Useful Information

Chemist, Buses, Drinking Water and More

Here's a miscellaneous collection of information you may find useful if you stay here.
Bus Timetable

Bus Time Table

Leaves Rhodes Town East Side Bus Station for Pefkos: 06.15 09:30 10:00 11.30 14.30 16:30 19.30
Leaves Pefkos (Outside Pefkos by Night) for Rhodes Town: 08.20 09:20 10.00 14.10 15.10 17.35
There's also a free bus to Faliraki Water Park

Drinking Water

Drinking Water

Whilst the tap water in Rhodes is probably safe to drink, most people drink bottled water which tastes much better and the mineral content is more agreeable. In the heat it's important to keep hydrated, especially after alcohol the previous day. Drink lots of bottled water.

Chemist

Chemist

In Pefkos the pharmacy is on the main road near Flavia.

Working hours are:

Mon-Sat. 09:00 to 13:00 and 16:30 to 21:00
Sunday: 10:30 to 13:00 and 17:00 to 21:00

The pharmacist in friendly, knowledgable, and speaks excellent English.

Mozzies

Mosquitos

Whilst not usually a problem here, early in the season especially if the spring was wet, you sometimes get weeks where they are out. Luckily you can prevent bites easily. More Here


Doctor

The doctor in Pefkos is based behind the Chemist near Flavia.

Greek Language

The Greek people in Pefkos are amongst the friendliest in the world, and always appreciate it if you greet them in Greek. Here's some basics (spelt phonetically, not correctly !) :-


Kali mera - good day [to strangers and aquaintances]
Kali spera - good evening
yasus / yasoo - both hello and good bye to friends/family
kali nita - good night
Yammas - Cheers
Ef Haristo - Thank You




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