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Rhodes is part of a group of Greek Islands located in the southeastern Aegan Sea. This popular holiday destination is drenched in ancient history, so much so that it is regarded as the Island of the Sun God Helios. With a variety of landscapes, characteristics, and attractions, Rhodes appeals to a diverse mix of travellers and welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors annually.
A Rhodes holiday boasts the perfect mix of contemporary and traditional attractions. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing break, an exciting getaway, or an educational holiday, you will not leave disappointed! There is an abundance of luscious beaches, enchanting forests, and ancient buildings to be explored. The nightlife is vibrant too, with various bars and clubs to suit everyone's taste.
Rhodes is the perfect stay for families and couples alike. With dreamy views from roof-top restaurants and beautiful calming beaches, it’s a brilliant location for romantic retreats. Parents needn’t worry about their children getting bored either, as there are plenty of water sports, water parks and petting zoos to keep the little ones satisfied!
With an extensive range of attractions and activities, it’s no wonder that Rhodes is one of the most popular islands in Greece!
For a relaxed nightlife, head to Rhodes town where bars and lounges like Flaws offer delicious cocktails in a trendy setting. Faliraki provides a more full-on nightlife, with its own ‘Club Street’ that stays open until the early hours of the morning.
With a range of restaurants serving everything from Greek food to international cuisines, the island caters to all tastes. Don’t miss out on eating at family businesses, where the delicious traditional meals will make you feel right at home!
Children will love Faliraki water park –the largest one in Greece. With lazy rivers, wave pools, giant space bowls, and kamikaze slides, there’s fun to be had all day!
Prasonisi is a small islet that becomes attached to Rhodes during low tide. With two beaches this islet has something for everyone. The west beach homes excellent windsurfing conditions, while the east is more sheltered with shallow water so it’s perfect for sunbathers and children.
The main shopping scene on the island is in Rhodes Town. Here you can find goods such as designer clothes, jewellery, souvenirs, art work, and local delicacies from a range of different shops or mini markets.
The Medieval Rose festival occurs every year in the beautifully preserved Medieval Town of Rhodes. This experience is extremely memorable with its street theatre, dance and music performances, storytelling and foods representative of the time.
Rhodes boasts warm temperatures and 300 days of sunshine a year. Peak season is during July and August, when the island sees the most visitors and the mercury hits highs of 30 degrees. For those who wish to explore in comfortable temperatures, May, June, September and October are ideal times to visit.
Euro has been used in Rhodes since 2002.
Rhodes is only two hours ahead.
Direct flights from Dubin to Rhodes are available during the Summer month, but these often sell out, so we recommend booking early. Flights from Dublin to Rhodes with one stopover in Athens are also available. When travelling around the island, you can either hire a car, use the reliable and air-conditioned buses, or even hop on a boat!