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Luxury Rhodes Holidays

Whitewashed towns and turquoise bays

Rhodes

One of the most popular and sunniest Greek islands, holidays in Rhodes allow you to explore sugar-cube villages, inspiring history and stunning architecture, alongside lively nightlife, designer shopping and an array of pebble and sandy beaches. It’s the ideal holiday destination for families and couples, and there are plenty of water sports and recreational activities for those with a sense of adventure. Kalithea offer peaceful hideaway coves perfect for escaping the tourist trail, while Ixia is closest to Rhodes Town and filled with cultural highlights.

Rhodes Town is home to plenty of tavernas and alfresco restaurants serving Souvlaki and fresh seafood, alongside boutiques and bars. The town offers both sandy and pebble beaches which are ideal for swimming, snorkelling and paddling.

Luxury Holidays in Rhodes

Rhodes provides an element of luxury displayed in its cultural delights and rich inspiring history. Ancient ruins date back to Trojan times, Ottoman minarets remember Turkish rule and terracotta churches recall the Byzantine era. Lindos has its own acropolis perched on a hillside with panoramic views of the island, alongside towers and temple remains, while inland is a wealth of beautiful pine forests and olive groves just waiting to be explored.

The island’s capital, Rhodes Town is an authentic walled city holding legends of knights over two centuries, and the harbour area was once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Colossus. Traditional villages and mountain hamlets dominate the centre of the island, and Apolakkia is not to be missed. Here you will be greeted by a monastery, whitewashed villas, ancient windmills and a lake ideal for a refreshing swim. If you fancy a day trip, the neighbouring island of Symi is easily accessible via boat from Rhodes Town and home to a pretty port and harbour area. Liaise with our Sovereign team of experts today and allow us to create a holiday package to suit your needs.

Our pick of the top hotels in Rhodes
Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

Amathus Elite Suites

Rhodes, Ixia

Elysium Rhodes Resort and Spa

Rhodes, Kalithea

La Marquise

Rhodes, Kalithea

Lindian Village

Rhodes, Lindos

Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites

Rhodes, Lindos

Sheraton Rhodes Resort

Rhodes, Ixia
Destinations in Rhodes
Ixia
Ixia is the closest resort to the island capital, Rhodes Town. The long beach features both lounger-lined stretches and wilder pine-backed patches – and it all comes with city views.
Kalithea
Kalithea settles south-east of Rhodes Town, where the beach is long, the hotels are luxurious, and the sea views are expansive. Beachfront spa hotels are the theme here.
Lindos
Lindos has courted royalty since Classical times – you can see its hilltop heap of acropolises, palaces and theatres for miles around. Lindos Beach and St. Paul’s Bay bookend the town.

Family holidays in Rhodes

Rhodes is a favourite with holidaymakers from around the world, with its centuries of history, beautiful beaches and famous hospitality. Whether you like to lie on soft sandy beaches, watching the kids build sandcastles and teaching them to swim in the gentle waters of the sea you are sure to make incredible memories here. 


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Typical Costs
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Bottle of beer
€4-6
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Bus return
€5.50
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Cup of coffee
€2-5.50
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Glass of wine
€6-10
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Main course
€2-23
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Small souvenir
€8-15
Flight Information

The flight to Rhodes is around 3 hours 45 minutes from the UK. 

When to go

Rhodes enjoys the most sunshine of any other Greek island – 300 days a year, in fact. Temperate springs and long, dry summers give you plenty of time to visit. The earlier months of the season suit sightseeing,  while the mid-summer months of July and August push 30°C – perfect for keen beach-goers. Even in the height of summer, the island’s cool winds take care of any humidity. 

Visa Information

Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Greece

Tipping

In Greece, a service charge will be included in the bill at restaurants and bars. Much like the UK, an additional tip is not required, although is appreciated for particularly good service. It is common to round off the amount when paying cash, particularly with wait staff and taxi drivers. 

Introduction to languages

The official language of Greece is Greek.  English is widely spoken, too, so getting by is easy. 

Helen Lippe

In the ancient harbour of Rhodes is a beautiful Greek Orthodox church. Step inside the cool interior to see the most impressive and colourful Greek frescoes.

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Samantha Grist

When staying in Rhodes, be sure to visit Rhodes Old Town. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the largest of its kind in Greece, with kilometres of walls enveloping the maze of narrow medieval alleyways.

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