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Tpebop

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Just spent 6 hours on the beach today.George who took over following the death of his father has done a great job & built a new cantina.Lounger & umbrella is 5 euros.It is a sandy beach & shallow .Over 30 couples on the beach by 10 AM plus one family with 2 boys who were building sandcastles.It is quiet being well away from other tavernas that are pumping out loud music.There are 2 buses that leave rhodes town @ 9AM & 9.30 AM. Only one leaves the beach 16.30 PM
 

dubai_suzie

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Just spent 6 hours on the beach today.George who took over following the death of his father has done a great job & built a new cantina.Lounger & umbrella is 5 euros.It is a sandy beach & shallow .Over 30 couples on the beach by 10 AM plus one family with 2 boys who were building sandcastles.It is quiet being well away from other tavernas that are pumping out loud music.There are 2 buses that leave rhodes town @ 9AM & 9.30 AM. Only one leaves the beach 16.30 PM
Thanks for posting! Any pictures of the beach/cantina?
 

Tpebop

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sorry no photos. I follow beach etiquette & leave my camera @ home when going to any beach. My phone does not have a camera.
 

Hash

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sorry no photos. I follow beach etiquette & leave my camera @ home when going to any beach. My phone does not have a camera.
Quite right too!🤗⛱️!....I like that..."My phone does not have a camera!"😀........ Kalley Mera from Thailand.
 
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gulogulogulo

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Just spent 6 hours on the beach today.George who took over following the death of his father has done a great job & built a new cantina.Lounger & umbrella is 5 euros.It is a sandy beach & shallow .Over 30 couples on the beach by 10 AM plus one family with 2 boys who were building sandcastles.It is quiet being well away from other tavernas that are pumping out loud music.There are 2 buses that leave rhodes town @ 9AM & 9.30 AM. Only one leaves the beach 16.30 PM
Glad to hear George took it over. We will be there in September Covid permitting
 
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redsoxdw_

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Glad to hear George took it over. We will be there in September Covid permitting
I would love to hear how Rhodes is during September! I've always wanted to travel off peak times but I've never gotten the chance since my kids had summer vacation and that's really the only time we can travel
 
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Tpebop

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September is not off peak. Its usually a busy month & still hot.Off Peak on Rhodes is from mid October until the 2nd week of November..The last weeks of july have been unusually hot. Temperatures nearing 40 C
 

cf_fraiser

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Especially this summer. It is EXTREMELY HOT in Greece right now
September is not off peak. Its usually a busy month & still hot.Off Peak on Rhodes is from mid October until the 2nd week of November..The last weeks of july have been unusually hot. Temperatures nearing 40 C
 
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gulogulogulo

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Spent a few days recently on the nude beach. Thanks George for taking good care of the best place on Rhodes
 
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nadellii

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Spent a few days recently on the nude beach. Thanks George for taking good care of the best place on Rhodes
Was it very busy during this time?
 
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redsoxdw_

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Another earthquake hits waters near the island of Rhodes

Another earthquake hit the waters near island of Rhodes this week, it was pretty small and there aren't any damages or losses on the island itself. Many of the islands suffer pretty frequent earthquakes because of their proximity to volcanic and tectonic plates. The island is prepared for this and takes many precautionary measures. The earthquake was 4.5 magnitude which would usually cause slight damage to buildings but gladly it was in the water.

The best wineries to visit in Rhodes

I've done quite a bit of research about the different types of wines in Rhodes and what wineries produce the best wine. Of course, wine are always up to your personal taste and no one can truly tell you what is the best wine for you. The most popular and successful wineries in Rhodes are Alexandris Family Winery, Kounakis, Tatakis, Kounakis and Piperis. If you've been to any of these, please let me know how your experience was!

Palace of Grand Masters being converted

work to start soon to convert it into cafe / restaurant .

The city of Rhodes is about to have some major changes

I am very happy to see that Greece is investing in preserving its architecture and mediaeval cities. Rhodes has so much beauty, that I would hate to see it go away overtime because of environmental or other damages and erosion. Their plan is to create three main sectors of the city which will be the monumental, residential, and commercial areas. I'm very curious to see how this project will turn out and how the funds will be allocated. Have you heard anything about this?

Birds eye view of Monolithos Castle in Rhodes

Monolithos Castle is a stunning castle that was built in the 15th century and remains until this day. This is a birds eye view of the castle so you can get a good idea of what the ruins look like. The Castle is located in the the village of Monolithos which is about a couple of miles from the city. There is no fee to get into the area and walk around and its open pretty much all day!

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