Kalithea is a resort that is suitable for all types of holiday makers, particularly those looking for a sun and beach based holiday. The transfer time for this resort can be anything from 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes depending on where in the resort you are staying and how you are travelling there. On the transfer you will have plenty of 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 Kalithea is brilliant and covered in golden sand leading down to the waters edge. There are a number of facilities available as well as a number of sunbeds and parasols for hire. Plenty of water sports can also be found at the beach. There are a number of hotels offering half-board and all-inclusive as well as a few self-catering apartments. All of the accommodation has a number of facilities and range from 2-4-stars.
Kalithea has a brilliant beach which is perfect for relaxing or trying one of the many water sports. These include surfing, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkelling, jet-skiing, water-skiing, paragliding or even swimming. The water park at Faliraki is also very popular among people of all ages, making it a must-see when you are away. Scuba diving is the most popular water sport in the area with a diving centre to hire the equipment and gain tuition. The water is crystal clear in some areas making scuba diving more enjoyable. Excursions that you can try include trips to Rhodes Town for shopping and sightseeing, going on boat trips to nearby islands such as Turkey or going on a full island tour.
Kalithea is home to a large number of restaurants and taverns with a range of cuisines available. The favourite cuisine on offer is traditional Greek food as well as seafood, although more international options are available if you would prefer them. These include French, Chinese, Italian and British. The nightlife in the resort is fairly low key with just a few bars and 1 disco. Rhodes Town and Faliraki are much livelier in the evenings and are worth a visit. There is one large supermarket available in the resort and a range of small shops mainly offering souvenirs. Rhodes Town has a brilliant shopping selection and a frequent bus service to Faliraki and Rhodes Town makes it easily accessible.
Kalithea 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 Kalithea 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 Kalithea however it still tends to remain fairly warm.