The Most Picturesque Airbnbs in Sifnos, Greece

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Sifnos, a typical Cycladic island with a magnetic atmosphere that attracts visitors every summer. Despite not being considered as part of the traditional circuit of the most popular Greek islands, Sifnos is a true gem on the Aegean Sea. Pristine beaches and whitewashed Cycladic homes in a superb Greek scenario. How would you like to experience life in a traditional home on the island? Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and start planning your vacation on Sifnos… Let’s begin by choosing among the best Airbnbs in Sifnos.

Where to stay in Sifnos, Greece

Sifnos Essentials

Travel better to the Greek islands: Book your ferry tickets in advance at the lowest price.
Where to stay in Sifnos: Go for a stay at Nymfes Hotel in Kamari. Geronti Moscha is a romantic apartment in Apollonia. How about staying in a windmill? Check Windmill Bella Vista in Artemonas.
Top-rated tours in Greece
5-day Sail the Cyclades Islands Tour.
Athens Airport: Private Transfer to or from City Center.
Need cash? I use Transferwise! The best online money transfer service
Touring Sifnos by car? I use Discover Cars to reach far off places.

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The most picturesque Airbnbs in Sifnos, Greece

Elegant, timeless, perfectly Cycladic, the island of Sifnos, in the Aegean Sea, is certainly not the typical destination that would come to your mind when thinking about an island-hopping vacation in Greece. And it’s a shame! Beautiful beyond measure, Sifnos is an inspiring place for those seeking a relaxing holiday, in a tranquil atmosphere. A place where to enjoy life at a different pace and where to taste the authentic flavors of the country.

If you’ve already discovered this gem and are thinking of visiting, then this Airbnb guide is the perfect instrument you need to find accommodation on the island. Do you want to experience life like locals do? No better place than Sifnos! Let’s start checking the best Airbnbs in Sifnos now… you can thank me later!

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Katerina’s Home, Kastro

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Why you should stay: Wake up every morning surrounded by the medieval atmosphere of the Kastro.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 3 Nights
  • Pets allowed: No

Katerina’s House is located in the magical medieval Kastro area of Sifnos. The gorgeous, small loft house is located close to a convenience store and several souvenir shops in the area.

The place is close to Eftamartyros, a beautiful rocky beach right underneath the house, not far from another beach, Seralia.
The small but comfortable home can accommodate 3 adults or 2 adults and a child! The place is perfect if you’re also looking to learn some Greek since the host also offers Greek lessons. If you’re traveling with a kid but want to enjoy a romantic evening with your couple, check with the host for babysitting services!

Sifanto Mare, Faros

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Why you should stay: Because Faro is a great, quiet place where you can enjoy the best of Sifnos island

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 3 Nights
  • Pets allowed: No

Check this comfortable home by the sea, just one minute from the beach of Faros. The apartment can host up to 4 people. It features a spacious living room as well as a fantastic kitchen fully equipped with everything you need to cook your own meals.

There’s a garden, which faces the nearby beach, is a great place to soak in the beautiful vistas. This yard makes the place perfect families, an ideal place for a delicious meal while the children play safely in the yard.

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Aggelis Villa Sifnos, Artemonas

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Why you should stay: Because the place, the views, the service… everything in this Airbnb is simply magnificent.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 Nights
  • Pets allowed: Yes

Discover this cottage house on the northeast side of the island. It features an amazing veranda with stunning views of the Aegean Sea, for total relaxation. The house is surrounded by a small olive grove, and there’s a possibility to park your car nearby. From the stunning veranda you can get lost in the endless blue landscape o

There is one master bedroom with a queen bed, two single beds in the resting area shared with the kitchen and a cozy fireplace.

The hosts offers a self-service breakfast and it includes marmalade, butter, honey, milk, coffee, homemade cake, orange juice, and wheat rusks.

Villa Anna, Kamares

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Why you should stay: Relax and enjoy the best views of the island.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 3 Nights
  • Pets allowed: No

Villa Anna is luminous and bright, brand new Cycladic home in the heart of the beautiful bay and port of Kamares. The house is fully equipped for you to feel truly at home. It can host up to 4 persons. The soft colors and the simple but tasteful decoration will make you relax completely.

Have your morning coffee on the terrace or in the living room overlooking the sea while in the afternoon you can marvel at the wonderful colors of the the sunset. Get in touch with the host for a free transfer from the port to the property.

Ploris Apartment, Kamares

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Why you should stay: Because Kamares is one of the nicest and most comfortable places to stay on the island.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Minimum stay: 1 Nights
  • Pets allowed: No

This property, known as Pappoulis, is one of the several apartments inside the complex Ploris, right on by the sea in Kamares.

Pappoulis apartment features a bedroom with 3 single beds as well as a double sofa bed in the dining room. The kitchen is comfortable and fully equipped and there’s also a yard with stunning views. Do you sail? Great! There’s even a small jetty for your boat!

The apartment is right on the beach, in the quiet area of Agia Marina in Kamares.

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>> Ploris Apartments features some of the nicest apartment Airbnbs in Kamares, Sifnos.

Dream Cycladic House, Kastro

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Why you should stay: To travel in time to the glorious past of Sifnos.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 Nights
  • Pets allowed: No

Why not treating yourself with an unforgettable a present? You can do so by booking a stay in this gorgeous traditional house located in the heart of the medieval village of Kastro, one of the most picturesque areas of Sifnos. Completely renovated, the house managed to maintain the character and original style of the building.

Thick walls made of stone provide natural heat isolation and great comfort especially during summer time without need of conditioning. In the house, enjoy the beautiful living room with a comfortable sofa bed for up to two guests.

The house also features a main double bedroom. In the kitchen you will find every amenity you need, including coffee machine, toaster, electric kettle and microwave.

Kalokeraki Home, Vathy

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Why you should stay: If you’re not up to luxuries, but looking for a simple and comfortable place to stay in one of Sifnos’s most beautiful corners, then this is the perfect place for you.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 6 Nights
  • Pets allowed: No

This property is a simple but super comfortable summer house just 10 meters from the idyllic beach of Vathi, a place where no cars or motorbikes are allowed. The apartment features a unique view from the veranda. In the area, there are different tavernas, and a convenience store for all your needs.

Discover the magnificent blue sea in Vathy and the fantastic sandy beach staying in this comfortable apartment. Ideal for a romantic vacation, just perfect for a solo traveler seeking a tranquil holiday in a quiet environment. Guests particularly love the atmosphere of the area and the sparkling clean facilities.

Kastro Gate, Kastro

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Why you should stay: Because it offers a great opportunity to experience life in a traditional home.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 Nights
  • Pets allowed: No

Discover the thrill of staying inside the Kastro of Sifnos! Kastro Gate is a unique and traditional studio, inside the Central Loggia of the Castle.

The studio belongs to the archeological settlement of Kastro and was completely renovated in 2017. It is suitable to accommodate 2 guests and it has all the elements you need for a comfortable and pleasant stay.

The new studio has been built in a part of a large traditional mansion house, built back in 1436 and still superbly well-kept.

Located by the gate of the ancient medieval castle of extreme beauty, perfectly balancing comfort with a traditional character.

Cycladic View, Apollonia

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Why you should stay: To soak in the views of the Cycladic settlement and the sea.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 3 Nights
  • Pets allowed: No

The Cycladic House has been recently renovated. It’s centrally located in Apollonia, the capital of the island, not far from the heart of the nightlife in Sifnos.

The property combines the amazing view to the surrounding villages of Apollonia, Katavati, Ano Petali, Agios Loukas, and Artemonas with the calmness of the neighborhood and the close access to Apollonia downtown.

The house features a sitting room with dining table, a sofa and a single bed, a bedroom with a double bed, a kitchen and a roomy entrance hall. The terrace is the point of strength of the apartment with amazing views of the villages. The house also has a picturesque backyard.

Studio Maro Anto, Kamares

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Why you should stay: To enjoy the beautiful sunset from the veranda and discover the real peaceful environment of the island.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 1 Night
  • Pets allowed: No

Studio Maro Anto is located inside the complex Plori Apartments, facing the beautiful bay of Kamares. Literally on the beach, this family run structure is a traditional fishermen’s house which offers every comfort you need for a dreamy vacation in Sifnos.

As the owners explain, the place gives guests the feeling that you’re sailing on a ship with the sea at your feet. The small apartment can accommodate up to three guests and it’s a perfect place to stay if you’re not renting a car on the island.

You can reach the best spots on Sifnos taking the bus at the port or you can enjoy the different tavernas and restaurants that line up the port of Kamares.


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Travel plans for Greece?
These resources will help you organize the trip!

Start by heading right to my Greece travel guide for in-depth details you need to know about Greece. You can also check my post to plan a trip to Greece with children!

Get in touch if you need extra help to plan your trip. If you want to tour West Crete, check my guide. Want more? Join my Private Facebook Group to connect with like-minded travelers who love Crete as much as you do!

Make sure you’ve got everything for a hassle-free trip!

I never move around the islands without my Osprey backpack, a sturdy but light travel partner I just love. For short trips, I carry this little crossbody bag. If I drive, I pack my Nikon D7200 and a good travel guide! Lonely Planet’s Best of Greece & the Greek Islands.

When it comes to plane tickets, compare prices with a powerful search engine. However, nothing beats traveling by sea in Greece. With Ferry Hopper, you can book in advance at the lowest price.

For accommodation, I personally use Booking.com and Airbnb.
Traveling to remote places is easier with Discover Cars. Other times, I join organized tours with GetYourGuide, which features anything from cooking lessons to airport transfer!

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Hola! I’m Gabi. Welcome to The Tiny Book – Crete Travel Blog! I moved to Crete to explore the island all year round. I love taking pictures and driving on the mountain roads of Crete. I’m a beach freak and on this island I’ve found heaven on earth!


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