Rhodes travel guide

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You're Going to Love Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes is famous for it's white sandy beaches, medieval town and many archaeological sites. It's easy to travel around the island and explore the many quaint Mediterranean villages due to its small size, affordable prices and welcoming local culture.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Rhodes

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

Visit the medieval castle with Gothic architecture in the historic Old Town, near to the Colossus and Acropolis.

2. Valley of Butterflies

Enjoy a stroll through Oriental Sweetgum trees filled with native butterflies on your way to the monastery at the top of the hill.

3. Kallithea Springs

Here you can relax in the natural thermal therapeutic springs just 9km outside of the city center.

4. Gennadi Beach

This relatively untouched strip of beach is a popular spot to visit for surfing visitors.

5. Climb Mt Attavyros

Hike the 2-3 hours needed to reach the summit of the nearly 1215 meter high mountain.

Where to Eat in Rhodes

Off the beaten track, Jivino offers a spread of Mediterranean dishes with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Average meal prices amount to around 20 euros per person.

When to visit Rhodes

Rhodes in February
Estimated hotel price
₹ 3239
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rhodes in February
Estimated hotel price
₹ 3239
1 night at 3-star hotel

The best time to visit Rhodes is in the summer months between June-September, when the island's cultural activities, outdoor performances and tourist excursions are in full swing.

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How to Get to Rhodes


Diagoras International Airport is located on the west side of the island 14km away from the capital of Rodos. One way flights from London to Rhodes are around 90 euros.


There are many cruise lines and ferries with routes to Rhodes port from Turkey (Fethiye, Marmaris, Bodrum) and other Greek islands. Round-trip fares from Fethiye, Turkey cost approximately 33 euros.

Airports near Rhodes


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Where to stay in Rhodes

The In Camera Art Boutique Hotel is close to Old Town and has breakfast included starting at 120 euros per night.

Popular neighbourhoods in Rhodes

Old City - The historic medieval center surrounds the old Palace on the northern tip of the island.

Prasonisi - Located on the southwest corner, this island peninsula in summer is popular for its sandy beaches and water sports activities.

Lindos - This trendy beach town has many bars and restaurants located along the bay front.

Where to stay in popular areas of Rhodes

Most booked hotels in Rhodes

Atrium Platinum Luxury Resort Hotel & Spa
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
₹ 11,500+
Rodos Palladium Leisure & Wellness
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
₹ 7,255+
Mitsis Alila Resort & Spa
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
₹ 18,292+
Mitsis Grand Hotel Beach Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
₹ 10,111+
Best Western Plus Hotel Plaza
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
₹ 5,866+
Dionysos Hotel
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
₹ 3,396+
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How to Get Around Rhodes

Public Transportation

There are many buses traveling the island from the main terminal at Neá Agorá. Tickets can be purchased upon boarding the bus, with a one way ticket costing 2.3 euros.


Taxis are dark blue in color, with a starting tariff of 3.5 euros. A fixed minimum fare around Rodos downtown costs 4 euros.


Pick up your rental vehicle from the airport, ship port or a downtown Rodos location. Daily rates start at 20 euros.

Car hire agencies in Rhodes

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The Cost of Living in Rhodes

Shopping Streets

Ceramic bowls, folk art, locally made wine and handmade jewelry can be haggled over in the Old City from small shop owners.

Groceries and Other

The main food shopping markets in Rhodes are Ilisia, ABC and Carrefour supermarkets. A dozen eggs costs 3.5 euros.

Cheap meal
₹ 1,161
A pair of jeans
₹ 6,128
Single public transport ticket
₹ 198
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