A bit about Halki
Halki is a small island in the south Dodecanese just west of Rhodes, it’s 10 km east to west and just 3 km north to south with approximately 300 inhabitants.
This is a very traditional Greek island, a massive change from the touristy island of Rhodes that you arrive from and well worth a day trip or overnight stay if you’re planning on going to Rhodes.
Getting to Halki
As Halki is such a small and remote island there is no airport on the island so to get there you’ll need to get a flight to Rhodes, then from Rhodes catch a ferry to Halki. The ferry journey is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Above is the current weather in Halki as well as the 5 day forecast.
Below is the climate graphs for Halki. Like Rhodes, Halki is hot and dry for the summer months with long unbroken sunshine for most of the day and minimal rain.
Best time to visit Halki
The best time to visit Halki is from May to October with June to August being the most popular time to visit. As you can see in the charts above, June, July and August can get very hot so keep this in mind when planning your trip.
Halki has one place to stay and that’s Emborio, there was a town called Chorio but that’s now deserted and the only place with hotels and restaurants is Emborio.
Click the button below to go to our Halki resort guide and find out more about Emborio.
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Halki has 5 main beaches all to the south east of the island with Pondamos being the most popular.
Click on the button below to go to our Halki beach guide to find out more about each of the 5 beaches.
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Halki only has a couple of things to do as far as sight seeing is concerned, Agios Nikolaos church and the medieval castle.
Click the blue button below to go to our Halki sight seeing guide to read more about these excursions.
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What’s the nightlife in Halki like?
The nightlife on Halki is minimal, there are no late night bars or clubs so you’ll be spending your evenings enjoying a glass of wine in a taverna and watching the world go by.
Most of the tavernas are based around the harbor so take a long walk here in the evening and enjoy a relaxing night.
Tell your friends and followers about Halki
If you’re going to Halki or thinking about going then why not tell your friends about it using the links below? You never know what insights or advice they may have to offer.
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