Holiday in Rhodes - Perfect Destination for a Greek Holiday

By: Simon Johnson
Located in east of Aegean Sea, Rhodes is a Greek island and is home to the famous Colossus of Rhodes as well as to one of the world heritage sites too. The Rhodes Island is famous for its hot and sandy whether among tourists across the world.

Holiday in Rhodes can be made more exciting once you know about the things you can do and see in this Greek island. Following are some of the things you must visit when visiting Rhodes:

Beaches of Rhodes

Rhodes Island has beautiful beaches to its platter to make your holiday in Rhodes a memorable one. The Mediterranean coastline of this Greek island has been known for adventure like windsurfing and elements like sunbathing, among tourist and visitors. Some of the famous beaches of Rhodes Island are Rhodes town beach (it's a European beach rating's winner and is a family place with clean environment), Tsampika beach and Afandou beach. These beaches are equipped with all kinds of facilities for relaxation and entertainment of tourist and visitors. There are also resorts offering all kinds of water sports.

Tranquil Kalithea Bay

This coastline offers a stunning trip to underwater caves and rich marine life beneath Rhodes Island.

Ialyssos

This old city is situated at a distance of 15 minutes from airport and has a touch of ancient Greek era and modern atmosphere. The place is surrounded with history rich sites, remarkable eating places, cluster of shops and a sandy beach. Situated lot near to Rhodes Island, the city also has Philerimos Hill along with many such historical spots with amazing archeologically rich structure. The city has incredible places to visit and to enjoy a great holiday.

Valley of the butterflies

Situated at the distance of 7 km from Theologs villages, the place is a gorgeous tourist spot in whole of Europe and has stunning view of butterflies.

Island of Symi

A holiday in Rhodes is incomplete without a boat trip to island of Symi. The place is known for stunning and gorgeous harbors, making it a heaven for all the local visitors or foreign tourists.

Palace of the Grandmaster

Palace of Grandmaster is metaphorically rich fort situated at the top of the island and has rich historical background to it. The palace was destroyed in 1856 in an accident and was later restructured in 1900. This huge marvelous structure of Greek land has large number of towers and rooms. Every holiday in Rhodes should include a walk on this site.

Hamams

The Turkish baths of Rhode islands offers a great bath under supercilious dome and skylights in star shape. The Hamams are known to have 250 years old history to it.

Best time to visit or holiday in Rhode Island

The best time to holiday in Rhode Island is the months of late summer, late spring and early fall. Avoid visiting Rhode in hot and humid months of July and august.
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