Visit Lindos Palace Beach on the Island of Rhodes
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Rhodes is one of those islands that seems to be in a world of its own. Besides being the largest of the islands in the Dodecanese island group, it also has a rich and unique history. It has strong ties to the Medieval period of Europe and it was here that the Knights of Saint John had their headquarters. Besides the Medieval remnants, people do flock to the island for other reasons. The beaches, in particular, are considered to be some of the best that Greece has to offer. Here’s a look at Lindos Palace Beach, one of the island’s most popular spots:
Getting to Rhodes
Before you can enjoy Lindos Palace Beach, you have to first make your way to the island of Rhodes. You have several choices as to how you can do that. First of all, Rhodes is large enough to have its own airport. The airport itself is close to the main town in Rhodes. It is also possible to take a ferry, and these ferry ports regularly go into the main port on the island. From there, the beach itself is located on the island of Lindos so you can either rent a car, take a bus, or take a taxi once you arrive on the island.
Enjoying Lindos Palace Beach
Once you arrive on the island, one of the things you will want to do is make your way to Lindos Beach. This is one of the most popular beaches on the island, and it is absolutely worth a visit. One of the things that makes this beach so endearing is that it is so close to the village of Lindos. It surrounds the town along with three other beaches. Because of its close proximity to such a popular place, it is also one of the busiest beaches on the island.
If you are staying closer to Rhodes town, you will have to drive 55 kilometers to enjoy this beach. However, the trip is worth it and you can easily find transportation to bring you here. A main draw of this beach is that it is well equipped with facilities, both on the beach and nearby, and it also a good beach for families to enjoy. You can also rent sun beds and umbrellas once you get here so you won’t need to bring your own supplies. The beach itself is made up of soft sand, and like most beaches in Greece, the sunshine is in abundance. The waters are also warm and great for swimming.
Walk to Lindos Town
The beach is also an easy walk from Lindos Town. If you are spending the day at the beach, it is also possible to take the short trip to the town in order to explore it before you go back to your resort or hotel. Lindos has ancient roots and was founded by the Dorians back in ancient times. As a result, there is a rich history here.
While visiting the island of Rhodes, you’ll want to make the time to visit Lindos Palace Beach!
This post was written by GreekBoston.com