Situated only a short distance from Rhodes town, Kalithea is very popular amongst travellers looking for luxury holidays. There are many attractions to choose from in the area to suit a variety of personal tastes. Visitors can enjoy a pampering in one of the local spas or take in the natural history of the sculpted coves. The beach, with its backdrop of pine forests and hills, is the most popular attraction in the area and each day it is bustling with both tourists and locals, all enjoying swimming in the clear waters, sunbathing and water sports such as windsurfing and banana boat riding.
Things to do in Kalithea
One of the most popular attractions in Kalithea is a visit to the traditional Greek baths which are so popular that people will travel by boat from other parts of Greece to indulge themselves. The resort is close to Faliraki, which boasts picturesque coves and covered bays just waiting to be explored. Kalithea is a favourite location for beach lovers with its collection of bars and restaurants along the waterside serving drinks and snacks during the day. The beach is clean and safe which makes it particularly suitable for young children.
If visitors get tired of swimming and sunbathing there is a small shopping area stocking everything from locally made arts and crafts, to jewellery and surfing equipment. Popular daytime activities include scuba diving, paragliding and pedalo riding. History enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the ruins of the Temple of Zeus located in an idyllic site by the shore. During the evening, many bars become clubs, hosting everything from disco nights to karaoke.
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