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Rhodes: Sun & Sea All Inclusive Swim & Snorkel Cruise

1. Rhodes: Sun & Sea All Inclusive Swim & Snorkel Cruise

Hop on board Aphrodite, a 36-foot catamaran, for a sun and sea cruise designed for holiday-makers looking for a chill cruise and a true taste of Greek hospitality. Enjoy 3 swimming stops and unlimited drinks and snacks on board.   The first and favorite swimming stop will be Antony Quinn Bay. Take a full hour to luxuriate in the most photogenic bay of Rhodes, enjoying drinks and snacks, and the opportunity to swim or snorkel. Then, head off to the next two swimming stops: spend 30 minutes each at Afantou Bay and Ladiko Bay for some more relaxation and swimming. If swimming isn’t your thing, you can have just as much fun on board. Aphrodite is licensed for 45 passengers, but to maintain maximum comfort, the limit will be 25 passengers. So just choose a super comfy sofa, relax, and enjoy the open bar with your choice of wine, beer, soft drinks, water, or the cocktail of the day, made on the spot from fresh fruit. Take advantage of the local snacks as well, including melekouni (Rhodian traditional honey and sesame bars), a fruit platter, and a choice of local produce.

Rhodes Town: RIB Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

2. Rhodes Town: RIB Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

Meet the Captain at 2.30 PM and head to Anthony Quinns’ Bay, the beach named after the actor who purchased the area after filming a scene there from Guns of Navarone. Don't forget to bring your camera, as you will definitely want to photograph the turquoise waters and rugged cliffs. Continue to another beach area, home to the lesser-known Alikies caves. Venture into the cave area or just relax on the beach. Enjoy drinks and snacks on the comfortably furnished boat. For you added comfort, Wi-Fi and a restroom are available onboard. At the end of the day, return to the marina by boat, keeping an eye out for dolphins playing in the surf. Arrive at the marina at approximately 6:30 PM.

Rhodes: Private Transfer to/from Rhodes Airport (RHO)

3. Rhodes: Private Transfer to/from Rhodes Airport (RHO)

Ensure your trip to Rhodes is hassle-free with a convenient private transfer to or from Rhodes International Airport (RHO). Choose from 4 suitable vehicle options that all give you the comfort and space your transfer needs. For groups of 3 passengers or fewer, choose from a Sedan vehicle or a luxury Sedan vehicle that can fit 3 standard-sized pieces of luggage. Alternatively, for groups of up to 6 passengers, choose the minivan option that can fit 6 standard-sized pieces of luggage. On the day of travel, enjoy a friendly meet and greet service from an English-speaking professional driver at the airport's arrivals hall. Have assistance with your luggage, then board the comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride as you are taken to your destination.

Rhodes: Rhodes City, Filerimos, and Kallithea Bus Day Trip

4. Rhodes: Rhodes City, Filerimos, and Kallithea Bus Day Trip

Uncover the beauty of Rhodes island on this bus day trip. Capture a picture where Colossus of Rhodes once stood on your tour of the sights in Rhodes City. Step back in time as you explore an ancient settlement on Filerimos. Unwind with the option to take a dip in the Kallithea Springs. Enjoy pickup from a meeting point in Faliraki, Kallithea, Rhodes City, Ixia, or Ialyssos. Sit back and relax in a spacious and airconditioned bus on the scenic drive up Mt. Filerimos. Stop to visit one of the most ancient settlements on the island at Ialysos. Uncover the facinating history of Rhodes from your guide and have an hour of free time to wander through the historic site, see an see an imposing cross with an observation deck, or capture a photo of peacocks. Alternatively, you can purchase a ticket for the medieval Monastery in Filerimos. Hop back on the bus and make your way to see the landmarks in Rhodes. Take a photo where the Colossus of Rhodes once towered, pass by an ancient stadium, and see the medieval Rhodes Town Hall.  Drive along the coastline to the Kallithea Springs and have 2.5 hours explore the springs. Buy tickets to the stunning seaside springs which feature a monument with a charming garden and a picturesque turquoise bay with a swimming area. Return to your meeting point at the end of the tour.

Faliraki: Sunrise Sea Kayaking Experience with Breakfast

5. Faliraki: Sunrise Sea Kayaking Experience with Breakfast

Kayak on the open sea at a time of day when almost no human activity disturbs the natural serenity. Watch the sun rise over the sea and admire the incredible colors. Reward your early wake-up time with a Greek breakfast afterward. Start the tour from Kathara Beach in Faliraki, where your guides will show you everything you need to know for the tour. Before the crack of dawn, set off on a journey toward the south, following the coastline with the east on your left. As you approach Antony Quinn’s Bay, slow down and wait for the sunrise. Enjoy the fantastic feeling as everything turns red and orange, and the sea shines. After enjoying the spectacle — and taking some awesome photos — visit Ladiko beach. If you like, go for a swim and take in the tranquility. On the way back, explore the Cave of the Seal before paddling back to Kathara Beach. Upon arrival, savor a Greek breakfast overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Rhodes: Diagoras Airport Private Hotel Transfer

6. Rhodes: Diagoras Airport Private Hotel Transfer

Skip the long lines for taxis, or the hassle of navigating the public transport system on arrival at Diagoras Airport in Rhodes, and enjoy a private, chauffeur driven transfer to your hotel in a comfortable and luxurious vehicle. On landing at the airport, you will be met by your driver in the arrival hall. They will be holding a sign with your name on it for ease of contact. They will then escort you to your vehicle and provide luggage service when needed, before driving you swiftly and safely to your final destination. The transfer is also available for departures, with a pick-up from your hotel lobby. The comprehensive service takes care of all elements of your journey, including flight tracking to ensure your driver is ready when you are, whether you land on time, late, or even early. Vehicles are available for a variety of party sizes and budgets, and are always of the highest visual and technical standards. Transfers are available to and from Rhodes Town, Rhodes Port, Ialyssos, Ixia, Kremasti, Pastida and Tholos (Hotel Zone A), and to and from Kalithea, Koskinou, Faliraki, Ladiko, Afandou, and Kolymbia (Hotel Zone B).

Rhodes: Yellow Submarine Tour w Anthony Quinn Bay Swim Stop

7. Rhodes: Yellow Submarine Tour w Anthony Quinn Bay Swim Stop

Departing from multiple stops in Faliraki, picking up directly from the 6 stops on the beach. Enjoy a mini cruise where you have the chance to explore the beauty this island has to offer above and below the sea level Visit Ladiko Bay, to explore the underwater cliff that reaches down to 200 meters, with its end being lost in a blue abyss. Then get your camera ready, as you enter Anthony Quinn Bay, one of the most beautiful areas of the island. Enjoy a 20-minute swim in Anthony Quinn Bay. Then, observe the rich marine life of the area during the fish feeding session.

Rhodes: Profitis Ilias Guided Sunset Hike

8. Rhodes: Profitis Ilias Guided Sunset Hike

Hike up the Profitis Ilias mountain with a guide and admire views of the Aegean Sea, the coastline of Turkey, and some of the nearby islands. Learn about the history of this unusual Greek tourist attraction before experiencing a breathtaking sunset. Meet your guide in the quaint village of Salakos, located on the foothills of Profitis Ilias. Then, begin the fairly gentle path up the mountain, making this hike suitable for children too. Walk among ilex, pine, and olive trees on the way to the summit. Once at the top, visit some Alpine-style buildings built by the Italian colonists in 1929 and 1932, a novel sight on a little Greek island. Continue to the Elafos and Elafina hotels, the former home of the Italian Governor of Rhodes at Villa de Vecci, and the Byzantine church of Profitis Elias. After a short snack, head back to Salakos, stopping on the way for the highlight of this hiking tour – the sunset. Enjoy a feast for the eyes as you take in the colors of the sea, the trees, and the sun calmly setting on the horizon. Return to the starting point afterward using headlamps.

Rhodes: 2-Day Sea Kayaking and Hiking Combo Activity

9. Rhodes: 2-Day Sea Kayaking and Hiking Combo Activity

Discover the breathtaking nature of the island of Rhodes with this combo package. Feel free to choose which activity you wish to do first. The activities do not have to be completed on consecutive days. Below is a suggested itinerary. Day 1: Sea Kayaking  Head to Kathara Beach, where your activity begins. From there, paddle around the island's secluded beaches and spectacular rock formations that contribute to the emerald green color of the waters around you. During this 5-hour activity, there will be multiple opportunities for swimming and snorkeling at Ladiko and Traounou Beach, followed by a delicious homemade picnic at Traounou Beach. On the return trip, take your time and enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings. Day 2: Hiking Travel inland towards the central-western area. After a picturesque drive, reach Salakos, a beautiful agricultural village, located in the foothills of the mountain Profitis Ilias, where you will discover the 3rd-biggest mountain on the island. Ascend the mountain gently, following well-maintained trails that are suitable for beginners. Take refuge from the sun under the shade of the ilex and olive trees that line most of the trail. During the uphill hike, enjoy magnificent views of the Aegean Sea, the coastline of Turkey and some nearby islands. At the peak, admire the famous Elafos and Elafina (male and female deer in Greek), and former Italian buildings built by Italian colonists almost 100 years ago. You will also visit the “Villa de Vecci” house of the former Italian Governor of Rhodes and the Byzantine Church of Profitis Elias. Following a short break and a snack, begin your descent back to Salakos.

Rhodes Town and Lindos: Private Minibus Tour

10. Rhodes Town and Lindos: Private Minibus Tour

Start the tour with a nice introduction to Rhodes Island and a relaxing drive along the East Coast towards Lindos village, located about an hour from Rhodes Town. See a typical countryside landscape with olive tree groves, small villages, and beautiful bays. Check out the highest spot on Rhodes Island, Attaviros Mountain, and marvel at the attractive resorts. Upon arrival in Lindos, admire one of the most impressive sites of the island. There will be stops to capture the panoramic view of Lindos, as well as to visit the famed St. Paul’s Bay, situated at the backside of the village. Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore Lindos village with help from the map provided by your tour driver, which will contain historical information and directions for navigating the area. Lindos is a must-see site with a great cosmopolitan feel, labyrinthine streets, white-washed houses, religious and ancient monuments, cozy restaurants, and stylish boutiques. Take a leisurely walk, check out local crafts, snap great photos, sample ice cream or fresh orange juice, or head to the Acropolis of Lindos and tour the archaeological site. Meet your driver again and continue to the next stop, the capital city of Rhodes Town. Enjoy a panoramic drive, along the way observing all the town’s major administrative buildings like the Town Hall, the Court, Prefecture Offices, Central Post, National Theatre, and the Main Church. Stop by the Lighthouse of St. Nicholas Fortress, located next to the Colossus site and the Mandraki Port’s windmills. Then, drive to the highest part of the city, also known as Mount Smith, where the Acropolis of Rhodes and the Temple of Apollo are situated. Stop for photos to capture the unforgettable view overlooking Rhodes Town, the northernmost point of Rhodes Island, and the coastline of Asia Minor. After the tour, return to your accommodation or continue your day in Medieval Rhodes Town.

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 356 reviews

As with all experiences you are never quite sure what to expect. We booked this as a surprise for our friends birthday and it was brilliant! The boat was gorgeous, staff super friendly and helpful and it was definitely and experience to remember! We snorkelled, visited lovely beaches and had some bubbles on the house to celebrate our friends birthday! Highly recommended, thank you!

Couldn’t recommend enough, was a great day!! Captain was amazing and so friendly.

An experience you could not be without, mega nice hosts and good service! 10/10

Great value. Exactly what you ask for. On time. Pŕofessional

Excellent value. On time. Reliable. Friendly dtaff