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Holiday homes and rentals in Rhodes
If you are new to this island, look for a nice homes in Rhodes Old Town and discover hidden secrets amongst the crumbling stones. Families will find a perfect stay in the New Town to get away from the busy nightlife of Faliraki. Lalyssos is an area to stay on a budget but for a very cool spot, a rental in Lindos is definitely the best bet.Unique rentals with spectacular views
Anyholiday rental by the Aegean Sea will make you feel like in paradise every morning when you outlook the horizon through the big windows. Comfortable furniture for a spacious lounge to spend the afternoons escaping from the midday sun and stylish decoration in designer interiors to admire the laidback pace from the comfort of your sofa. Bask in the sun in your private garden by the pool and enjoy dinner, BBQs and celebrations with friends, family or your partner. Any occasion needs a celebration by the sea!
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The area and getting around
The largest Dodecanese island, in Greece, is well known for its ancient ruins and for the best beaches. The island’s nickname is “Knights’ island” due to his historical medieval past. This is a unique place with stunning walls, elegant palaces and a medieval castle that has the power of creating an atmosphere that will make you believe that you are living a fairy tale. Stroll around the Old Town, have a dip at the best Greek beaches and enjoy the sunny weather that the island offers around 300 days per year.Rhodes on a plate
With plenty of nightlife, the island offers plenty of eateries to satisfy all your cravings before dancing the night away. The Traditional Greek taverns are the best ones to try the delicious cooked octopus, the pitaroudia chickpeas pies and the marinated fresh fish, psaria marinata. And of course, no meal is complete without a traditional dessert. Go for katimerias, melekouni or tatakias. Your tastebuds will appreciate it! Explore the best restaurants of the area and get a real taste of Greece. By the way, do not leave the island without tasting the best moussakas at Ta Kardasias.
Travellers and activities
You are entering the oldest inhabited medieval town in Europe that forms part of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. A very much alive town with busy commercial streets to wander around and also quiet alleys- some of them with no name at all to escape the crowds and enjoy the views. Needless to say that there are some monuments and sights you cannot miss. Walk down the imposing Knight’s Street leading to The Palace of the Grand Master and continue to the Archaeological Museum. Do not forget the clocktower or the synagogue and the mosques of the Suleyman and Recep Pasha. As you can see, you are about to enjoy the most interesting walk of the whole island! So “get lost” in this particular maze and start your medieval walking tour.Rhodes for architecture lovers
The island brims a great archaeological interest reflected in some settlements and buildings harmoniously merged. The different styles can be seen around the island. Medieval forms and conservativeness have been preserved in many buildings and properties along the main street, including the houses of the Knights. The rest of the houses in the different villages combine a traditional architecture with colourful exteriors decorated with ceramic plates and embroideries. The Turkish heritage is present in the mosques and the Italian buildings are located outside the medieval walls. A blend of different cultures combining the best of each one is just a picture-perfect destination. Do not miss the opportunity to see it for yourself and experience a lovely journey back in time!
Although “Rhodes” means “rose” and in fact, there are lots of roses, the official emblem of the island is a deer but these cannot be found here!
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Start a long ascent from Lindos town to the small plateau just below the ruins. From there, follow the narrow and long staircase leading to the ancient ruins of the Acropolis and enter it using the same access point used in their time. The ancient settlement is perched on top of a rock. This picturesque site contains ruins of many different cultures that inhabited that land for more than 4.000 years, from Byzntines to Roman and Greeks and a few others. Some monuments around have been restored2. Enjoy the butterfly valley
If you love nature and its fauna, head inland and enjoy a unique nature reserve where you will find the most amazing butterflies. The Valley of the Butterflies is a great place to be enjoyed with your family and learn about the cycle of life of this beautiful creatures. Shush when you get close to the moths… Stay still and maybe some butterflies will land on you!3. Enjoy the best beaches
The most varied beaches can be found in different corners of the island, from some crowded and popular sandy beaches to quiet little spots to relax for the day. The north of the island has a big beach with a diving platform that rises from the water on the way to heaven! Heading west, the coast is rugged and wilder which is excellent for windsurfers and kite-surfers. Ixios and Ialysos are the best ones for these water sports as well as another one in the south, called Prasonisi. Finally, if you head east you can enjoy lovely beaches such as Mikros Yialos, Megalos Yialos or St. Paul’s. For more space Pefki and Gennadi are perfect, both with pebbles and plenty of watersports, cafes and all the facilities at reach.4. Plenty of water fun for everyone
We all agree an island has much more to offer than just beaches and cultural visits. There is always time to enjoy and have a little fun in the sun too! Get on a kayak and get a different point of view of the island discovering small isolated beaches and unique places only reachable by sea. Try some stand-up paddleboarding and test your balance on it. Laugh and fun are guaranteed! However, if you are looking for more action, WaterPark offers exciting water rides for all the family. Choose the ones that suit your adrenaline resistance!5. Take a day trip to Symi Island
This island is a gem of the Dodecanese island chain and well worth a day trip. With just a boat ride away from Rhodes, get surrounded by its relaxed atmosphere by the harbour and in town. Take a stroll and admire the beautiful architecture and colourful houses. Head to the small beautiful beaches nearby and get mesmerized by the clear and pristine waters. By the end of the day, head to the port again and watch the most amazing sunset you have ever seen. Take this memory home for years to come!