Rhodes sports amusements – Sea sports collect a host of people, both local and foreigner, on the beaches to enjoy the bounty of nature and the hot sun. The athletic installations on the island cater to all tastes from soccer to tennis, and from golf to sailing.
Whether on the organized beaches or on the remote, tranquil ones, at the pools of the large hotels or at any spot where the sea dallies with the shores of Rhodes. Swimming is perhaps the most beautiful way for a person to practice a sport.
On most of the organized beaches and at the resorts on the island you can rent a boat and the gear to ride the waves of the Rhodian sea.
This is perhaps the most enjoyable sport the island has to offer for those who love the sea and the emotions it evokes.
On the eastern shores of the island and particulary at Prasonisi even the most inexperienced can taste the magic of the sea while on the western shores the more experienced will be enjoyably challenged by the large waves coming in from the open sea.
The wind that is always blowing on the island and the ideal weather conditions, from April to October, makes sailing a choice that will insure superb memories.
Various sizes and kinds of sailing boats can be rented in the town of Rhodes at Mandraki and at the Sailing Club.
If you want to get to know the enchanting underwater seascapes of the island and hunt some of the many and abundant varieties of fish and seafood found in Greek seas, the underwater world of Rhodes is there to offer you its beauty and wealth.
Complete gear is for sale at many shops throughout the island, although the accessories for scuba diving require a special permit.
Many hotels and the town of Rhodes as well offer courses for tennis and golf with complete installations.
Bars and restaurants, and a shop for golfing equipment operates in the village of Afantou.
There is a soccer field in the town of Rhodes and there are a number of open-air courts for basketball.
The fans of this sport will not be disappointed on Rhodes On the beach at Asgourou at Faliraki and at Lardo there are courses laid out so you c enjoy your favourite sport.