Rhodes is nothing short of a tropical paradise, and an incredible place to visit during a cruise. Perfect for everyone, from avid beachgoers to culture-seekers and history-buffs, Rhodes is a well-preserved medieval city with stunning ocean views all around. While the city’s Old Town is a major draw for tourists, you will also discover castles, museums, historic landmarks, scenic viewpoints, and at least 35 pristine beaches where you can swim, snorkel, and sun the day away! Plus, you can get mouthwatering local Mediterranean cuisine in a number of local cafes! With such beauty and so many incredible opportunities to experience, you might consider spending some extra days in Rhodes before or after your cruise, if you take a cruise that departs from, or ends in, Rhodes.
Most cruises that include Rhodes include it as a port of call during the itinerary. However, Celestyal Cruises and Crystal Cruises currently feature cruises departing from Rhodes. Crystal's luxury, mid-sized yacht, Crystal Esprit, offers ultra-luxury all-inclusive itineraries to the Mediterranean and Middle East. Both itineraries will feature an overnight stay in Rhodes, providing you with plenty of time to explore the city! A great time to visit Rhode for nice, sunny weather is between May and October!
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The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Rhodes. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:
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Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.
Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.
Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.
During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).
These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Rhodes, along with a brief description:
♦ Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes
One of the biggest draws in Rhodes, the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes is a magnificent medieval castle of Greece. Originally constructed during the 14th century, this impressive restored castle features Gothic-style architecture and now serves as a museum. Among some of the artifacts and displays you can admire here include prehistoric mosaics, relics, sculptures, artwork, and more. You can even wander its tranquil courtyard and appreciate the many marble statues and unique construction from the outside.
♦ Tsambika Beach
Rhodes is filled with many magical beaches, thought Tsambika Beach is one of the best! This long, clean beach features warm, soft sand, a bunch of great restaurants, and the opportunity to partake in exciting water sports (such as paragliding and banana boat rides). Umbrellas and loungers are available to rent if you’re just looking to have a nice relaxing day in the sun. As an added bonus, history-lovers will certainly favor this beach, as it is overlooked by the Tsambika Monastery.
♦ The Valley of Butterflies
If you’re looking for a change of pace from beaches and museums, the Valley of Butterflies is a great option! This nature reserve is a wonderful family activity, as you will discover many beautiful butterflies (when in season), as well as a few other great features! For example, you can visit this reserve and enjoy a tranquil walk as you pass by luscious green trees, flowing rivers, and cascading waterfalls, all while being surrounded by butterflies. As part of the reserve, there is a natural history museum where you can top your visit off by learning even more about the park’s flora and fauna.
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