island of Rhodes has many wonderful beaches
and sandy coves.
Some of the
best and most popular beaches are found on the east coast, like
Elli (Rhodes town), Faliraki, Tsambika,
Lindos and Lardos.
coast of Rhodes is most of all a
windsurfer's paradise. However, Ixia is very
popular among sunseekers.
beaches in Rhodes
Many beaches in
Rhodes have been awarded the European Union
The blue flag is an environmental award
for clean beaches and clear waters. All blue
flag beaches are evaluated each year.
review: St Pauls Bay
Pauls Bay is a picturesque bay just south of
Lindos on the southeast coast of Rhodes.
The beach in
the southern end is a manmade beach of
golden sand. Facilities at this beach
includes sun loungers, sun shades, toilets
and a café.
Kitesurfing, or kiteboarding, is one the
fastest growing watersports.
Rhodes is an
ideal place for kitesurfers, especially the
windy west coast. Here places like Kremasti
bay are kitesurfers paradise.
experienced kitesurfers are welcome.
Kitesurfing schools offer courses for
spectacular pictures are found
Faliraki Water Park is one of the largest
water parks in Europe and certainly the
largest in Greece.
impressive size, Faliraki Water Park offers
thrills and rides for all ages. The most
daring guests can try out the Kamikaze or
the Free Fall.
guests can enjoy the childrens area with
swimming pools, slides and a pirate ship.
Faliraki Water Park.
Since the time of the classical Antiquity,
the spring water at Kalithea Springs has
been known for its therapeutic properties.
In 1929 it
had its first opening as an actual spa, and
after a thorough renovation, the place
reopened in the summer of 2007, primarily as
is an incredibly beautiful and relaxing
place with charming buildings, a museum, a
restaurant and a cosy little beach.
quarter of Rhodes
The town of Rhodes is considered to be one
of the most beautiful large towns in the
entire Mediterranean area. The old quarter
of the town takes much of the credit for
quarter has approx. 6,000 inhabitants. Many
of the buildings date back hundreds of
years, but are extremely well- preserved.
Some of the highlights are the Palace of the
Grand Master, the street of the Knights and
the Turkish quarter. Read more and see
Akropolis rises far above Lindos, the only
one of the three Antique towns in Rhodes
that still exists as an active urban
On the top of Lindos Akropolis, there is an
88-metre-long marble colonnade and the
remains of the beautiful Athena Lindias
temple. It was built as early as the year
Apart from the chance of getting a close
look at the historical buildings, the view
is also magnificent.