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Essential Tips for Visiting Kolymbia Beach in Rhodes

VISIT Rhodes Kolymbia beach

Located in the Afandou bay, Kolymbia beach is a long strip of golden sand on the east coast of Rhodes between the town of Rhodes and Lindos.

It is one of the most beautiful resorts from Rhodes, being famous thanks to its long avenue with eucalyptus trees and beautiful strip of sandy land.

Useful information for visiting Rhodes Kolymbia beach

Kolymbia Rhodes

How to get to Kolymbia

updated August 2020:  Rhodes Kolymbia beach is 45 minutes away from Rhodes city centre. It is pretty easy to reach from Lindos and Rhodes town by bus. There are regular buses from Rhodes to Lindos and vice versa.

The timetable for the bus could be found on each bus stop. Take a bus and get off to Kolymbia town. From Kolymbia town to the beach you can walk because it is very close.

Or, you can get a taxi from Rhodes town. It will take you about 30 minutes and the cost is around 50$.

You will have the opportunity to see the island and its beautiful landscapes.

Where to sleep in Kolimbia

There are many nice resorts in the area. Regarding the accommodations, you can find rooms for all types of budget.

We chose to stay at Sentido Port Royal Villas and Spa because it is a resort located right on the beach, it is adults only and the food, services and rooms seemed to be excellent.

Useful information for visiting Rhodes Kolymbia beach

Sentido Port Royal Villas and Spa


It proofed to be a very good choice!

We were very happy about the hotel, the beach, the outdoor pools and services.

The rooms were clean and well maintained and the food was very tasty and varied.

Are you ready for your own experience at Sentido Port Royal Villas & Spa ?

If you travel with kids, there are many other options for accommodation in Rhodes Kolymbia beach, some of them are kids friendly.

Not all the resorts have direct access to the sea, but some hotels offer free shuttles to and from the beach.

The beach

Kolymbia beach area is split into 2 important parts: the north part and the south part.

Useful information for visiting Rhodes Kolymbia beach

Sentito Kolymbia Rhodes

South part of Kolymbia

The main beach is located on the south part of the area.

It is a sandy strip of land which stretches to the shallow water.

The beach has very nice facilities, with plenty of showers and changing facilities, very comfortable sunbeds and colourful umbrellas.

This Rhodes sandy strip of land is ideal for families with kids because of the shallow water and sandy beach.

This part of Kolymbia is perfect for watersports.

Jet skis, water bikes and water skis are just some of the watersports which could be practised on the south area.

On the beach, you will find specialized shops which rent the necessary equipment to practice these sports.

If you know you are a watersport lover than this is the right place.

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Whether you prefer to do summer and water activities or winter and snow activities, you should have a travel insurance.

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Rhodes Kolymbia beach north

On the north side of Kolimbia, there is another large beach with sand and pebbles, not as beautiful as the one from the south part.

The sandy strip of land ends in a green grass carpet.

The north beach has also excellent facilities like sunbeds, umbrellas, showers and changing facilities.

The only downside is that the sand is not that soft as on the south part.


There are many good restaurants in the area, all of them serving local and international cuisine.

On the beach, there are fancy bars which sell cocktails and beer as well as sandwiches and snacks.

You don’t have to be worried about food as there are plenty of options to choose from and besides that, Greek food is very tasty!

Rhodes Kolymbia beach is a beautiful place, ideal for families with kids and people searching for tranquillity.

It is a quiet strip of sand with sunbeds and umbrellas, to listen to sea waves and lay in the sun.

Logistical tips and tricks for your trip

Book your accommodation
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You will find here all types of accommodations, from the cheapest ones to the most luxurious.

Don't forget travel insurance
We never leave home without HeyMondo Insurance or Safety Wings Insurance as they offer the best services and a good value for money.

When we go for longer trips around the world we get Globelink Insurance as it offers a good cover for an affordable price.

Travel insurance will always protect you against unexpected costs caused by medical events like illness, injury, theft, or travel cancellation.

We never go on any trip without travel insurance and there were many cases when we had to use it.

Renting a car
We like to explore a country on our own and a car gives us the mobility and freedom to do that.

We always rent our car from Discovercars as they have free cancellation 48 hours prior to starting date and a wide range of car rental companies and options to choose from all over the world.

Tours and attractions
When we are looking for some adventure or we simply want to break up the monotony and discover new places, we always use GetYourGuide.

We love it because we always find the most amazing experiences, with free cancellation and a large variety of activities and tours to choose from.

Airplane tickets and holiday packages
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Travel tip: use Expedia when you are searching for holiday packages as they have many last-minute offers and great discounts for hotels, flights, and even the whole holiday packages.