Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and is an island with great history. The picturesque villages, the archaeological sites, the castles and the wonderful beaches are just some of the reasons to visit it. The island is a popular tourist destination not only for its incredible golden beaches and historical treasures but also for its natural splendour. Planning a holiday with kids? Take a look at our favourite family-friendly hotels. We’ve picked 12 best family hotels in Rhodes island.
1. Cyprotel Faliraki
Cyprotel Faliraki is a 4-star hotel, located at the east coast of the island of Rhodes near the beautiful Faliraki town, the primary seaside resort village of the island. The hotel boasts for its 12.000 m² of beautiful gardens and unspoiled scenery. Ideal for a family getaway the waterpark is large and comprehensive and contains a number of slides to suit children (and adults) of all ages, including a splash pool for the younger ones.+
Decorated with neutral tones these family rooms have a homely feel and sleep up to 4 people with a double bed plus 2 beds that are ideal for two children under 17. The furnished balcony has an inland garden or pool view and you’ll find all the holiday essentials like mini fridge, LCD TV and air-conditioning.
For younger guests, the hotel offers activities such as kids’ animation and playground. Other fun activities in the evenings include chocolate fountain parties, spa parties and even a football academy on the floodlit court. The panoramic restaurant Lydia offers wonderful views of the sea and a range of delicious freshly prepared dishes for the most discerning palate. A choice of beaches can be found under 2km from the hotel, while Rhodes International Airport is approximately 18km away.
2. Golden Odyssey Hotel
Golden Odyssey is a 4-star family-friendly hotel, located 950 metres from Kolymbia Beach. The hotel amidst a 25,000-m² garden of palm and olive trees. Enjoy your walk at large surrounding gardens and relax reading your favourite magazine under a palm-tree’s shadow. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool and a children’s pool. The hotel features a main buffet restaurant offering a delicious selection of international favourites. The snack bar serves coffee and cocktails.+
Offering simple comfortable accommodation in tranquil surroundings, this property is a popular choice for families looking to enjoy a laid-back Greek holiday. They are equipped with a mini fridge, satellite TV and have an en-suite bathroom with a hairdryer.
The pool is surrounded by plastic lounge chairs and wooden tables placed under stylish tarps. The pool snack bar is on a wooden patio and is furnished with casual wooden chairs and tables. Within 650 m from the property, you can find shops, restaurants and pubs. The picturesque Lindos is 25 km away, while Rhodes Town is at 20 km.
3. Sun Beach Resort Complex
The Sun Beach Resort Complex is ideal for those looking for a beach hotel in Rhodes that offers a fun and relaxing holiday environment. Take a dip in any of the two large outdoor swimming pools while having the peace of mind that your little ones will be one breath away in the two adjacent children pools. A great diversity of choices awaits you at the resort complex with restaurants and bars. With a detailed program covering six days out of the week, you can rest assured that there will always be something to keep you busy throughout the day.+
List of children facilities at the hotel: themed pool with octopus slide, children pools with dolphin & clown fountains, kids Movie Club, two outdoor kids playgrounds. The mini club is being run exclusively by professional multilingual staff on a 7-hour basis. The Kids Experience Leisure program offers the younger guests a variety of leisure activities depending on their age and based on a weekly plan that includes educational games, kids-sports and shows.
This family hotel is located in the outskirts of Rhodes, next to the resort of Ixia. The resort is one of the very few in the area that has direct access to the beach of Ialissos. It’s just a 10 minutes drive from Diagoras airport of Rhodes.
4. Labranda Blue Bay Resort
Labranda Blue Bay Resort offers guests a world of exciting activities and an array of facilities and services to unwind by the beach. With various dining options and ample sports facilities, amenities and an aquapark, amazing scenery of blue and green awaits you. The aquapark consists of five water slides, a pirate boat with slides, an aqua splash area, two pools and a pool bar.+
Featuring a total of 475 rooms and bungalows, the hotel consists of the main building, bungalow buildings and a garden building. All rooms include air-conditioning, a fridge, TV, telephone, safe ($), hairdryer as well as a furnished balcony or terrace.
The buffet-style restaurant has a wide selection of local and international dishes. Pizzeria & Trattoria offers a variety of pizza, pasta and salad. The main bar offers international brand beverages, long drinks and cocktails. And the pool and beach bar offers drinks, coffee and snacks. The famous animation team entertains 6 days & nights per week, including the excellent Greek Night with traditional Greek dancing and culinary feast. You’ll find courts for tennis and basketball, and there’s a list of daytime activities covering water polo, beach volleyball and French boules.
This children-friendly hotel is situated on the west coast of Rhodes in the charming village of Ialyssos and just 10km from the Greek island’s vibrant capital, Rhodes Town. The nearest airport is Rhodes International Airport, 4 km from the property.
5. Sheraton Rhodes Resort
The hotel is ideally situated in a key spot in Ixia, just 4 kilometres from the famous Medieval Town of Rhodes. It features 4 indoor and outdoor pools, a fully-equipped fitness centre, four gourmet restaurants, a lounge bar and a pool bar. There’s plenty at the hotel to keep little ones entertained with their own pool, kids’ club, playground and playroom. There are colourful children’s dishes in the hotel’s restaurants and bars. Sheraton Rhodes Resort is a wonderful place for families of all ages.+
All rooms offer a furnished balcony with views of the Aegean Sea or to the mountains and gardens. Each unit is equipped with a satellite LCD TV and a fridge. Marble bathrooms are stocked with bathrobes and luxury amenities.
Surrounded by beautiful gardens and sporting a modern interior, the hotel has built a reputation as a bright, comfortable and friendly destination with a great choice of good quality cuisine. The four restaurants offer you a taste of the finest local produce, beautifully presented. L’Onda will take you on a journey through the flavours of Italy, while at Thèa you can enjoy a showcase of traditional Greek cuisine with a side of spectacular views.
6. Delfinia Resort
Delfinia Resort Hotel is situated in Kolymbia, on the east coast of Rhodes, 25 km from Rhodes town and 25 km from Lindos. The hotel offers one large swimming pool with sun beds and umbrellas, two children swimming pools with water slide. In the outside area, there is the pool bar, mini club, games area, children’s playground and mini market.+
Each guestroom features balcony or veranda and en-suite bathroom and is equipped with minibar, fridge, air conditioning and satellite TV. Free WiFi is available in all rooms and common areas.
The hotel operates with All Inclusive system and offers a daily animation programme. The hotel also offers bike hire and car hire. Tsambika Beach is 2.5 km from Delfinia Resort and the nearest airport is Diagoras Airport, 18 km from the hotel.
7. Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa
The 5-star family-friendly hotel is set on a large expanse of land offering stunning landscaped gardens and incredible views of the Aegean Sea. There are three swimming pools, a theatre with live entertainments and performances, a sports area with tennis court, beach volley, football and the Aqua Park, with six slides and a gentle octopus slide for little ones. The hotel features a main international buffet restaurant, Italian and Greek a la carte restaurants, a beachside snack bar, and three bar.+
This resort consists of 450 spacious and elegant rooms surrounded by beautiful and well-kept gardens. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a private bathroom with a hairdryer, a safety deposit box, an LCD TV with satellite channels, a mini-fridge, and a balcony or terrace.
The onsite water park and children’s clubs will ensure the little ones have plenty to keep them occupied. Lindos town and archaeological site are at 8 km. Rhodes is 50 km away. The airport of Rhodes is at 55 km.
8. Electra Palace Rhodes
Electra Palace Rhodes is literally on the water’s edge, offering magnificent sea vistas. The hotel’s large freeform freshwater swimming pool will become the center of your summer. With its islet and bridges, surrounded with grass and palm trees, dotted with comfortable sunbeds and umbrellas and serviced by the H20 pool bar, our Rhodes hotel pool is every guest’s favorite. You can relax knowing that your children are in safe hands in the fully equipped crèche and kids club, operated by childcare professionals of Worldwide Kids. +
All rooms are elegantly decorated with minimal chic furniture and private balconies/terraces offering turquoise views of the majestic pool or garden views and Mediterranean aromas. For an extra touch of luxury, the property also offers a range of Superior rooms, some of which offer sparkling sea views.
Diners at the Electra Palace have a choice of four restaurants, serving a range of cuisines. The lobby bar is the perfect spot to enjoy evening drinks, while the pool bar keeps guests refreshed during the day. This family-friendly hotel offers a beautiful spa with modern facilities and a big variety of treatments to choose from. A heated indoor pool, an outdoor whirlpool and a fully equipped gym are at your disposal. The hotel is 7km from Rhodes Airport.
9. Rodos Princess Beach Hotel
Rodos Princess Beach Hotel is located at the serene village of Kiotari in the southeastern part of Rhodes. Featuring elegantly-appointed rooms and suites, private beach, indoor and outdoor pools with water slides, numerous wining and dining options, a spa and an endless list of sports and recreational activities, the hotel is ideal for families dreaming of a stress-free all-inclusive holiday at a unique setting.+
The hotel features 372 recently renovated rooms and suites. Most of them offer panoramic sew view and some have their own shared pool. All rooms and suites are beautifully decorated with modern furniture, have their own balcony or terrace where you can enjoy the warm Mediterranean weather.
For children, there are fabulous pools with waterslides where they can have fun all day long. There is also a professionally-run Mini Club, so parents can relax stress-free, while their kids are in good hands.
Guests have access to 5 different hotel restaurants and bars, as part of the all-inclusive programme, featuring rich buffets with freshly-made delicacies from the Greek and International cuisine, and offering unlimited access to snacks, refreshments, and desserts all day long.
10. Lindos Princess Beach Hotel
Just a short drive from charming Lindos and only 1 km from the village of Lardos, this impressive 4-star hotel in Rhodes features an exceptional range of facilities for families and makes the perfect all-inclusive resort for summer beach holidays in Rhodes. Stroll around the landscaped gardens, enjoy one of the 6 exotic swimming pools and explore the amazing sports facilities and water activities. There are three children’s clubs available for children of all ages, ranging from 4 to 17 years. +
With pools stretching over 2700 square metres, the family beach hotel is an aqua heaven for adults and children alike. There are four spacious outdoor swimming pools with two separate children’s pools and two pools with water slides to explore complemented by the “Aegean” pool bar for refreshments and snacks. Enjoy an amazing seaside setting at the hotel’s beach, awarded with the Blue Flag.
The Animation Team will present an unforgettable entertainment program throughout your stay with plenty of different activities all day long for guests of all ages, including sports activities, games and competitions. In the evening, you may enjoy live music performances, folklore dances once a week and so much more.
11. Mitsis Alila Resort & Spa
Alila Resort & Spa located just 4 km from bustling Faliraki and 8 km from the lively town in Rhodes. The hotel offers true 5-star services on one of Greece’s most popular islands. There is a large outdoor swimming pool with sea water, waterslides (for both adults and children) as well as sun beds and umbrellas by the pool and the beach. A children’s pool, playground and animation program is provided for younger guests.+
The hotel offers you a huge choice of eateries. Greek, Italian, Asian and Mexican restaurants can all be found on site. Children will love the Gelateria while adults can chill out in the All Day Bar or the Champagne Bar.
All 314 guest rooms are carefully appointed and offer all the comforts of a 5-star Resort. Rooms have private balconies or patios, coffee and tea making facilities, bathroom with bathtub and shower.
12. Grecotel Rhodos Royal
Rhodos Royal is a seaside resort that features an excellent range of all-inclusive facilities complemented by high standards of service. The hotel lies right on a superb protected sandy beach. Family holidays at Rhodos Royal all-inclusive beach hotel are all about kids enjoying themselves and parents being able to relax. The children are entertained with supervised activities programmes at the Grecoland Club! At the main Restaurant, from morning to evening, the special kid’s buffet offer a constant supply of fresh, tempting food and drinks exclusively for our little guests.+
The Grecoland Kids’ Club creates a magical holiday experience for children aged 4-12 years. You’ll find toys and facilities made from environmentally safe materials, qualified personnel, creative activities with fun and games, teenager programme with the emphasis on sports, competitions for children and teenagers. The hotel offers special Grecoland play area, splash o1.400 m² pool complex with water slides and balanced menus.
Choose from Greek and Asian menus prepared with the freshest ingredients or indulge a range of tastes at the buffet-style restaurant. The resort’s all-inclusive programme is designed to leave you carefree so you can indulge in everything your heart desires – from epicurean meals, snacks, and that tempting afternoon ice-cream or cake to world-class beverages, coffees, and cocktails.
The Rhodes island is blessed with 300 days of sunshine a year, over the white beaches, palaces and green landscapes. This warm and friendly island will easily become the ideal family destination. A drive around the island will bring you to magnificent beaches, impressive sightseeing and picturesque villages.+
The island enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate with some rainfall in low season and hot, dry summers. Rhodes has always had the longest season of any of the islands, lasting from the beginning of April until the end of November. The best time to visit Rhodes for a warm, dry climate is between June and September.
Rhodes is the largest and best preserved Medieval city in the world. Walk along the cobbled streets, through the arches and enjoy the great architectural masterpieces of Byzantine, Gothic and Ottoman influences. Enter through one of the nine grandiose Gothic gates to find innumerable churches.