Faliraki is a resort full of large hotels that appeal to families looking for luxury together. Groups of young singles will enjoy the centre of the resort as it is lively and has a very vibrant nightlife. The transfer time to Faliraki is around 30-40 minutes, giving you just enough time to look around at surrounding scenery as well as gain an understanding of the location of the resort and the location of your accommodation within the resort. The beach in Faliraki is brilliant, stretching at 2 and a half miles, with golden sands leading down t o the clear waters edge. There are plenty of sunbeds and parasols available for you to hire on the beach although these tend to go quickly in the summer months. A number of water sports are also available for you to enjoy. There are a number of hotels in Faliraki, ranging from 2-5-stars and offering a wide range of facilities. Self-catering apartments and smaller hotels are available closer to the centre of the resort but most hotels offer room-only, half-board or all-inclusive.
Faliraki has some brilliant water sports available throughout the year. You can find these down at the beach and you can choose from windsurfing, surfing, scuba diving, snorkelling, jet-skiing, water-skiing, parasailing, paragliding, hiring out a pedallo or even swimming. Boat trips are also very popular as are banana boat rides. There is also a water park that is popular among groups as well as families. There are also a number of local excursions for you to enjoy. There are scuba diving trips to go on as well as shopping and sightseeing in Rhodes Town. There is a full island tour to be enjoyed, where you will see places such as Petaloudes which is the Valley of the Butterflies or take a boat trip to Symi. Coastal cruises are popular as well as a boat trip to Lindos and an excursion to Turkey comes hugely recommended.
Faliraki is home to some brilliant taverns and restaurants with a wide range of cuisines on offer. You will find a number of traditional Greek dishes as well as a lot of seafood to enjoy, although if you prefer something more international and familiar, then you will also find British, Chinese and Italian. There are also a number of snack bars for you ton enjoy throughout the day. On the outskirts of the resort, you will find a number of quieter bars to enjoy that are more suitable for families, however in the centre of the resort, you will find many lively bars and nightclubs to enjoy that offer live music, entertainment, cocktails and are open until late. It does get extremely loud in the area and is very popular among the younger groups of singles. There are a number of local souvenir shops in the resort, however for more choice head to Rhodes Town. There is a regular bus service for you to get into Rhodes Town or a taxi rank located in the centre of the resort.
Faliraki enjoys a Mediterranean climate of very long and hot summers. July and August are the hottest months in the resort with an average temperature of 25°C although this commonly rises to highs of well over 30°C. May is the official start to the summer with temperatures at 21°C which quickly rises to 25°C by June. There is normally no rainfall over July and August and the evenings remain hot at highs of 22°C. July and August see 12 hours of sunshine a day which drops to around 5 hours a day in the winter. Spring and Autumn are pleasant times to come if you are not keen on very hot weather, with temperatures mostly ranging between 16-20°C. Winters tend to be mild in Faliraki with temperatures staying at around 10°C. Between October and May you can expect to see some rainfall but not to the extent that we are used to. December if the wettest month in Faliraki however it still tends to remain fairly warm.