Evita is an All Inclusive hotel in the popular tourist area of Faliraki, on the Greek island of Rhodes. Backed by cypress-covered hills and a short walk from the beach, this hotel offers a taste of island life with all the facilities of a modern resort. The closest beach is the pebble bay of Kathara, which is separated from Faliraki by a small harbour. The shallow water makes these beaches popular with families. The centre of the resort is within walking distance. This is a hotel for water lovers. There's a swimming pool with a dedicated kids section featuring three spiral water slides. The pools are surrounded by a sun terrace where you can spend the afternoon sunbathing with a cool drink from the pool bar. During the day, you can take part in the hotel-run aerobics and you can have a game of volleyball or football on the hotel lawns, whilst children can take part in kids' yoga. Once a week, staff host a Greek barbecue with live music and dancers. Evening entertainment takes place several nights a week. While staying at Evita, you're well placed to make the most of the attractions on offer in Faliraki. Faliraki Water Park is a short drive away, and is a hit with families.
Kathara Beach is 600m from the hotel and is quieter than Faliraki Beach, which is also close by. You'll find a few places to eat at Kathara, or 1.5km away, in the centre of Faliraki, there are more restaurants, cafés and bars to choose from. In the evening the resort comes alive and music fills the streets, so it's a place to head if you're looking for entertainment. The capital of Rhodes is 17km from the hotel. The Old Town here is famous for its medieval walls and Palace of the Grand Masters. You can also go shopping in the modern part of Rhodes Town.
Evita has a buffet restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Soft drinks, local beer and wine are available with lunch and dinner. Snacks are offered during the day between meals. The lobby and pool bars are open late, and tea, coffee and cakes are served every afternoon in the lobby bar.
There's a kids' club (from late spring to mid-autumn), and sports are organised for older children and teens. They can play video games in the teen lounge.
With a 750 m2 freshwater pool (depth; 1–1.80m) and an integrated 265 m2 children's pool (depth; 40cm) SunConnect Evita offers everything a water fan's heart desires. Sun loungers by the pool are available free of charge; pool and beach towels are provided against a refundable deposit. The closest beach is Kathara beach approximately 600m from the hotel. The main Faliraki beach, where local providers offer numerous water sports, is 1km away. Here guests can find mostly sandy grounds, with some graveled and pebbled sections and shallow water. The popular beaches Ladiko Bay and Anthony Quinn Bay, located in the vicinity of Faliraki, can easily be reached by local bus or by car. The bus stop is about 1km from the beaches.
Your room at Evita will have a balcony or a terrace and there's centrally controlled air conditioning. Wi-Fi is available and there's also a TV.
(ATM 1km away at the main road Rhodes-Lindos)
Distance to city centre 2km
Distance to beach 600m
Distance to airport 18km
Address: 00302241085110, Profitis Amos, -, Rhodes, Greece
Faliraki, Rhodes, Greece
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Since we could not fly to the Canary Islands we ended up in Rhodes at the Evita. This hotel should really be a 3 star rating and this is very apparent from the moment you step into the reception - same with the lobby, restaurant and pool area.
The room we stayed in was nice and clean.
Food and drinks was average - Im a very adventurous eater but found myself eating chips when eating at the hotel. The beer was not really to my taste either.
There is only one toilet available around the pool/outside bar area. This is annoying especially when the evening entertainment is on and a people start queuing. The other thing I found annoying (not entirely the hotel's fault) was the amount of people smoking at the table in the restaurant.
Set your expectations and you can enjoy this hotel. There's is a shop on site so you can buy decent drinks - many nights I saw people bringing their own drinks to the evening entertaiment. If you have children the 'juice' they serve at breakfast is more like syrup. Head to the shop and buy a carton of juice - there's a fridge in the room.
Take a taxi and head into Falaraki for drinks and dinner.
The hotel is within walking distance to Kathara beach where there's a few nice bars and restaurants. Lively Falaraki beach is just a little bit further. The costal path to Anthony Quinn beach is very nice - the Kounna restaurant is awesome and highly recommended. Ladiko beach is nearby which is more sandy and suitable for your kids (AQ beach is more pebbley) - there's also a nice restaurant there.
Pavo Cafe is a newly opened cafe about 10 minutes walk from the hotel. Very nice view up there.
Evita Resort Hotel 1st impressions grass needs cutting over a foot long in places seen it get cut after a week if being here.
Had no problems checking in, only suggestion is there needs to be a sign as you walk up as everyone asks where is reception? You can either walk up the steps next to the restaurant or walk around the side up the slope. You don't need to wear masks in there nobody does. The resort is 8 blocks your given a map and off you go. We were in the 700 block. The balcony looked out onto private villas not the best view. 2 issues the guy opposite has a cockerel that is very noisy and also keeps a dog on the downstairs patio. Seems like he's there all day and night, poor thing. He does bark a lot probably out of boredom, people shouldnt have animals in they can't be bothered to look after them. He looks so lonely .
The rooms are OK, beds comfy but one pillow each, theres one double and one single bed. The bathroom let's the room down, the shower is so small it's hard to wash your feet also the knob to change from tap to shower gets stuck so my husband had to push it as I couldn't. The shower head needs replacing only the outside spurts work. The fridge is nice and cold, but is empty when you arrive. This is the first holiday I've been to that doesn't give you free water. They do have a shop on site but it's not the cheapest, ie 1.5lt coke zero 2. 50euros. We mostly used to shop down the road on the way to town. The door is a key lock which to close it needs to be slammed, then a card is put in slot for electric to work abit annoying at night as you unopen door put it slot for lights then close door then to lock it you have to remove card with key to lock door in the dark. Therefore having to get Yr torch on Yr phone to lock door and reinsert for lights. Other hotels have a timer so u have time but not here.
Directions to shop are : go past slides past next to blocks then you come to black tarred Road, villa with doggie on the left. Cross road here is another block of Evita resort (800) go straight through you come to a road, go down hill and shop is on the corner, don't forget your mask, you need these in shops.
If you are walking to Faliraki you go right at the shop, left then right again this takes you to beach. If you follow the beach right this takes you to the harbour and little church. Then you can walk on the boardwalk across the beach after that . Look for the golden arches for McDonald's as here is the main shopping strip, with bars and restaurants also. There are more shops at the top of the hill and right. Including a crazy golf. Friendly staff and no pushy sales people. Gets quite rowdy at night with music blasting out, some might like that but not for me.
They are very cold, I read previous reviews saying they were cloudy and they were right. Never seen them being cleaned or tested once. The pools areas our kept clean the guy constantly walks around collecting empty cups. The umbrellas are fixed therefore Yr constantly moving Yr sunbed. Weather was ok, had rain one day, sunny with clouds most days. But still came home with a tan. The pool bar was OK never long queues Yr allowed 2 drinks each. Do not have the coke or Fanta it is horrendous, I'm not sure what it is. We mostly had pineapple juice (although seemed like squash) or lemonade. The beer was fine. The orange juice is not the best either seemed like strong squash. The sunbeds are available most of the day if you want to sit in the shade. If you want one in the sun next to the pool you do have reserve these between 8-9. Or you'll have to sit on the ones on the grass or in the shade. The toilets - there's 1 by the big pool for everyone is situated next to the kids club. The snack bar toilets have no locks just across from the slides by the apartments.
Snack bar food is good friendly staff, sandwiches and rolls are nice but no butter in them.
Never had an issue plenty of choice and never experienced food being cold. Desserts are delicious. The staff serve you due to COVID but are very generous and you can have as much as you like. The breakfast is the normal streaky bacon and spicy sausage. They also aren't doing toast which was a shame I'm sure they could cook it for you. So usually just had a bacon and fried egg roll.
The trips with the hotel are overpriced. We caught the local bus to Rhodes old town. 2:40 euros each way. Bus stop at the entrance with return times too. The Palace of the grand masters was interesting, you do have to wear masks tho. 7 euros or 10 euros to see archologival musuem and art gallery and church. The restaurant people do hasel you alot just gotta ignore them. We found a nice cafe up an alley and had a gyros pitta for 2.50 euros. We also found a supermarket with very cheap prices for drinks. I heard the restaurants are a rip off so be careful. The bus back was where they dropped we off. You buy tickets at the kiosk they tell you what number bus and the time. The bus driver asks you what hotel and makes a note of it. Masks are required. The bus tells you what every stop is, in Greek and English very good. Best service I've experienced. This is only from Rhodes tho.
We also went to Severn Springs on the bus, it's free to roam around. Springs were disappointing very small. The tunnel was quite fun and scary in the pitch black. Water starts at ankle deep then does go half way up Yr thigh. Suppose to lead to a lake I thought but nothing really there so must have dried up. When you get off bus go to the right more scenic walk up with a couple of small waterfalls.
Walked to astrometry cafe but this was closed for the winter, but there's lovely views. We also walked to Anthony Quinn beach from there, although it's a bit rocky, the photo opportunities made it worth it. You can't swim here without swim shoes as its very pebbly. No soft sand. We missed the bus back so grabbed a taxi for 7 euros.
Went to kathara beach but this is a bit to pebbly in the sea, much preferred faliraki beach a few pebbles then lovely sand.
Best to buy Yr drinks in the supermarket as a can if Pepsi is 2 euros 50 in the restaurants.
2 Sunbeds with umbrella 10 euros.
Towels are provided at reception for 10 euros refundable deposit, you can also get extra toilet rolls. We didn't get the room cleaned due to covid but we can request this once during Yr stay.
Overall I would rate this hotel as a 3 star, its OK but could do better. Therefore I wouldn't return.
We stayed here in October 2020. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, we felt safe as the hotel is spread out between hills and countyside with peacocks roaming around! It is within very easy walking distance to the the lovely Kathara beach very quiet and low key with a couple of beach Tavernas, which we like. The hotel staff are very helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend really enjoyed our holidays here and felt very safe.