Located near the Turkish coast, the remote island of Rhodes is much quieter than many of the other Greek Islands. Not only does the island feature picturesque coastal villages, resorts and golden beaches, but it also features a rich history which is worth spending some of your holiday time delving into. Despite the island’s rich historical offerings, most visitors come here for the beaches and visitors to Rhodes will not be disappointed with the beautiful coastline on offer here. The busiest resort is Faliraki Beach, while those who are after a more relaxed break will find the east side of the island more suitable, with some idyllic spots to be found between Gennadi and Plimmyri. The island’s leading hotels provide guests with plenty of luxury while they soak up the sun.
Elysium Rhodes Resort & Spa
Set on the edge of a beautiful beach on the north coast of Rhodes, the Elysium Rhodes Resort & Spa is just a short stroll from the attractive town of Kalithea. One of the main highlights here is the stunning lagoon-style swimming pool, which provides the perfect setting to simply lounge while soaking up the scenery and sipping a cocktail or two. The Serenity Spa is the perfect place to indulge in a little pampering, while the Superior Deluxe Sea View rooms come complete with spacious balconies set with a table and chairs as well as a hydro massage bathtub that allows guests to gaze out at the ocean through the glass panels while they soak their cares away.
Sheraton Rhodes Resort
Sun worshippers are treated to direct access to a private beach when they check into the Sheraton Rhodes Resort. This sleek and modern hotel is set with a number of spacious and stylish guestrooms and suites that have been created in the minimalistic style and boast floor-to-ceiling windows and smart parquet floors. The suites also comes complete with living areas and impressive amenities like VIP check-in. by far the pick of the bunch is the exclusive Aegean Suite Sea View, which are set on the top three floors of the hotel.
Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites
Providing guests with enchanting views of Vlycha Bay, Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel & Suites is situated a four-minute drive from Lindos town and the famous acropolis. Couples are sure to appreciate the fact that this luxurious establishment is adults-only, which makes it the perfect retreat for couples on their honeymoon. Dining in the Five Senses restaurant is a memorable and romantic experience, while guests are treated to private beach access and stunning views from the infinity edge swimming pool. The rooms and suites have been decorated in a cool contemporary 70s style and it is worth splashing out on one of the impressive villas that come complete with their own Jacuzzi and butler service.
Amathus Elite Suites Rhodes
This chic and sleek boutique hotel makes full use of the light and airy seaside setting. Each of the guestrooms and suites here features wooden floors and glass fronted interiors that look out onto the gently sweeping Ixia Bay. A series of private and shared pools are ticked away in areas of the hotel grounds that offer guests a feeling of privacy and intimacy that lovers of luxury are sure to appreciate. The onsite spa offers a range of detoxifying and relaxing treatments such as algae wraps, thalassotherapy and Vichy showers. Taking a stroll through the lush gardens is a stirring experience and this is the perfect way to work up an appetite before indulging in an intimate dinner underneath the stars.