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From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

1. From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

On this tour, you will visit the stunningly beautiful village of Lindos by boat. On the way back, the boat will make stops at Anthony Quinn's Bay for photos and both Tsambika's and Lindos's emerald bays so you can relax and go for a swim. Lindos is a magnificent acropolis on an imposing rock. On the top of the rock stands a centuries-old acropolis, proudly overlooking the archipelagos. The acropolis bears silent witness to Lindos’ glorious past, a major naval power of ancient times that reputedly had a population of 17,000.  The view of Lindos village, with its cubic houses sprawling down the hillside under the acropolis, is one of the most photographed scenes in Greece. The whitewashed labyrinth of little alleyways was deliberately designed to confuse pirates, today this layout makes wandering around the town a real adventure. According to tradition, the temple of Athena was founded by Danaus, who came to the island with his 50 daughters to escape the rage of the goddess Hera. Follow the same ancient path that the ancient Rhodians took. When you reach the acropolis you will see a 280 BC relief of an ancient Greek warship carved into the rock, an indication of the naval power of ancient Rhodes.

Rhodes Town: High-Speed Boat Trip to Lindos

2. Rhodes Town: High-Speed Boat Trip to Lindos

Discover the charming village of Lindos located about an hour away from Rhodes. Enjoy 4 hours sightseeing time in the village of Lindos (Sundays & Saturdays) or 3 hours sightseeing time in the Village of Lindos and 30 minutes swimming at Tsambika bay (Thursdays & Tuesdays). Leaving Mandraki Harbour, where the Colossos of Rhodes was said to have stood, delight in the details of the amazing east coast of the island. Pass Kallithea, Faliraki, Anthony Quinn, and Tsambika. From Lindos harbor take a donkey or walk to the top of the dominant Acropolis to discover its breath-taking views. Following this, descend to the traditional village of Lindos where you will be free to meander amongst the shaded cobbled streets and whitewashed buildings before you descend further down to the golden sandy beaches. Once at these beaches you will have the opportunity to freshen up with a dip in the crystal clear waters, indulge in a cold beer from one of the many beach bars, and reflect on the extraordinary abilities of mankind two millennia ago.

Rhodes: Pirates' Route Sea Kayaking Tour

3. Rhodes: Pirates' Route Sea Kayaking Tour

Take half a day to explore the East Coast of Rhodes from the water, with a sea kayaking tour. Paddle along the coastline and discover 3 beaches up close. Take in the stunning colors of the Mediterranean sea and admire the interesting rock formations. Begin the Pirates' Route sea kayaking tour at Kathara Beach in Faliraki. Meet your guide and learn all you need to know about safety before climbing in your very own kayak. As you glide over the Mediterranean waters, take opportunities to dive into the colorful sea directly from the kayak. Discover seak caves and local beaches, before enjoying a picnic lunch at a favorite local beach. Try out snorkeling and discover life below the water's surface. If you're feeling adventurous, get your adrenaline pumping by cliff jumping off the surrounding rocks. Full of experience and a traditional Greek picnic, head back to Faliraki. As you go, listen to entertaining local myths, facts about the geography, and try to spot some wildlife in their natural habitat.

Rhodes Town: Scenic Cruise to Lindos with Swim Stops

4. Rhodes Town: Scenic Cruise to Lindos with Swim Stops

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation, or the nearest pickup point, in Rhodes Town. Head down to Mandraki Port and hop onboard your boat for the day then set sail along the east coast of the island. Admire unparalleled views of the iconic Dama Dama Deer Statues, St. Nicholas Lighthouse, the Church of Evangelismos, and more. Pass by the resorts of Kallithea and Faliraki before arriving at the idyllic Anthony Quinn Bay. Enjoy a 20 minute stopover to cool off from the heat with a refreshing swim in the sea. Back on the boat, soak up the sunshine and the sea breeze as you continue onto Lindos Village. Arrive at the village and spend the next three hours exploring at your own pace, using your complimentary village map. Relax on one of the village’s white sandy beaches, or wander through the labyrinth of streets and alleyways where you can get a sense of local life. After your free time, head back to the boat and sail to the final destination of the day, Tsambika Bay. Jump off the boat into the bay’s crystal clear water and go snorkeling in search of colorful marine life. At the end of a magical day, marvel at the last of the sea views as you head back to Rhodes.

Rhodes: Stand-Up Paddle and Snorkel Adventure

5. Rhodes: Stand-Up Paddle and Snorkel Adventure

Discover what it feels like to stand up on water during an amazing stand-up paddleboard adventure off the east coast of Rhodes. Get an introductory lesson and the chance to warm up in the small village of Stegna. Then, when everybody feels comfortable and confident to start, journey alongside the cliff-lined coast and get stunning views of unique sites that are only accessible from the sea. Marvel at the marine life at the half-way point as you get the option to explore a secret cave full of fish during a snorkeling activity. Dive into the water from the tall cliffs if you feel brave! Then, paddle on to a secluded bay to enjoy a traditional Greek snack and go for another dip with your snorkel gear. Alternatively, relax on the beach and top up your tan before you head back to Stegna at a relaxed pace.

Lindos: Submarine Cruise with Swimming Stop at Navarone Bay

6. Lindos: Submarine Cruise with Swimming Stop at Navarone Bay

Enjoy the view of the Acropolis of Lindos and St. Paul's Bay from the top deck of the boat. Then go down below into the submarine section of the vessel and take a glimpse at the local marine life. Try your hand at feeding fish and take stunning photos of the reef of Lindos from the underwater chamber. Feel safe and relaxed in a dry environment with airconditioning and use the free WiFi on the boat to upload your selfies and stories on the spot. At the end of the cruise, make a stop for 30 minutes at the Navarone's Bay and enjoy swimming in crystal-clear green water.

Lindos: Submarine Cruise with Swim Stop in Navarone Bay

7. Lindos: Submarine Cruise with Swim Stop in Navarone Bay

Meet your local guide at Vlicha Beach to board your semi-submarine cruise. Admire views of the ancient city as you head out to sea, or head below deck to catch a glimpse of life underwater where huge portholes look out to the seabed. As you cruise through the Aegean Sea, your tour guide will share stories about the coastline and its ancient history. Sail past Kleovoulos’ Tomb, Lindos Beach, and the chapel at St Paul's Bay. Just around the corner, look up for an incredible view of the ancient Acropolis. As you cruise past the reef at Lion’s Head Cove, catch sight of the local sea life from one of the giant portholes below deck. Your final stop is at the stunning Navarone Bay where you can take a swim in the crystal-clear waters.

Rhodes Town and Lindos: Private Minibus Tour

8. Rhodes Town and Lindos: Private Minibus Tour

Start the tour with a nice introduction to Rhodes Island and a relaxing drive along the East Coast towards Lindos village, located about an hour from Rhodes Town. See a typical countryside landscape with olive tree groves, small villages, and beautiful bays. Check out the highest spot on Rhodes Island, Attaviros Mountain, and marvel at the attractive resorts. Upon arrival in Lindos, admire one of the most impressive sites of the island. There will be stops to capture the panoramic view of Lindos, as well as to visit the famed St. Paul’s Bay, situated at the backside of the village. Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore Lindos village with help from the map provided by your tour driver, which will contain historical information and directions for navigating the area. Lindos is a must-see site with a great cosmopolitan feel, labyrinthine streets, white-washed houses, religious and ancient monuments, cozy restaurants, and stylish boutiques. Take a leisurely walk, check out local crafts, snap great photos, sample ice cream or fresh orange juice, or head to the Acropolis of Lindos and tour the archaeological site. Meet your driver again and continue to the next stop, the capital city of Rhodes Town. Enjoy a panoramic drive, along the way observing all the town’s major administrative buildings like the Town Hall, the Court, Prefecture Offices, Central Post, National Theatre, and the Main Church. Stop by the Lighthouse of St. Nicholas Fortress, located next to the Colossus site and the Mandraki Port’s windmills. Then, drive to the highest part of the city, also known as Mount Smith, where the Acropolis of Rhodes and the Temple of Apollo are situated. Stop for photos to capture the unforgettable view overlooking Rhodes Town, the northernmost point of Rhodes Island, and the coastline of Asia Minor. After the tour, return to your accommodation or continue your day in Medieval Rhodes Town.

Lindos: Full-Day Private Sailing Cruise

9. Lindos: Full-Day Private Sailing Cruise

Feel the heat of Rhodes, Greece, on a full-day cruising tour of its sparkling bays. Have a drink as you glimpse white sandy beaches in the middle of crystal blue skies. Taking off from Lindos, cruise out to Red Sand Beach, small and reachable only by boat. Stop for a swim or a snorkel. Then it's on to Haraki Bay, with a choice of swim, snorkel, or bite to eat. Sail on to Agathi Bay for a more accessible beach experience. Then enjoy the ride to your final destination, Tsambika Bay, with its large sandy beach. Partake of delicious fruit salad. Who cares about swimming with a full stomach?

From Rhodes Town: Private Yacht Cruise to Lindos with Lunch

10. From Rhodes Town: Private Yacht Cruise to Lindos with Lunch

Discover Lindos, which is sometimes known as 'the Pearl of Rhodes'. The crossing to Lindos features some of the most beautiful coastlines on the island of Rhodes. Once onboard, work on your suntan on the deck. Relax with a cold beer and delicious snacks. Ride on atop a donkey up to the ancient citadel. Once on the top of the hill, take in the panoramic views of the surrounding area. The sojourn in Lindos will last approximately 3 hours. During the crossing back to Rhodes, there will be a short stopover for swimming at Tsambika’s Beach.

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What people are saying about Lindos

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 55 reviews

Beautiful afternoon sitting on the deck seeing the fantastic views of the acropolis as well as the bays and the beautiful sea. A lovely swim off the boat half way through and a drink included in the price. Staff were really friendly and helpful. Good fun watching the fish through the glass bottom. Would highly recommend this trip.

Such an amazing experience. Maria and the other guides were so lovely. We had never been kayaking before but the guides were so kind and helpful. We had a very tasty lunch and snorkeling was great. I would highly recommend it.

A very nice kayak trip. Good safety instructions, warming-up, and three beautiful bays to visit. A good way to enjoy Rhodes from the sea.

This was an amazing experience would recommend to anybody coming to rhodes. Our guides Linda and George where amazing

Nice view, fast boat, sufficient time to walk around.