Weather Averages for Rhodes in July
Averages for Rhodes in July
July is a peak month in Rhodes, both in terms of the weather and tourism. People from all over the world start flocking to Rhodes for guaranteed sunshine and beautiful beaches.
The average day time temperature is around 27°C, reaching highs of around 31°C, with the average minimum temperature dropping to around 20°C.
As well as hotter temperatures, July brings long days with an average of 13 hours of sunshine per day to enjoy – that’s an excellent amount of sunbathing time!
The average temperature of the sea during this month is a very pleasant 23°C.
The chance of rain in July is practically non-existent with an average rainfall of 0.1 mm over 1 day expected throughout the month.
Humidity at this time of year is 64%, so as with June; the heat will be hot and dry.
Dates for the diary
The feast of Agia Marina (St Marina) is celebrated in many rural parts of Greece with most locals attending church for a special mass and prayers.
The Picturesque village of Kattavia celebrates two back to back festivals during the month of July: Saint Paraskevi on July 26th and Saint Panteleimonas on July 27th. The celebration for both commence on the night before, and end by the evening the next day. During these festivities you can expect to enjoy plenty of authentic local food cooked using traditional local methods.
Things to do
Animal lovers won’t want to miss the chance to go horse riding with Fivos Horse Riding. Found between Faliraki and Afandou, this horse riding club offers a number of different excursions, ensuring something for everyone. You can choose from a trip to the beach or the lake, as well as pony rides for children. If you’ve never been horse riding before but would like to learn how, why not sign up for their riding lessons? Fivos Horse Riding is open every day from 9am until 9pm and offers affordable prices, ensuring everyone can enjoy the experience.
A must-visit for families on holiday in Rhodes, The Water Park is a fantastic place to spend the day when you need to cool off from the hot Greek sunshine. Open from 9.30am until 6pm in May, September and October and from 9.30am until 7pm during June, July and August, the Water Park offers something for everyone to enjoy. Here you’ll find an eclectic mix of adrenaline-pumping slides, children’s mini water parks and chill out areas, ensuring a pleasant day out for everyone. There are plenty of kiosks, cafes and restaurants serving food and drink throughout the park, so you’ll never be stuck when it comes to lunch.
Hit the beach
One of the finest beaches in Rhodes, Agathi is found on the eastern coast of the island, just south of Archangelos. This sheltered, cosy beach is quite difficult to reach, although the journey is more than worth it. Here you’ll find sun loungers and umbrellas available to hire, toilets, showers and several canteens which serve food and drinks. Camping is allowed at this beach, making it a fantastic place to visit if you fancy a night under the starts.
Where to eat & drink
One of the most popular restaurants in Rhodes, Tamam serves authentic Greek cuisine which is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Diners are presented with a varied menu full of Mediterranean delicacies such as tzatiki, chicken suvlaki and moussaka. If you’re not familiar with Greek cuisine, opt for the mezze platter which is laden with a number of different dishes for you to try.
Alabama Bar & Diner is one of the few restaurants in Rhodes which serves good old pub grub. Open from March 1st until November 1st, this eatery serves a number of homemade favourites, such as roast dinners, belly buster breakfasts, battered fish, pies and pastries. If you’ve left room for dessert, you can choose from a top selection of ice creams, cakes and puddings.
When it comes to fresh fish and seafood, it’s tough to beat Stegna Kozas. Boasting an oceanfront location, this restaurant offers an unbeatable selection of dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients, such as John Dory, seabream and local lobster, as well as sea calms, urchins and octopus. There is a fantastic choice of drinks available, with everything from international beers and wines to spirits, cocktails and ouzo.
If you’re looking for the best cocktails in Rhodes, look no further than Cavo Pefkos Cocktail Bar in Pefkos. This popular bar offers a comprehensive cocktail list, in addition to a wide variety of non-alcoholic cocktails perfect for the little ones to enjoy. The owners are incredibly friendly and go out of their way to make sure to have a memorable visit.
Where to stay
Hotel Maran is ideal for families and couples searching for low-cost accommodation in Rhodes. This three-star family-run complex overlooks Faliraki and is just a short distance away from the beach and the centre of the resort. Here guests can choose from a selection of studios, complete with twin beds, sofa bed, bathroom, kitchenette and balcony or terrace. There is a handful of facilities available, including swimming pool, children’s pool, restaurant and bar.
With such a wide choice of family-friendly accommodation, you’ll be spoilt for choice during your holiday in Rhodes. Vallian Village Hotel is one of the most popular and boasts a vast array of services and facilities, such as bar, restaurant, free WiFi access, swimming pool, children’s pool, gardens, games room and pool tables. Accommodation comes in the form of standard rooms, family rooms and family interconnecting rooms, all of which come with air conditioning, balcony and extra beds upon request.