Located just 10km from the airport and a four hour flight from the UK, you could be sunning yourself on this stunning Greek island sooner than you think. Glorious sand-swept beaches, thrill-inducing water parks and beautiful blue seas await you. A perfect destination for both party animals and fun-filled family breaks, Faliraki holidays aim to cater to all tastes – just grab your passport and get ready to jet off to the sun!
With an awe-inspiring location on the island of Rhodes, you’ll find plenty of natural beauty to be discovered on your holidays to Faliraki, proof that it isn’t all neon clothing and glow sticks all the time. For those that have the kids in tow, you’ll discover spectacular blue flagged beaches perfect for little ones to splash around in, while you’ll enjoy lazing on a sun-lounger and basking in that all-important Greek sunshine.
Away from the beach, there are some spectacular sites to be found. A trip to Rhodes Old Town is just twenty minutes away – here, you’ll be able to indulge in a spot of shopping at some of the vibrant bazaar-style markets and traditional souvenir shops that occupy the area. An alternative is to take a day trip to Ixia to explore its award-winning winery or catch a glimpse of the Tsambika monastery and its rewarding views.
For those looking for something more energetic, there is an array of activities to discover on your Faliraki holidays. For those interested in sporting activities, there is a wealth of water sports on the beach – everything from jet-skiing to windsurfing and snorkelling. Those that have brought the kids with them will enjoy the numerous waterparks found in Faliraki, with whizzing slides and thrill-inducing rides. If you don’t fancy getting your feet wet, head to the nearby bowling alley in the resort for a competitive family game of ten-pin.
For those on a romantic getaway, there are some particularly beautiful destinations surrounding Faliraki offering a sedate alternative to this busy resort. A change of pace and scenery is provided in Lardos, a friendly Mediterranean village located on the island. Enjoy a laid-back game at Hellas Mini Golf or enjoy a horse-riding trek through the wilderness from Elpida Ranch.
Of course, holidays to Faliraki are incomplete without sampling its vibrant nightlife, with many holidaymakers visiting the resort for this reason alone. The bars and clubs are open until the early hours of the morning – perfect for eager party animals looking to dance until dawn. Make your way down the famous nightclub strip as you hop between bars exuding jamming beats and take part in everything from silent discos to foam parties!
If you’re looking for a more laid-back nightlife, head to nearby Fanes. Neon lights are replaced with traditional Greek tavernas serving up delicious eats, while a moonlit walk along the harbour side is guaranteed to up the romance a notch.
There are plenty of beaches to explore in Faliraki including the main Faliraki Beach, which is well organised and has plenty of amenities; Anthony Quinn Bay, which is a sheltered and secluded bay, great for a bit of peace and quiet; and Kathara Bay, which is a quiet and sandy beach with great waters for swimming in.
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Rhodes Town is situated approximately 20 minutes away from Faliraki and is the capital of the island. There are a range of museums and cultural sights to see, as well as lots of restaurants and cafes where you can spend the afternoon watching the world go by.
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There are a range of activities to do in the surrounding area including paragliding and bungee jumping, and there are also plenty of water sports on the beach. There is also a water park just outside of Faliraki, which is great for groups and families.
Visit Rhodes town and see the medieval fortifications and incredible historic architecture. The Apollo Temple is one of the most famous sights in Greece and is a main attraction of Rhodes, as well as the Temple of Aphrodite.
There are plenty of blue flag beaches in the area, many of which have beach front bars so you can spend your days with friends hanging out on the beach and swimming in the clear and warm sea water. Faliraki is also popular with groups as there are plenty of bars and clubs to enjoy in the town centre.
There are plenty of activities to do on the beach including water skiing, windsurfing, scuba diving, jet skiing, and banana boats, which is a fun group activity. Many of the beaches offer these activities, although sometimes your hotel offers discounted rates so be sure to check at reception first.
Faliraki is well known for its nightclubs and there are plenty on offer to enjoy. Many clubs will have special drinks deals, and there are also foam parties, silent discos, and even party boats to go on. Most of the clubs are situated around Bar Street, so all of the action is confined to one area of the town.
Rodos Sun Hotel is situated five minutes away from the beach, and 10 minutes away from Bar Street. It’s a friendly and fun hotel with a swimming pool, and self catering apartments so you aren’t obliged to stay on site. The hotel also has a bar and holds barbeques throughout the summer.
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The beach at Faliraki has been awarded a Blue Flag, and is well organised with loungers and beach bars. It’s considered to be a cosmopolitan beach, with many chic bars and restaurants to spend your evenings in. For a day trip, visit nearby Kalithea where there are thermal springs to relax in.
Faliraki is a fairly busy town, so there are lots of things to do. Take a walk through the town and pick up some souvenirs, or take a land train and tour the town. Many of the land trains depart from the hotels in the area, so often you can be dropped off direct to your hotel.
There are plenty of beach bars, many of which have special drinks deals, and there are also plenty of restaurants to enjoy, including traditional tavernas and international cuisine. There are also plenty of nightclubs in the area, which are popular with large groups, but you can certainly find one to suit.
The Hotel Louis Colossos Beach is situated on the outskirts of town, near Kalithea’s natural spring. It’s in a secluded location, but has easy access to the town centre. There is a large swimming pool on site, plus the hotel offers an all inclusive option if you want to spend most of your time on site.
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Faliraki holidays are popular with families who want to stay in a lively beach resort in Rhodes with all the amenities you need to make your stay memorable and pleasant. The town has loads of blue flag beaches, as well as the largest water park in Europe, which is simply called The Water Park.
As well as spending your time relaxing on the beach, there are lots of activities to do in the town including bowling and tennis. There is also an 18-hole championship golf course nearby in Afandou, which is great for dads who want a break from the family.
There are a wide variety of restaurants in the town centre serving traditional Greek food as well as specific children’s menus. There are also a variety of beachside tavernas, where you can relax after a day on the beach, and cafes dotted throughout the town for a light bite to eat.
The Old Windmill Studios are great for families who want affordable self catering accommodation. The studios are located on the outskirts of Faliraki and there is a swimming pool with children’s section, plus a terrace with sun loungers so you can spend your days relaxing by the pool.
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