Top 5 Beaches in Rhodes

Rhodes is the largest island in the Greek Dodecanese archipelago. Along the 200 km of coast of the island there are beaches that everyone will like. On the eastern side of the island, the one sheltered from the winds, there are the most frequented beaches while to the north there are the wilder and more difficult to reach. Going to Rhodes and being surprised by the most beautiful coves is definitely what you need to do this summer. we have selected the 5 most beautiful beaches for your next trip to the island of Rhodes.

The strategic location of the Irene Palace Beach Resort, within the Bay of Kolymbia, will allow you to discover all the wonders of the island.

1. Kolymbia Bay

Kolymbia is the beach just in front of the Irene Palace Beache resort, and was awarded the blue flag. It is a beautiful beach of soft golden sand with some pebbles, characterized by a wide crescent-shaped coast surrounded by a relaxing and flat environment. The sea is very beautiful, blue and turquoise, clear, crystalline and with sandy and sloping bottoms, ideal for swimming, bathing and snorkeling near the cliff situated at the edge of a sandy shore. The beach is well equipped with sun beds, umbrellas and kiosks where you can cool off and eat some snacks; it is the ideal place for those seeking privacy and relaxation.

2. Anthony Quinn's Bay

The Anthony Quinn’s Bay is located about 10 kilometers from the Irene Palace Beach Resort. It is a splendid small beach of sand and gravel characterized by a narrow irregular and jagged coastline, set between hills covered with greenery and dotted towards the shore by several rocks that also enter the sea. The beach is famous as some scenes of the movie I Cannoni di Navarone with Anthony Quinn were filmed there. The sea is beautiful, turquoise, crystalline and of an extraordinary transparency, with mostly sandy and shallow bottoms, ideal for swimming, bathing and snorkeling. The beach is well equipped with sunbeds, umbrellas and a kiosk where you can cool off and eat some snacks.

3. Agathi Beach

The Agathi Beach is located about 15 kilometers southeast of the Irene Palace Beach Resort. It is a beautiful beach of soft golden sand, set inside a picturesque inlet surrounded by a wild and mountainous landscape. Nearby are the beach of Haraki and the beautiful medieval castle of Feraklos. The sea is very beautiful, blue and turquoise, clear, crystalline and with sandy and sloping bottoms, ideal for swimming and bathing. The beach is equipped with showers, sunbeds and umbrellas and offers three small kiosks where you can cool off and eat some snacks.

4. Kallithea

The Kalithea Beach of Rhodes is located about 20 kilometers from the Irene Palace Beach Resort. The beach is famous for hosting a system of thermal hot springs, formerly built by the Italians and no longer functioning today. It is a splendid and suggestive beach of golden sand, bordered by rocks and rocks that enter into the sea and surrounded by palm trees, maritime pines and spa buildings, which make the context unique thanks to their architecture of Arab and rich influence of magnificent mosaics. The sea is beautiful, blue and emerald, clear, crystalline but with flat and slippery rock bottoms, ideal for swimming. The beach is equipped with sunbeds and umbrellas, also placed on the low cliffs that border the sandy coast to the sides.

5. Saint Paul’s Bay

Saint Paul’s Bay is located about 25 kilometers southeast of the Irene Palace Beach Resort. It is nestled within the small bay of Saint Paul, just a short walk from the center of Lindos village. It is a beautiful beach of soft golden sand surrounded by rocky and bare headlands, which give it a wild charm. The sea is beautiful, of an intense turquoise, crystalline and transparent, with sandy and sloping bottoms, ideal for swimming and snorkeling near the rocks that delimit the sandy shore. On the beach there is a beautiful chapel dedicated to Agios Pavlos (Saint Paul). It is possible to rent sunbeds and umbrellas.

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