Weather Averages for Rhodes in June
Averages for Rhodes in June
June is a lovely time to go on holiday to Rhodes; the weather is extremely pleasant with reliably warm and sunny conditions and very little rainfall.
The average day time temperature is a comfortable 24°C, with highs peaking at 28°C. The average minimum temperature is around 20°C – so, still very clement.
June signals longer, sunnier days, with an astounding average of 12 hours of sunshine per day for you to make the most of.
The average temperature of the sea during this month is 21°C, so perfect for a nice long swim and enjoying the array of water sports on offer off the beaches of Rhodes.
The chance of wet weather in June is minimal, especially when compared to that experienced in the preceding months, with an average rainfall of just 2.9 mm over 1 day expected throughout the month.
Humidity at this time of year drops to 64%, so you can expect to experience a much drier heat.
Dates for the diary
Saint Petros and Saint Pavlos are celebrated on 29th June each year in Rhodes. This celebration signals a string of special festivities in Lindos, including a feast in the honour of the two saints.
In June the Municipality of Rhodes and the Image & Environment Society organise the Ecofilms, Rodos International Films and Visual Arts Festivals. This unique event is the only environmental film festival in the Mediterranean and the Balkans, and serves as an important platform for raising awareness about the need to protect and preserve our environment. Short films and documentaries focused on environmental and ecology underpin this event’s engaging and educational programme. This event is held every year in Rhodes and showcases some of the best short films and photography from all over the Europe.
The Medieval Rose Festival is an annual event that takes place during the months of May or June. The Rose Festival gives locals and tourists the chance to take a step back in time and see what living during medieval times in Rhodes was like. Highlights include medieval feasting and the Witches and Fairies Dance, which features fire eaters, jugglers and jesters; all suitably dressed in authentic looking medieval costumes. There is also magnificent dance and music performances to lok out for. Great fun for all the family.
Things to do
If you want to explore the island, why not rent a bicycle and do it at your own pace while being environmentally-friendly at the same time? Rodos Cycling rents out a selection of road, mountain, trekking, touring, city and kids’ bikes, ensuring the perfect vehicle for every type of trip. If you’d rather join a tour with a guide, Rodos Cycling also offers a selection of mountain and road tours which take in some of the best sites the island has to offer.
The Bee Museum is the only one of its type found in Greece and welcomes more than 7,000 visitors each year. Here you can find out all about the honey making process and even admire a few functioning bee hives. The various exhibitions and displays detail how bee keeping has developed, information about the species and their products and an outdoor bee garden, amongst various other attractions. After you’ve explored the museum, head to the gift shop where you can purchase a wealth of honey-based items, including food, drinks and even cosmetics. Open Monday to Friday, the Bee Museum is an interesting day out that the whole family can enjoy.
Hit the beach
When it comes to family-friendly beaches, St Paul’s Bay is one of the best. Situated in Lindos, this bay is known for its soft pale sands which provide plenty of room for the little ones to play and calm clear waters which are ideal for swimming or snorkelling. This beach is divided into two halves – one close to a chapel where couples get married and a smaller, quieter section popular with families. You’ll find many facilities available here to enjoy, such as sun bed and parasol hire, boat trips, toilets and beach bar.
Where to eat & drink
Located within the heart of Lindos, Mythos Restaurant offers a great night out for everyone. Here diners will be presented with a variety of authentic Greek dishes prepared with local organic produce. In the morning this eatery serves a variety of breakfasts, including English breakfasts, Greek breakfasts, omelettes, toasties and sandwiches. The evening menu is much more varied and features options such as spare ribs, stuffed peppers and grilled halloumi to start, followed by main courses like stuffed chicken, mixed Greek platter and beef stifado. A varied children’s menu is also available for the little ones and includes spaghetti, fish fingers, chicken nuggets and stuffed burgers.
Seafood lovers won’t want to miss the chance to visit Gorgona in Stegna. One of the most popular restaurants in the resort, this eatery serves fresh fish- and seafood-based dishes, such as mussels with tomato and feta, white fish cooked over charcoal, grilled crayfish and squid. If you don’t feel like fish, there is also a small selection of meat- and vegetable-based dishes available, ensuring something for everyone.
A carnivore’s trip to Rhodes isn’t complete without stopping by Skala Beach Restaurant. Every Monday evening this eatery hosts a large barbecue party, with chicken, lamb, pork and Greek sausage served throughout the night, alongside mezze, salads and homemade bread. To accompany the barbecue, there is a vast array of local wines, beers, soft drinks and cocktails available, in addition to coffee, tea, ouzo and souma.
The Surf Bar in Ixia is another top choice when it comes to entertainment bars in Rhodes. Just a stone’s throw away from the sea, this bar is open from 10am until 10pm (from 8am during summer) and offers visitors free WiFi access. There are live rock performances from local bands held several times throughout the week at the bar, which also rents out windsurfing equipment and jet skis during the day.
Where to stay
Holidaymakers who want to spend a lot of time at the beach during their holiday should consider staying at Ville di Lindos. Only a ten minute walk away from the coast, this complex offers a wealth of amenities and services, such as gardens, parking, sun terrace, airport shuttle, water sports, swimming pool, WiFi access, children’s playground, bars and restaurants. There is a wide variety of rooms available, including double, triple and family apartments, ensuring something to suit all group sizes.
Golfers who don’t want to venture too far away from the course should consider staying at Hotel Iris. Just a short walk away from the resort centre, beach and golf course, this hotel offers a wealth of services and amenities for guests to enjoy, including swimming pool, sun terrace, children’s pool, playground, bars, restaurant, TV lounge, WiFi access, parking and souvenir shop. There is a selection of accommodation to choose from, such as twin, double or triple room with sea view, as well as quadruple room for two adults and two children.