For lazy poolside days and relaxed afternoon strolls, the Rodos Star will appeal. With plenty of terrace and garden space on which to work on your tan and a separate paddling pool for the little ones, you’ve got all the holiday basics covered. There’s also a snack bar for drinks and light bites such as wraps, pizzas and kebabs. Main meals are served in the restaurant which has indoor and outdoor seating avaialble. Evenings at the Rodos Star are based around the bar and you can expect live music once a week, plus the occasional karaoke night. There’s a big-screen TV for sports enthusiasts to watch events, and you may even find Greek dancing on the entertainment agenda from time to time.
Overview of Rhodes
If you’re looking for a Greek island with plenty of diversity, Rhodes hits the spot. A magnet for beach lovers, holidays to Rhodes also offer plentiful sightseeing and history-packed Rhodes Town with its Medieval quarter and numerous shopping opportunities vying for your attention. For an authentic experience, head to the northeast coast of the island where sleepy villages such as Afandou, where the Rodos Star is located, simmer with traditional Greek charm. This part of the island also offers home-cooked cuisine at its best including the freshest of seafood dishes. Nightlife in Afandou is low-key but nearby Faliraki offers an array of nightclubs and karaoke bars.
Things to do in Afandou
Make the Rodos Star your holiday base and you’ll be just 5 minutes from the town centre. There’s also a pebbly beach around 15 minutes away if you can bear to leave the comfort of your poolside lounger. Afandou offers a charming mix of attractions including traditional coffee houses, carpet shops and old-style restaurants. There’s also a pretty church with a collection of 17th-century paintings. Those in search of cultural exploration will find a car or taxi ride to Rhodes Town, just 30 minutes away.