Afandou village, on the East coast of Rhodes island
Afandou is a quite resort. It boasts several modern hotels, apartments and studios, where you can be assured of the famous Greek hospitality. Awaiting you a hundreds of years of history and traditions to be discovered. It's one of the biggest traditional villages on the island. Here you'll find numerous of bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs, to choose from. Cooking has always been one of the strong points of hospitality and culture in Afandou.
Afandou is situated slightly inland amid low hills and surrounded by olive groves. It could not be seen off the coast by marauding pirates, hence the name Afandou, which means invisible. In this bustling little village, a more relaxed atmosphere is to be found here as to be compared to the neighboring resort Faliraki. The village square is the place to be day and night, take time out and step for a drink in one of the many cafe bars and just watch the people go by.
Afandou has a lovely long sandy and shingle beach with numerous of water sports. Here within an exceptional scenario, golf enthusiasts can find a beautiful green. The only one on Rhodes. The excellent 18 hole golf court, is situated directly at the beach. The clubhouse contains changing rooms, a bar as well as a shop renting golf equipment. How about cycling through the countryside or a nice stroll? For those feeling less active, they can relax at the long beach, which is clean with pebbles in place of sand. Along the beach promenade you'll find several tavernas and cantinas.
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