Things to do in Rhodes
The Rhodian cuisine is most famous for it's use of fresh local products and ingredients, pure olive oil, fresh vegetables, traditional recipes and imagination, often with a fusion of flavours between east and west. A wide variety of eating establishments to satisfy every taste are widespread throughout the island, from traditional village and seaside tavernas, high-class, sophisticated restaurants, offering authentic and International specialties.
The cosmopolitan character of Rhodes, is also well reflected in its' shopping options. You will find virtually anything from boutiques offering internationally well-known fashion designers to Marks & Spencer and BHS. Handicrafts and folk art are also in abundance. You will meet craftsmen at various locations producing colourful ceramics, hand-carved wood, and weaving, knitting and hand-made jewellery.
We could not miss to refer to the cosmopolitan nightlife of the island.For it maybe during the hours of darkness that the international sparkle really shines most brightly on an island that offers entertainment to suit all tastes and desires. From alfresco relaxing bars, lively nightclubs and discos with international music to cafe bars, typical Greek hot spots with live bouzouki music and even a luxurious casino.
The event that every one is waiting for are the Cultural Events organised by the municipality in the Town of Rhodes during summer (from July to September) consisting of various concerts, art exhibitions and theatrical performances, with important participants not only from Greece, but from all over the world as well. More traditional events and fests can be seen during the plethora of religious festivities celebrated on the island.
There are two brand new multicinemas, having every week more than 8 new films daily in English language.
Sports enthusiasts will not be disappointed, with a variety of gymnasiums, horse riding c lubs, an 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course, tennis, clubs, squash, football and basketball courts, para gliding, jet-skiing, bowling and for the more adventurous, even scuba diving and flight schools, to name a few.