find Vroulidia, a secluded beach that offers a bit more privacy. Apollonia, the island's picturesque capital is in the center of the island. It has many late-night bars, so you can party into the small hours, and is also a 45-minute hike from the Monastery of Prohet Elias, the island's highest point.

Finding divine inspiration in Sifnos

Humans have been hanging around these parts for over 6,000 years, so there are more than a few historic sites to visit on Sifnos. First on the list has to be the 16th-century Monastery of Panagia Chrissopigi, which is set on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Aegean Sea. Another holy site that sits atop a rocky precipice is the Church of the Seven Martyrs. It's usually closed to visitors but its picture-postcard setting means it's definitely worth a visit.

Sun, sea, sand, and T-shirts in summertime in Sifnos

Shorts and T-shirts—if you're in Sifnos, chances are that's all you'll need. Its Meditarannean climate means it's warm most of the year. In July and August, its 2 warmest months, you can expect average highs in the 70s. Even in fall, in September and October, average highs range from the high 60s to low 70s. You're not likely to need a raincoat during the summer season, although it can get quite wet in December and January. Since Sifnos is a pretty popular summer destination, you'll find Sifnos vacation rentals are cheaper in spring and fall.

Feeling the sun in the long grass in Sifnos

Sifnos is a mountainous island with a rocky 40-mile-long coastline. Its many mountains, hills, and lush valleys are covered in long grass, colorful flowers, and olive and almond trees. The island's villages and beaches are connected by stone paths, which are a pleasure to walk along, regardless of whether you're out on a short walk or a long hike. Many of the island's most notable attractions, including the Monastery of Prophet Elias, are situated atop high hills or rocky outcrops, so it's worth your while bringing your boots to your Sifnos vacation rental.