Rhodes holidays in Greece at Archangelos village: The attractive village of Archangelos is located south of the City of Rhodes, on the eastern cost of the island.
The narrow streets of the village, its picturesque houses and squares and the kindness of its friendly inhabitants charm every visitor who visits this lovely place.
Where is Archangelos?
How to get to Archangelos Rhodes
There are a few ways you can get to Archangelos.
By car: Around 33 km from Rhodes Old Town and around 27 km north of Lindos.
By taxi: You can go to Archangelos by taxi but it is quite expensive. From the airport which is 35 km away it will cost you around 32 euros.
By bus (Ktel): You can get the bus to Archangelos, it is quiet cheap but it takes a lot of time because it makes a lot of stops on the way. From Rhodes town to Archangelos the bus takes 1h and it costs 3,00 € one way.
Rhodes Town—Arhangelos departs– 06:45, 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:30, 13:00, 14:30, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 19:30, 21:15
Arhangelos—Rhodes Town departs – 06:20, 06:40*, 07:20, 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 11:20, 11:50, 12:35, 13:30, 15:00, 15:50, 16:50, 17:35, 18:20, 19:35
Where to stay in Archangelos, Rhodes Hotels
Here are my picks for the best accommodations in Archangelos, Rhodes:
Karavos Hotel Apartments
Located on a green hill, Karavos Hotel Apartments offers studios and apartments with a balcony overlooking olive groves and Archangelos village. The family-run hotel features a swimming pool and Greek restaurant. Sandy Tsambika beach is just a 10-minute drive from Hotel Karavos Apartments and Archangelos’s centre with taverns and shops is at 1 km. The town of Rhodes and the International Rhodes Airport are within 30 km. Free private parking is possible at a location nearby.
Porto Angeli offers guests a variety of outdoor sports and entertainment. Grand outdoor pools overlook panoramic views of the coast. There is easy access to the sandy beach. The shops and dining of the town of Archangelos is 4 km away. Rhodes City and the Rhodes International Airport are both 35 km away.
Bella Vista Stegna
Stegna Beach is organized and features sun loungers and umbrellas. Restaurants, shops and bars are nearby. It is situated in the central part of the island 30 km from Rhodes Town, 35 km from the Airport and 20 km from Lindos.
Hotel Dimitra Sun
Featuring free WiFi and an outdoor pool, Hotel Dimitra Sun offers accommodation in Archangelos, 3.5 km from Tsabika Beach. The hotel has a terrace and views of the mountains, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site. Stegna Beach is at just 2 km. The nearest airport is Diagoras Airport, 20 km from Hotel Dimitra Sun.
Where to go, Things to do and see in Archangelos?
Despite the fact that this village is one of the biggest in Rhodes and has a population of 6000 people, the inhabitants of Archangelos preserve their local customs and traditions; bread is still baked in the traditional wood fired ovens, in the courtyards of the houses, wedding ceremonies are still held according to the traditional way and the idiom of the village is still spoken by many of the inhabitants.
The traditional pottery and carpet-making art is still practiced by some of the inhabitants as well as the confection of high leather boots that you will see many of them wearing.
The Church of the Archangel Michael dominates the village and has a fine 19th century campanile as well as the Church of Saint John which houses beautiful frescoes that date back from the 14th century are really worth seeing. Some streets of the village are particularly picturesque because of the traditional houses filling them. Those beautiful houses are painted with vivid colours and have arches and walls beautifully decorated with ceramic plates from the village of Lindos.
On the main square of the village is a post office, banks, a health centre and a taxi rank. Fine accommodations, cafes and taverns are also available. The castle of Saint John, built by the Knights, is standing on the top of hill at 10-20 minutes walk from the village.