Pastida

One of the more traditionally modern villages on the island, Pastida is located slightly inland on the west coast of Rhodes. It is shadowed by the mountain of Filerimos, and its name in Latin means Castle.

Pastida is located slightly inland on the west coast of Rhodes. It is shadowed by the mountain of Filerimos, its name deriving from the Italian word for bastion (Bastida). Here you will find the typical Rhodian houses joined to one another by common walls and open courtyards, with someone always available for conversation and some occasional chit-chat. The narrow alley-type streets offer privacy from cars as most of them just allow motorbikes to whiz through them. The surrounding olive groves and citrus trees give the village its appearance of lush greenness and security. There are very few pension-type accommodations available for rent, but for those staying in Pastida, there is never a dull moment. The many bars, cafeterias, and traditional cafés offering entertainment day and night and should you choose to sit and people-watch in the village square, there is always something going on and you will never feel isolated. A holiday based here will be original, and should you choose to pass by, take a moment to stop at one of the cafeterias in the square for a taste of village life.


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