Sport activities on Rhodes island
HUNDREDS OF SPORT FACILITIES AND ATHLETIC INSTALLATIONS ON THE ISLAND CATER TO ALL TASTES AND AGES, FROM SOCCER TO TENNIS AND FROM GOLF TO SAILING.
Movement is the watchword when you're spending your vacation on Rhodes. The commitment to being well and physical activities has led to the development of structures able to stimulate even the laziest. Either on the organized beaches or on the remote tranquil ones, at the pools or at any spot where the sea dallies with the shores of Rhodes, swimming is one of the most beautiful ways for sports. - The beautiful beaches and the sea are ideal for movements and sports.
Windsurfing: A favorite pastime on Rhodes - . Tuition is available from beginner to advanced level. On the eastern shores of the island even the most inexperienced can taste the magic of the sea while on the western shores the more experienced will be enjoyably challenged by the large waves coming in from the open sea.
The most relaxing of all the water sports. Let the wind and boat do all the work
glide through the air. A truly wonderful experience, offering a bird's-eye view of the surrounding area.
Movement and sportive activities, on Rhodes, does not end at the beach. Everything and anything can be found here from Clay pigeon shooting in Kiotari to Go Karts in Lardos and Faliraki, horse riding in Theologos, Kalithies and Ialyssos or scuba diving in Kalithea. In Faliraki you'll find the fasted blast to the stars. There are you'll find Bungee Jumping.
Rhodes is excellent for snorkeling, fishing and spear fishing, all are allowed if the fish is heavier than 150 grams, by law.
Most of the big Hotels do have their own tennis courts, some of them even have gymnasiums with an impressive range of machines, which have become increasingly popular over the last ten years for body building and aerobics.
You'll also find basket,-squash,- beach volley- or racquetball courts and other sport facilities.
Rhodes is a hiking paradise and many Europeans come here in April to May and September to October to walk the mountain trails and donkey paths here and the nearby island of Symi.