This side of the island is remarkable for its beautiful villages and its memorable beaches. Kallithea beach (10km) is a stunning pine-covered bay with old spas; A bit further we reach Faliraki (14km), a cosmopolitan resort with an exquisite beach; Ladiko is a nice sandy coast and Anthony Quinn a marvelous rocky beach. Afandou (20km) is an old village with a long beach of big pebbles and crystal-clear water. To the right of the Kolimbia coast a road leads to the enchanting Seven Springs (Epta Piges), a cool oasis with pine trees and a narrow flowing stream. Tsambika is a long sandy coast but also a mountain, with a Virgin Mary monastery on its top. Archangelos (29 km) is noteworthy for its beautiful traditional houses, ceramics and carpet workshops. Haraki, a charming fishing village, lies on the beginning of a marvelous coast and includes the medieval castle of Faraklos. Lindos (47km) is the must-see village with the Greek blue-white architecture style, the pebbled courtyards, a lovely central beach and the magic little bay of St. Paul.
A series of steps leads to the Acropolis, where we can see the ruins of the Inn of the Knights, the Byzantine Church of St John and the Temple of Athena. After Lindos one can arrive to the attractive village of Pefkos and its beautiful beach. Gennadi is a charming long beach with colourful small pebbles and pure clear water. It's worthwhile to visit Prasonisi peninsula at the southest point of Rhodes. It is full of sand dunes and is accessible only in the summer, as the sea transforms it into a true island in winter.