Things to do in Rhodes

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Rhodes Tourist Attractions & Activities

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  • Rhodes is popular among travellers similar to you. In fact, many travellers have been visiting to check out local hot spots and explore the best things to do, and a good percentage of them are raving about the city's hotels. The top activities can earn the curiosity of even experienced explorers, and one look at our inventory explains why. Our list includes an impressive variety of entertainment and excitement. From foodie tours to exploring mother nature, there are plenty of possibilities at your disposal when you check out the activities inventory here at Expedia Australia.

You'll need a bit of planning to really get the most out of Rhodes, especially when you long to pack in lots of local cuisine and entertainment. And we know you're someone who likes to get out and about you're ready to get out and see what life is like for locals. You're ready to sign up for the top activities around, and an afternoon walk through charming neighbourhoods is always time well spent. Our activities are the best way to organise your trip. Book guided tours on Expedia Australia, and you'll learn all about the city's history along the way.

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1. Tsambika Beach

Set between two rocky headlands on the east coast of Rhodes is the scenic Tsambika Beach. Here you can bask in the sunshine, gaze out at the Aegean Sea, try various watersports and sample Greek cuisine at beachfront bars and restaurants. Tsambika Beach takes its name from Tsambika Monastery, which sits on top of a hill at the north end of the beach.
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Sunbathe, swim, take part in watersports and walk to a hilltop monastery at this popular beach on the east coast of Rhodes.

2. Anthony Quinn Bay

Anthony Quinn Bay is a small, attractive cove where you can enjoy natural beauty above and below the Aegean Sea. The bay takes its name from the Hollywood actor Anthony Quinn, who stared in The Guns of Navarone, a movie that was partly shot at the beach.
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Swim, snorkel, scuba dive and sunbathe at a picturesque bay on the east coast of Rhodes that is named after a famous Hollywood movie star.

3. Lindos Beach

Lindos Beach is a great place to spend some time. Here you can relax on golden sands, see a variety of marine life and explore a village crowned by an ancient hilltop fortress. Once a popular celebrity hangout, today Lindos Beach attracts couples, honeymooners, day-trippers and young families.
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Travel to the east coast of Rhodes for delightful beaches, stunning views and the temple ruins of an ancient acropolis.

4. Pefkos Beach

Pefkos Beach is an easy-going beach resort that attracts a mix of young families, couples and locals. It is a place to enjoy lazy days on a long sandy expanse, well away from the bustle of the island’s larger towns and resorts. Pefkos Beach is spread around a small bay, flanked by hills and the tall pine trees that give this former fishing village its name. The Greek word “pefko” translates as “pine.”
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Scenic beauty, shallow sea, watersports and traditional Greek food attract visitors to this laid-back resort in the southern half of Rhodes.

5. St. Pauls Bay

St. Paul’s Bay is a scenic bay with a pretty and relatively quiet beach. Head to the strip of golden sand, which is bordered by wind-sheltering cliffs and is backed by bright bougainvillea.
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Soak up the sun on this picturesque sandy strip, where St. Paul is said to have landed when he came to preach to the people of Rhodes.

6. Rhodes Port

Rhodes Port is the main sea entrance to the island and the gateway to many of its attractions. With waterfront restaurants, medieval buildings and its close proximity to the old town, the transit hub is also worthy of exploration.
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Sightsee ancient windmills, dine at waterfront restaurants and shop for fresh produce at the principal seaport of Rhodes.

7. Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes

Discover a fascinating collection of art and antiques as you explore the rooms of the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes. The monumental structure with its ramparts and fairytale-like towers was built in the 14th century by the Knights of St. John, a Christian military order.
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Admire the towers, gates and courtyard of this striking looking medieval building, then tour rooms filled with art and antiques.

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