A glimpse of the beaches in Rhodes is more than enough to tempt anyone to hurry and book a flight to this ancient Greek island. Looking at the postcard perfect images of the clear blue waters and white sand beaches of this island get-away will easily motivate anyone to work harder, enough for him to earn sufficient savings that will grant him the license to dip his tired feet into its relaxing waters. Nevertheless, this is just the tip of the iceberg. You will only fully appreciate Rhodes if you do experience its beauty up close and enjoy the splendor and thrill these fun activities will give you.
The Valley of the Butterflies
Nestled in a lush valley located at the northwest interior of the island, you will be thrilled to walk through the scenic trail leading you to waterfalls, streams, and ancient monasteries. The walk in itself is considered an adventure of a lifetime. Those who have witnessed it cannot contain their emotion because of the lovely green atmosphere and stunning views it has fed their eyes. Come visit it in mid-August and proceed to the nearby Kalopetra Monastery for a chance to participate in the Panagiri Festival.
Admission fee costs only $7 and you are free to visit it from May to September beginning eight in the morning until six in the evening. It is a rewarding experience whether you come alone, with your special someone, or with a group.
Faliraki: Its Beaches and Nightlife
You would most likely want to maximize your time in Rhodes, it is therefore wise to consider finding a hotel in Rhodes located near Faliraki, also called the Party Capital of the Island. You can enjoy barhopping treats until dawn, yet worry less because your accommodation is just a walk away from the beach. You can also wake up early to watch the sun rise from your hotel or lay on the white sand beaches and simply enjoy watching fellow tourists have fun under the sun; but why become idle? Join the fun and find the best water parks in the region for that exciting lazy river rides, rafting, slides, and wave pool adventure.
Ultimately, you should never miss the opportunity to spend a day at RhodesTown. Wear your most comfortable shoes because you will most definitely be walking long hours exploring this medieval city’s fortifications, rooftops, harbor, and moat. Two of the most popular attractions in this place are the Archeological Museum and the Palace of the Grand Master; but since you are there, why not proceed to Street of Knights and walk the unforgettable thoroughfare that will reveal a cobblestone way and low arches. You may even find your way into the Old Jewish Quarter and take a cup of coffee at one of the network café’s lined up around the Kahal Shalom Synagogue.
We have just opened your eyes to see three of the most sought after places to visit in Rhodes. There are more to discover once you have arrived. However, it depends on how much time you have to spend in the island. It is best if you could have week long or more of relaxing adventure trip, but even that wouldn’t be enough. You will most definitely wish to come back for more because of the magic Rhodes will cast upon you.
Theodoros Dionysiou has travelled extensively through Greece and works as a booking agent for Colossos beach hotel in Rhodes, Greece.
Enjoy an Idyllic Holiday in Rhodes,