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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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gulogulogulo

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redsoxdw_

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Ferry service resumes between Turkish destinations and Rhodes!

For those of you that are traveling to Turkey from Greece using the ferry or vice versa, you are in luck! The ferry services are being re introduced which is great news especially for those that are traveling on a budget. The ferries were close down because of covid and have been closed for some time. Every Friday and Sunday there is a 45 minute boat ride from Fethiye, Turkey to Rhodes. This is such a quick trip and will definitely be cheaper than taking most flights! Has anyone taken this route? Unfortunately I have not and cannot provide tips from personal experience.

My favorite villages to visit in Rhodes

Rhodes has some of the most beautiful villages from any of the Dodecanese islands in my opinion. I love to roam around, take pictures and stumble upon quaint restaurants with amazing locals. This is just my personal list, and of course I'm sure there are many more villages that are equally, if not more beautiful.

1. Lindos
2. Faliraki
3. Theologos
4. Rhodes Town

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There will be parades & dancing. To celebrate independence day

These are my best Rhodes travel tips

These are my travel tips from having visited Rhodes a couple of times!

-Don't spend all your time at the beach! It's tempting, but there are some really great sites and an amazing village town that are totally worth visiting
-You shouldn't pay top dollar for a hotel just because it has a pool! Many of the beaches are much better than the pools and they also offer great services like food and drink service.
-Bring your own first aid kit. If you need medical attention, it might be difficult to find a pharmacy that's open. There's usually one or two pharmacies that remain open at night or during holidays. If you don't have a car, it will be more difficult to get to them.

Best of luck and enjoy your holidays!

Tsambika beach is a beautiful sandy beach

I'm a big fan of peaches with fine sand, and clear water. If you are too then it's in Tsambika Beach is the place to go! There are many different options for organized beaches with chairs that you can pay for at Tsambika. Next to the beach is also a waterpark that you can visit and do many different activities and bring the kids. It's located on the eastern part of the island, near the Holy Monastery of the Virgin Mary. Enjoy!
Share and discuss your Rhodes photos, questions and experiences!

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