the island of the sun


Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese island complex. With endless golden beaches, azure waters, and rich history, Rhodes has been home to ancient civilizations since the 16th century BCE. According to Greek mythology, Rhodes emerged from the sea as a gift from Zeus to Helios, god of the sun. It is famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Being the oldest inhabited medieval city in Europe, Rhodes’ Medieval City was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. Another great site to visit is the Acropolis of Lindos, while the island is full of local delicacies, inspiring museums, and nature valleys, making it the ideal destination for both history lovers and adventure seekers. Rhodes also boasts of world-class beaches, authentic tavernas, and of course a vibrant, not-to-be-missed nightlife.


The resort of Faliraki has given Rhodes its reputation for a legendary nightlife scene. Faliraki has rediscovered itself as a cosmopolitan, vibrating center of tourism catering to many nationalities and all age groups. With Everything from cocktail bars and dance clubs open till the first morning light, to more sophisticated concept bars, cafeterias, restaurants with multi-cultural cuisines, and Greek taverns, Faliraki has something for every taste. The resort is famous for its awarded 5 km stretch of sand and at its southern end, one can find a beautiful nude beach. Faliraki boasts the largest water park in Europe, a state-of-the-art bowling park, a history park, and a fun park for families and younger children. The fishing harbor of St. Apostolos connects Faliraki with direct daily cruises to Lindos, Rhodes Town, and other beaches. Kalithea Springs and Antony Quin Bay are located within a 3 km distance from Faliraki center.


One of the most important archeological sites in Greece, the Acropolis of Lindos sits on a steep cliff right above the modern village of Lindos. The medieval Castle of the Knights of St. John was built in the 14th century to defend the island against the Ottomans and the only ways to reach the well-preserved fortress and enjoy the incredible views from the top is by foot or with a donkey. Discover the ruins of the Doric temple of the goddess Lindia Athena, as well as the ancient theater, and admire the traditional settlement of Lindos with a Byzantine chapel of the 15th century, before heading to the beach of Lindos to cool off in the refreshing turquoise waters.