An island full of
love, romance and charm, a place of unparallel beauty. Endless beaches with
pebbles or sand and crystal-clear waters, archaeological wonders and
spectacular people. Rhodes is the birthplace of one of the 7th
wonders of the world, the Colossus!
All the above comprise a Cosmopolitan destination with unsurpassed charm and beauty.
Rhodes, the daughter of Olympian god Poseidon and wife to God Helios (Sun), can captivate the heart and mind of her visitors!
The imposing old town, a medieval masterpiece is the perfect place to commence your magical journey! Enter the Harbor Gate (or Sea Gate) into an epic encounter with Knights and Grand Masters! Once inside the fortified stone walls, you realize that you got inside a Time Machine that took you back to the 15th century! While wondering in the cobble stone alleys, you cannot help to think whether there is a knight with shiny armor just around the next corner waiting to greet you! Inside the fortress, your main destination will be the Crown Jewel of Rhodes, the Grand Masters Palace which captivates the whole essence of Medieval Rhodes!
Later on, make a stop at Ippokratous square and soak into the hustle and bustle of the most crowded area inside the walls! Visit the old Turkish neighborhood and head to the famous clock going back to the 1500s with the best view over the whole old town!
After your stroll, it is time to catch your breath and what a better place to pick than a 3-century old coffee shop! Have your traditional coffee while enjoying the view of the people passing by the busy alley.
The day is coming to an end and the ideal way to finish it is with a relaxing dinner at a cozy restaurant inside the old town!
Rhodes welcomes you some of the best beaches of the world! This island has shores for all tastes! Sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, dreamy, isolated coves with crystal waters, and exciting beach bars. Do not miss to swim at the world-famous Anthony Quinn’s cove with its pebbly transparent waters! Also dedicate a day to visit Tsambika beach, the perfect harmony between mountain and sea! For a more Cosmopolitan Beach experience, go to Kalami and relax under its wooden Gazebos placed in the sandy waterfront. Have a refreshing cocktail and enjoy the DJs Lounge Music!
For a spiritual vibe, climb up to Panagia Tsambika Psili. This special chapel on top of a hill, houses the famous Miraculous Icon of Panagia Tsambika that its story is famous around the world! The details of this story will be waiting for you at Rhodes Island!
outskirts of Rhodes, Lindos a must visit that will travel you to an utopia! One
of the best destinations on the island with unparallel beauty, combining historical
monuments, ancient settlements and unique landscapes!
First stop should be the Sleepless Sentinel, the imposing Acropolis of Lindos! Wonder around this ancient monument for a true journey through the ages! Afterwards, descent to the settlement and get lost inside the small alleys with the whitewashed houses, some dating back to the 17th century! Around Sunset, pick a nice bistro in one of the many roof tops for a memorable experience!
Since you are in
the neighborhood of Lindos, make a stop at another nearby paradise, the beach
of Agios Pavlos (Saint Paul). In this peaceful cove with a spectacular scenery,
enjoy a laid back day of relaxation and swimming.
During your road trip outside Rhodes town, you should definitely visit the famous thermal springs of Kallithea, one of the most beautiful spots on the island with its monumental Domed Rotunda, a testament to all the civilizations that passed through this beautiful island.
As the sun is setting, an ideal ending to a relaxing day should be at Limanaki seafood tavern, operating since 1950! Try a variety of fresh fish brought by local fishermen!
On your way back to town, take a stop at Archangel Village (Archangelos). Visit the unique church of Achangelos Michail with its tall bell tower and the beautiful pebble stone floor! Wonder around its picturesque traditional alleys and if you are lucky, you might persuade a local resident to open their house for you and marvel at the hundreds of colorful dishes that decorate each house!
As for your culinary experience, Rhodes Island satisfies all the tastes, local recipes, International Cuisine and Fusion tastes await! Do not miss the small cozy restaurants with the medieval vibe located inside the old town. Have the chance to dine in same the same spots as the Knights used to!