at the east coast and is 14 km from Rhodes town, the port and the international airport. A reason that Faliraki Rhodes attracts the tourists is the very maintained golden sandy beach with its clear and calm water. The beach in one of the most beautiful on the island and is the best way suitable for families with children. Until the end of the 60’s Faliraki was more an agricultural area, with juicy grapes, figs and tomatoes. In the early 70’s Faliraki started to attract more tourists from many European countries. In the 80’s Faliraki became the largest and most popular holiday resort on the island of Rhodes, thanks to the beautiful and long sandy beach.
Faliraki area has very good hotels and a well organized beach stretching for 4 km that is one of the most beautiful beach in Greece. Besides a water park, there are facilities for watersports and, for the most adventourous, extreme sports. Fame for its exuberant nightlife, the resort is home to many well known for nightclubs catering for all musical tastes. A recommended excursion is to the archaeological site at Sarantapihos, adjacent to Kalithies, which is believed to be part of an Acropolis (citadel) from the Archaic period (800 bc – 480 bc). Also worthy of a visit is Erimokastro with ruined ancient walls and the old monastery of the prophet Amos (tou Profiti Amos) at the top of the hill just outside Faliraki.
Amongst the most stunning and popular of the island’s beaches, 15 km South East of the capital and 3 km from Faliraki, is the Anthony Quinn Bay, named after the star of 1960s box office hit “The Guns of Navarone” which was filmed in the region. It is easy to understand why the actor fell in love with area, purchacing land once the filming was complete. Set against the verdant backdrop of pine clad hills, the translucent waters lap gently against the rocks. Boats often anchor at the small jetty and, due to the amazing subaquatic topography, the beach is a perfect spot for snorkeling or scuba diving. The small beach of Ladikos Bay is defined by its clear waters enclosed by a bay, carved out by the action of the sea over time. The delightful magical landscape, considered one of the best small beaches on the island, attracts many visitors and is ideal for those wanting to relax after a long night of festivities.
Faliraki has plenty of beautiful hotels around. You may find any category and for every taste. There are many hotels near the beach and some a bit far from the beach. g=”28.2077201″ infowindow=”Faliraki Rhodes” styles=”_retro”]