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Dodecanese

Scattered against the coast of Turkey , the Dodecanese , or Twelve Islands , are the farthest Greek island group from the mainland. Closer to Asia Minor than to Ath­ens , these islands have experienced more invasions than the central parts of the country. In ancient times, the Dodecanese flourished before falling to Alexander the Great. A favourite target of evangelizing biblical luminaries including St. Paul and St. John , the inhabitants of the islands were some of the first Greeks to con­vert to Christianity. The islands prospered in the early Byzantine years, before suf­fering from raids that later hurt the entire empire. Crusaders stormed through during the 14th century, building heavily fortified castles as bases for their reli­gious wars. The Ottomans ousted them in 1522, and the lucky Dodecanese received special concessions for their proximity to Turkey . The Dodecanese ulti­mately joined the Greek nation in 1948 after fighting fiercely in WWII.

Eclectic architecture is the most visible legacy of all these comings and goings: Classical ruins, castles built by Crusaders, and Ottoman mosques all coexist. Travellers who venture here will find landscapes ranging from Rhodes 's fertile hills to the volcanic terrain of Nisyros. Kos 's hopping nightlife, the apocalyptic beauty of Patmos , the secluded beaches of Karpathos , and the hidden glory of Kalymnos are sure to entice even the most discriminating traveller.



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 Anthula Sun
Quietly located among lush greenery, 1804 feet from the center of Archangelos, Anthula Sun features a bar. more...
 Silver Beach
Directly located on Grikos’s seafront on the island of Patmos, Silver Beach offers rooms with a sea or garden view. Free parking is available on site. more...
 Sunshine Hotel Lardos
Located just 656 feet from the beach, Sunshine Hotel Lardos offers self-catering accommodations and a large swimming pool with free use of sun beds and umbrellas. Free Wi-Fi is available. more...
 Blue Bay Hotel
Within 820 feet from Skala Port in Patmos, Blue Bay Hotel features a bar and a seafront sun terrace. more...
 HOTEL ATHINA
Located in Grikos, less than 0.6 mi from Petra Beach, HOTEL ATHINA features accommodations with a bar, free private parking, a shared lounge and a terrace. more...
 Milios Studios
Located in Megálon Choríon, Milios Studios features 3-star accommodations with private balconies. With a garden, the 3-star inn has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. more...
 Panorama Hotel
This small family-run hotel, located in a quiet area of Genadi, provides guests with a comfortable base during their stay on Rhodes. more...
 Byzance Hotel
Conveniently located in the village of Skala, Byzance Hotel is 100 yards from Patmos Port and 220 yards from the nearest beach. It offers free Wi-Fi and accommodations with a private balcony. more...
 Rhodian Sun Hotel
Located among palm trees, 1969 feet from Paradeisi Beach in Rhodes, the Rhodian Sun features a pool, a traditional restaurant and a breakfast buffet. more...
 Helios Apartments - Beach of Lachania Rhodes
Located in Lakhania in the Rhodes region and just 164 feet from the beach Helios Apartments - Beach of Lachania Rhodes features accommodations with free WiFi, BBQ facilities, a garden and free private more...
 Oasis Hotel
Just 164 feet from Massouri Beach, Oasis Hotel features breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and Telendos Island from its stone-paved terraces. more...
 Lardos Bay
Boasting friendly service and excellent location, Lardos Bay Hotel is a 3-star hotel located in the city of Lardos, in Rhodes. The beach of Lardos is just 650 ft away. more...
 Meliton Hotel
Located among the rich greenery of Theologos in Rhodes, Meliton features a pool and a tennis court. The restaurant serves local and international dishes. more...
 Eco Beach And Magic Garden Hotel
Offering a garden with BBQ and hammock area, Eco Beach And Magic Garden is located in the seaside village of Gennadi, on the southeast part of Rhodos. It offers free WiFi. more...
 Summer View
Located in Theologos, 0.7 mi from Theologos Beach, Summer View provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a bar. more...
 Belmare Hotel
Belmare Hotel is 656 feet from Lothiarika beach and 1.2 mi from the village of Lardos with restaurants and cafes. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, sun terrace and garden. more...
 Asteri Hotel
Just 50 yards from Merikas Beach, Asteri Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, most with Aegean Sea views. more...
 Olive Garden Hotel
Within 1148 feet from Lardos Beach in Rhodes, Olive Garden Hotel is set amid blossomed gardens and features a pool . Leisure facilities , a poolside snack bar and a tennis court. more...
 Romantza Mare
Offering an outdoor pool and a sun terace, Romantza Mare is located in Kalithea Area. It features a garden and games room, while WiFi access is available throughout. more...
 Skala Hotel
In a garden of bougainvilleas, 164 feet from Skala Beach in Patmos, this hotel offers a pool and a breakfast buffet with local products. more...
 Villa Anastasia
Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a shared lounge, and a garden, Villa Anastasia features accommodations in Voládha with free WiFi and pool views. more...
 Nama Retreat
Nama Retreat has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, bar, a shared lounge and garden in Pastida. more...
 aslanis village
Aslanis village has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a bar and shared lounge in Marmari. more...
 Christiana Hotel Apartments
Just 1476 feet from the sea, Christiana Hotel is located in the traditional Gennadi Village, steps from café-bars, restaurants, supermarkets and shops. more...
 Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa
This 5-star luxury hotel is located only a few steps from Grikos beach, in Patmos. more...




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