Rhodes Guide

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Rhodes was voted 5th in the Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Most Popular Destination awards in 2008, and it is easy to see why. The island is the 3rd largest of the Dodecanese, part of the South Aegean, Greek islands flanking the East coast of Turkey, and is locally known as 'Island of the Sun' as it boasts at least 300 days sunshine a year. Rhodes retains a strong Greek influence, whilst openly encouraging visitors, particularly in the South and interior of the island. The pace of life is slow and relaxing, a perfect getaway from the stresses and strains of normal working life. Crime rates on the island are extremely low.

Greek culture is centered on family life, and children are warmly welcomed in bars and restaurants. There are many historical influences, including the remnants of the Colossus of Rhodes in Rhodes town, the capital of the island, and many archaeological sites from different eras found at many locations on the island No matter what kind of holiday you prefer, Rhodes caters for all tastes, from relaxing on the beach, shopping, exploring historical sights, watersports and vibrant nightlife.