BEACHES OF RHODES
The island of Rhodes is not just one of the top resorts of the Mediterranean region. It has an extensive shoreline with great beaches of all sorts. Rhodes is renowned both for her long and broad sandy beaches, as well as for her scenic and romantic bays. Among the numerous beaches of the island, the following stand out for their quality and popularity.
Near the city of Rhodes
At the north coast of the city is laid one of the most famous beaches of Mediterranean Sea, the Elli beach. A long and broad sandy beach, very popular and very well organized.
At the west coast of the broad peninsula another famous beach that stretches out, the Ialyssos beach; a very organized and classy beach. Ialyssos beach is ideal for surfing and water sports.
SE of the city, next to famous Kallithea Springs, is located Kallithea beach; a beautiful little bay, with clear waters.
Ayios Pavlos beach is a picturesque bay next to Lindos, ideal for a quiet recreation.
Vlychabeach, just north of Lindos, is popular among the locals.
Agathi beach, 15Km north of Lindos, is a popular, beautiful sandy beach.
Vayies beach, 13Km north of Lindos, is a nice, family oriented sandy beach.
Between Rhodes and Lindos
North of the busy, touristic Faliraki there are long sandy coasts with many very popular and cosmopolitan beaches; the busiest point of the island.
Ladiko and Anthony Quinn beaches are two romantic and popular bays, with clear waters, south of Faliraki.
Afantou beach is a long, popular and organized sandy coast, 10 Km south of Faliraki.
Further south we meet the nice sandy beaches of Tsambika and Stegna.
The south coast
Kiotari beach, 16Km SW of Lindos, is a long sandy beach, relatively peaceful, though well organized. Next to it is Gennadi beach; a very long sandy beach, with both organized and quiet spots.
Near Monolithos village, 70Km SW of Rhodes, is the secluded beach of Fourni; a pristine place.
At the southmost point of the island is located the gorgeous Prassonissi; a rocky islet, connected with the mainland via a long sandy beach. It is a top spot for windsurfers and kitesurfers. An exotic beach.