Soak Up the Sun at Kolympia Beach in Rhodes
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Rhodes, Greece is an island not only known for its impressive history, but its natural beauty as well. The mountains, the rocky coastline, the parks, and the forests all make the island perfect for exploring. When you’re ready to relax, make your way to beautiful Kolympia Beach.
About Kolympia Beach
Kolympia Beach in Rhodes, Greece is a stunning one kilometer long beach that stretches from the northern face of Tsambika Mountain to the harbor of Kolympia Village. Kolympia Beach is a popular tourist resort. The cleanliness of the beach and water have earned Kolympia Beach the Blue Flag. Kolympia Beach is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a view of not only the water, but the mountain as well. The surroundings of the beach are calming and idyllic. The beach is family friendly and has umbrellas and sun beds.
Near Kolympia Beach you have access to large and luxurious hotels that have parks that extend to the beach area. If you are interested in staying near Kolympia Beach, you have some wonderful options. The beach also has water sports centers if you have an adventurous side you want to indulge.
The village of Kolympia is a wonderful destination for tourists as well. There are many souvenir shops, restaurants, pubs, and supermarkets. If you enjoy nightlife, the village has spots where you can listen to Greek music and enjoy a meal or drink. If you’re traveling with your family, you don’t have to worry, Kolympia is pretty tame in general.
Soak Up the Sun at Kolympia Beach
If you want an afternoon of relaxing under the sun, Kolympia Beach is the ideal choice. You can rent a sun bed and umbrella and read, nap, or enjoy the view. If you want to get out on the water, visit one of the water sports centers. You can rent Banana boats, pedal boats, and jet skis. If you want a little more adventure, try parasailing. The water at Kolympia Beach is perfect for swimming. Families with children might prefer the northern side of the beach where there is a lifeguard watching out for everyone’s safety. The southern side has more stones and rocks in the water, which isn’t the best conditions if you plan to spend much time in the water or have small children who want to wade around.
You can get to Rhodes, Greece by catching a ferry from Piraeus, Kos, Patmos, and Leros. The quicker way to get to Rhodes is by plane. The airport of Rhodes is in the region of Paradisi. Daily flights arrive to the island from Athens.
Once on the island of Rhodes, getting to Kolympia Beach is easy and there is a large parking lot if you decide to drive. The easiest way of getting to Kolympia is via Efkalipto Street. This street itself is stunning with tell eucalyptus trees on each side. This main street leads almost straight to the beach.
This post was written by GreekBoston.com