Pefkos Rhodes

Are you looking for that ultimate beach getaway but can do without the loud crowds? Looking for a sensible place to vacation, away from the hustle and bustle of loud buses and overall city stress? Why not visit lovely Pefkos on the wonderful and scenic Greek island of Rhodes?

Pefkos – or Pefki – is a popular beach resort just 4km from the ancient city of Lindos in Rhodes. The name Pefko literally means “Pine Tree” because the area around the old fisherman village and beaches are dotted with an abundance of pine trees. Developed in the 1980s as a corollary to the bustling ancient town of Lindos, the area boasts some of the most scenic beaches in the country while maintaining that quaint village feel.

Pefkos has a warm Mediterranean climate. In summer, dry hot days are often relieved by stiff breezes. Winters are mild. November to March is the rainy season. The best months to visit are between May and September when rainfall is at a minimum and temperatures average 27°C (80°F). Recently, the beaches and marinas of Pefkos were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag Beach status, certifying that the beaches of Pefkos have complied with stringent international standards in cleanliness and safety, making this an ideal destination for travelers and their families alike with their soft sand and distance from traffic. Pefkos resort is one of 3,555 blue flag beaches all over the world and one of 400 in Greece. Surely a resort that is certified blue flag in nature is a guarantee for great and safe fun for all families.

The beach resorts at Pefkos have everything you need to relax and enjoy. The beaches are lined with umbrellas, sun beds and lounge chairs and have the occasional snack bar for your food and beverage needs. The resorts also offer a variety of water activities like snorkeling as well as pedal boat rentals. One can be sure to never run out of things to do in this beautiful village.


The area is known for not only having some of the most serene and beautiful beaches in all of Greece, but also the laid-back pace of the area. Pefkos is a quiet beach town, offering a traveler a fine leisurely pace and the friendliest locals. The resort is also family-friendly, with child-friendly activities and quality resorts and villa-style accommodations perfect for any family size and budget.

Feeling like you want to experience the real, authentic Greek experience? The old fishing village of Pefkos boats some of the most authentic locales on the island. Despite the area being touted as an up and coming must-see getaway location, Pefkos and its many residents remain true to the village feel of the area, offering a fine range of traditional foods in traditional cantinas and tavernas as well as shopping at old style community bazaars. Pefkos also has a modest nightlife, with several bars with karaoke and large screen TVs and open-air restaurants serving very good food at a modest price.


A visit to lovely Pefkos is an absolute must if one is looking for a quiet but beautiful place to vacation. Offering the unique and traditional Rhodes experience, is your portal to everything wonderful about this charming place nestled among the pine trees. Pefkos is one of a kind and truly a feast for the senses.