Rhodes - Theologos

Greece

General info

Rhodes is the fourth largest island in Greece. The landscape is particularly characterized by mountains and pine forests. The mountains reach the coasts and mostly drop steeply to the sea. The south and north of the island are much flatter. At RETTER Sports you can book windsurfing and kiteboarding trips to Trianda or Theologos.

Possible sports

Location

Rhodes as the fourth largest island of Greece is the main island of the Greek archipelago Dodecanese in the southeast Aegean Sea. Rhodes is located on the dividing line between the island-rich Aegean Sea and the island-poor Levantine Sea. Both are sub-seas of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Latitude: 28.218191403509422
Longitude: 36.444805886164126

Spot Check

Windsurfers and kiters will be happy on the island of Rhodes, because there are several fantastic surf spots. Trianda is located on the beach of Ialyssos, in the northwest of Rhodes. Fun on the water combined with Greek flair is guaranteed here. Also the surf spot Theologos offers the perfect surf ride for every surf skill level.

Weather

Weather during the travel period

RETTER Sports recommends you to plan your surfing vacation on Rhodes in the months of May to October. The best and windiest time to travel are the summer months.

The best time to travel is from May to October. Here you can usually expect at least 9 hours of sunshine a day. In the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 35 degrees.

Climate

As in all of Greece, Rhodes has a very mild climate. However, it is not so dry and hot on Rhodes, as winds can reach the detached island relatively well.

Culture & Leisure

Rhodes is a jewel among the Greek islands. The island is the perfect destination to combine a relaxing beach vacation with culture. The island is not lacking in culture: the medieval old town, the Acropolis of Lindos and the ruins of ancient cities await you on the island steeped in history. The old town of Rhodes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Leisure offer

Rhodes has a lot more to offer besides surfing. The following leisure activities are recommended:

  • Rhodes boat tour to the most beautiful bays
  • Diving in Rhodes
  • Climbing tours
  • Kayak tours

Sightseeing attractions

RETTER Sports recommends visiting the following attractions:

  • Grand Master Palace (Rhodes Town)
  • Acropolis of Lindos
  • Prasonisi Peninsula
  • Monastery Moni Thari
  • Rhodes Town (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Culinary

As everywhere in Greece, there are also on Rhodes the typical Greek dishes such as tzatziki, moussaka, gyros, bifteki. You must try these national dishes.

Lifestyle & Tips

The Greeks are very nice and accommodating. You do not have to expect any restrictions. Nevertheless: Respect the locals and treat them respectfully.

Country info

Enjoy the Greek flair coupled with some adventurous windsurfing sessions. You should definitely explore Rhodes Town, as it's not often you get to see a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Currency

Euro

Language

Greek

Customs and rules

In Greece, and especially in Rhodes, people are very aware of the rich historical and cultural heritage. The Greek Orthodox Church exerts a strong influence, especially in rural areas.

Smoking is strictly prohibited in all public transport, public buildings, bars and restaurants.

It is customary in restaurants to tip 5% if the tip is not already included in the bill.

Security

Rhodes is considered a relatively safe vacation destination. Due to the ongoing COVID situation, we recommend that you check the current situation shortly before traveling.

Population

150.000 inhabitants

Religions

The largest religious community on the island of Rhodes is the Greek Orthodox Church.

Politics

The island forms the municipality of Rhodes since 2011 and together with the island municipalities of Megisti, Symi, Tilos and Chalki the regional district of Rhodes.

Greece is considered to be solid democracy.

Our trips to this destination

Whether windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing or wakeboarding: Together with you we plan and design your individual surf course to learn to surf, your surf camp to improve your skills or your personal surf trip to experience your passion for the water with all your senses.