Trianta map, Rhodes GREECE – Trianta information

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Trianta is on the far north coast of Rhodes, just 6 miles south-west of Rhodes Town, 2 miles from the resort of Ixia and 4 miles from the airport. Trianta offers a popular beach resort with excellent watersports combined with the quiet pleasures of the typical charming Rhodes village of Trianta found half a mile inland from the coast resort. Running along the length Trianta as far as neighbouring Kremasti is a good shingle and pebble beach with beautiful clean water safe for swimming. The beach offers above average watersports facilities including tuition and a windsurfing club. The welcome breezes and low waves here make both windsurfing and sailing very popular Trianta holiday activities. There are five windsurfing stations along the beach. Simple tavernas and bars offer some beach side refreshment. Trianta nightlife revolves around a good selection of restaurants and a modest selection of bars and clubs. Plenty of action and more choice can be found at Rhodes Town

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Ialyssos map, Rhodes GREECE – Ialyssos information

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Ialyssos is on the far north coast of Rhodes, just 6 miles south-west of Rhodes Town, 2 miles from the resort of Ixia and 4 miles from the airport. It is also known as Trianda. Ialyssos offers a popular beach resort with excellent watersports combined with the quiet pleasures of the typical charming Rhodes village of Ialyssos found half a mile inland from the coast resort. Running along the length of Ialyssos as far as neighbouring Kremasti is a good shingle and pebble beach with beautiful clean water safe for swimming. Ialyssos beach offers watersports facilities including tuition and a windsurfing club.
The welcome breezes and low waves here make both windsurfing and sailing very popular holiday activities. Simple tavernas and bars offer some beach side refreshment. Ialyssos nightlife revolves around a good selection of restaurants and a modest selection of bars and clubs. Plenty of action and more choice can be found at Rhodes Town.

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Kalithea map, Rhodes GREECE – Kalithea information

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Kalithea is on the east coast of Rhodes, just 7 miles from the airport. Kallithea is conveniently situated between Rhodes Town 4 miles to the north and Faliraki 3 miles to the south. Kalithea is a growing resort originally based around a thermal spa built by the Italians. The mix of palm trees and 1920´s mock Moorish architecture found here is a favourite location for fashion photography. Kalithea offers pleasant small bays and laid-back nightlife and a quieter base from which to enjoy the resorts of Rhodes town and Faliraki resort.

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The beautiful and picturesque village of Monolithos, a great place to spend your island holidays, is located on the west coast of Rhodes, in its south part. Its ideal for those who enjoy hiking, since all visitors have the ability to discover its beauty by walking in its traditional pathways. One of the most beautiful walkways is undeniably the 2-kilometers -long road that leads to the castle of Monolithos. If you decide to go there you are going to have a chance to visit the chapel of Agios Panteleimon, located within the boundaries of the Castle which dates back to the 15th century and is built on a huge rock. This very rock (“lithos” in greek) is the reason why the village of Monolithos was named that way.

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Lindos map, Rhodes GREECE – Lindos information

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Lawrence Durrel once described Lindos ‘as of a scrupulous Aegean order, and perfect of its kind’. Well Lawrence, it is nothing like that now. It has inherited the perfect setting – a shimmering violet and emerald pool in a horseshoe bay of golden sand and sheltered by comforting hills dotted with white, sugar-cube houses. But we are now describing a ‘perfect hell of its kind’ as package tourists turn up daily in sandstorm proportions. Lindos beach is quickly filled by local holidaymakers, then the cars and bikes roar in followed by tour buses, then the tourist boats. Before long the only distinction between the beach and a Tokyo subway is the baking sun beating down on your head. In July and August, the packed amphitheatre bay turns terribly hot and airless and temperatures can soar to 120F. A friend once passed out in the heat at 10.30pm! Popularity brings high prices and you will pay more for a sun bed here than anywhere in the islands – if you can find one that is. Lindos beach sand is very fine and the bay waters shallow and well protected so, apart from the crowds, this is an ideal family beach. The paths from beach to village however are exceedingly steep, as is most of the town, and it can be a heavy slog home after a heat-soaked day on the packed sands. In 1994 Lindos was accused of flying the EU Blue flag fraudulently after tests found the sea heavily contaminated with bacteria from human sewage. The town subsequently got an Euro grant to replace its obsolete sewer system and now the water is much cleaner.

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Kolimbia is a cosmopolitan resort with all the trimming – perfect for lazy sun filled days and lively nights. In contrast to the bust resorts like Faliraki and Rhodos town, Kolimbia is a place, to come, if you want a gentle and relaxing holiday. – It is situated, 4 km from Afandou, at the east-coast half the way between Rhodes Town and Lindos. This lovely holiday resort, is most famous for its Eucalyptus Allay which stretches several kilometers long from the main road to road to the sea. As an added advantage, there are also some of the best beaches of Rhodes island, offering several kinds of water sports.

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Pefkos, a cosmopolitan town tucked away between Lindos and Lardos offering a joyous and exciting holiday. Pefkos town is built in an old village, which was once known as a fisherman’s town. Situated on the beach, it has grown into a new and exciting place. There is a wide range of restaurants which offer the great tastes of Greece or cafes and bars to enjoy coffee or a nice drink. During the day, you can walk down, enjoy the sandy beaches, and lay out in the sun. There is a nice variety of Villas and Hotels in Pefkos area, which will make you feel like you are in paradise. There are many pools with snack bars in the area, where you can relax, have a snack and enjoy a drink with friends and family. At night when all the streets light up, you can take a stroll and take a glance at the fine shops or a quaint restaurant to eat some of the finest Greek food. The bars in Pefkos always have something exciting to offer; great music, karaoke or even a Greek night with some traditional dancing.

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Afandou map, Rhodes GREECE – Afandou information

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The village of Afandou has been founded in times where pirates used to overrun the islands of the Mediterranean. During that period, people used to leave the shores in order to seek shelter in the inland. Afandou took its name form the word “afandos”, which in Greek means “invisible”, because it could not be seen from the sea. Afandou located 5km from Faliraki, and it is one of the largest and oldest villages on the island of Rhodes. Filled with fruit-bearing and olive trees, the village is famous for its carpets. Afandou village has a population of about 7.500 people, and almost anything you may need can be found there, as it has stores and shops of any kind.

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Faliraki is located in the north of Rhodes, about 14 km (9 miles) from the Harbor and the city of Rhodes and about the same distance from Rhodes International Airport. This beautiful resort is part of the Municipality of Kalithea. Faliraki was established in the late sixties, with just a couple of small tavernas, Greek tourists and fishermen. Up until the end of the sixties, Faliraki was just another agricultural area, well known for the superb tasting grapes, figs and tomatoes.
In the early seventies, Faliraki started to attract more and more tourists from many parts of Europe. Within a few years thanks to the beautiful and long sandy beach Faliraki had many hotels and Rental apartments able to accommodate for several thousands of tourists. The great boom in tourism took place in the eighties and Faliraki became the largest and most popular resort of Rhodes island.

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Tsambika (or Tsampika) is one of the most beautiful beaches on Rhodes.
A long, broad beach with fine, golden sand and dozens of colourful little flags marking out the various eating establishments and beach sports centre. Apart from these, and a mini-market next to the bus stop, there is absolutely nothing else here – nothing except crowds of people of all ages and nationalities, who come to swim in the emerald crystal-clear water and admire the imposing rock with the Monastery of the Virgin of Tsambika (or Tsampika), from which the beach has taken its name. The virgin of Tsampika is said to work miracles and young woman having diffi culty in conceiving often pray for her aid. If their prayers are answered, they name the child after the Virgin.

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