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Dodecanese

Scattered against the coast of Turkey , the Dodecanese , or Twelve Islands , are the farthest Greek island group from the mainland. Closer to Asia Minor than to Ath­ens , these islands have experienced more invasions than the central parts of the country. In ancient times, the Dodecanese flourished before falling to Alexander the Great. A favourite target of evangelizing biblical luminaries including St. Paul and St. John , the inhabitants of the islands were some of the first Greeks to con­vert to Christianity. The islands prospered in the early Byzantine years, before suf­fering from raids that later hurt the entire empire. Crusaders stormed through during the 14th century, building heavily fortified castles as bases for their reli­gious wars. The Ottomans ousted them in 1522, and the lucky Dodecanese received special concessions for their proximity to Turkey . The Dodecanese ulti­mately joined the Greek nation in 1948 after fighting fiercely in WWII.

Eclectic architecture is the most visible legacy of all these comings and goings: Classical ruins, castles built by Crusaders, and Ottoman mosques all coexist. Travellers who venture here will find landscapes ranging from Rhodes 's fertile hills to the volcanic terrain of Nisyros. Kos 's hopping nightlife, the apocalyptic beauty of Patmos , the secluded beaches of Karpathos , and the hidden glory of Kalymnos are sure to entice even the most discriminating traveller.



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 Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa
Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa, Kiotari
Located on Kiotari Beach, Lindos Imperial offers rooms overlooking the Aegean Sea or pools and gardens. Gourmet restaurants, tennis courts and a spa center are featured. more...
 All Senses Nautica Blue Exclusive Resort & Spa
All Senses Nautica Blue Exclusive Resort & Spa, Fánai
Located on the Fanes coast next to the beach, 18 mi from Medieval Rhodes city center, All Senses Nautica Blue Exclusive Resort & Spa features 3 restaurants, 3 bars and 2 outdoor swimming pools and 1 more...
 Casa Cook Rhodes (Adults Only)
Casa Cook Rhodes (Adults Only), Kolymbia
Set in Kolymbia in the Rhodes Region, 1.1 mi from Tsambika Beach, Casa Cook Rhodes features a large outdoor pool, an a la carte restaurant and a fully equipped fitness room. more...
 SOUTHERN DREAMS APARTMENTS
SOUTHERN DREAMS APARTMENTS, Gennadi
Featuring a swimming pool, a garden and a bar and views of the pool, SOUTHERN DREAMS APARTMENTS is located in Gennadi and has accommodations with free WiFi. more...
 Delfinia Resort
Delfinia Resort, Kolymbia
Delfinia Resort is located in Kolymbia, on the east coast of Rhodes near the beautiful beach with water sports facilities. Boat trips are available from the jetty to other villages and beaches. more...
 Maistrali Studios
Maistrali Studios, Diafani
Maistrali Studios are located in Diafani on the northern part of Karpathos. The property offers studios with unobstructed view to the sea and free internet. more...
 Eco Beach And Magic Garden Hotel
Eco Beach And Magic Garden Hotel, Gennadi
Offering a garden with BBQ and hammock area, Eco Beach And Magic Garden is located in the seaside village of Gennadi, on the southeast part of Rhodos. It offers free WiFi. more...
 Kolymbia Sun
Kolymbia Sun, Kolymbia
Just 591 feet away from Kolymbia Beach, Kolymbia Sun features a swimming pool, separate children’s pool and a large sun terrace. more...
 Old House
Old House, Paradisi
Built in 1914, Old House is a restored property located in Paradeisi. It offers self-catering accommodations with free Wi-Fi and it is only 820 feet from Diagoraas International Airport. more...
 Kolymbia Bay Art - Adults Only
Kolymbia Bay Art - Adults Only, Kolymbia
Kolymbia Bay Art - Adults Only is just 328 feet from the resort’s sandy-pebble beach. Guests enjoy a wellness area with steam bath and tropical shower. Facilities include a freshwater, heated pool. more...
 12 Islands Villas
12 Islands Villas, Kolymbia
Located 984 feet from the beach of Kolympia in Rhodes, 12 Islands is a complex of spacious, self-catered villas. more...
 Lindos Aqua Luxury Villa
Lindos Aqua Luxury Villa, Lindos
Located 1312 feet from Lindos Acropolis in Líndos, new-built Lindos Aqua Luxury Villa features free WiFi, a spa bath and a patio. A dishwasher, an oven and a microwave can be found in the kitchen. more...
 Belmare Hotel
Belmare Hotel, Lartos
Belmare Hotel is 656 feet from Lothiarika beach and 1.2 mi from the village of Lardos with restaurants and cafes. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, sun terrace and garden. more...
 Sentido Port Royal Villas & Spa - Adults Only
Sentido Port Royal Villas & Spa - Adults Only, Kolymbia
Located near Kolympia Beach, this adults only, 5-star hotel offers luxurious bungalows with pools, a wellness center and a wealth of leisure facilities. more...
 Lardos Bay
Lardos Bay, Lartos
Boasting friendly service and excellent location, Lardos Bay Hotel is a 3-star hotel located in the city of Lardos, in Rhodes. The beach of Lardos is just 650 ft away. more...




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