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Rhodes Island

As you enter Rhodes by ferry, you see the two famous statues -the deer and the fawn- which stand out on columns at the entrance to the ancient harbour and which have become the symbol of the island. Tradition relates that their position was once occupied by the famous Colossus, one of the seven wonders of the world. This was an enormous bronze statue representing the god Helios holding a burning torch.. One foot stood on the side of the entrance to the harbour and the other foot on the other,so that ships passed beneath him. The search for this statue, which was thrown down by a major earthquake, continues, but the search is a vain one because, in fact, the Colossus was cut up into small pieces and sold as bronze to the Saracens.

Above the old harbour stands the Castello, the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes. Next to it is the medieval town, scarcely affected by the passage of time. The new city with its modern buildings and large hotels extends to the north-west, where the boundless beaches start and continue for kilometres.

Its mountains are mostly pine-covered with wellwatered, verdant and fertile valleys between them. The most important products of Rhodes are wine and olive oil,but it also produses folk artefacts such as ceramics, embroidery, textiles and carpets.

Rhodes, the pearl of the Mediterranean as it has been called, is of the greatest interest both for its natural beauty and for its archaeological treasures. For this reason Rhodes was recently proclaimed by UNESCO a world cultural heritage monument. With its marvellous climate and its well-organised tourist infrastructure, it is a place for holiday all year round.

Rhodes can be reached direct by air from many of the capitals of Europe, as well as from Athens , Thessaloniki , Crete, Mykonos, Paros, Santorini, Kos and Karpathos . There are also ferries to Rhodes from Rafina, Piraeus , the Dodecanese and the Cyclades .



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 Villa Sealine
Villa Sealine, Pefki Rhodes
Located in Pefki Rhodes, right above the sea, this holiday home boasts a infinity pool and magnificent sea views. The sea is just few steps away. more...
 Villa Christalindos
Villa Christalindos, Pefki Rhodes
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a private pool, Villa Christalindos is located in Pefki Rhodes. Guests are welcome to go for a swim in the year-round outdoor pool. more...
 Greatland Villas
Greatland Villas, Gennadi
Located in Kiotari, the beachfront Greatland Villas offer fully equipped units, each with a private pool, hot tub and views of the Aegean Sea and the garden. Free WiFi access is available in all more...
 Kokinogremos Villa
Kokinogremos Villa, Kalithies
Kokinogremos Villa is located in Kalithies and features a private pool, a kitchen and sea views. Guests can enjoy free WiFi. more...
 Aegean Blue Villa
Aegean Blue Villa, Kalithies
Aegean Blue Villa is located in Kalithies and offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, barbecue facilities and a garden. With sea views, this property provides a terrace. more...
 Twin Villas (Amphitrite & Artemis)
Twin Villas (Amphitrite & Artemis), Gennadi
Twin Villas is a self-catering accommodation located in Gennadi. It features a terrace and a garden, and boasts views of the Aegean Sea and the surrounding mountains. Free WiFi is available more...
 Athoniki Villas
Athoniki Villas, Kalathos
Athoniki Villas offers accommodation in Kalathos within 5 km from the famous Lindos and 1.5 km from Kalathos Beach. Rhodes Town is 39 km from the property. more...
 St.Paul's Bay View Suites
St.Paul's Bay View Suites, Lindos
The family-run St.Paul's Bay Studios is centrally located in the scenic Lindos Town of Rhodes, within 70 metres from the beach. more...
 12 Islands Villas
12 Islands Villas, Kolimbia
Situated 300 metres from the beach of Kolympia in Rhodes, 12 Islands is a complex of spacious, self-catered villas. more...
 Galazio Beach
Galazio Beach, Faliraki
Set in Faliraki, just 50 metres from the sea, Galazio Beach features accommodation with a bar. All rooms boast a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. Free WiFi is available. more...
 Lindian Jewel Exclusive Apartments
Lindian Jewel Exclusive Apartments, Lindos
Located in the traditional settlement of Lindos, Lindian Jewel Exclusive Apartments lies within a short walk from restaurants and shops and just 300 metres from Agios Pavlos Beach. more...
 Labranda Blue Bay Resort
Labranda Blue Bay Resort, Ialyssos
Located at Ialyssos Beach on the island’s west coast, Labranda Blue Bay Resort offers guests a world of exciting activities and an array of facilities and services to unwind by the beach. more...
 Villa Dionysus
Villa Dionysus, Gennadi
Offering free WiFi and sea views, Villa Dionysus is a property located in Gennadi. The property has garden views. more...
 Rodian Gallery Hotel Apartments
Rodian Gallery Hotel Apartments, Rhodes
The Rodian Gallery Hotel Apartments is centrally located in Rhodes, just 100 metres from Aquarium Beach and 1.5 km from the Old Town. more...
 Cosmos Home Lindos
Cosmos Home Lindos, Lindos
Located in Lindos, a 5-minute walk from Lindos Acropolis, Cosmos Home Lindos has accommodations with a garden. Free WiFi is available. more...




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