Family Vacations

 

Family vacation

Family1Rhodes is the destination that remains in the heart of every child.

The luxury hotels that have facilities and equipment for various forms of activities for children, the city with numerous parks and beautiful beaches with sand and shallow waters and the possibility for any kind of athletic activity (water skiing, windsurfing, parasailing and others) throughout the island, create a picture of a dream holiday for families.

In Rhodes, the young visitors have the opportunity to experience significant cultural experiences such as festivals, concerts, theaters, tours of the Medieval City, cultural and sporting events.

Family2However a visit to the Water Park, the Valley of the Butterflies, the Aquarium, Rodini Park with peacocks and Rhodian Deer Platoni, the Luna Park in Faliraki, Aktaion with open playground, the Park of the Democracy and all the playgrounds and parks of the island enrich children’s activities by making the trip a memorable experience.

Rhodes has a high quality tourism product, with high class service, providing security, making it ideal for family holidays.

Featured attractions
Aquarium of Rhodes
Old Town
Rhodian House
Preserved traditional settlement Koskinou
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For nature lovers
Valley of the Butterflies
Rodini Park
The Bee museum
Donkeys in Lindos
The natural park of the Esperia Company has artificial lakes, various species of animals and birds

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Water activities
Water Park

Address: Faliraki, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Telephone: 0030 22410 84403
Fax: 0030 22410 84406
E-mail: info@water-park.gr

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Water Sports
Proposed activities for children organized by the Yacht Club of Rhodes.
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Amusement parks

Amusement Park Fantasy

Address: Faliraki, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Telephone: 0030 22410 84403
Fax: 0030 22410 84406
E-mail: info@water-park.gr

Theme Parks

Ostrich Farm of Rhodes

It gives young visitors the opportunity to experience the wonderful world of the animal kingdom. It hosts numerous rare birds and animals.

Address: Next to the Valley of Butterflies, Rhodes
Hours: 09:00 – 18:30

Tickets

  • Adults:  5,50 €
  • Children: 3,00 €
Telephone: 0030 22410 81717, 0030 6945 327142
Website: www.rhodos-info.de/rhodos-ostrich-park
Bowling Skypark Bowling
Address: Avenue Kallithea, Faliraki, Rhodes 85105(150 meters from Luna Park), Greece
Hours: 12:00 – 02:00
Ticket price: 4€  –  children:€
Telephone: 0030 22410 87508, 0030 6946 229 071
Website: www.skyparkbowlingfaliraki.gr
E-mail: skyparkbowlingfaliraki@gmail.com
Mini golf (18 halls)
Address: Avenue Kallithea, Faliraki, Rhodes 85105, Greece
Hours: 09:00 – 24.00
Ticket price: 7 €– children: 6 €
Telephone: 0030 22410 87508, 0030 6946 229 071
Website: www.skyparkbowlingfaliraki.gr
E-mail: skyparkbowlingfaliraki@gmail.com


Beaches

Most of the beaches are suitable for children. For example recommended are Ladiko, Vlycha, Agathe, Faliraki with shallow waters.

Fun

Train

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Go Karts

Three tracks operated Go-Karts in Rhodes: One in  Lardos and one in Tsairi.

Telephones

  • Lardos: 22440 44510
  • Tsairi:  22410 86531, 6944 478793

Spectaculars

ABOUT THRONE OF HELIOS – An awesome experience!

3D picture, sound, motion, rain, snow, wind, fire and even smells, placing the service of the senses and entertainment. Throne of Helios offers a fantastic journey in the mythology and the history of Rhodes. One of the best activities you can choose on your vacations on the island of Rhodes.

The Throne of Helios is a modern entertainment center for family activities that combines a cinema hall, a thematic area, historical exhibits and screenings. It’s the best place to see and visit on your holidays in Rhodes with your family and children.

It is a unique combination of historical tradition and high technology, in the historic building of the old cinema of «St. George», the first cinema ever establish in Rhodes by the Italians in 1927. It’s located on 25th of March st. at the heart of the modern city, about 12 km from the airport and less than 3 km from the commercial port of Rhodes, and it is “a must do” for every visitor and tourist of the island.

Architects, engineers, interior designers, sculptors, historic consultants, Greek and European technicians, specialized in cinema, animation and new interactive technologies, created an exclusive  9d entertainment in order to enrich the travel experience of visitors and help upgrade Rhodes as a tourist destination. There are a lot of sightseeing tours on the island that you can take during your holidays but Throne of Helios is definitely one of the best.

49 modern leather thrones in the form of supercar type seats, placed on hydraulic bases and guided by a powerful computer, provide a realistic experience motion and navigation in a journey through space and time.

The throne of Helios is an educational yet fun “journey” that gives the opportunity to you and your family to learn the history and the mythology of the island.

Capacity: 49 seats

Dimensions display:

Analysis video: Ultra HD

Total Sound Power: 3.000 Watt RMS

Special effects: moving seats, smoke dry ice, wind, rain, snow.

MOVIES

The Throne of Helios.

The creators of Throne Of Helios, prepared a spectacular entertainment and educational production, inspired by the Ancient Greek God of Sun, Helios (thus the name of the leisure center) the ancient Greek mythology and legends, the traditions of Rhodes and its history. The result is a breathtaking yet educational experience for all to have regardless of age. Children, teenagers and parents will have an amazing time in the hall of the Throne of Helios.

Viewers, after fasten their seatbelts and putting on their special 3D glasses, are transferred into a realistic environment of an era long gone, following the Chariot of the ancient Greek God of Sun, Helios! Apollo, Zeus and the other ancient Greek gods, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Hospitaller Knights of the order of st. John, the Ottoman fleet led by Suleiman the Magnificent, the earthquake that shook the ancient world are all parts of this beautiful and adventurous 9d journey of the Throne of Helios. Battles, disasters, ancient cities and imposing medieval buildings come alive again in a way that will amaze you and your children!

The experience of the journey of the Throne of Helios is not only the rain that you feel or the jolt of the earthquake as the Colossus of Rhodes collapses in front of your eyes but also the strong winds and the cannons explosions, the swords of knights and the battle cries. The journey will walk you through the ancient forests and lakes of the island of Rhodes, among the dangerous snakes and reptiles of the island while smelling the scent of the trees and the beautiful flowers of Rhodes!

The throne of Helios is one of the best tourist attractions in Rhodes that will leave you with an expression of satisfaction, excitement and joy and it will create amazing memories to take back home.

THE RHODES RACE

Get into the chariot, Gallop with your horses against the Olympian gods and feel the adrenaline as the victory is in your hands while learning about the history of Rhodes.

The experience of Throne of Helios– Become a kid again regardless of your age.

Feel the Rain

Get wet and have fun with a unique way in one of the best places in Rhodes! Feel the experience!

Children are loving it. Become a child again regardless of your age.

An educational yet funny activity for all the family! Feel the experience see the virtual reality of Rhodes!

Feel the shock and terror of the earthquake.

Get out of your comfort zone and feel the shock of the earthquake that rocked the island of Rhodes at the best entertainment center of the island.

Siege, earthquake & fires

The history and mythology of Rhodes unfolding in front of your eyes with sound, motion, rain, snow, wind and smells ! Feel the experience at the best 9D cinema in Rhodes!

25th of March str., Rhodes (next to Starbucks), tel +30 22410 76850, info@throneofhelios.com, www.throneofhelios.com

Hipparchos Observatory of Rhodes
Our idea is astrotourism.
The scenic location that the “Hipparchos” Οbservatory is housed, offers at its guests the privilege of tranquility close to nature and breathtaking scenery.
The guest has the opportunity to live an experience of observational Astronomy with our instruments of “Hipparchus” observatory, observing the moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and many other astronomical objects of the starry sky. Made with care in our star-garden the guest can observe uranography, even find out how a live sundial works and see a static geographical compass orientation, and much more…
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THE CULTURAL AND GEOLOGICAL “MELATHRON”-CENTER OF RHODES
(Private exhibition “Museum” of Mr .Spyros Katsouris)

Located 7 Km south of Rhodes City on Vrettakou street (a by-road of Rhodos-Lindos highway). Make a right turn on the first signal after St. Christopher Church-go straight on , the Museum is on your left. On the outside it looks like an ancient-greek temple with its Ionic designed columns . It is a micrography of the Parthenon with pediment, which depicts the Titanbattle. On its front, beautiful statues of Athena, Caryatid, Artemis, Hera ,Sphinx decorate it. Its mosaic floors inside and in the courtyard depict ancient greek myths. The Melathron is devided into three sections: 1) The Cultural (groundfloor) decorated with marble mosaics, wonderful paintings on the ceiling depicting themes from ancient greek Mythology . The classical furniture and gold plated maiandros (fret work) add to its beauty . 2) The Folklore (first floor) is full of traditional household utensils, paintings, Rodian pottery and costumes etc. 3)The Geological and Mineral exhibit (basement)with 35 showcases of minerals, fossils, volcano and rare rocks and a lot of embalmed fish(200) and animals). The cultural and geological Center of Rhodes has been awarded by UNESCO, The Kapodistrian University of Athens, THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY of SCIENTISTS ARTISTS and WRITERS etc. In addition, for comments and for more information you can visit the international
website TripAdvisor (search :ΤΟ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΙΚΟ ΜΕΛΑΘΡΟ ΡΟΔΟΥ),or the BlogSpot (www.cultureandgeology.blogspot.com)
Visiting hours 09.00-14.00 and 17.00-20.00 or after making appointment by calling: 2241061285, mobile -6934897836
Cinemas
Translated by: Maria Mattsen- Kordina