One of the larger islands in Greece and rich in culture and history, Rhodes offers a bounty of historical sites and stunning panoramic views that will provide the backdrop for your luxury vacation. Despite its popularity, the island has an unspoiled authenticity that will steal your heart.
The appeal of Rhodes has reached far and wide. This island is full of heritage thanks to centuries of diverse visitors. Was it the beauty of the rugged mountains that called to these invaders? Or the pristine beaches and stunning coastline along the eastern side of the island? The attraction to Rhodes is undeniable and the array of activities and sightseeing opportunities are impressive to say the least.
Known for some of the purest water in the Aegean, the beaches of Rhodes won’t disappoint! The island’s sun-soaked beaches range from developed areas with water sports galore, to undisturbed stretches where you may have the striking views and clear waters to yourself. Whichever beach is beckoning to you, you won’t be disappointed.
Whether or not you appreciate historical and architectural wonders, Rhodes is an excellent place to go back in time and take in the sights. The medieval walls that surround Rhodes Old Town were built by the Knights of Saint John in the 1300s! Within the town you’ll find the remains of the Temple of Venus which was built in the third century. Also home to mosques built by the Turkish and the Rhodian Acropolis, the island is home to a myriad of historical sites and ruins just begging to be explored.
Rhodes isn’t all beaches and history, the shopping and dining opportunities are also a delight. Ceramics and woven rugs are wonderful souvenirs to bring home as well as delicious Rhodian wine, olive oil, and honey so you will always have a taste of the island on hand. The dining on Rhodes is traditional Mediterranean with fresh, local ingredients, including seafood.
This is an island that will appeal to anyone. The many activities and opportunity for enrichment and adventure will live on in your memories for years to come.
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