The island of Rhodes is situated in the South Aegean Sea. It is the largest island in the Dodecanese and the fourth in Greece after Crete, Evia and Lesvos (Lesbos). It has a long history, a rich natural environment, beautiful beaches and modern tourist facilities, elements that have for decades made it a one of the most popular tourist destinations both nationally and worldwide.
The island of Rhodes is oblong and has the shape of a spear edge. Located about 460 kilometers southeast of Athens, 380 km west of Cyprus and 18 km southwest of Turkey. Its length is 77 km, width 37 km and total area of 1,401 square kilometers (1,408,749 acres). It has 253 kilometers of coastline. The island can be described as mountainous with the highest mountains the Atavyros (1210 meters), the Artamyti (825 meters) and the Prophet Ilias (800 meters).
The island can be reached both by air or sea. Rhodes has an International Airport, «Diagoras», located in Paradisi, 14 km from Rhodes town. The port of Rhodes fulfills all the specifications to function as a cruise «home port», thus making the island of Rhodes an entry or exit point for cruises in the Mediterranean
The inhabitants of Rhodes speak except from the Greek language mostly English, and many of them know other languages like German,French , Italian, Spanish, Russian and others.
The official currency is the euro.
Standard Time: UTC / GMT +2 hours
Summer Time: UTC / GMT +3 hours
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Rodes Palace Hotel
Iraklidon Avenue (Trianton), Ixia P.O.Box 121
85100 Rhodes, Greece
Tel: (+30) 22410 97222
Fax: (+30) 22410 25350
How to Reach
Rodos Palace is exquisitely located near Rhodes town, with easy access to all major sights and attractions of the island. It is just a breath away from the beach and it allows you smooth transfer to the airport and port. The perfect retreat for those of you who wish to combine great accessibility and connectivity along with serenity and tranquillity! You can reach Rhodes via airplane or ships. There is frequent and efficient transportation to and from the island, as well as wonderful transportation all around.