What's the Weather Like in Pefkos in June
Situated on the east coast of Rhodes, Pefkos is a small but thriving beach holiday resort. Once a former fishing village, it became popular with tourists thanks to its natural unspoiled scenery, charming Greek atmosphere and wonderfully sunny weather. With its location in the Mediterranean Sea, Rhodes and the village of Pefkos enjoy a typically Mediterranean climate with hot, sunny summers and mild winters.
June marks the beginning of peak tourist season in Pefkos, as the weather continues to improve. Days get warmer, longer and drier. The average temperature at this time of year is a lovely 22°C, rising to highs of 26°C at the hottest part of the day, so light clothing in a must. Although these conditions can feel rather hot, especially when you are coming from a cold country, the cool winds from the hills and mountains can certainly balance the warm weather, giving you an illusion of feeling cooler than it is. As a result, sunscreen lotion is a must, to protect you from the harmful UV rays of the sun. Evenings will be pleasantly cool in the resort, with average lows of 18°C.
Pefkos is well-known for its sunny weather, with around 300 sunshine days a year in the village. June is one of the sunniest months of the year, falling just behind July with 13 glorious hours of sunshine daily, which holiday makers can soak up on the beach.
In fact, June is a very popular time for beach activities in Pefkos and the sea is now more than warm enough for swimming. The average sea temperature is a balmy 23°C this month.
June is also one of the driest months in Pefkos, so tourists needn't worry about wet weather spoiling their holiday. Rainfall is almost non-existent at this time of year, with just a tiny 3mm of rain and 1 wet day on average. This means that there's just a 3% chance of precipitation. Humidity levels are around 58%.
Hotels in Pefkos in June
Pefkos is a popular holiday destination throughout the summer, so booking accommodation in advance is very much advised if you're visiting in June.
Pefkos is full of charming and traditional Greek villas such as the Villa Athena. This wonderful property is surrounded by gardens and built right on the beach, with stone steps that lead directly down to the sand. Inside, it is fully equipped with a kitchen and a living room with a TV, while a furnished patio over-looking the Aegean Sea is the perfect place to relax, day or night. The villa sleeps 8, making it a great choice if you're travelling with family or a group of friends.
George Beach Studios
If you're looking for affordable accommodation, look no further than George Beach Studios. Just a two-minute walk from the beach and not far from the shops, bars and restaurants of Pefkos, this simple but comfortable hotel provides an ideal base for a holiday in the resort. Room options include double and triple rooms as well as two bedroom apartments and villas, making it a good option for everyone from couples to families.
Pefkos Blue Hotel
For views that will leave you speechless, you can't get a better location than Pefkos Blue Hotel. This popular hotel sits on a hill directly above one of Pefkos' most beautiful beaches and offers stunning views over the village and the blue Aegean Sea. These views can be enjoyed from the outdoor terrace where guests can relax or cool off in the large freeform pool. Studio rooms are spacious, air-conditioned and feature a kitchenette for self-catering dining.
Hit the beach
Pefkos is well-known for its amazing beaches, which are one of the biggest draws to the resort, especially in the summer months when temperatures are high and the sea is a pleasant 23°C. Every year, tourists flock here to relax in the soft, golden sand and listen to the waves of the clear blue sea.
While Pefkos is a small resort, it has four great beaches to choose from. One of the most popular is Kavos beach located at the eastern end of the resort. While not the biggest, this pretty little beach is located in a protected bay backed by cliffs and line trees, so the waters are calm which makes it a great choice for those traveling with children. The nearby Kavos Mare Taverna is a good choice for lunch or dinner.
Bars and Restaurants
Those visiting Pefkos in June will be spoiled for choice when it comes to eating out. As already mentioned, Kavos Mare is a popular eatery located right next to Kavos beach at the quiet east end of the resort. This long-standing family run restaurant is renowned for its friendly service, laid back atmosphere and delicious food. The menu is typically Greek, with dishes such as meze, fresh fish and grilled meats in fact, many of the meat dishes such as kebabs are cooked on the open outdoor grill.
Kyma Beach Restaurant
On warm June evenings, one of the most special places to dine is on the beautiful candle-lit outdoor terrace overlooking the sea at Kyma Beach Restaurant. The food here is immaculately presented and superior in taste, with a range of traditional Greek and European dishes to try.
The Peacock Bar
Finally, end your day at The Peacock Bar, where you can enjoy delicious food and drinks on the rooftop. It is recommended that you go there just before sunset so you can see how spectacular the view is as you watch the sun go down.
Things to do in Pefkos in May
With such beautiful weather, there's no better place to be in June than on the beaches on Pefkos. Sunbathing is a popular activity, but if you're looking for something a little more active, there are plenty of fun watersports to try your hand at. Watersports Lindos are located in the resort of Lindos just a short distance from Pefkos and offer a range of activities, from windsurfing to jet skiing and parasailing. These activities are extremely popular with tourists and are one of the best ways to see the beautiful natural surroundings of Pefkos.
If music is more your thing, then June is an ideal time to visit the resort. Don't miss the Rock'in Rhodes music festival which takes place every year in nearby Lindos. Lasting for 10 days, holiday makers can soak up the sun while watching some amazing bands.