The wide selection of motor and sailing yachts we offer will satisfy any of your requirements. If you want to take a pleasant boat trip for several hours along the most beautiful bays of Rhodes or a day trip to any destination or to a small island near Rhodes, do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to answer all your questions.
With an area of 1,400 km2, Rhodes is the fourth largest Greek island and the capital of the Dodecanese archipelago in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Rhodes in ancient times was an incredibly important port, and the presence of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Colossus of Rhodes, was evidence of the glorious history of the island. The bronze statue of Helios, the Greek god of the sun, was more than 30 meters high and was installed in the third century BC. For almost 70 years, he proudly stood at the entrance to the port of Mandraki in the eponymous capital of Rhodes,and then was destroyed by a strong earthquake. Today, in the place where the Colossus of Rhodes once stood, a magnificent fauna is growing that supports the existence of numerous deer of the island, which, due to their prevalence, are also the official emblem of the island. Hibiscus plants are also typical of the region and add an extra touch of beauty to the background of the island. Rhodes became the second most popular Greek holiday island after Crete. Rhodes has 117,000 inhabitants, 90% of which live on the island’s tourism industry. In Rhodes, 3,000 hours of sunshine a year shine, which means that 250 kilometers of coastline, as well as many bays, can be used completely for wonderful walks, both walking and sea.
Surfers especially appreciate the winds in this region: the typical Meltemi summer winds are quite strong and can reach six on the Beaufort scale. They are well known on the north and west sides of the island, especially in Ixia, a surfing paradise. The Prasonisi Peninsula in the south also has a good reputation for windsurfing, while Fanes, Kremasti, Theologos and Trianda are known as good places for surfing. Divers also appreciate Rhodes for its many beautiful underwater areas,the most famous of which are those located near the hot springs of Kallithea on the northeast coast, where there is also a diving school. Guided dives from Kolymbia, Lindos, Pefkos and Plymiri., Water park in Faliraki, with water slides, a swimming pool with waves, an aqua-gym, a pirate ship and an artificial river, are also a fun way to enjoy the water.
It should be noted that in Rhodes there are many options for ports, marinas and moorings for sailing boats, the largest of which is currently the Rhodes marina , located directly in the main port of the city and having 600 berths on an area of 120,000 square meters. There, guests have access to 200 points of the dry dock, gas stations and wastewater treatment plants, a helipad and a large parking lot for cars.
Throughout its long history, Rhodes and the inhabitants of the Dodecanese have shown great interest in the field of art and cultural history. These are two important aspects of the region for many vacationers who visit Rhodes. The most famous sights of the island are the ancient Minoan ruins of Lalysos at Cape Zonari in the north-eastern part of Rhodes, the remains of the old town of Kameiros on the west coast and the places of the nearby ruins of the Order of St. John in Monolithos,which today is widely used as a viewing platform and an ideal place for photographing. The Lindos Acropolis in southern Rhodes is the most visited in the country. The center of the complex, which you can visit for a small fee, is part of the reconstructed Temple of Athens, built in the 4th century BC. It is also worth visiting the Byzantine chapel of Agios Nikolaos Fundukli, located next to Elussa, which was built in the 15th century. There are many ancient wonders that can be seen on the Dodecanese islands around Rhodes:the ruins of the castle of the Order of St. John can be found on the small neighboring island of Alimia, just seven kilometers west of Rhodes; Karpathos boasts an ancient Roman cistern at Lefkos; on Spit you will find the remains of the Andimachus fortress. You can visit the Monastery of Panormitis on Symi; Take a day trip to Agios Ioannis Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Patmos; and see the magnificent churches of different eras on Lipsy.
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