Rhodes Greek Islands
A Country Guide To Rhodes.
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Rhodes Named the sun island because it's always bright and warm.
Rhodes has many ancient remains and a fascinating 'old quarter' in both Rhodes Town and Lindos. The medieval old quarter in Rhodes Town has plenty for culture and history lovers, with an archaeological museum, fort and castle. The other side of Rhodes consists of lively sophisticated resorts catering for holidaymaker's of all tastes and ages. By day there's lots to explore, while at night all the major resorts will keep you dancing into the early hours.
Rhodes also has plenty of good sandy beaches on the east coast and some very lively resorts like Faliraki, along with picture-postcard villages such as Lindos. Rhodes is great for watersports from windsurfing to sailing and water skiing. For kids' appeal Rhodes has an aquarium in Rhodes Town and there is a sound and light show held throughout the summer at the Palace of the Grand Master in the Old Town. The valley of the Butterflies, a nature park is popular with families. The resorts of Ixia, Lardos and Lindos are suitable for families and couples. Hotels: Search Hotel2 for quality low cost accommodation at most holiday resorts throughout Rhodes. Accommodation is available for the budget holidaymaker, couples and families. Holiday Flights: There are many low cost charter flights operating to Rhodes out of London Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Birmingham and Manchester airports. To find your next cheap holiday flight to Rhodes start searching now using the search panels above.
Rhodes Resorts in Detail.
Lindos: Lindos is renowned as a particularly picturesque town that has been designated a protected historic settlement.
Its not hard to see why lindos is so appealing with its ancient sights and modern conveniences. Its cobbled streets are filled with shops, tavernas, dance clubs and
and white-stuccoed houses sloping down to the sea. If you want a simple beach holiday there is a curved sandy beach with views across the Acropolis. The Acropolis is reached through a series of steps which can be ascended on donkeys.
Is a World Heritage-listed old walled medieval city that clusters around the ancient harbour of Mandraki.
The medieval old quarter in Rhodes Town has plenty for culture and ancient history,
with its labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways containing shops, eateries plus an art gallery and several museums.
The sprawling new town is home to numerous shops, boutiques, nightclubs and bars which come alive at night. The long stretch of beach is popular during the day and has deckchairs, umbrellas and showers available.
Faliraki: Faliraki is situated on the east coast of Rhodes fourteen miles (9km) south of the capital, Rhodes Town. Faliraki is renowned for its extreme and lively nightlife and for its four-mile (2km) stretch of sandy beach that offers just about every possible water fun activity.
Faliraki has one of Europe's biggest and best water parks, offering lots of frills and spills including, lazy river rides, rafting, a wave pool and aqua-gym.
The nightlife in Faliraki is legendary with Bar Street and Club Street living upto their name and reputation as a paradise for young clubbers and pubbers. One of the most famous bars in Faliraki is Ziggy's, home of the famous 'Fishbowl', consisting of a very large cocktail guaranteed to knock you socks off.
Ixia: Ixia is a great base for families who want to be close to the fun and excitement of Rhodes Town. The resort has a long shingle beach that runs along the main costal road. You will find a good choice of shops, bars and restaurants plus a few discos. The constant summer breeze makes this an ideal spot for wind surfers and other watersports.
Kalithea: A chilled relaxed beach resort ideal for families and couples who want the excitement of the islands top nearby party resort of Faliraki. There are lots of watersports and the resort is close to a large waterpark. You can compare the prices of cheap holiday charter flights to Rhodes by completing the panel in the search box's above. Simply select the flight you want then click to buy direct from the airline or operator.
What to pack: suntan lotion, walking shoes and a driving licence as a car is definitely the best way to explore the sites of this typical of Greek islands.
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