Great beaches, bustling resorts, ancient ruins, and traditional villages - a Rhodes holiday has something for everyone.
Holidays on Rhodes
The largest of the Dodecanese islands keeps visitors coming back year after year with its winning combination of natural beauty, fascinating history, and main attractions.
Rhodes Town comprises two distinct towns – the Old Town with its Knights’ Quarter, Grand Master’s Palace, Street of the Knights, and nearby Acropolis of Rhodes; and the New Town with its vibrant Platia Kyprou and streets lined with shops, jewellers, bars, and clubs.
Choose between affordable apartments, charming rural guest houses, luxury beachfront retreats and great-value all-inclusive hotels. With dry, hot summers and hours of sunshine, it’s no surprise holidays in Rhodes are popular.
Where is the best place to stay on Rhodes?
Lindos is a traditional village beneath its own acropolis and water sports like windsurfing and scuba diving at Pallas Beach. Laidback Pefkos is a favourite with families and couples, and Ixia oozes luxury and a promenade that links with Rhodes Town.
Faliraki perfectly combines 12 Blue Flag beaches, WaterPark Rhodes, and Hipparchos Observatory and Astronomy Café with tasty local cuisine in Greek tavernas and buzzing nightlife in its bars and clubs.
If you’re a sun-worshipper, the best time of year for a Rhodes holiday is between June and August, when the temperatures reach highs of 30°C.
- Best time to visit: May-October
- Average temp: 22°C/72°F
- Average flight time: 4 Hours
- Most suited for: Families, Couples
- Currency: Euro
- Time Difference: +2 hours
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Things to see and do on Rhodes
Lounging on the island’s pristine beaches and swimming in turquoise waters are just a few of the things to do on holiday in Rhodes. When you’re not soaking up the sun, there’s an array of quaint villages, bustling resorts, and fascinating attractions to explore.
Rhodes is awash with ancient ruins and intricate architecture. On the Lindos coast, you’ll find the island’s most famous landmark, Lindos Acropolis atop a cliff; complete with the Temple of Athena Lindia and the 14th-century Castle of the Knights of St John.
Water sports are abundant across Rhodes’ vast coastline, with activities like parasailing, scuba diving, jet skiing, and windsurfing. Or how about a dip in Kallithea Springs? This ancient thermal spring is famous for its therapeutic properties and tranquil setting.
Food an drink on Rhodes
Rhodes is packed full of charming cafes, buzzing bars, and cosmopolitan restaurants. You’ll find traditional cuisine across the island, alongside Italian, Chinese, and British fare.
A holiday to Rhodes wouldn’t be complete without trying some delicious mezze, especially when it includes Pita, Tzatziki, and Keftedakia (traditional meatballs). Seafood is a must-eat too, as fresh catch is offered in most restaurants and tavernas.
Whether you’d prefer a colourful cocktail from a beachfront bar, an ice-cold beer from a traditional Greek pub, or a trendy spirit from the Lindos Ice Bar; there’ll be a bar to suit you. And if you’re holidaying with little ones, we offer a range of hotels with family-friendly evening entertainment.
Weather on Rhodes
Average monthly temperature on Rhodes (°C)
- Jan 15°C
- Feb 15°C
- Mar 17°C
- Apr 20°C
- May 23°C
- Jun 28°C
- Jul 30°C
- Aug 30°C
- Sep 28°C
- Oct 24°C
- Nov 20°C
- Dec 16°C