Amenities & things to do
at Rhodes Town Beach (Elli Beach) beach:
Hundreds of visitors and locals visit Elli beach in Rhodes Town daily. It defies one's powers of imagination to conceive what this beach must have seen in all the years since the English writer Lawrence Durrell described it as the finest beach in the Mediterranean.
The multi-coloured umbrellas, the blonde Scandinavian beauties lounging on their sun beds, the towering hotels, the Casino Rodos and the Rhodes Aquarium in the background, all of them once a favourite subject for photographers, are now the theme of cult postcards. Hundreds of foreign visitors descend on the beach in Rhodes Town every day, as well as local people enjoying their midday break.
On Elli beach you will find sun loungers, nearby restaurants, a large choice of water sports and even a volleyball court on the beachfront. You will also find a tennis court right next to the Casino, above the beach road.
As a relatively low profile beach resort area, Pefki (Pefkos) is made up of smaller hotels and rooms to let. The pines stand tall above the buildings, as you look back towards the shore from any of the chairs on the sandy coves.
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At St. Paulis bay, you will find sand and pebbles, with rocks from which to dive into the crystal water. You will have to leave the car well before you reach the beach, and then you have to walk. You can also come here from Lindos on foot.
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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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