If you're staying in Rhodes Town or along the west coast of the island, e.g. Ixia, Trianda, Kremasti, you might like to take a boat trip along the calmer east coast of the island to Faliraki.

You can take the red Sea Shuttle from Mandraki Harbour in Rhodes and make a half-day or full-day trip, as you wish. Faliraki, as well as boasting a fabulous beach with great facililities and watersports, lso has the largest water park in Europe, a state-of-the-art bowling park, a history park, an amusement park and a fully air-conditioned fun-park for families and younger children. 

The return price per adult to Faliraki (or the Water Park) is 11 euros, children 4 -12 years are half price and children under four are free.

No reservation is needed, you pay as you get on and departures to Faliraki are at 10:15, 13:00, 15:30, 18:15 and 22:30. The return trips from Faliraki are at 14:30, 17:15, 19:15. The service runs daily excluding Sunday. Check out the Faliraki Sea Lines website for further details.