Holiday Information for Pefkos, Greece

Pefkos is a famous beach resort located in the southern part of Rhodes City and is alternatively known as Pefki. This place was once considered a fishermanâs paradise and was used mainly as a temporary settlement for farmers. It can be found on the coastal road connecting the villages of Lindos and Lardos. During the daytime, it gives the impression of a quiet and relaxing holiday resort destination. However, when the sun sets, it also offers an exciting nightlife.Types of Holiday in Pefkos Pefkos means âpine treesâ and it has been very popular among older couples or older groups of... ... Continue reading

Pefkos is a famous beach resort located in the southern part of Rhodes City and is alternatively known as Pefki.

This place was once considered a fishermanâs paradise and was used mainly as a temporary settlement for farmers. It can be found on the coastal road connecting the villages of Lindos and Lardos.

During the daytime, it gives the impression of a quiet and relaxing holiday resort destination.

However, when the sun sets, it also offers an exciting nightlife.

Types of Holiday in Pefkos

Pefkos means âpine treesâ and it has been very popular among older couples or older groups of friends and families.

The friendly atmosphere of this resort area and hospitality of the locals are a couple of the main advantages of Pefkos.

Most visitors to Pefkos are returning visitors.

Water sports activities are popular throughout Pefkos. Cultural sightseeing is also an option since the historical sites are just a few blocks away from the heart of the city.


The Main Holiday Season in Pefkos

Pefkos has a warm Mediterranean climate.

The perfect time to have a beach holiday here is anytime between the months of May and October. These months are the driest and hottest.

Expect heat waves when holidaying here because it does get hot. The average temperature is around 35°C but it can get as warm as 40°C or higher.

During these summer months, hotels all along the sea shore are open and offering water sports activities and facilities.

During the spring and autumn season, Pefkos is the perfect place to use as a base for hiking or mountain climbing in its neighbouring towns.

November to March is considered the rainy season. These are the months when visitors to Pefkos would see the least amount of other visitors.

Popular Activities / Excursions in Pefkos

Pefkos is a more laid back resort when compared with its neighbouring towns.

Many people enjoy the popular horse and carriage rides around the area.

Microlite Aircraft flying is also fun and adventurous and is available when the weather is permitting. Lucky customers are often given a chance to fly their own aircraft.

A glass bottom boat trip is one of the most famous water activities found here. Itâs a unique experience that is particularly nice for those who may not be able to dive or snorkel.

Other fun activities that holidayers can enjoy here are the Happy Feet Fish Spa Therapy, Water Fun park and Land Rover Safaris and the multitudes of fun water sports activities, many of which are free.

Beaches in Pefkos

Pefkos has four main beaches in the area, all of which are Blue Flag awardees from 2008. The coastal areas are pure and unspoiled with soft golden sand.  

After the re-development of the area in 2009, the main street of Pefkos is now packed with different restaurants and facilities.

The beaches are often very family oriented, especially during the day.

The most famous party resort for younger travellers is located north of Pefkos and is called Faliraki. It is said to be the biggest water park in Europe. It has a huge complex of pools, Jacuzzis and slides.

There are a number of other, smaller beaches that are narrower and have less traffic. Some of these beaches may have rows of sun beds and umbrellas.

Pefkos Nightlife

The Pefkos nightlife is most often described as warm and friendly.  

Holidayers have many options to choose from including bars, traditional and European restaurants and taverns that are surrounding its coast and main street.

In total, there are roughly 34 different establishments to choose from. One of the newest among these restaurants is Armonia â" Harmony.

This restaurant can be described as relaxing and family friendly. They serve drinks and snacks all throughout the day and they even have a huge play area for children.

Other family friendly restaurants include Fuse, Angel Cocktail and Bar and Wild Wild West Bar.

Pefkos has a number of bars as well

One of them is Caprice. Music can be heard playing all throughout the night. They also have a large screen TV for sporting events.

Other popular bars are Palm Cocktail Bar, Lindia Thalassa Pool Bar, Peacock Cocktail Bar and Lindos Ice Bar.

Accommodations in Pefkos

The Matina Studios and Apartments has a quiet and friendly location, which is ideal for those looking for a relaxing stay. The studio price ranges from £30 to £110 per day.

If you are after a villa experience, then the Blue Dream Villas has four different kinds of villas to choose from. Each villa has the option of a garden view or an ocean view.

Another must try is Coloma Studios. Each studio is perfect for those who are looking for a simple and relaxing getaway. Rental periods have a minimum requirement of 7 nights and prices will vary depending on the month of stay.

Some other popular hotels are the Pefki Islands Resort, the Pefkos Beach Hotel and Studios and the Lindia Thallasa.

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