Looking for the top luxury resorts in Rhodes? Rhodes has a natural landscape, imposing buildings, ancient towns, picturesque villages, amazing beaches, fashion boutiques, top restaurants, and dance clubs. No wonder why Rhodes brings in travelers from all over the world.
The most important monument of the island is Rhodes Old Town. Rhodes Old Town is a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe, attracting millions of visitors every year! Stroll around the paved alleys, visit the Venetian Castle, the Street of the Knights and the Palace of the Grand Master. The atmosphere of Rhodes Town will captivate you! Other things not to miss is the Acropolis of Lindos, the Valley of butterflies, the monastery of Filerimos, water sports and Rhodes tours.
The island of Rhodes has some of the best beaches in Greece. Secluded or crowded, cosmopolitan or hidden, there’s a perfect beach for everyone! There’s plenty to discover on Rhodes! You can visit here for all of the most amazing beaches of Greece, or on our Pinterest site. Lindos, Anthony Quinn, Faliraki, Tsambika, Kallithea, and Agathi are some of the best beaches on the island!
Rhodes Weather – When to Visit
Rhodes has a mild Mediterranean climate with sunny days, dry summers and mild winters. Refreshing breezes and winds are blowing during the months of July and August, making the temperatures more bearable. Rhodes is quite humid with some heavy rains during winter and autumn. If you enjoy hot sunny days, the best time to visit Rhodes is between June and September. The hottest month of the year is July with average daily highs of 86°F and an average low of 74°F. The best time to enjoy the beach with sea temperatures averaging 73°F or above from June to November.
Best Rhodes Beaches
Lindos offers two different beaches actually, sharing the same bay. The beaches are well occupied, but not necessarily crowded. There are sun beds and umbrellas everywhere, along with small tavernas offering delicious mezedes and fish plates.
Anthony Quinn Beach
Anthony Quinn Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on Rhodes. The natural stone surfaces are ideal for reclining under the sun. Pine trees reach down to the water’s edge, creating emerald, green water. There are plenty of umbrellas and sun beds.
Faliraki Beach is the most popular, and the most highly organized beach on Rhodes. It is more than 5 kilometers wide and here you can find anything you can possibly ask for; beach fun, shallow waters, bars, night clubs, restaurants and water sports.
Tsambika Beach is long and broad with fine, golden sand and dozens of colorful little flags marking out the various eating establishments and beach sports centers. Here, you’ll find water sports, beach showers, sun beds and umbrellas, several taverns and snack bars. The sand does heat up during the hot months, that a walk is only possible with sandals. It is one of the warmest places on the island
Kallithea Beach is one of the most popular among the locals. It is composed of many small creeks covered with pine-trees. The waters are deep, so you will have to be a bit careful when swimming there. The beach is well organized and offer cafes, canteens, restaurants, and umbrellas.
Agathi beach has fine sand and shallow waters. On your way to the beach, you will see the Medieval Castle of Feraclos (Feraklos), which is worth a visit. This is a beautiful, sheltered, cozy beach, and the only sign of civilization are the canteens, providing you with the necessary food and refreshments.
Best Rhodes Tours & Activities
Romantika All-inclusive Day Cruise
Set sail on the Romantika, a classic 72-foot (22 meters) yacht. This full-day cruise includes stops in three scenic bays surrounding Rhodes. Visit Kallithea Springs, an ancient therapy spa; the Caves of Traganou at Afantou Beach, where you can snorkel inside the rock formations; and Anthony Quinn Bay, an old pirate shelter teeming with marine life. A Mediterranean-style buffet lunch with beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks is included. Book Your Romantika All-Inclusive Day Cruise Here.
High Speed Boat to Lindos
The only high-speed boat operating the Rhodes-Lindos route: With a late departure (11:00) and a one-hour journey time, this brand-new boat offers an exhilarating journey and then almost FOUR hours freedom to explore the village of Lindos and its secrets. Book Your High-Speed Boat to Lindos Here.
4×4 Buggy Adventures – Off-road Polaris Experience
Venture off-road and discover the natural landscapes of Rhodes on this quad bike tour. Take the wheel or hop in the passenger seat of a Polaris RZR quad bike and set out on a guided tour of the island. Zip along dirt tracks and coastal roads, stop at little-known sights and viewpoints, and sample tasty local snacks along the way. Book Your 4×4 Buggy Adventure Here.
Rhodes Sea Kayaking Tour
Kayak along Rhodes’ east coast in safety, and without having to organize any equipment or instructors, on this tour. Settle into your kayak at Kathara Beach, get tuition, and paddle by emerald-water coves, beaches, and rock formations. Soak in the scenery, cross Anthony Quinn Bay, refuel with a beach picnic lunch, and stop to swim and snorkel. Hotel pickup and drop-off from various resorts makes everything extra-easy. Book Your Sea Kayaking Tour Here.
SUP & Snorkel Adventure Rhodes
Explore the gorgeous Rhodes coast on this stand-up paddleboard adventure. After convenient hotel pickup, travel to the coastal village of Stegna, and receive a brief safety tutorial and lesson. Hop on a board and follow your guide to secluded spots nestled in the island’s dramatic coastline. Between paddles, take a refreshing swim, throw on some snorkeling gear, or leap from the cliffs. Book Your SUP & Snorkel Adventure Here.
Best Rhodes Restaurants
Mavrikos $11 – 30
Mavrikos is constantly awarded, and the restaurant has even been mentioned in the New York Times. The restaurant was founded in 1933. Using local ingredients, Mavrikos creates unique fish dishes with a gourmet twist, such as their most famous dish, cuttlefish ink risotto. Telephone: 30 2244 031232
Paraga $11 – 30
This is the best place to taste all the original local recipes. Eating in Paraga will give you all the traditional feels, as the environment is cozy and nostalgic: the food is served in earthenware and traditional wood-fired ovens are used for baking. Telephone: 30 2246 091247 Web: Paraga
Noble $30 & Over
This luxurious restaurant is located inside Elysium Resort and Spa hotel and is known for its innovative cuisine. Awarded with a Toque d’Or and a Greek Cuisine Award, Noble restaurant combines traditional local flavors with modern elements. Telephone: 30 2241 045700 Web: Noble
Masasoura $11 – 20
Masasoura is one of the most famous taverns of the island and known for its tasty traditional Greek and Mediterranean dishes, such as stuffed potatoes, feta cheese with honey and ouzo, homemade pies and desserts. Telephone: 30 697 239 2548 Web: Masasoura
Best Rhodes Bars
Bed Rock Bar
The famous Karaoke and cabaret bar in Faliraki remains open all the way till next morning. Bedrock is one of the most popular places in Faliraki Rhodes. Telephone: 30 6945 844189
Reflections is a cozy cocktail bar in the heart of Rhodes town. They specialize in different kinds of shots and cocktails. We are well known for our Mojitos and frozen cocktails. Telephone: 30 6945 386263 Web: Reflections Bar
Jamaica Bar offers a great selection of top-shelf spirits, as well as excellent food, lunch and breakfast options. It’s a great place to stop when going to the beach or when you are on your way back. Telephone: 30 22410 85221 Web: Jamaica Bar