The Greek island of Rhodes is called the Crusader Isle, and is steeped in ancient history.It basks in300 days of sunshinea year, and is a very popular holiday destination. It is one of the largest and most beautiful Greek islands. It’s mainly made up of hills and low mountains mainly covered with trees. Rhodes lies at the southern end of the Dodecanese island chain just off the Turkish coast.
Rhodes is big enough to accommodate all types of visitor from families to backpackers. It offers some of the best beaches and the best bargain accommodation. In some parts of the island you’ll also come across a vibrant clubbing and bar scene, such asFaliraki.
The most popular beaches lie to the west and south of Rhodes City. To the west a concentration of high-rise buildings tower over narrow shingle beaches, while to the east there’s more hotels to take care of the island’s visitiors. It’s a big island, so car hire is good idea. To get away from the masses however, you must go south of Lindos. Then you’ll begin to get a taste of authentic traditional Greece