Pefkos Beach is a small resort is made of small hotels and rooms for rent. It is mainly visited by groups of Scandinavians, Germans, Austrians and British tourists. This beach is lined by pine trees towering above the village. The name Pefkos means Pine trees in English. It is a popular beach and great for swimming on its golden sand and azure waters beach. The main streets of Pefkos (or Pefki), back from the shore, have everything: mini market, pharmacy, cafés, bars, restaurants. Relax on a rented sun lounge under the shade of an umbrella, then swim in the warm water of the Aegean. The sea is shallow here and therefore popular with families with young children. There are rocky coves at one end of the beach which are also good places for a swim. If you want to get a little more active on the water, rent a paddleboat or try Jet Skiing. The beach is about a 1-hour drive south of Rhodes City and there is free car parking at the north end. Alternatively, travel by public transport. Daily buses run between the capital city and Lindos which is approximately 2 miles (3 kilometers) away. Consider combining your beach activity with a trip to the nearby Acropolis of Lindos.