(Stop Photos) = Stop and get out of the car for photos from outside of the Sight/building
(Stop Visit Photos) Stop and visit - go inside the sight/building for photos
Private Tour Activity Level: Easy
Private Tour Vehicle: Sedan Car Mercedes Benz - hold 4 passengers comfortably, plus the driver (bigger group?)
Private Tour Driver: English speaking knowledgeable tour/driver specialize in Private Tours
Private Tour Start Time: 9:00 AM. Or later
If you are a Cruise Ship Passenger - depend on your cruise ship dock time. If the ship arrives late into port, we'll adjust our schedules, and the rental time will start from the moment you meet your tour/driver
Private Tour Meeting Point: Hotel / Port / Airport (Meeting point varies depending on option booked)
Private Tour Extensions: You can extend or change the itinerary of this private tour as you like. You can add lunch time at a seaside village at the Mediterranean Sea right on the water’s edge (scenic) with fresh seafood, Rhodian cuisine and excellent local wines. Or you can add the highlights and landmarks you want to visit.
Faliraki is one of the most beautiful beaches in Rhodes located 14 km / 8.6 miles from Rhodes Town. A long stretch sandy beach 4 km / 2.4 miles, with crystal clear water. There is an abundant amount of sun beds to lay back on and work on your tan. There are also many water sports to choose from including jet skiing, banana rides, ringos, paragliding, pedalos, and bungee jumping. (Stop Visit Photos)
ANTHONY QUINN BAY
Anthony Quinn Bay beach is one of the most beautiful small bays of the island, located 15 km / 9.32 miles from Rhodes Town. It’s a small pebble beach with crystal clear water. Takes its name from the famous Hollywood actor, who owns a large property in this area. (Since filming the Guns of Navarone here). There’s a charge for sun beds and parasols. Ideal for diving and snorkelling. (Stop Visit Photos)
Tsambika Beach: Probably the most famous beach on the island. Located 30 km / 18.64 miles from Rhodes Town. A long, broad beach with fine golden sand and crystal clear water. Up on the top of the hill is the Monastery of the Virgin of Tsambika, from which the beach has taken its name. There is an abundant amount of sun beds, also available all kind of water sports and few small canteens. (Stop Visit Photos)
HARAKI VILLAGE (BAY)
Haraki is a small beautiful seaside village located 40 km / 24.85 miles from Rhodes Town. The beach is mixed, on the right hand side has large pebbles, to the left there is sand, the water is crystal clear. Beds and umbrellas are available; also there is a changing area and showers. From the beach you’ll have a view of the Feraklos Castle (located on the place once stood an ancient Acropolis The castle was used by pirates before the Knights of St. John ousted them, reinforced the castle than used it as a prison). Few small fishing boats set out daily to catch fish for the local restaurant which is very popular with the local Greeks and chosen by numerous celebrities in the past. (Stop Visit Photos)
LINDOS AND ST PAUL’S BAY
From a vantage point along the coast, the impressive Acropolis of Lindos will come into view with the village situated in a picturesque bay below (Stop Photos)
St Paul’s Bay: St Paul’s Bay is a small sandy beach, with shallow sea water, and an attractive landscape. Here is where the apostle is said to have landed in the year 51 AD to preach Christianity to the Rhodians. From this point you can also view the cave where the film “The Guns of Navarone” was filmed. (Stop Visit Photos)
LINDOS VILLAGE AND ACROPOLIS
Then we drive to the Central Square of Lindos so you can explore the village, or climb up to the Acropolis of Lindos, or ride the donkeys - the “Lindos Taxi”!! (Stop Visit Photos)
Later your driver will meet you at the main square of Lindos (at a prearranged time) to drive you to one of the above beaches - of your own choice for sea bath.
RHODIAN TRADITIONAL ART
You can also choose an optional short stop at a pottery workshop where the traditional pottery of Rhodes is made. You can see the wonderful pieces of art, and watch the potter working at his wheel. You can even learn the mystery of the Pythagorean cup. Just let your tour/driver know that you wish to make this short stop.
BACK TO THE STARTING POINT
Upon returning to Rhodes Town, you may choose to be dropped back to your hotel or back to your ship, or near the city gates of the Old Town for independent browsing. You would then be responsible for your own return to the ship on foot, which will be docked approximately a quarter mile away.
+ Q: How much are the entrance fees to the beaches?
A: Entrance fees to all beaches is free, but you will have to pay only if you rent a sun bed 8 euros.
+ Q: Are all the beaches in Rhodes organized?
A: Most of the beaches are very well organized with sun beds, parasols, changing rooms, restaurants or bars and turquoise blue water, while others offer only the basic amenities. For more info please visit Rhodes Beaches
+ Q: How long will we stay in Lindos village?
A: Usually we spend one hour in Lindos, but it depends on you for how long you need to visit Lindos. To climb up it takes 15 min, to take a look 30min.
+ Q: How much is the entrance fee in the Acropolis of Lindos?
A: Entrance fee is 12 euros per person in the Acropolis (Children under 18 years old free). No charge to enter Lindos village. If you wish a donkey ride is 5 Euros per person.
+ Q: What is Rhodes known for, in terms of food / beverage and souvenirs? What's the one thing we shouldn't miss?
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