The Residence Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ialyssos
... but we could view it from the outside. Back down the hill again to the town and then further down to the beach in the beautiful cove. Rented sunbeds and spent a couple of hours relaxing and swimming. The bus ride back was only an hour and much more enjoyable. We had an early dinner (artichokes stuffed with lamb, grilled veggies such as zucchini, aubergines and peppers, grilled ...
In the late 7th century A.D., Rhodes was fortified against attack from Arabs. Over the years it was further fortified and became an impregnable city from attacks from Turks, Franks and Arabs. We explored the wall around the city and the waterfront area. Swim on the beach across from our hotel. Very ...
... plane to Rhodes was much smoother than expected but nevertheless I was relieved to land. The hotel here was a disappointment after the villa. After a beer at the nearby soccer bar, we went out to explore Rhodes town including Old Town and the ...
... street of the Knights, framed with medieval buildings, and had a look at the little shops in the old town. I quickly acquired a pair of ornate hand made earrings in a typical Greek design, symbolising the circle of life / a long life. We stopped for a gyro at a local taverna, where the highlight was undoubtedly the mountainous scoop of tzatziki we were given together with some heated pita bread. The ...
... 70,000 people used to live here and now it’s deserted. Where did they all go?
There are two deep harbours on each side of the isthmus and the water is the colour of turquoise. Once we finished exploring the ruins, we went for a welcome swim – talk about refreshing! So there I was, floating on a pool noodle in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, gazing at ruins from 360 B.C. Pinch me!
We spent the rest of the day going ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet