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Gennadi Beach, Rhodes

Gennadi beach combines two different characters, and is basically a continuation of Kiotari. Sand and small pebbles as far as the eye can see - and the liveliest beach parties held anywhere on Rhodes.
Amenities & things to do at Gennadi Beach beach:
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Snorke-
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Scuba
Watersports available

Water sports
Canoeing available

Canoes
Canteens or restaurants available

Food
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For kids
Showers available

Showers
Beach loungers available

Beach loungers
Lavatories available

WC
Parking available

Parking

On the one hand there’s the vast beach where there’s always room for you and your friends to spread out your beach towels - only small parts of the beach are commercially organized - while on the other there are the Sunday parties with guests DJ's at the beach bars, which transform the character of the beach, attracting all the hip young people from around the island.

The beach in Gennadi is separated from the village, which lies above the main road, but along the road you'll find tavernas, rooms to rent, small hotels and the villas of wealthy local people.

The waters in Gennadi are crystal clear, and it is more than likely that you will find a spot where you can enjoy your bath in complete solitude.


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My aunt and uncle live in Gennadi so I visit. The people, the food, the atmosphere, the beach, everything is amazing! Plus, it hardly rains in the summer!

Commented by Zoe March 27, 2012

Gennadi is the best place what I've ever seen and visited. I spent there 2 vacation and I am going there for free time in this year. people, sea, beach, food everything is perfect. Mainly contentment and no stress there.

Commented by Anonymous February 21, 2011

I and my family bought a house in Gennadi in 2006, we have been welcomed by the locals and although it is a holiday home we are treated the same as the locals, we would recommend it to anyone visiting Rhodes. A real Greek village with all the charm and friendliness Greece has to offer.

Commented by Kevin Moody December 02, 2010

Gennadi is the most beautiful village on the island!! The people are amazing, Niko has the most amazing gryros, kostas internet bar is the place to hang, and the beach is unreal!! I love spending time there.

Commented by Irini September 07, 2010

We stayed at the ampelia beach, the viilage of gennadi was close by, we liked it a real greek village friendly locals, will go back again next year hopefully!

Commented by robert gatt October 10, 2009

I was born in this village 50 years ago! I love every inch and every stone!! Chris... I grew up with your brother Pavlos! Love Gennadi!

Commented by Tsambika Milios July 24, 2009

Gennadi is a little piece of paradise - an absolute Greek treat - far from the frenetic tourist zone. Stergos and Poppi run a fabulous restaurant in the center of town; George, Augusta, Themetra and Rula have the best tavern on the Greek coast and Nikos and Maria have phenomenal gyros at their shop on the hill. Love it!!

Commented by Ralph Wallace May 18, 2009

I enjoy the sun-drenched beautiful beaches and great terrain of this friendly destination.

Commented by G Man April 28, 2009

I was born in this lovely village and will return for another holiday in july this year people in this village are very friendly and everyone is wellcomed there

Commented by vasillios antonaras March 11, 2009

Me and my family lived in Gennadi for three months but sadly had to return to the uk. Enjoyed every part of our stay and will return.

Commented by roy chinery December 19, 2007

I was born on this lovely island 60 yrs ago and have returned many times. Gennadi has a beautiful beach with adequate hotels.

Commented by chris kotzias August 15, 2007

It's a great place!

Commented by Kamcik May 13, 2004

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