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Faliraki beach

Faliraki beach

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A renowned, wonderful 4 km long stretch of sandy beach offering every type of water-based activity, from parasailing to jet skis, at just 14 km from the town center. Packed with deckchairs, umbrellas and sunbeds, Faliraki is the most well organized beach on the island with every kind of facility, ...


Diagoras International Airport

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The Diagoras International Airport (IATA: RHO, ICAO: LGRP) is 16 km distant from the city, at the southwest part of the island, close to the village of Paradissi. Opened in 1977, the airport covers a total area of more than 60.000 sq.m. as a new terminal started its operation ...


Ecotourism with the Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS)

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The Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS) runs a bird-watching and tagging program on the small island of Antikythera, 17 miles northwest of Crete, between June 20 and October 20. You will need a good pair of binoculars or a telescope, a hat, sunscreen, your sleeping bag and a bird guide. For ...


The west coast of Rhodes

The west coast of Rhodes

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Populous resorts, important archaeological sites, picturesque villages await us on the west side of the island. Following the road to west we cross the great coast of Ixia where the island's Miami-beach style hotels are clustered and reach Ialissos (Trianta) at 8 km, a townlet surrounded by orchard. One should ...


The east coast of Rhodes

The east coast of Rhodes

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The west coast of Rhodes is subject to shore winds and can be rough, but is a windsurfer’s paradise. The east coast is more sheltered with moderate winds. In this part you will find the best beaches of the island. Kalithea with its marvelous landscape attracts the younger people. Faliraki ...


Blue flag awarded beaches (2008)

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The Blue Flag Award is a voluntary eco-label program ran by a non-governmental institution, the Denmark’s Foundation for Environmental Education, that compiles a selection of organized beaches around the world (currently 37 countries and more than 3.300 beaches), based on certain criteria like the water quality, infrastructures, services and environmental ...


Foreign Office: Britons are behaving badly abroad

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Recent incidents in Europe's sun-soaked resorts show that the days of tolerance towards the waves of drunken, bad behaving tourists have long gone. As a worrying number of British visitors are being arrested or hurt in alcohol-fueled melees, the U.K. government published a report, advising citizens to sign for a ...


Municipality of Kalithea

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The Municipality of Kalithea (postal code 85105) extends on a land area of 109.750 km², on the north-eastern coast of the island of Rhodes. The village of Kalithies with a population of 5.861 is the seat of the Municipality that includes several other villages and resorts like Koskinou (pop. 3.224), ...


Municipality of Afantou

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The Municipality of Afantou(postal code 85103) extends on a land area of 115.375 km², on the eastern coast of the island of Rhodes. The village of Afantou with a population of 5,494 is the seat of the Municipality that includes several other villages and resorts. The municipality is divided in ...


Fourni beach

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Located at about 78 km from the town of Rhodes on the south-western part of the island, Fourni beach does not attract many visitors. It is a quiet, isolated, sand and pebbles beach with fine natural surroundings, ideal for naturists and those that hanker after extremely quiet beaches. It is ...

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