What characterises the magnificent beaches
of Rhodes is their unique diversity, thatsatisfies even the most demanding visitor: Pebbled beaches extending
along many kilometers, small bays and coves and endless beaches of golden sand.
This variety in combination with their
water purity and clarity have made the beaches of Rhodes known worldwide and
It is significant that more than 35 beaches
in Rhodes are annually awarded by the “Blue Flags of Europe”, for their safety
Whatever your preferences and desires,
cosmopolitan atmosphere, fun for the whole family, action and sports, or
tranquility and returning to nature, it is for sure that in Rhodes you can find
the ideal beach to adore!
Visitors can enjoy the sun and the crystal
clear blue sea at the cosmopolitan beach of Rhodes town, just a few meters away from the city center! Modern hotels
line the beach which is one of the most popular on the island. Perfectly
organised with umbrellas and sun beds, beach bars and cafeterias, meetingthe standards of the most demanding visitors!
- On the beaches of Kalithea and Faliraki,
wherethe blue sea meets the golden
sand, hundreds of people enjoy swimming and sunbathing or having fun with a
variety of water sports, everyday.
• The picturesque bays of Kallithea, Ladiko
and Anthony Quinn with their clear waters and rocky shores are among the most
beautiful and romantic small beaches of the island, and are very popular with
couples andyoung visitors.
- The area of Ixia, with the luxurious
hotels and conference centers has a wellorganised beach and together with Ialysos beach nearby, play host to
thousands of visitors mainly businessmen and delegates who flock here each
season to combine business and leisure. These beaches are also a favourite
destination for wind surfing enthusiasts as they are many well organised
training clubs for every level.
- The bay of Kolymbia, with many modern
hotels and endless magnificent beach, is a haven for families with small
children. The endless Afandou beach with organised
water sports and the Golf course of Rhodes, is a yet another favourite choice of
visitors of the island.
- In the area of Archangelos shaded by the
steep cliff with the monastery of Virgin Mary on the top. Tsambika bay with
golden sand and shallow waters is one of the most beautiful beaches on the
• Beneath the majestic Acropolis of Lindos,
visitors can enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Lindos bay in a cosmopolitan
environment. The beaches of South Rodos, each with its
own character,more crowded or deserted,
with pebbles or sand but all of them with crystal clear waters, are ideal for
relaxing, sunbathing and water sports.
- At the southernmost edge of the island
lies Prassonisi cape. A unique place with twin beaches, where often their
waters blend covering the shore and creating images of rare beauty. Prassonisi
is a true haven for windsurfers and kitesurfers, as the wind constantly blows
onto one of its beaches. It is internationally famous as a natural spot for
extreme water sports enthusiasts. Here you’ll find rooms to rent and beachside
beach, away from the hustle and bustle. The golden sand and azure waters offer
visitors a chance to relax and enjoy a rejuvenating dive.
8-kilometer long beach known as Ixia combines sand and large, white pebbles.
According to most of the visitors preferring it, it is the coolest beach in the
island, as etesian winds blow during summer months. Some take advantage of the
fact and enjoy water sports such as windsurfing.
is rocky, with some sandy spots and several pine trees. The picturesque tiny
cove with the crystal waters offers a spectacular sight with the facilities of
the medicinal baths on the background, the Baths of Kallithea.
can be reached from the village after a 2-kilometer walk under the shade of
tall eucalyptus trees. Charming coves with golden sand and crystal clear waters
invite visitors, while if they are lucky enough they can observe the beautiful
peacocks that stroll freely in the beach!
Ladiko there is a small but charming beach, inside a peaceful cove. It is
probably one of the most picturesque beaches of the island. In the next cove we
find the “Anthony Quinn” beach. It was here that scenes from the film “The Guns
of Navarone” were filmed, starring the famous actor.
famous not only for its traditional settlement, its ancient acropolis and its
significant archeological site but also for its beautiful beaches. The
landscape is amphitheatric, with the acropolis dominating the scenery from
above, while the snow white settlement slithers all the way up to the castle.
Swimming in the emerald waters and feasting your eyes on the view in front of
you, is the experience of a lifetime.
Beach in the city of Rhodes
In this cosmopolitan
beach on the north side of the town, one can enjoy the sun and the azure waters
just a stone’s throw away from the city center. Big hotels, taverns, bars and
shops are also nearby.
is laved by sea from two sides. The waters often unite covering the ground,
creating a sight of rare beauty. Depending on the direction of the wind, the
one side may be calm and the other tempestuous. This beach is not ideal so much
for swimming as for water sports, especially surfing. Hundreds of surfers
gather each year from around the world and enjoy the ideal conditions offered
by Prassonisi. The spectacle is quite impressive, even for those not keen on
the sport. The sky is filled with kitesurfing kites. Equipment is available for
rent on the spot.
One of the
most beautiful and popular beaches in the island is that of Tsampika. Golden
sand and crystal waters, an ideal place for a bath and summer sports. The beach
of Tsampika can be reached with boats that make daily cruises from the city.
at Faliraki, with 5 km of golden sand, is a major tourist trap mainly for
foreign visitors. The fine sand and warm waters are teeming with hundreds of
tourists, as most of them stay in nearby hotels.