Rhodes Faliraki

General information

Located about 15 kilometers south of Rhodes Town, Faliraki was once a quiet fishing village that rarely saw visitors. Today, however, it is a busy tourist center and one of the most popular destinations in all of the Dodecanese.

The village is known for its stunning turquoise waters and beautiful coastline. Faliraki Beach is perhaps the area’s main attraction, with a 5 km-long stretch of sand and many modern facilities. It is also a popular water sporting hub, with activities such as jet-skiing and banana boat rides being offered by local watersports centers. For a different experience with a focus on natural beauty, Anthony Quinn Bay is about 4 km south of Faliraki.

Hotels in Faliraki

We have made a selection of the best hotels in Faliraki.
Recommended by Greeka

Esperos Village

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Hotel SuitesLuxury

Esperos Village Blue and Spa hosts rooms and suite rooms with sea views, access to private or shared pools, four in-house restaurants, a spa center, animation programs, and a free-to-use local shuttle bus service.

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Mitsis Faliraki Beach

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Hotel Family Rooms4 stars

Mitsis Faliraki Beach Hotel and Spa provides visitors with lush rooms, comfortable interiors, freshwater swimming pools, a handful of restaurants, sports facilities, and stunning views over the Mediterranean.

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Grecotel Lux Me Dama Dama

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Hotel Bungalows Family Rooms4 stars

Grecotel Lux Me Dama Dama is a four-star hotel with rooms, bungalows, and family apartments with sea views, freshwater pools, in-house drinking/dining amenities, various sports facilities, and access to Faliraki Beach.

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Things to See & Do in Faliraki

Check out the things to see & do in Faliraki during your stay and explore what the area has to offer.

Sightseeing

Activities & Entertainment

Faliraki Map

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More about Faliraki

Popular amongst vacationing families, Faliraki Waterpark is one of the biggest waterparks in Europe, offering exciting rides for all ages, including giant waterslides and a huge wave pool. In addition, Faliraki is distinguished for its remarkable tourist infrastructure. With more than 210 tourism companies offering accommodation facilities, visitors have their fair share of options for some of the best quality hotels, providing luxurious living conditions and gorgeous views of the sea.

For a night out on the town, Ermoi Street, better known as Bar Street, is the place to be. There you will find an array of restaurants serving traditional dishes and a myriad of bars and pubs. Then there are the various nightclubs manned by professional DJs, perfect for a lively night of partying that can last until the early morning hours. Faliraki also houses some interesting landmarks, such as the Church of Saint Nektarios and the Town Hall of Faliraki.

Reviews

5/5.0
1 Review
  • E_Mitchum 25 Oct 2006
    I highly disliked the town of Faliraki
    Nationality: USA

    Age: 22

    Countries visited: 10-15

    The Trip: I arrived on the island by Plane. The trip was good with no delays.

    Reasons for going to Rhodes: Discovered in Brochure/Magazine/Newspaper and I chose it for its rich history and beautiful beaches

    Idea before arriving: I was surprised (and disappointed) with English-speaking tourists there were on Rhodes. Faliraki, in particular, was swarming with loud, drunk, obnoxious tourists. However, the locals were very friendly and accommodating. The Old Town was unbelievable and spectacular--a must-see!

    Island/Area : 2/10

    Landscapes : 6/10

    Tree Covered : 0/10

    Beaches and Waters : 9/10

    Cleanliness : 5/10

    Villages : 3/10

    Main Town : 10/10

    Food/Restaurants : 10/10

    Nightlife : 10/10

    Local People : 10/10

    Accommodations : 10/10

    Activities : 10/10

    Excursions : 10/10

    Sightseeing : 10/10

    Prices : 7/10

    Public Transportations : 10/10

    Authenticity : 3/10

    Peace and quiet : 2/10

    Weather : 10/10

    Favorite things about the island/area:

    Best Beaches : Ladiko

    Best Villages : Old Rhodes Town

    Best Activity : finding a remote beach

    Best Bar/Pub/Club :

    Best Restaurant : Odyssey Restaurant on Menekleous Street, Old Town

    Negative opinion about the island: I highly disliked the town of Faliraki for its dense tourism, cheap attractions, and trashy visitors

    Recommendations for future visitors: I suggest not visiting Faliraki, or even Rhodes, if you want a quiet and peaceful vacation. If you want to party with English-speaking tourists and eat greasy breakfasts, stay in Faliraki.

    Rating of the overall quality/organization/services of this island/area in comparison with other countries

    3/10

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