Rhodes (Rhodos or Rodos in Greek), lies between Crete and the near East in the Aegean ocean. Rhodes is the biggest of the Dodecanese islands.Rhodes is one of the most popular holiday islands in Greece.The modern city of Rhodes is one of the biggest municipalities in the Greek islands, with about sixty thousand permanent residents. Rhodes has been the cradle of many civilizations; starting with the knights of St. John in the Middle Ages, then Ottomans and Italians. Thus, the island has a unique historical harmony and beauty. The main port of Rhodes is Rhodes City which bears the same name as the island. The other very touristic areas of Rhodes island are; Lindos and Kamiros.
This city, which is still surrounded by a 12 meter thick city-wall which gives you the feeling of travelling back to Medieval times especially when you walk around its narrow, stone-paved roads. It is the financial and cultural centre of the southeastern Aegean, and successfully combines a lively present with a rich historical past. There are many reasons why Rhodes is one of the most popular resorts in the Mediterranean: the natural surroundings (crystal clear seas, many parks and recreational facilities), the bright sun and the warm hospitality of the islanders themselves.
Wonderful places around the island are Lindos, the Butterflies Valley and Prassonissi. After dinner, we highly recommend you to enjoy in Rhodes Town night out.
The city has an excellent tourist infrastructure and offers a wide variety of entertainment (night-life, sports, cultural events, and day trips to wonderful Lindos and the neighboring islands like Kos, Patmos, Karpathos, Kalymnos and Leros).
Finally, visitors have the opportunity to learn something of the eventful history of the city, visit the museums or go sightseeing.Rhodes has many spectacular beaches and sandy coves. The island offers a large collection of Rhodes beaches with various amenities, taverns, bars and watersports centers. All beaches in Rhodes have crystal waters and they are unique in natural beauty.Among the best Rhodes beaches are Tsambika, Saint Paul's bay, Ladiko, Kallithea and others. The southernmost coast of Rhodes, Prassonisi, is ideal for windsurfing and kite surfing.