The municipality of Southern Rhodes is located at the most southern tip of the island of Rhodos. It covers 26.6% of the total area of the island of Rhodes making the municipality of Southern Rhodes not only the largest municipality in acreage of the 10 of the total municipalities of the island, but also the largest in the whole Prefecture of the Dodecanese!
South Rhodes with its unique, unspoiled beauty will transport you to a part of Greece you will want to taste, to experience, to live... authentic Greece!
In our friendly villages you will find people who have the deep knowledge of how to live life with simplicity and kefi (vivre), but also keep their age-old traditions alive.
The green with shrubbery and trees mountains, the cool valleys, the shady forests and the biotopes of rare animals and birds compose the picture which soothes the senses.
Churches, monasteries, medieval castles and traditional villages scattered here and there like splashes of paint on a painter's canvas complete the uniqueness of this authentic part of Greece.
And in the end there is always the sea! Secret little coves alternate with endless golden beaches from Kiotari to Gennadi to Lachania to Plimmiri and then swerve to Apolakkia and Prasonisi, the absolute surfer's paradise.
The coastline of Southern Rhodes extends to 152 kilometres of which 46 kilometres or 38% are composed of sand and the rest with multicolored pebbles. Of special interest to all guests visiting our municipality are the sand dunes with cedars (protected species).