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Rhodes: All-Inclusive Catamaran Cruise with Lunch and Drinks

1. Rhodes: All-Inclusive Catamaran Cruise with Lunch and Drinks

Embark on a catamaran cruise to the coastal beaches of Rhodes on your choice of sailing or power catamaran. Stop at idyllic beaches and bays to swim, snorkel, or relax. Enjoy unlimited drinks on board with a Mediterranean lunch. Board the sailing or power catamaran and set off on your journey around the beautiful island of Rhodes. Cruise to the first stop of the day at Anthony Quinn's Bay, where you will enjoy wonderful views and can swim and snorkel. Head to your second stop at Afandou Beach, where you’ll have 60 minutes to swim and snorkel in a quiet bay. There, the crew will throw bread into the sea and colorful fish will gather around you as you explore Rhodes' underwater life. Following that, enjoy a Mediterranean lunch prepared and served on board. If you choose the power catamaran option, make an additional stop at the beautiful Tsambika Beach or Ladiko Bay (depends which place is less busy). The final stop will then be at Kalithea Springs, where you will have 45-60 minutes for swimming and snorkeling, before returning to the port.

Rhodes: Cruise with 3 Stops, Lunch and Unlimited Drinks

2. Rhodes: Cruise with 3 Stops, Lunch and Unlimited Drinks

Get ready for a memorable day of sailing on the Aegean Sea on a day cruise from Rhodes. Explore the most beautiful parts of the east coast with a buffet meal and drinks on board. Swim and snorkel with the equipment provided at Anthony Quinn Bay, Afandou Beach, and Kalithea Springs. Depart from the port of Mandraki in the morning. Enjoy sailing on a traditional wooden boat with free WiFi that will take you to one of the calmest beaches of Rhodes, Anthony Quinn Bay. Swim and snorkel in the emerald green waters for an hour. Next, continue to Afandou Beach. As the crew drops anchor there, have the chance to swim, snorkel or just relax on the quiet beach. Come back on the boat in an hour for a lunch buffet with local flavors and vegetarian dishes accompanied by red or white wine. After lunch, head to your last stop, Kallithea Springs. Take a dip in the long enclave of clear blue water surrounded by rocks and ladders that lead down to the ocean. After 30 minutes in Kallithea, settle in for the return trip to Rhodes Town.

Rhodes: Boat Tour with Snorkeling, Swimming, Lunch & Drinks

3. Rhodes: Boat Tour with Snorkeling, Swimming, Lunch & Drinks

From 9:30pm onward, we welcome you on board Romantika and help you get settled on one of our decks, reserved in advance. Get to know your crew, get comfortable, relax and get ready for a memorable experience… As we leave the historic Mandraki Old Port (departure 10 am) and cruise along the East Coastline, be ready to admire significant attractions and landmarks such as St. Nicholas Fortress, The Medieval old city, the Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Fontana Grande, Rams Rock etc. We drop anchor in Kalithea Bay that features the famous Kalithea Springs, a magnificent seaside Monument, that offers visitors a unique combination of nature, architecture and history. We stay long enough for you to take it all in and swim, snorkel, dive, take pictures or simply enjoy the deck, music and the aperitifs… Three horns by the Captain signify departure and we continue cruising further to the South past Faliraki towards Afandou. As we marvel at the beauty of the landscape and the Big Blue, the crew offers snacks, wine and aperitifs. Next stop is Afandou, a 4 km stretch of beach featuring the Caves of Traganou. Again you will have plenty of time to swim, walk on the beach, explore the caves, jump off the rocks or the boat’s high or lower decks and build an appetite, while we set up our lunch buffet prepared on board with the best local ingredients by our Chef, Diamantis. Three horns and back on board to savor perfectly executed traditional Greek recipes and signature dishes along with wine from select Rhodes’ wineries or Ice cold beer and juices, if you prefer. For the last part of the tour we cruise next to huge imposing rock formations that lead to the landmark bay named after the actor Anthony Quinn (He fell in love with the miniature bay and bought the land while filming “Guns of Navarone”, which was reclaimed by the Greek Government in 1984). Last stop to enjoy the natural beauty of the bay, the water activities or the nirvana of the comfortable decks together with desert and our signature cocktails made with Greek spirits like Ouzo and Masticha. Depending on the mood and vibes, you can find yourself singing and dancing or learning the Greek Zorba dance… Time to head back to Mandraki port (arrival 4pm). Full of new experiences, beautiful images, good food and drinks and perhaps new friends we say Thank you for sailing with us and Goodbye!

Rhodes: Catamaran Cruise with Meal, Snacks & Swim Stops

4. Rhodes: Catamaran Cruise with Meal, Snacks & Swim Stops

The largest catamaran in the entire Dodecanese! Designed by the esteemed Shuttleworth Design in England and fully refit in 2021, providing you with your state-of-the-art sailing experience for the summer. Whether you sit on the comfortable and shaded sofas around the dining tables aft or the elegant side benches, whether you lie on the spacious decks enjoying the sun or - the best seat in the house - the trampolines just above the sea, feel like an authentic movie star! Relaxed seating is also provided indoors in the air-conditioned lounge, by our fully equipped bar! Dive safely, with the fabulous bow swimming ladder with the underwater platform, swim in the most beautiful beaches of the island and then enjoy your refreshing shower on board, an experience no other yacht can offer. Discover Rhodes Island with the luxurious and majestic 70' Pegasos Catamaran. Embark on the cruise you deserve and create unforgettable memories partying, sunbathing, dining and relaxing whilst sailing along the mesmerizing coasts of Rhodes and enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters of the world-famous beaches. Let our professional and experienced crew take you on the highlight of your vacation! ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Tsambika Beach, Greece Tsambika beach is long and broad with fine, golden sand and dozens of colourful little flags marking out the various eating establishments and beach sports centers. Tsambika is one of the most beautiful beaches on Rhodes. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Anthony Quinn Bay, Faliraki Greece This lovely inlet and beach sits adjacent to the already listed Ladiko Beach. It is where several scenes were filmed for the "Guns of Navarone" motion film, which featured the actor Antony Quinn, hence its name. Duration: 45 minutes Stop At: Afandou Beach, Afandou 851 03 Greece Endless in length and very wide beach, with sand and fine pebbles. One of the longest beaches of the island with crystal clear waters. The same beach at its beginning is called Traounou or Traganou coast, in the middle it is called Afandou beach and at its edge, Plaka. Duration: 45 minutes

Rhodes Town: Anthony Quinn, Kalithea & Afandou Boat Cruise

5. Rhodes Town: Anthony Quinn, Kalithea & Afandou Boat Cruise

Discover the island of Rhodes from the water by embarking on a boat tour departing from Mandraki Harbor in Rhodes Town. Explore three of the most stunning local beaches, with plenty of time to swim and snorkel in refreshing deep blue water. Board a traditional Greek boat at Mandraki Harbor and set sail toward Anthony Quinn Bay. Take in amazing panoramic views as you sail away from the coast. Once at the bay, drop anchor for your first chance to snorkel. Up next, visit Afandou Beach to swim and snorkel.Relax and listen to music on the way to Kallithea Bay. Dive into the water and go for a swim or snorkel with colorful fish, squid, and other marine life. Finish your cruise with a scenic trip back to Rhodes Town.

Rhodes: Half-Day Bay to Bay Cruise with Buffet & Snorkeling

6. Rhodes: Half-Day Bay to Bay Cruise with Buffet & Snorkeling

From 9:45am onward, We welcome you on board Romantika Dreams and help you get settled on one of our decks. Get comfortable, relax. At 10:15, as we leave the historic Mandraki old port and cruise along the East Coastline, be ready to admire significant attractions and landmarks such as St. Nicholas Fortress, The Medieval old city, the Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Fontana Grande, Rams Rock etc. First, we drop anchor in Kalithea Bay that features the famous Kalithea Springs, a magnificent seaside Monument, that offers visitors a unique combination of nature, architecture and history. We stay long enough for you to take it all in and swim, snorkel, dive, take pictures or simply enjoy the deck and the music. Three horns by the Captain signify departure and we continue cruising further to the South past Faliraki towards Afandou, our next stop, a 4 km stretch of beach featuring the Caves of Traganou. Again you will have plenty of time to swim, walk on the beach, explore the caves, jump off the rocks or the boat’s high or lower decks and build an appetite, while we set up our lunch buffet freshly prepared on board. Our menu includes traditional Greek recipes, as well as vegetarian dishes! Enjoy Happy Hour at the Bar with half price on already great value delicious cocktails and drinks! Three horns and back on board to enjoy the delicious lunch and cruise next to huge imposing rock formations that lead to the landmark bay named after the actor Anthony Quinn (He fell in love and bought the land while filming “Guns of Navarone” which was reclaimed by the Greek Government in 1984). Last stop to enjoy the natural beauty of the miniature bay, the water activities or the Happy hour at the Bar. Depending on the mood and vibes, you can find yourself singing and dancing or learning the Greek Zorba dance… Time to head back to Mandraki port (arrival 4:15pm). Full of new experiences, beautiful images, good food and drinks and perhaps new friends we say Thank you for sailing with us and Goodbye!

Rhodes: Full Day East Coast Bay to Bay Boat Trip with Lunch

7. Rhodes: Full Day East Coast Bay to Bay Boat Trip with Lunch

Meet your group early in the morning and hop on the bus which will take you straight to the port. Hop aboard your boat and sit back and relax as you take in the panoramic views of Rhodes' medieval town and the island's stunning coastline from the sea. Swim among the native marine life at your first stop in Anthony Quinn's Bay, well known for its crystal-clear emerald waters and its sheltered rocky beach. Encounter cliffs towering above the shimmering waters, brimming with fish, sea urchins, coral formations, and more. Continue your journey to your next swimming spot at Tsambika Bay, where you can swim over to its 800-meter long fine golden sand beach for some tanning. Spend two hours here, where you can swim to your heart's content before tucking into a delicious buffet meal aboard the boat. No doubt after all the water sports you'll be hungry for the selection of Greek food, including moussaka, veggies, meatballs, pasta, and salad on offer. Re-energized, head to the rocky beach and bay of Afandou, where you can explore its outstanding cave directly from the water. Next, make your way to your last stop, the sheltered Kallithea Bay, for a final swim or a relaxing sun bathe on the boat before returning to Rhodes with your group.

Full-day Cruise to Rhodes Island with Lunch

8. Full-day Cruise to Rhodes Island with Lunch

You will be transferred to Mandraki port, from where you will get on board and sail to Kallithea Bay, next to the sandy Tsampika beach, where you will enjoy lunch on board, to Afandou Beach and finally to the famous Anthony Quinn bay! At the end of the day, at the return to Mandraki port, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Rhodes: Pleasure Cruise for Swimming and Snorkeling

9. Rhodes: Pleasure Cruise for Swimming and Snorkeling

6 hours pleasure cruise to the most amazing places for swim and snorkelling.We start at 10:00 and sail accross the east coast of rhodes island ,after 40 minutes about we have our first we stop in Kallithea caves for swim and snorkel in the caves after about one hour we sail to Afandou beach for another about one hour swim and snorkelling,relax on boat down of the sun or shadow,musik.Then we sail again to Anthony quinn bay with the famous name ,there also we have about one hour swim in green blue waters.After the that we continue our cruise back to mandraki harbour and we arrive at 16:00.Snorkelling equipment provided.

Rhodes: Bay to Bay Swimming Cruise, Greek Buffet included

10. Rhodes: Bay to Bay Swimming Cruise, Greek Buffet included

From 9:45am onward, We welcome you on board Romantika Dreams and help you get settled on one of our decks. Get comfortable, relax. At 10:15, as we leave the historic Mandraki old port and cruise along the East Coastline, be ready to admire significant attractions and landmarks such as St. Nicholas Fortress, The Medieval old city, the Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Fontana Grande, Rams Rock etc. First, we drop anchor in Kalithea Bay that features the famous Kalithea Springs, a magnificent seaside Monument, that offers visitors a unique combination of nature, architecture and history. We stay long enough for you to take it all in and swim, snorkel, dive, take pictures or simply enjoy the deck and the music. Three horns by the Captain signify departure and we continue cruising further to the South past Faliraki towards Afandou, our next stop, a 4 km stretch of beach featuring the Caves of Traganou. Again you will have plenty of time to swim, walk on the beach, explore the caves, jump off the rocks or the boat’s high or lower decks and build an appetite, while we set up our lunch buffet freshly prepared on board. Our menu includes traditional Greek recipes, as well as vegetarian dishes! Enjoy Happy Hour at the Bar with half price on already great value delicious cocktails and drinks! Three horns and back on board to enjoy the delicious lunch and cruise next to huge imposing rock formations that lead to the landmark bay named after the actor Anthony Quinn (He fell in love and bought the land while filming “Guns of Navarone” which was reclaimed by the Greek Government in 1984). Last stop to enjoy the natural beauty of the miniature bay, the water activities or the Happy hour at the Bar. Depending on the mood and vibes, you can find yourself singing and dancing or learning the Greek Zorba dance… Time to head back to Mandraki port (arrival 4:15pm). Full of new experiences, beautiful images, good food and drinks and perhaps new friends we say Thank you for sailing with us and Goodbye!

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What people are saying about Afandou Beach

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4.7
(914 reviews)

We (families with several kids between 4 and 12) enjoyed the day a lot. The boat is great, the crew super welcoming and helpful, the swimming stops very well picked and overall a great experience. Can strongly recommend it.

It was a great tour with wonderful experiences. The food was delicious and the crew was super nice.

perfect day trip, beautiful locations, extremely delicious food and big portions, totally worth it

Great experiences, wonderful places and great beaches. I recommend it wholeheartedly.

10 outta 10 recommend. Perfect relaxing day out 🙏🏾