Infrastructure & things to do
at Tsambika Beach (Tsampika) beach:
Tsambika (or Tsampika) beach combines the extremes: bikini beauties on a dream beach on the one hand and pious pilgrims to the miraculous Marian icon on the other. Tsambika beach, also a popular destination for excursion boats, is one of the most beautiful beaches of the east coast of Rhodes, and still unspoiled. The beach is well frequented, but even in midsummer hardly crowded.
On Tsambika beach there are water sports, beach showers, sun loungers and umbrellas for hire, several taverns and snack bars; you can play beach volleyball. Be careful though: the sand heats up so much during the hot months, that a walk is only possible with sandals. It is one of the warmest places on the island.
Above the bright white fine sand, rises the steep 240m high rock, on which a white chapel is enthroned. A steep road and then an equally steep stairway lead up. This chapel, the "Kyra Panagia Tsambika" (Tsambika Monastery), has always been a pilgrimage destination for women who are having difficulties conceiving.
Rhodes is suitable for holidays addressing the whole family by offering infrastructure for entertaining children regardless of age, from toddlers to teenagers, such as the Faliraki water park, riding schools, go karts, or numerous shallow and sandy beaches. Here are some tips and things to do in Rhodes for families with kids.
Topics: Beach, Family Travel, Travel with children
more about Things to do in Rhodes with family and kids
The most popular of the Dodecanese Islands and one of the most popular of all the Greek islands, Rhodes is a multifaceted place, almost like a small country, with a history that has stirred romantics for centuries. It also has some of the best beaches, archaeological sites, restaurants and nightlife in Greece.
Topics: Family Travel
more about Rhodes Greece: Quick facts
Kavourakia beach is a quieter alternative to Faliraki beach and the beaches in Rhodes town, and is easily accessible from both sites.
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