The Greek island of Rhodes is surrounded by the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean. If you fancy heading out onto the water, make sure you add Rhodes boat trips to your list of things to do. From short hops along the coast to excursions to another country, Rhodes boat trips can take you to all sorts of places. With so much explore around the island and beyond, there's really no need to stay in one place during your trip if you don't want to. Instead, why not make the most of your getaway and see somewhere new on a Rhodes boat trips, cruises and ferry excursions?
Head for the Bay of Anthony QuinnWhile he was filming The Guns of Navarone (1961), actor Anthony Quinn fell head over heels in love with this miniature bay. In fact, he loved it so much that he bought a piece of the island for himself. Having been known as Vagies Bay that point, it became the Bay of Anthony Quinn from then on. There are lots of Rhodes boat trips that will take you here, either as the main destination or as part of a longer cruise along the coast. When you disembark via the jetty, you'll instantly see why this place stole his heart; the sea is deep emerald, the beach is pristine, and lush vegetation adds a gorgeous splash of green. Whether you're heading to the bay's tiny tavern, or admiring the views from the beach, it's hard to imagine a more relaxing place to spend some time.
Cruise to LindosFrom Rhodes Town, you can catch a one-day cruise down to Lindos. This place is absolutely brimming with olde-worlde charm; just one look at the whitewashed houses that cascade down the hillside and you'll instantly fall in love with the place. It's also home to a dramatic Acropolis that towers high above the town. You'll have around 3 or 4 hours to discover the joys of Lindos; that's plenty of time to explore the cobbled streets, sit back on the golden sands and grab an ice-cold beer. On the way back, some Rhodes boat trips will include a stop-off at Tsampica Beach.
Go island hoppingJust a short hop away from Rhodes, you'll discover the pretty island of Symi. This magical spot is truly idyllic, with its pastel-coloured houses, charming fishing harbour and neo-classical architecture. Jump aboard a Rhodes boat trip and you'll be free to spend the day shopping for one-off souvenirs in boutiques, sipping drinks in a traditional taverna, and sampling those famous Symi shrimps in a chic restaurant.
Take a trip to TurkeyIf you're an eager explorer, Rhodes boat trips can take you to another country entirely. Take a two-hour trip on a hydro or Catamaran and you'll arrive in the colourful Turkish town of Marmaris. En route, you'll be treated to glorious ocean views, on arrival, you can spend the day strolling the cobbled streets, shopping in the bustling market and sampling the local food and wine.