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Pefkos is a relatively small resort, on the Greek island of Rhodes. This popular destination offers some great beaches and a charming small-town atmosphere, and can be found just 10 minutes south of Lindos. Holidays in Pefkos make the perfect option for families, and anyone else who enjoys a little peace and quiet during their holidays. Pefkos is famously reported as having the highest percentage of repeat visitors, out of anywhere in Europe. Find out what all the fuss is about, and book your own holiday to Pefkos!
One of the main attractions of any holiday in Pefkos is the fantastic selection of beautiful beaches in the area. The beaches of Pefkos have been awarded the Blue Flag status, in respect for their cleanliness and fantastic facilities. As such, Pefkos makes a great destination for families with young children, providing a safe place for sunbathing, swimming and playing in the sand. The waters here are crystal clear and offer great conditions for diving and snorkelling. There are a number of diving schools dotted around the island of Rhodes, where you’ll be able to hire equipment, take a few lessons, or go on a guided underwater tour around the island! Other water sports you can try during a holiday to Pefkos include windsurfing, banana boats and jet skiing.
Behind the beach at Pefkos, stands a thick row of pine trees, which spread up into the rolling hills. From here the landscape gives way to vineyards, and groves of olive and fig trees. There are some great opportunities for hiking in the area, and this region is sure to be a hit with nature enthusiasts! Follow the coastal paths up along the hills and cliffs, and there are countless spots where you’ll be able to stop for a picnic, and enjoy fantastic views out over the Aegean Sea.
In the town of Pefkos itself, visitors can choose from a wide selection of traditional tavernas and bars. There are some great places to stop for a drink during the day, and when it comes to enjoying an evening meal, you’ll be spoilt for choice. From classic Greek cuisine to international favourites, you’ll find something for everyone here, and all at affordable prices.
A holiday in Pefkos is the perfect option for anyone looking to avoid modern beach resorts, and the crowds they usually attract. Enjoying an idyllic setting, Pefkos is a traditional, rural village, full of culture, history and charm. The calm pace of life makes it a great option for families and couples, and when you book your holiday you’ll be able to take advantage of fantastic value for money on your trip. Book all your holidays to Greece with us here at lastminute.com
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