The island is somewhat split in two with the northern portion best known for its lively resorts, while those after a slightly more relaxed holiday are better off visiting the tranquil beaches of the south.
Regardless of which end of the island you choose however, a visit to the capital city of the same name, Rhodes, is highly recommended. The extensive old town holds plenty of attractions while the wonderful beach resorts nearby provide all you need for glorious summer days spent lapping up the sun. Once you touch down, collect your hire car at the airport and ensure you have a great Greek holiday!
What to See and Do in Rhodes
The harbour has been excavated and dates back to Byzantine times, which should provide visitors with plenty to discover. Locate the various shipwrecks found here, some of which date back to medieval times. If that doesn't appeal, it's a great place for people watching. Sit back and relax with a drink or an ice cream.
Head into Rhodes City and spend a day or two exploring the streets and buildings. Stroll through the aquarium and for a dose of history why not spend some time at the archaeological museum; it's filled with all sorts of interesting treasures which are sure to bring the past to life.
Day Trips on Rhodes
With plenty to see across the island, you won't tire of things to see and do. Make your way towards Kalithea. Set in gorgeous green surroundings, this picturesque town offers any who visit a great shopping experience, not to mention a beautiful beach to laze upon.
An hour’s drive away lies Lindos, a small but archaeologically rich town. During your visit, stop off at a traditional taverna to taste some delectable Greek cuisine and relax on one of the three beaches.
In contrast, if you fancy a lively night out, head to Faliraki, a bustling resort renowned for its eclectic nightlife with a vast array of bars, clubs, and restaurants. Make a day of it and try some of the water sports on offer or venture to the water park nearby before darkness falls.