Located off the coast of Turkey where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet is the Greek island of Rhodes. The island is steeped in history and culture and offers something for young and old alike making Rhodes holidays popular with a variety of visitors, many of whom return year after year. Most visitors are attracted to Rhodes by its warm weather, especially between May and October when temperature are consistently above 20 degrees Celsius and in July and August can typically reach 40 degrees Celsius. Combine this warm climate with over 136 miles of stunning beaches lapped by crystal waters and you can see why Rhodes holidays are so popular among sun worshippers. Though for many visitors it is the charm beyond the beaches that give Rhodes holidays such character.
It is the diversity of Rhodes that makes it so special, with medieval ruins, pretty white washed villages and exquisite walled towns never far from modern beach resorts offering all the latest amenities and facilities. Rhodes is the perfect destinations for families; resorts like Kalithea offer family friendly facilities and a wonderful beach with a relaxed atmosphere. For water sports enthusiast’s resorts like Ixia are perfect for wind surfing and jet skiing. For couples looking for a more relaxed vibe then quiet sleepy fishing villages with beautifully lit harbours don the island and set a romantic scene in which to enjoy an evening meal. For a real taste of the history of Rhodes then stay in Lindos and be enchanted by the ancient monuments and historic village. On the other end of the spectrum, for those looking for a livelier Rhodes holiday then Faliraki is the perfect resort with pubs, bars and clubs catering for those looking to party.
The combination of fantastic summer weather, wonderful beaches and villages and resorts that suit such a variety of holidaymakers mean it is easy to see why holidays to Rhodes are so popular. Book the perfect 2017 and 2018 holiday with us today.
Many visitors on holidays to Rhodes are drawn to some of the island’s ancient and medieval historical sites and buildings. If staying in Rhodes city then a visit to the medieval walled old town is a must, admire the architecture of the buildings including the wonderful Palace of the Grand Master. Another popular attraction is the Lindos Acropolis. Offering magnificent views this rich archaeological site is where Romans, Greeks, Byzantines and Ottoman peoples all successfully fortified the citadel. Throughout the island there are visible examples of the rich history of the island.
Rhodes is famous for its magnificent beaches, relax on the white sands and soak up the sun, take a stroll along the beach and stop off for lunch at one of the excellent beach side restaurants where traditional greek cuisine and all your favourite international dishes are available. If you are looking for a bit more activity then why not try one of the many water sports available on Rhodes holidays: jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing, snorkelling, scuba diving or simply take a boat trip along the islands coast and admire the views of this beautiful island and its magnificent historical landmarks.
Rhodes offers excellent shopping facilities with Rhodes city offering many famous high street department stores and designer shops as well as local boutique shops. To get a real taste of Rhodes shopping culture visit one of the local street markets, selling wonderfully fresh fruit, vegetables and fish as well as flowers, plants, upholstery, clothes, shoes, and many things in between. These local markets are the perfect place to bag a bargain and take home a souvenir of your holiday in Rhodes.
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