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 2020 and 2021 holiday with us today.
Perfect for a holiday with a group of friends, visitors will find an abundance of nightlife venues, as well as a 3-mile stretch of sand where they can enjoy lazy days in the sun.
This serene resort is a splendid option for a chilled-out family holiday or a romantic escape with that special someone.
If pure beach bliss is what you’re seeking in your next getaway, look no further than this picturesque holiday haven.
Its close proximity to neighbouring resorts also allows for easy access to a host of entertainment venues and attractions.
KolymbiaTwo superb beaches, a laid-back atmosphere and picture-perfect surroundings make the sun-drenched resort of Kolymbia an excellent spot for a fabulous Greek island holiday. This quiet village serves up ample shops, restaurants and cafes, as well as a selection of great water sports for the more adventurous to enjoy.
A paradise for sun worshippers, travellers can spend their days topping up their tans beside turquoise waters or sipping on cool drinks in one of the nearby bars. A number of restaurants can also be found in the village square, the perfect spot to sample the culinary treats of Rhodes.
As well as golden sands and warm waters, this family-friendly destination is home to a number of tavernas and restaurants, while the local bars offer a smattering of live entertainment during the summer months.
Perfect for every type of travellers, this fabulous Greek holiday haven boasts beaches, ancient landmarks, colourful nightlife venues and a range of water sport options.
For a beach holiday to remember, look no further than the golden sands and glistening waters of Rhodes.
This sensational Greek island has something to please everyone, with family-friendly shores, activities galore, romantic coves or picturesque bays.
If you’re holidaying with children in tow, there are a number of great beaches that offer shallow waters perfect for paddling and splashing about. Faliraki Beach is one option, with fine sand, a variety of water sports and a nearby water park, while Agathi might be preferable for a quieter day out.
Other great spots for water sports include the shores of Theologos, Elli, Kiotari and Afandou, with activities on offer including paddle boarding, windsurfing, jet skiing and banana boat rides, while Anthony Quinn Beach is an ideal pick for snorkelling.
For a sunbathing spot away from the crowds seek out Traganou, while Pefkos Beach is also a popular option for couples, boasting crystal-clear water and soft golden sand.
Valley of the Butterflies
Enjoy a unique family day out full of colour and wonder at the Valley of the Butterflies. As well as being home to thousands of butterflies, the scenic location is also a place where visitors can learn about the lifecycle of these stunning insects.
Get up close to a myriad of spectacular marine creatures during a visit to the fabulous Rhodes Aquarium. Created to resemble an underwater cave, the venue is home to a variety of fish and sea life species found in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean.
A day of fun is sure to be had by all at Faliraki Waterpark. The spectacular aquatic adventure land features a variety of thrilling rides, slides and children’s play areas, as well as a bar, food outlets and a souvenir shop.
The pretty village of Lindos is the perfect place for a laid-back day out as a couple, featuring white-washed buildings and charming cobbled streets. Explore the many shops and maybe enjoy a romantic evening meal beneath the stars in one of the superb rooftop restaurants.
Treat yourself and that special someone to an indulgent spa day. A variety of hotels on the island boast their own spa facilities, offering a range of treatments, massages and pampering sessions.
Set sail for romance
If it’s romance you’re aiming for, you can’t beat a voyage on your own private boat. As well as being able to share precious moments of relaxation, you will also get to enjoy mesmerising scenery as you sail across the water.
Water sports galore
Rhodes is a superb destination for water sports with plenty for you and your friends to enjoy. Choose from paddle surfing, kite surfing, kayaking and snorkelling amongst others, and enjoy thrills aplenty during a fabulous holiday.
Party until dawn
When it comes to nightlife, Rhodes has something for every taste, offering pubs, clubs and bars galore. The resort of Faliraki is a popular party hotspot, while Rhodes Town and Lindos are other options for revellers.
Prepare for an adrenaline-fuelled adventure to remember with an off-road quad bike trek. Choose from a selection of excursions and enjoy a high-speed day of fun, getting to see some Rhodes’ most spectacular scenery along the way.
Head out to sea for an unforgettable, sun-soaked fishing trip. During your time on the water, you’ll have the chance to catch your dinner, swim in the ocean, top up your tan and enjoy the stunning seascape all around.
Step to it
The best and cheapest way to see the sights of Rhodes is on foot, with plenty of options for scenic hikes. There’s hundreds of paths and tracks to follow, either along the coastline or into the island’s interior, where you will find stunning white-washed villages, fields of wildflowers and picturesque olive groves.
Seven Springs (Epta Piges)
Rhodes is full of charming scenery and one of the most beautiful spots on the island is Seven Springs, located in Kolymbia. This stunning oasis is sure to enchant visitors, with its emerald lake and lush forest setting.
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.