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Gennadi (Genadi), Rhodes

Gennadi is a tranquil village located on the southeastern coast of Rhodes. Renowned for its peaceful atmosphere, Gennadi features a unique blend of traditional pink villas with towers and modern futuristic structures. The village is celebrated for its pristine sandy beaches, complemented by a selection of hotels and beach bars.

Gennadi only began significant development in recent decades. The main coastal road along the beach is now lined with hotels and villas, many of which belong to residents from Rhodes Town. Despite this growth, Gennadi has retained its quiet, serene character, making it a favored destination for those seeking a peaceful retreat.

Thanks to its proximity to Prasonisi, Gennadi attracts numerous keen surfers. Prasonisi is renowned for its excellent windsurfing and kitesurfing conditions, and Gennadi serves as an ideal base for these activities. The village’s location makes it convenient for surfers to access some of the best surfing spots on the island.

Gennadi’s beaches are a major draw for visitors. The main beach is known for its cleanliness and natural beauty, providing a perfect spot for relaxation and sunbathing. For those seeking adventure, there are many unexplored beaches stretching from Gennadi to Prasonisi. These stretches of coastline remain some of the few unspoiled areas left on Rhodes, offering a glimpse of the island’s natural beauty in its untouched form.

The village offers a range of accommodations, from hotels to private villas, catering to various preferences and budgets. Beach bars and local tavernas add to the village’s charm, providing visitors with opportunities to enjoy traditional Greek cuisine and hospitality.

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7th visit to Rhodes.
Can't wait to see the local beach And enjoy calamari at Klimis cafe.

Commented by Sam Klementou July 10, 2016

Worked there many yrs ago, had a fantastic time. If young, not allot of nightlife, suits families.

Commented by julie hanrahan April 29, 2010

Gennadi is a very friendly village, which is a quiet place to relax and enjoy island life. There are many quality restaurants to choose from. Try Segios, where Poppy will introduce you to Greek cuisine and tell you all the places to visit. For quality fast food during the day, try the 'Chicken Boys', Tony and Chris, for fish and chips,curries, Sunday roasts and breakfasts. Antica bar, Kostas and Attractive are just a few bars that make you feel very welcome. The beach is regarded as one of the best on the island and has 3 tavernas which will serve you freshly caught fish dishes. You'll be sad to leave when your holiday is over.

Commented by Gez Farrelly April 25, 2008

Gennadi is the best place to holiday in the south, the village is fantastic. If you like the Island life, then give the village a try, you will not be dissapointed.

Commented by H. Muirhead February 08, 2005

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