Amenities & things to do
at Afandou Beach (Afantou) beach:
Afandou beach in Rhodes comprises of sand and pebbles and offers many rental facilities. Young people racing their jet-skis, locals coming for fish at the local taverns, tourists soaking in the sun on the shoreline. There is ample room for everybody on the huge beach at Afandou, and no one feels crowded.
The water here deepens quite abruptly. Some sections of the beach are commercially organized while others are not. There are beach and water sport centers, a small number of small restaurants and fish taverns, of which some also offer rental rooms, and canteens just above the beach. On the coast road you will also find the Rhodes golf course. The waters here are of excellent quality, although as already mentioned, deep. The advantage here is that the waters also also very fresh, even in the height of summer.
Agathi beach is famous for its fine sand and its shallow waters. On your way to the beach, you will see the Medieval Castle of Feraclos (Feraklos), which is also worth a visit.
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Kallithea (Kalithea) beach is one of the most popular among the locals. It is composed of many small creeks covered with pine-trees. The waters are deep, so you will have to be a bit careful when swimming there.
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Soroni is a small village on the northwest coast of the island of Rhodes. The most popular religious festival on the island is held here at the chapel Aghios Soulas, which is located outside the village, every 29th and 30th of July, which is chapels saints day.
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