Vathi, Sifnos, Greece
At a Glance
The huge saltwater pool is the ideal place to relax after a day exploring Sifnos
The hotel boasts a waterfront location on one of the island’s few sandy beaches
The ten spacious villas each boast a large private pool
Easy walking distance to the charming tavernas of Vathi village
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
Sifnos is a summer destination and the majority of hotels only operate between mid-May and October. The hottest months of the year are July and August, when there are typically more visitors to the island. May, June and September can be the best months to visit Sifnos as the weather is pleasant and the island is usually a little quieter.
To start planning your holiday to Elies Resorts
Located in the charming village of Vathi on the southern coast of Sifnos, the boutique Elies Resorts is a beachfront hotel tucked away in a sheltered bay. With just 33 rooms, this small resort offers a relaxing base from which to explore the island.
On Sifnos’s rugged southern coast, Elies Resorts is nestled in the picturesque village of Vathi. This boutique resort is ideally located on one of the island’s four sandy beaches and the traditional tavernas of the village are just a short walk away.
Elies Resorts has 33 rooms, ten of which are villas boasting their own private pools. The comfortable rooms are decorated with neutral tones, ensuring each one feels bright and spacious. Many of the rooms offer views across the bay, as well as private terraces or balconies.
The restaurant at the hotel serves a Greek menu throughout the day, while the pool bar offers light meals and snacks alongside its cocktail menu. For those looking to try the cuisine of Sifnos, the nearby restaurants in Vathi use local produce to create delicious, traditional dishes.
Elies Resorts has ample facilities for relaxing, boasting a huge saltwater pool as well as a private area with loungers and umbrellas on the sandy beach. The small spa has a Jacuzzi and two treatment rooms, alongside a fitness centre for those looking to keep active. In the beautiful gardens, there is a play area for children and a dedicated pool for younger guests.
The 33 rooms, suites and villas at Elies Resorts are all decorated in a similar style, using neutral colours throughout. The majority of rooms boast sea views and many have private balconies or terraces from which to soak up the surroundings. Most of the bathrooms have showers over bathtubs, and guests will find Molton Brown amenities on offer. The ten villas can sleep up to four or six guests and each boasts its own private pool.
Children are more than welcome at Elies Resorts and there are several rooms which can accommodate up to three or four people. There is a dedicated children’s pool as well as a kids garden area.
The restaurant at Elies Resorts serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a Mediterranean and Greek menu on offer. The pool bar provides light dishes and snacks throughout the day.
Elies Resorts boasts a large saltwater pool, located alongside the private area on the sandy beach. Those looking to unwind can make use of the relaxing treatments at the spa, while guests keen to stay active can use the small fitness centre.
Robyn Ewart (Staff)
The charming Elies Resorts is the ideal place for families to relax while exploring the rugged island of Sifnos. This boutique resort has just 33 rooms but boasts a huge salt-water pool, so even if the hotel is busy you will still have plenty of space to yourself. The hotel is also perched on one of Sifnos's few sandy beaches, with a private area for hotel guests to use, and the traditional tavernas of Vathi are just a short walk away along the waterfront.
Serena Moore (Staff)
Elies Resorts is the perfect place to relax and one never need put a pair of shoes on - you can walk along the beach to a number of local tavernas serving traditional food that will melt in your mouth. The rooms are light and spacious, with the sea just a stone's throw away. The cove is the perfect place to spend the day with the sand between your toes away from the wind and worries of day to day life.
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Athens, Sifnos, Paros & Vouliagmeni
from £4600 pp inc flights & transfers for 9 nights
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Location & directions
Vathi, Sifnos, Greece
Elies Resorts is located at the edge of the village of Vathi, on the southern coast of Sifnos.
How to get there
Sifnos is only accessible by boat, and there are daily ferries from Athens or the surrounding islands during the summer months. Elies Resorts is around a 25-minute drive from Sifnos port.
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