Luxury Rhodes Holidays

Whitewashed towns and turquoise bays

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. Kallithea 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.

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Our pick of the top hotels in Rhodes

Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

Rhodes, Ixia

Elite Suites by Rhodes Bay
  • Five star boutique hotel 
  • Intimate surroundings perfect for couples
  • Stunning views and excellent cuisine

Rhodes, Gennadi

Gennadi Grand Resort
  • Stunning 5-star resort on the shores of Rhodes' southeastern coast
  • Fantastic service and hospitality
  • Luxury spa with a range of rejuvenating treatments
  • Three large outdoor swimming pools and suites with private pools for the ultimate summer escape
  • Eight tantalising restaurants with the best of local and international cuisine

Rhodes, Kallithea

La Marquise
  • A 5-star luxury resort spanning over 120,000 square metres
  • Situated by the coast on the beautiful Greek island of Rhodes
  • Perfect for couples and families alike, with kids’ clubs and an adult-only section

Rhodes, Lindos

Lindian Village Beach Resort Rhodes, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • Luxury revamped beachfront resort in South Rhodes
  • Eight onsite restaurants and bars with a range of cuisines and crafty cocktails
  • Fantastic spa with a focus on overall wellness and harmony
  • Excellent facilities, including swimming pools, a private beach, and a tennis court

Rhodes, Lindos

Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites
  • Tranquil adults only retreat overlooking the picturesque Vlicha Bay
  • Unique architecture and minimalist contemporary villas, suites and maisonettes
  • Infinity pool with sea views, a deluxe sun terrace and rooftop Jacuzzis

Rhodes, Ixia

Sheraton Rhodes Resort
  • Four swimming pools for the whole family to enjoy
  • A wonderful location in a beautiful private bay
  • Four great restaurants where you can enjoy local cuisine
Destinations in Rhodes
Rhodes island, Greece
Discover the very best luxury Gennadi holidays, where history and tranquillity meet on the golden Greek sands. From historic architecture to luxury laid-back holidays, Gennadi is a true Greek gem. 
Beautiful Mediterranean landscape of the Ixia coast on the Rhodes island, Greece
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.
View of Kalithea bay with white Dome (Rhodes, Greece)
Kallithea 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.
Landscape with beach and castle at Lindos village of  Rhodes, Greece
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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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


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. 

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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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