One of the most charming destinations on Rhodes, Seven Springs offers a cool, magical landscape, a real oasis, even in the heat of high summer, a charming retreat in the most lavish of Mediterranean greens. Water flows out of the springs all year around, which is forming a small lake. The lake remains replenished thanks to a dam built by the Italians, in order to provide the nearby settlement Kolympia with fresh water.
The access to the lake is very popular with visitors and a unique experience. If you feel adventurous enough, you can to walk through a 186 m long very narrow dark tunnel to get to the lake. The tunnel, constructed back in 1931, leads the water of the seven springs and river Loutanis to the lake. Walking through the dark tunnel with your feet in the running fresh water, is an exciting experience, but don't try it if you are claustrophobic. As an alternative route you can simply follow a walking path to the lake.
The lake at Seven Springs is also suitable for swimming. Just keep in mind that the waters are quite cold (even in the hottest summer months), and that since the water is fresh there is less water buoyancy.
The area of Seven Springs and the nearby forests are also suitable for walking.
The area belongs to a Natura 20001 protected zone (GR4210006) together with the Valley of Butterflies (Petaloudes) and Mt. Profitis Elias.