Welcome to Rhodes

the island of timeless wonders

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Welcome to Rhodes island in Greece, a sun-kissed jewel in the southeastern Aegean Sea where history, nature, and culture come together to create an unforgettable experience!

As you embark on your journey through this captivating destination, prepare to be mesmerized by its historical treasures, natural beauty, warm hospitality, and mouthwatering culinary delights.

Stepping foot on this island, you are transported back in time to an age of ancient wonders and medieval conquests. Rhodes has a rich history dating back to the ancient myths and the era when the island was home to the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The well-preserved medieval Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, invites you to wander its narrow, cobblestone streets and marvel at the formidable walls that protected the city from invaders.

Rhodes' natural beauty is equally as enthralling as its historical allure. From idyllic beaches to lush forests, the island offers a diverse landscape that caters to every taste. Venture to the serene Valley of the Butterflies, where thousands of colorful butterflies converge each summer, creating an enchanting spectacle. Or, soak up the sun on one of the pristine beaches along the east coast, where the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean beckon you for a refreshing dip.

Your experience on Rhodes would not be complete without indulging in the island's renowned hospitality and gastronomic pleasures. Warm and welcoming, the locals will make you feel like part of the family, eager to share their customs and traditions. Feast on sumptuous Greek cuisine paired with fine local wines that tantalize your taste buds. Rhodes Island is a destination where history, nature, and culture blend harmoniously, creating a truly unforgettable experience for every traveler. As you immerse yourself in the island's many wonders, you'll be swept away by its charm, beauty, and the genuine warmth of its people, leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime.
Beyond its breathtaking landscapes and fascinating history, the island of Rhodes offers a wealth of exciting activities to enrich your visit. Whether you're keen to uncover ancient ruins, dive into exhilarating water sports, or indulge in local flavors on a guided food tour, Rhodes has something to captivate every traveler.

Rhodes has been blessed with many, wonderful, long stretches of beach! The island offers long organized beaches developed for tourism as well as many small sandy coves, almost hidden. Whether you are looking for watersports, family friendly beaches, quiet sandy spots or lively beach bars to party day and night you will not be disappointed.

Explore the Rhodian local life and discover the beauty of the island! Rhodes is home to some unique and beautifully diverse flora and fauna, much of which can be found just a short way from the main resorts. To get a true taste of what the island has to offer however, one must explore the interior of the island.

The first traces of life on the island of Rhodes are lost in the fog of myth. The first inhabitants are said to have been the Heliades, offsprings of the protective god Helios and Clymene the Oceanid, and the Telchines, a strange kind of people who supposedly resembled demons.

Some of he most beautiful sites of Rhodes are hidden in the mountain villages, far away from the cosmopolitan settlements along the shore. Many of them preserve the native color of the Rhodian countryside with old castles, churches and beautiful buildings.