Rhodes is one of the bigger islands in Greece, but nowhere close to being less attractive. The opposite really! The landscapes in Rhodes are dreamy, with wide pieces of untouched land in the inland, a charming old town where you can feel the ancient history around every corner, and paradisiacal places like the town of Lindos. On our boat tours in Rhodes, you can explore this magical island from the sea-perspective!
Of course the water of Rhodes is picture-perfect as well - calm and crystal-clear! The perfect conditions for amazing boat tours in Rhodes! To top it up, Rhodes also has super-friendly locals and delicious food. Renting a car is the best way to get around the coast of the island, exploring some of the hidden beaches that are simply stunning. And for the party people out there, Rhodes has a wild nightlife to offer! Families, couples and groups of friends, you will all be able to enjoy the magic island that is Rhodes!
Language and Currency in Rhodes
The currency used in Rhodes is the Euro. So if you come from anywhere else in the EU, you don’t have to worry about exchanging money. ATMs can be found everywhere around the island, and you can also easily exchange foreign money. The official language in Rhodes is Greek. Locals speak good English though, so no problem getting around only with English!
Getting around in Rhodes
Rhodes is not a very big island, which is why there is no train or tram line on the island. It’s quite easy to get around in Rhodes though, don’t worry! The best ways of getting around in Rhodes are by bus, taxi, rent-a-car or rent-a-scooter. The busses in Rhodes are an option if you’re staying in one of the main resorts and especially in Rhodes town. From Rhodes town, you can easily get around in Rhodes and to every corner of the island. Also to tourist attractions like Lindos it is easy to get there by public transport.
If you want to go somewhere more remote, you can always get a taxi. Fares are relatively cheap compared to the rest of Europe. Taxi drivers are friendly and the meter should always be running so there is no confusion about the price. Taxis are easy to recognize with the yellow Taxi Sign on the roof. You can get Taxis very quickly and easily, many times without even have to call one.
Then, of course, you can always rent a car or rent a scooter to get around in Rhodes. There are loads and loads of car rental companies in Rhodes, so you have plenty of option to choose from. Make sure to book ahead, especially during high season. If you prefer to spend less money and also drive less kilometres, you also have the option of renting a scooter to get around in Rhodes. This is perfect for solo travellers or couples. Renting a scooter in Rhodes is perfect for short distances and for people traveling on a budget. It can be quite adventurous though driving in Greek traffic with a scooter, so make sure you know how to drive a scooter!
In general, renting a car or scooter in Rhodes gives you a lot more freedom and you can also visit hidden spots around the island. There are lots of ways of getting around Rhodes, it just depends on your personal preference in the end.
Best things to do during your holidays in Rhodes
Rhodes is the biggest of the Dodecanese islands and one of the most popular tourist destinations. It’s the perfect place to do a boat tour in Rhodes or many other watersport activities. But did you know that there is also a lot of historic highlights to see while visiting Rhodes?
The Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes is a castle in the town of Rhodes. It is from medieval times and the heart of the city. During your stroll around Rhodes city, you should definitely go visit this Palace and breath the Greek history of this special place.
If you’re around Rhodes City, you can also go look for the mythological Colossus of Rhodes. This statue of the sun-god Helios was erected around 280BC and was one of the wonders of the ancient world. It was destroyed by an earthquake, but if you’re curious you can go wander the streets of Rhodes looking for remainders of this statue.
The Acropolis of Rhodes is an ancient acropolis and lies just 3 km away from the City of Rhodes. It stems from the Classical Greek period, so from around the 300BC. If you love history, you should definitely visit this ancient place!
Beach-lovers should also visit Lindos Acropolis and Lindos beach! The ruins of Lindos Acropolis are on top of the beautiful village of Lindos. You can walk up there and enjoy the incredible view over Lindos bay. Or you can join a boat tour in Rhodes to admire it from the sea! Plan your day trip to Lindos to explore this jewel!
The best watersports in Rhodes
Rhodes is blessed with turquoise waters
that have a very pleasant temperature
. It’s the perfect place to spend some fun time in the sea. The best watersports in Rhodes are Kayak tours in Rhodes
and SUP Tours in Rhodes
. With a kayak tour in Rhodes
, you can explore the amazing underwater world and stay fit at the same time!
A SUP Tour in Rhodes
is also great fun and it’s a very easy sport to learn! On our SUP Tour in Rhodes
, snorkeling and cliff-jumping
are also included, so you’re in for some extra fun on the best watersports in Rhodes. Admire the unique coast of Rhodes, swim and snorkel and have loads of fun!
The best boat tours in Rhodes
Rhodes is the perfect place for a boat tour. You can opt for a full-day trip in Rhodes
or also do a sunset tour in Rhodes
. The best boat tours in Rhodes will take you around the pretty coastline. For a very personal experience, book a private day cruise in Rhodes
What and where to eat in Rhodes
Being an island, seafood is obviously always a great choice for food in Rhodes. There are some great seafood restaurants all around the island, like the Shark Fish Restaurant in Afandou.
Another great restaurant is Geitonia Mezedokafenes in Ialyssos where you can also get a great variety of different dishes as well as veggie and vegan options. It’s also always nice to try out the tabernas all around, and find some local surprises!
Enjoy the beautiful beaches around Rhodes
The beautiful island of Rhodes is blessed with beautiful white-sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. The beach of Lindos Agios Pavlos is very blessed, but can also get quite busy especially in High Season.
Traounou beach in Faliraki is also great for people who just love to be out on the sea. It’s a pebbled beach so, therefore, tends to be a bit less busy but not less beautiful. You can even explore some caves around the beach!
Anthony Quinn Bay is also one of the most famous beaches of Rhodes. You can either drive there or you just book a boat tour in Rhodes to visit this amazing bay. It is definitely going to be a highlight of your holidays in Rhodes!
Whatever you decide to do during your holiday in Rhodes, we promise you will love the boat tours and watersports. Sunshine and a lot of fun are guaranteed! For any further tips or requests, feel free to contact us anytime.