The best Watersports Locations in Rhodes
*See at the end of this page how we rate. Here we consider the water sport options available at each location, and how ideal a location may be for a specific watersport. Watersports we consider are: Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Extreme watersports, parachuting, caoneing, underwater diving, skiing snorkelling etc..
Prasonisi is the most southern point of the island of Rhodes, the last stop in a splendid route through the municipality of Southern Rhodes.
Rolling hills alternate between the southern sections of ground and the coast, in a way that lead to a narrow band of sand that depending on the tide is su...[more]
Rhodes town is situated at the ideal location at the tip of Rhodes Island, over the ruins of Rhodes Ancient town. It includes and surrounds the Old Town (medieval town).
Rhodes town concentrates most of the Tourism, rightfully since it has the best sightseeing locations, historical (ancient, medi...[more]
Faliraki area is a Tourist Resort, about 15km south of Rhodes Town, world famous for the nightlife and its beaches. It has a very large number of hotels and accommodation options, and a very large coast / beach of about 5km in length.
The beach is Sandy, and in most places it has shallow waters, wh...[more]
Kalithea Area is characterised by its beautiful beaches and of course the famous Kalithea Spa.
Kalithea has many small rocky beaches, and the large Faliraki sandy beach. It is a very famous area for swimming because of its crystal clear calm waters.
Kalithea Spa is an area which used to have in ...[more]
Fanes is a small village of about 1000 inhabitants, about 26km from Rhodes Town. The village is about 1km inland, and has a nice large sandy beach, which is ideal for Kitesurfing and windsurfing due to the strong winds and their direction. It also has a well weather protected fishing port, which mak...[more]
Ialysos area is well developed in tourism with a large number of accommodations (hotels, rooms etc) and activities for the visitor.
Well known for kite surfing and windsurfing due to the constant and strong summer winds, where many international tournaments are frequently held.
Rhodes most bea...[more]
Mainly Tourist area, well developed that attracts many visitors during the summer period.
It has the infrastructure to accommodate a large number of tourists in its large hotels. Many international conventions / symposiums are held in Ixia due to the modern convention centers of the hotels.
Mainly tourist area with beautiful beaches and many accommodations and entertainment centers. The beaches with clean waters, pebbled and sandy are well organised with umbrellas, showers and changing rooms.
Right after Kolymbia (kolimpia) is the Tsampika beach with the little chuch of Panagia Tsam...[more]
Kiotari is located across the road that leads to Asklipio and to the sea. A beautiful beach with a small bay in which a big rock is found. The rock with the ?Chilioravdi?, a small bamboo hut represents a myth of pirates.During the pirate raids the people of Asklipio would place scarecrows impersona...[more]
Gennadi, built near the sea, is a surprising village, as at first glance it seems to be a tourist resort, it has however kept its old glory with the well-preserved houses in narrow streets. Characteristic of the architecture of the houses are the tall exterior walls that as it appears were very usef...[more]
Afandou village is one of the largest villages in Rhodes, with a population of about 6000 people, it is located about 18 Km from the town of Rhodes.
It has a very long history, but the main reason for visiting Afandou (Afantou) is the 4Km long beach, one of the best beaches in Rhodes, because of...[more]
Vlicha is the beach extended from Kalathos beach. Kalathos is related with the ancient municipality of Lindia, Klasii. At the ruins of Saint John, rocks that belonged to an ancient olive press were found. The bay of Vliha (the ancient Thermidro) attracts many visitors during the summer.
Lindos is a village with thousands of years of history since its already known from archaic years and was one of the three Dorik cities of the island, the only one that continued to prosper even after the founding of the new settlement of the City of Rhodes on 408 bc.
Famous throughout the ancient ...[more]
During the middle ages, in the village there was a lot of land with heavenly gardens (paradisious in greek), and thats where the village got its name.
Close to the village there is the Rhodes International Airport.
Charaki (Haraki) is a small picturesque fishing village about 36km from Rhodes Town at the east coast of Rhodes, close to Malona village and Archangelos village.
Its the ideal location for a quiet holiday next to the beach with all you need in walking distance. A few restaurants / tavernas are of...[more]
Ladiko Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn Bay is well known for its natural beauty. It is also famous due to the classic movies shot there, such as ?The Guns of Navarone? and ?Escape to Athena?.
It has a pebbled beach and it provides all the comforts for visitors such as Umbrellas, sun chairs, changing ...[more]
Pefkos (Pefki - Pine trees in greek) Well developed tourist area near Lindos, offers many accommodations and a large beach, as well as many entertainment options like tavernas, restaurants and bars.
Built in green plains and very close to the sea, Lardos has experienced important development during the past years because of tourism.
Five hundred meters from the village, are the foundings of the walls and tower of a Byzantine castle of Lardos. It was given on 1309 together with the village, f...[more]
Kamiros Skala is located close to Ancient Kamiros, and is a small fishermens settlement and fish boat port. You may find excellent fresh fish provided daily by the local fishermen. Even though there is a small beach there, its not ideal for swimming. If you want to go to Halki Island, there are ferr...[more]
Large and beautiful village of the west side of Rhodes Island.
Within the white church of the village, built over an older church, there is the miraculous icon of Saint Mary which is celebrated every 15th of August.
In this festival / fair, thousands of pilgrims come from all over the island. Th...[more]
The beautiful and graphical beach of Archagelos village, Stegna beach, about 3km from the village, offers many accommodations and restaurants with fresh fish and traditional cuisine.
The clean crystal clear waters and the organised beach with umbrellas, showers and changing rooms make this a good...[more]
*NOTE ABOUT RATING: 1 to 5 checkmarks, more checkmarks mean higher rating. The rating is given according to my personal experience and knowledge of my country. This is my personal recommendation to the visitor of Rhodes Island and I hope you will find it useful. Regards, Emmanouil Filippou.