PENSION AGELIKI is located in Platis Gialos, only 5 m from the most popular beach of Sifnos. It is the ideal setting for those who seek to relax by the sea in a quiet environment. The beach of Platis Gialos is one of the most popular beaches of the island. It receives the Blue Flag award of the European Union every year for combining natural beauty and crystal clear waters with quality services and excellent organisation. The beach of Platis Gialos is located on the south side of the island, 25 km from Apollonia, the capital of Sifnos. You can also find there a small marina for pleasure craft.
When visiting Sifnos, you should explore the traditional villages and the stunning sandy beaches of the island. You will also be amazed by the hundreds of churches and chapels that you will find along the way. People living on the island have remained faithful to their customs and traditions and they still organise feasts (panigyria) on the eve of a saint's name day where they offer food and wine to everyone who attends the feast.
Sifnos is famous for its local gastronomy. It is the birthplace of Nikolaos Tselementes, a well-known chef, who transformed the traditional recipes of the Cycladic islands. Some of the most famous dishes include: revithokeftedes (chickpea croquettes), revithada (chickpea soup), string beans with garlic sauce and caper salad. Come and taste the local cheese, mizithra and manoura.
Walk around Sifnos and enjoy the extraordinary landscape of this lovely island in the Western Cyclades. Wander through the narrow cobblestone alleys of Apollonia and explore the traditional cycladic architecture of this charming capital. Visit Kamares, where you can find the port of the island. It is the biggest coastal village of Sifnos attracting thousands of guests every summer. Discover Artemonas and its mansions, the medieval village of Kastro, the small fishing village of Faros, Exambela, Chrisopigi, Vathi, Ano Petali, Kato Petali, Cheronissos, Agia Marina. Come and discover the hidden gems of this beautiful island in the southern Aegean Sea!
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PENSION AGELIKI wishes you a pleasant stay and we hope you enjoy your holiday in Sifnos!