Greece holidays in Rhodes island, at Ialyssos beach: The long beach of Ialyssos is located 8 km north west of Rhodes town. Its waters are crystal and it is well organized as a tourist resort with many facilities, including close accommodation options, seaside cafes and taverns. The coastline is covered with sand and pebbles.
The beach of Ialyssos develops an important role in the Greek surfing scene and is visited by many surfers in summer, since its winds favors this sport. In fact, some freestyle competitions are held in Ialyssos beach, such as the European Windsurfing Championship.
Ialyssos offer holidaymakers access to a beautiful sand and shingle beach with crystal clear waters that stretches all the way to Kremasti.
The shoreline and seabed are covered with pebbles, why water shoes are recommended.
Beach facilities include sun loungers, umbrellas, showers and toilets. Some sections of the beach are private hotel beaches.
The resort of Ialyssos is a favourite with families, although the beach has a pebbly shoreline and moderate waves from time to time.
The almost constant breeze from the north provides excellent conditions for windsurfing and kite surfing.
A variety of restaurants, cafés and beach bars are available along the beach.
The resort of Ialyssos
Being the the second-largest town on the island of Rhodes, Ialyssos has a lively atmosphere with many shops, restaurants and bars.
There is a wide range of accommodation from small family run hotels to large hotel complexes with beautiful gardens and large swimming pools.
The most popular activity when staying in Ialyssos is visiting the old town of Rhodes.
On the nearby hill of Filerimos you will find some of the most important archaeological sites on the island. On a clear day you can see as far as Lindos from the top of Filerimos.