What's the Weather Like in Pefkos in April
The beach resort of Pefkos is a popular holiday destination located on the island of Rhodes. Travelers flock here every year to enjoy the beautiful unspoiled scenery, relax on the beaches and take advantage of the mild Mediterranean climate. Located in the Mediterranean Sea just off the coast of Turkey, Pefkos benefits from hot, sunny summers and mild winters.
The month of April is a great time to visit the resort, as the weather becomes more spring-like. Although temperatures haven't yet reached summer levels, you will find that the weather is pleasant enough to tour the village and the surrounding areas.
The average temperature is a pleasant 15°C with highs of 18°C during the day. You may want to bring some warmer layers as nights can still be chilly and windy due to the average wind speed of 15 kph or 10 mph. Average temperatures still stay in double figures though, with a low of 11°C.
While temperatures are warming, the sea is still rather cold at this time of year, and swimming still isn't recommended yet. The average sea temperature is just 17°C.
One of the benefits of visiting Pefkos in April rather than March is that rainfall drops significantly and the month of April is quite dry. The average precipitation rate is at 24mm and visitors can expect just 3 days of rainfall per month, which means there's a 20% chance of wet weather. The humidity rate is at 62%.
Pefkos, and the whole island of Rhodes, is well known for its sunny weather which bathes the island all year round and April is no exception. At this time of year, you will experience 11 hours of pure sunshine every day with a 40% chance of a sunny day.
With pleasant temperatures, an abundance of sunshine and less crowds than the summer months, April is a great time to plan your trip to Pefkos.
Hotels in Pefkos in April
Pefkos offers a range of wonderful accommodation options, but you won't find high-rise hotels here the resort retains a traditional feel with small hotels and apartments.
Pefkos Filoxenia Apartments
A comfortable and convenient choice for couples and families alike is the Pefkos Filoxenia Apartments. This complex is located in a quiet and peaceful location but is within easy reach of Pefkos beach and restaurants making it a great base for a holiday in Rhodes. Each studio and apartment is decorated in a traditional style and features a kitchenette and private bathroom, while on site there's a pool and a lovely garden.
Those on a budget can find affordable accommodation at the friendly and family-run Maria Apartments. Situated on the main road of Pefkos, the apartments are perfect for accessing the beach as well as the nearby shops, bars and restaurants. Each apartment has a private balcony, offering either mountain or sea views.
Lindos White Hotel
Lindos White Hotel is perfectly suited to those who want a luxurious holiday experience. This four-star boutique hotel is located just metres from the sea in Lindos, close to the resort of Pefkos. Recently renovated, each room is decorated in a simple and modern style with options ranging from standard rooms to superior suites. On site facilities include four pools, a restaurant and a bar.
Bars and Restaurants
After a long and fun day in Pefkos or the surrounding villages, you might want to end your day at one of the best restaurants in town such as Kavos restaurant. This traditional beach-side Greek tavern is located in a quiet spot overlooking the sea. Whether you're looking for a quick lunch-time snack or an evening meal, if offers delicious Greek cuisine that will satisfy all your cravings.
One of the most popular eateries in Pefkos is Hellas Restaurant in fact, it's often named as the best restaurant in the village. Authentic Greek cuisine and fresh seafood dishes are cooked to perfection and served with exquisite presentation. The stylish and contemporary dining room is perfect for a special meal with family and friends.
As for drinking, Pefkos has a wide choice of bars to suit every mood, so why not enjoy an after-dinner tipple somewhere such as Caprice Bar? This beach-side bar is the perfect place to relax and unwind with a tasty cocktail or perhaps a Greek ouzo.
Things to do in Pefkos in April
Roads to Rhodes Marathon
April is a great time to visit Pefkos is you love running. The Roads to Rhodes marathon is held every year during the month of April in the nearby city of Rhodes. The course takes in beautiful views of the blue Aegean Sea and ends in Rhodes city centre, which has a lively festival atmosphere on the day. Whether you take part in the race or just go along to watch, the marathon is a fun activity for all.
The island of Rhodes is located just off the coast of Turkey, so why not take in two different countries on your trip? Tour operators such as Tourtlee offer day trips to Marmaris in Turkey where you can soak up the unique culture, sample some Turkish food and explore exotic bazaars. Tours depart each morning from Rhodes' commercial port (just an hour's drive from Pefkos) and return on an evening.