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Rhodes Town: RIB Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

1. 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.

Faliraki: Sunrise Sea Kayaking Experience with Breakfast

2. 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: Profitis Ilias Guided Sunset Hike

3. 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

4. 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: Hike Mountain Profitis Ilias from Salakos village

5. Rhodes: Hike Mountain Profitis Ilias from Salakos village

Discover Mount Ilian of Rhodes island with a guided hike to the top. As you climb, take in views of the Aegean Sea and surrounding islands. At the top, enjoy a picnic and explore the pined forest. Discover the buildings that were constructed during Italian occupation, before starting the descent. Begin the hike in the village of Salakos, a quaint agricultural village, located on the foothills of Mount Ilias. The trail climbs gradually upward and is perfect for all levels of hikers, including children. Enjoy the climb, sheltered under the shade of Ilex trees, pines, and olive trees. Admire the surroundings, and take in views of the Aegean Sea, the coastline of Turkey, and some of the nearby islands. Once at the top, appreciate the calm of a quiet picnic area and the pine forest before approaching the two famous hotels named after a special animal. Learn of the Italian occupation of this place, and admire their Alpine style. Visit the Villa de Vecci, a house of the former Italian Governor of Rhodes, and the Byzantine church of Profitis Elias. After a short break and a snack, start the descent back to Salakos.

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What people are saying about Faliraki

Activity that starts (very) early in the morning but is clearly worth it! The 2 animators were very nice, explained a lot to us throughout the hike, the sunrise is really beautiful to watch from the sea, and the breakfast at the end of the experience was top notch! Photos are taken throughout the hike and sent in the evening by email so that we can keep memories of this experience. We can only recommend!

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!

Very well organized, helpful, friendly team, pays close attention to the participants, gives tips and also supports beginners on site. Any time!! Thank you very much for the support on site, it was really super !!

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

Very friendly crew, very nice group. Amazing afternoon.. we recommend :)