Rhodes is spectacularly diverse, rich in ancient vestiges, and fascinating for nature lovers so much that it begs you to plan trips and excursions to encounter its treasures.
The island offers all kinds of opportunities for guided tours, day trips to remote attractions, boat rides, adventure treks, and discovery excursions.
When you stay at Leonardo Kolymbia Resort on Rhodes, you have a plethora of choices to explore the island. Climb up Mount Filerimos for views that spell wonders every time. Go on a day trip to Monólithos to see its famous 15th-century Venetian castle and a charming little church dedicated to St. Panteleimon.
Kallithea’s thermal springs are less than 30 minutes drive from Leonardo Kolymbia Resort. Known since the 7th century BC for their therapeutic properties the springs are now a favourite destination for locals and tourists alike.
And then, there’s the Valley of the Seven Springs – Epta Piges, as they call it in Greek – a world of magic to escape the heat of the summer full of surprises for the more adventurous types.
There are boat trips to several nearby islands or the Rhodes destinations easier to access on water than land. For those who still prefer the sturdiness of the ground, a 4WD safari is a rewarding way to travel across the countryside.
You can reach Filerimos Mountain in less than 40 minutes by car when you stay at Leonardo Kolymbia Resort on Rhodes. It’s worth the drive because it offers plenty to see and do on a day trip. Also known as the Acropolis of Ancient Ialysos, it is famous as the site of a former Catholic monastery, which is no longer in use, and several other religious landmarks.Read More
Typical Greek with traditionally white-washed homes with rooftop terraces overlooking the hills and the sea, Monolithos Village is a little over an hour drive from Leonardo Kolymbia Resort on Rhodes. You can visit the hamlet to take a stroll on its streets and to observe the lifestyle of the locals.Read More