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From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

1. From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

Discover Lindos on a relaxing cruise from Rhodes City. See the iconic Acropolis of Lindos, relax on a sandy beach, and swim in the clear waters of the Blue Lagoon and Tsambika Beach. Board your boat in Rhodes City and begin your journey to Lindos. In just under 2 hours, reach the village of Lindos. Hop off the boat and enjoy 3 hours of free time in Lindos. Explore the Acropolis of Lindos, stroll through the town, or sunbathe on the beach. Enjoy a traditional meal in one of the many taverns before returning to the boat. Sail to Tasambika Beach and its Blue Lagoon. Dive off the beach into the refreshing water and snorkel with the fish. Climb back aboard and head to the majestic Anthony Quinn Bay, the filming location for "The Guns of Navarone." Marvel at the stunning seabed and spot the many varieties of colorful fish among the coral and seaweed. Return to Rhodes harbor along the stunning coastline of the island. As you sail, purchase a drink from the full bar on board with a variety of cold drinks, cocktails, and coffee, or enjoy an ice cream or a snack.

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 Town: Scenic Cruise to Lindos with Swim Stops

3. 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

4. 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.

Hiking Tour Exploring Lindos

5. Hiking Tour Exploring Lindos

Discover Lindos in an unusual way, by hiking to the historical archeological site, the Acropolis of Lindos. Hike through the old pine trees and unexpected greenery, before exploring the ancient site. See it from many different angles and take the option to go inside. The hiking tour starts in the area of Vlicha, a beach located close to Lindos, on the East coast of Rhodes. Set off on the trail, and leave behind the buzz of the busy main road as you head towards the west on a dirt track. Very soon, find yourself hiking in the shade of old pine trees. The greenery here is a pleasant surprise when you think of how rocky and barren the land around Lindos is, as seen from the road. Pass the imposing limestone mountainsides and on the way, visit an impressive cave. It is here in the area of the cave that you can see how the people of Lindos once provided for themselves agriculturally. Discover an unusual way of visiting such an important historical archaeological site. You will never forget your first glimpse of it from on high, surrounded by the magnificent colors of the Mediterranean Sea. The colors are even more breathtaking when as you look down onto Navarone Bay, where you look in wonderment at the blues and greens of the water there. Once in Lindos. you have time to explore the narrow lanes from up close and visit the archaeological site if you wish. On the way back, take a different route, allowing you to admire Lindos from yet another angle. Enjoy a visit to an intriguing little church, nestled among the rocks. Here, you can admire another popular beach on the island, Vlicha, and views all along the coast towards the north of the island.

From Rhodes Town: Private Yacht Cruise to Lindos with Lunch

6. 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

The description is consistent with reality and this cruise is definitely worth the detour. The 2 swims are just a great moment of happiness (remember to take masks and snorkels). As for Lindos, to appreciate the 3 hours there, you have to start by climbing directly to the Acropolis (you are there in 20 minutes and after that you have to queue a bit to enter) - The cost is 12 euros per person but this visit is a must. Then you go back down to the village to stroll for a few minutes and enjoy a restaurant by the beach.

Would highly recommend the experience. The guys were great in organising and the pick up was smooth. Did this with my boyfriend and probably one of the highlight of the holiday! Lots of free time to swim in the water, snorkel etc and very patient with different levels of paddle boarders.

Recommend getting there early if you want a sunbed on the top dec - we were there around 8am due to timing of buses and were glad of it! Great trip to Lindos, we had plenty of time in town and the two swim stops on the way back were v fun!

Very professional and friendly staff. The boat was so clean and a good selection of food and drink. Plenty of places to sit or lie out in the shade or sun.

Easy to book online, good bar and clean toilets. A little few sundbeds, but plenty of chairs. The hosts was very nice.