The recently opened Sigma Residences on the quaint island of Sifnos in the Cyclades, Greece, is a collection of six exclusive houses all built amphitheatrically on a slope and perfectly nestled within a ruggedly beautiful Cycladic setting with easy reach to the island’s beaches and charming villages. Each residence has been carefully named to reflect the island’s rich heritage and history. From quaint cottages named after charming villages to spacious villas inspired by traditional farming practices, the residences truly embody the spirit of Sifnos.
Designed with elegance and comfort in mind, each residence offers a unique blend of traditional Cycladic architecture and modern amenities. Guests can unwind and enjoy breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea from their private terraces, or take a refreshing dip in the infinity pool overlooking the picturesque landscape and Kastro.
Located just a short distance from the vibrant town centre of Apollonia, guests at Sigma Residences have easy access to a variety of local shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. The island of Sifnos itself is renowned for its rich history, delicious traditional cuisine, and warm hospitality, making it an ideal destination for travellers seeking an authentic Greek experience.
Sigma Residences, offering privacy but in the same time focusing on outdoor living as all have their own private verandas while others have a private pool or Jacuzzi.
- Themonia – it was a traditional stone hay stack now converted into luxury accommodation with a private pool
- Kastro & Kastro Retreat – named after the traditional settlement is adorned with some art pieces of famous Greek artists
- Apollonia – named after the capital of Sifnos
- Artemonas – village home of the first well known cook and cookbook writer of Greece
- Exambela – a small neighbourhood near Apollonia
- Aloni–named after the thrashing ground which was renovated
The lovely and helpful staff is there to offer their assistance to any queries, to make arrangements for lunch or dinner, visits to local attractions, or transfers to beaches or villages and of course, to deliver daily the breakfast basket full to the brim with local delicacies with the aromas wafting around the residence. The fridges are stocked with Greek products like wines, cheeses from Sifniot producers, veggies from local farms, etc. There is a selection of goodies like tahini, hazelnut spread, peanut butter, marmalades and jams and of course, honey all to be savoured during breakfast.
Sigma was built with sustainable construction and operational values utilising the natural inidgenous stone found in the plot. Each residence has been carefully designed in keeping its original features or transforming outbuildings into luxury accommodation. All the interiors and exteriors are adorned with original art from well known or up and coming Greek artists, potters, sculptors all from the owner’s private collection.
Home to many exciting sites and a generous giver of authentic experiences, the story of Sifnos starts with its quaint villages and settlements. The island’s traditional villages, such as Kastro and Artemonas, are full of narrow streets, whitewashed houses, and stunning views. Visitors can also hike the many trails that criss-cross the island, exploring the natural beauty of Sifnos along the way.
Of course, a holiday in Sifnos wouldn’t be complete without visiting some of the island’s beautiful beaches. Sifnos has many stunning beaches, ranging from secluded coves to popular spots with all the amenities. Some of the best include Platys Gialos, Vathi,Cheronisos and Kamares.
The article Sigma Residences open on the island of Sifnos, Cyclades, Greece first appeared in TravelDailyNews International.
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Author: Tatiana Rokou