Faliraki, located on the NE coast, 6 mls S of Rhodes Town, 12 mls SE of Rhodes airport, is spread along a sandy beach of the same name. It is one of the busiest and liveliest resorts on the island. The area is ideal for spending days on the beach and going wild at night. It is situated on the east coast of Rhodes and is just nine miles (8km) south of the capital, Rhodes Town.
Faliraki is renowned for its four-mile (2km) stretch of sandy beach that is packed with deckchairs, umbrellas and sunbeds, and offers every kind of water-based activity from parasailing to jet skis. It is possible to do day boat trips around the other small bays of Faliraki, including Kathara Bay, which is one of the most picturesque on the island, and has a nudist beach at one end. Anthony Quinn Bay is famous for the filming of The Guns of Navarone . There are also several, little-developed beaches between Faliraki and Lindos, such as the pebbled Traganou beach, and all the beaches are desirably clean with crystal waters.
Faliraki is also well known for its nightlife and is popular with younger visitors seeking lots of action, both day and night.