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Situated on the Greek island of Rhodes, between the bustling resorts of Lindos and Faliraki, Kolymbia offers a sun-soaked break in the Mediterranean that oozes tranquillity and relaxation. Mountainous backdrops add to the picturesque scenes that await you, while the waters are home to various watersports opportunities if you like things to be a little bit more adventurous.
Perfect for anyone in search of relaxation, Kolymbia is a magnet for people looking for the quiet life. The vibrant resorts on either side of Kolymbia bear no resemblance to this peaceful destination. It's unspoilt, unhurried and uncrowded and continues to provide the perfect place for holidaymakers looking for a little bit of calm, year after year.
You'll find yourself lulled into a leisurely way of life as soon as you step foot in this tranquil resort. No wonder people come back for more!
As the next village along from Kolymbia, Afandou offers a real taste of Greece and the Greek lifestyle. Its streets are rustic and, due to its inland location, are off the beaten track and a bit of a hidden gem. Take the kids along to discover this beauty spot. Let them play in the rock pools looking for shells and crabs, or hop on the mini train to explore the village in all its glory.
Also known as Seven Springs, this incredibly pretty local beauty spot provides a perfect day out for the family. Whether you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a romantic walk or planning on taking a picnic to enjoy by the lake, the lush greenery of the area introduces a whole new side to the picturesque island of Rhodes. With various walking trails also available, you can enjoy as much or as little of Epta Piges as you like.
Easily accessible from Kolymbia, Tsambika Beach boasts the highly coveted Blue Flag award and provides a beautiful setting for a day out with the family. Watersports opportunities are readily available too, if you can peel yourself away from the sands!
Make a Splash at Faliraki Water Park
The waterpark at Faliraki is just a short drive away from Kolymbia, and there are usually plenty of bus rides and excursions that ensure you get there with plenty of time left to enjoy the day. This vibrant and energetic waterpark can be found right in the heart of town and offers a variety of chutes, flumes and slides to bring out the inner daredevil.
Tee Off at the Golf Course
Located just on the outskirts of Kolymbia, this impressive golf course is a hit with golfing fanatics looking for an afternoon on the fairway. Take your time in the afternoon sun and attempt to score a hole in one, before stopping for an ice cold drink at the on-site taverna. Fore!
Explore Rhodes Town
A visit to the island of Rhodes wouldn't be complete without venturing to its capital for the day. Not far from Kolymbia, Rhodes Town boasts a beautiful walled medieval city, where tavernas and cafés are sprinkled around its narrow cobbled streets. With plenty of historical sites to explore and shops to browse, you could easily lose a day in this fascinating UNESCO city.
Ideal for families looking for a little piece of calm, Kolymbia is perfectly placed to suit your Greek-inspired dreams. Whether you're happy to stay within the resort to enjoy the local activities or you'd prefer to venture further into Rhodes, Kolymbia holidays give you the opportunity to do exactly as you please, from a tranquil base.
The UNESCO World Heritage site of Rhodes Town brings elements of old and new together seamlessly. With plenty of sights to see, including the Palace of the Grand Master and the Street of the Knights, as well as the 14th century castle built by the knights of St John, a stay here would be ideal for culture vultures. Party animals aren't ignored either, with plenty of late night parties up for grabs.
Take your pick from the great value Kolymbia package holidays from Direct Holidays and enjoy an unspoilt, unhurried piece of Rhodes this summer.