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Rhodes: Speedboat Trip to Symi with Free Time to Explore

1. Rhodes: Speedboat Trip to Symi with Free Time to Explore

Admire views of town of Rhodes and the town of Symi from the water with this speedboat tour between these two points. Have ample time in Symi to shop, try local cuisine, and capture pictures of the colorful houses before returning by speedboat to Rhodes  Hop aboard the new speedboat in Kolona Harbor. Soak up some sun on the outdoor deck or cool off in the air-conditioned closed deck as you take in views of the Rhodes castle walls, the minarets of the Old Town, the medieval clock, and the Marine Gate. Head out from Rhode and catch a glimpse of the on your left hand the 46-meter high Naillac Tower, the windmills of Rhodes, the Saint Nicholas Fortress, and the Aquarium of Rhodes.  Arrive in the bay of Symi where you can spy the town of Symi which is amphitheatrically built. Spy the colorful neoclassical houses which reflect in the sea on clam days. Disembark and have over three hours to take in the charm of this island before returning to Rhodes. 

Rhodes Town: Boat Trip to Symi Island and St Marina Bay

2. Rhodes Town: Boat Trip to Symi Island and St Marina Bay

Join a city cruise from Rhodes to Saint Marina Bay and the tiny boutique island of Symi, with sun beds and floating gear included. Stop for swimming and snorkeling in the bay which is only reachable by boat, before sailing to Symi to enjoy 3 hours of free time on the island. Depart in the morning and set sail for St. Marina Bay. Feel the sunshine on your faces and admire Rhodes from the water. Stop for a 30-minute break to swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear water of St. Marina Bay. Then, enjoy a short boat ride to Symi Harbor. Disembark and take 3 hours to explore Symi at your own pace. Soak up the stunning harbor views and lose yourself in the colorful streets lined with neo-classical houses. Finally, relax as you sail back to Rhodes Harbor in the evening.

Southeast Rhodes: Panormitis, St. George Bay, & Symi Cruise

3. Southeast Rhodes: Panormitis, St. George Bay, & Symi Cruise

Start with a comfortable bus transfer from meeting points at select hotels and bus stops in Southeast Rhodes. Hop on board a spacious catamaran with has an air-conditioned lounge with a bar, where you can purchase a morning coffee, snacks, soft drinks and ice cream. Head up to the sundeck upstairs, where you can take in the views at second bar that has a shaded area with tables where you can relax while surrounded by the endless blue of the sea. Those that want to work on their tan can access non-shaded areas. Stop at the Panormitis Monastery which is dedicated to archangel Michael, who is thought to be the protector of the island. Have free time to see a large and sacred icon of the archangel, light a candle, buy a Komboskini prayer bracelet, or purchase some traditional butter cookies. Continue your journey with a quick stop at St. George's Bay beach which is only accessible by boat. Admire crystal-clear waters at this blue flag beach that is hugged by impressive cliffs that reach a height of 300 meters. Set sail to the famed Gialos harbor on Symi island, where brightly-colored buildings are stacked on a hill next to the see. Spend 3-hours of free time exploring narrow streets, hiking to the local windmills, trekking to the Kali Strata viewpoint, or capturing pictures of highlights like the clock tower. Buy some tasty food like simiako garidaki (tiny shrimp), tiropita tourta (Symian cheese pie), or Akoumia (traditional donuts made from rice flour). Return to your disembarkation point and transfer back to your meeting point by bus at the end of your tour.

Faliraki: Boat trip to Symi - St.George Bay - Panormitis

4. Faliraki: Boat trip to Symi - St.George Bay - Panormitis

Come aboard SYMI II - CATAMARAN AND ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE FULL DAY BOAT TRIP TO SYMI. You will see the colorful island through 3 different stops at the most stunning places it has to showcase. Panormitis Monastery - St. George's Bay - Symi Town. On board you will be greeted by a cool, air-conditioned lounge with a bar, where you can enjoy your morning coffee, snacks, soft drinks and ice cream. (The items are not included in the price of the excursion). You can also choose the sundeck upstairs, where we have another up-to-date bar and a shaded area with tables to relax and enjoy your refreshments. Soak in the sun to work on that tan and admire the endless blue of the Dodecanese. The Catamaran's first stop is at Panormitis where you will have about 45 minutes. During that time, you can see the Monastery dedicated to Archangel Michael, who is the protector of the island. Estimated to have been built during the years of the Turkish occupation and has been reconstructed several times since then. It's most significant restoration work was done by Anastasis Karnavas between 1777 and 1873. Inside the church lives a large and sacred icon of Archangel Michael. It is believed that through this icon the saint not only offers protection and guidance but also performs miracles. Legend has it that if you put a prayer inside of a bottle and toss it into the sea from anywhere, the bottle will find it's way to this cove and the wish will be granted by Archangel Michael. Our suggestions: Light a candle at the monastery Buy a Komboskini - Greek rope bracelet for prayer Taste the traditional butter cookies from the oldest wood oven located in the Monastery Make a wish for your loved ones After our stop in Panormitis we will set sail to our next destination St. George's Bay Just a quick stop to capture this breathtaking beach that is only accessible by boat The most crystal-clear blue water you have ever seen hugs the impressive cliffs that reach up to 300 m. high. The combination creates a unique atmosphere. Entering the famous harbor "Gialos" in Symi, don't forget to have your camera ready. Trust us, as soon as you see the colorful villas, you will be swept off your feet. You will have approximately 3 hours of free time to explore this color exploding place. Our suggestions: Wonder around in the beautiful alleyways of Symi. Take a picture of the clock tower (famous Big Ben replica). Hike to Castro and the Windmills Go up the "Kali Strata" - the path will take you on a journey full of stunning views, architecture and overall scenery of the island. Try the tasty local cuisine - Sea food delicacy - tiny shrimps called ‘’simiako garidaki”. Symian cheese pie called “tiropita - tourta” and last but not least the famous Akoumia - traditional donuts made from rice flour. Learn about the long tradition of sponge diving and smell all the aromas from herbs and spices

Faliraki : Boat trip to Symi & St.George's Bay

5. Faliraki : Boat trip to Symi & St.George's Bay

COME ABOARD SYMI II - CATAMARAN & ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE FULL DAY BOAT TRIP TO SYMI. You will see the colorful island through 2 different stops at the most stunning places it has to showcase - Symi Town St. &George's Bay . On board you will be greeted by a cool, air-conditioned lounge with a bar, where you can enjoy your morning coffee, snacks, soft drinks and ice cream. (The items are not included in the price of the excursion). You can also choose the sundeck upstairs, where we have another up-to-date bar and a shaded area with tables to relax and enjoy your refreshments. Soak in the sun to work on that tan and admire the endless blue of the Dodecanese. Entering the famous harbor "Gialos" in Symi, don't forget to have your camera ready. Trust us, as soon as you see the colorful villas, you will be swept off your feet. You will have approximately 3 hours of free time to explore this color exploding place. Our suggestions: Wonder around in the beautiful alleyways of Symi. Take a picture of the clock tower (famous Big Ben replica). Hike to Castro and the windmills Go up the Kali Strata - the path will take you on a journey full of stunning views, architecture and overall scenery of the island. Try the tasty local cuisine - Sea food delicacy - tiny shrimps called ‘’Simiako garidaki”. Symian cheese pie called “tiropita-tourta” and last but not least the famous Akoumia - traditional donuts made from rice flour. Symi is known for having some of the best natural sea sponges you can get your hands on Take pictures of the beautiful scenery and the intricate mosaics that are traditional to the Dodecanese islands Don’t miss the sculpture of the Sponge Diver close to the bridge at the harbour. Stathis G. Hatzisavas. In 1913, he free dove to a depth of 88 meters, for 4 minutes. After our stop in Symi town we will set sail to our next destination St. George's Bay -photoshoot stop. Just a quick stop to capture this breathtaking beach that is only accessible by boat The most crystal-clear blue water you have ever seen hugs the impressive cliffs that reach up to 300 m. high. The combination creates a unique atmosphere.

Rhodes: Boat trip to Symi & St.George's Bay

6. Rhodes: Boat trip to Symi & St.George's Bay

COME ABOARD SYMI II - CATAMARAN & ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE FULL DAY BOAT TRIP TO SYMI. You will see the colorful island through 2 different stops at the most stunning places it has to showcase - Symi Town St. &George's Bay . On board you will be greeted by a cool, air-conditioned lounge with a bar, where you can enjoy your morning coffee, snacks, soft drinks and ice cream. (The items are not included in the price of the excursion). You can also choose the sundeck upstairs, where we have another up-to-date bar and a shaded area with tables to relax and enjoy your refreshments. Soak in the sun to work on that tan and admire the endless blue of the Dodecanese. Entering the famous harbor "Gialos" in Symi, don't forget to have your camera ready. Trust us, as soon as you see the colorful villas, you will be swept off your feet. You will have approximately 3 hours of free time to explore this color exploding place. Our suggestions: Wonder around in the beautiful alleyways of Symi. Take a picture of the clock tower (famous Big Ben replica). Hike to Castro and the windmills Go up the Kali Strata - the path will take you on a journey full of stunning views, architecture and overall scenery of the island. Try the tasty local cuisine - Sea food delicacy - tiny shrimps called ‘’Simiako garidaki”. Symian cheese pie called “tiropita-tourta” and last but not least the famous Akoumia - traditional donuts made from rice flour. Symi is known for having some of the best natural sea sponges you can get your hands on Take pictures of the beautiful scenery and the intricate mosaics that are traditional to the Dodecanese islands Don’t miss the sculpture of the Sponge Diver close to the bridge at the harbour. Stathis G. Hatzisavas. In 1913, he free dove to a depth of 88 meters, for 4 minutes. After our stop in Symi town we will set sail to our next destination St. George's Bay -photoshoot stop. Just a quick stop to capture this breathtaking beach that is only accessible by boat The most crystal-clear blue water you have ever seen hugs the impressive cliffs that reach up to 300 m. high. The combination creates a unique atmosphere.

Rhodes: Boat trip to Symi - St.George Bay - Panormitis

7. Rhodes: Boat trip to Symi - St.George Bay - Panormitis

COME ABOARD SYMI II - CATAMARAN AND ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE FULL DAY BOAT TRIP TO SYMI. You will see the colorful island through 3 different stops at the most stunning places it has to showcase. Panormitis Monastery - St. George's Bay - Symi Town. On board you will be greeted by a cool, air-conditioned lounge with a bar, where you can enjoy your morning coffee, snacks, soft drinks and ice cream. (The items are not included in the price of the excursion). You can also choose the sundeck upstairs, where we have another up-to-date bar and a shaded area with tables to relax and enjoy your refreshments. Soak in the sun to work on that tan and admire the endless blue of the Dodecanese. The Catamaran's first stop is at Panormitis where you will have about 45 minutes. During that time, you can see the Monastery dedicated to Archangel Michael, who is the protector of the island. Estimated to have been built during the years of the Turkish occupation and has been reconstructed several times since then. It's most significant restoration work was done by Anastasis Karnavas between 1777 and 1873. Inside the church lives a large and sacred icon of Archangel Michael. It is believed that through this icon the saint not only offers protection and guidance but also performs miracles. Legend has it that if you put a prayer inside of a bottle and toss it into the sea from anywhere, the bottle will find it's way to this cove and the wish will be granted by Archangel Michael. Our suggestions: Light a candle at the monastery Buy a Komboskini - Greek rope bracelet for prayer Taste the traditional butter cookies from the oldest wood oven located in the Monastery Make a wish for your loved ones After our stop in Panormitis we will set sail to our next destination St. George's Bay Just a quick stop to capture this breathtaking beach that is only accessible by boat The most crystal-clear blue water you have ever seen hugs the impressive cliffs that reach up to 300 m. high. The combination creates a unique atmosphere. Entering the famous harbor "Gialos" in Symi, don't forget to have your camera ready. Trust us, as soon as you see the colorful villas, you will be swept off your feet. You will have approximately 3 hours of free time to explore this color exploding place. Our suggestions: Wonder around in the beautiful alleyways of Symi. Take a picture of the clock tower (famous Big Ben replica). Hike to Castro and the Windmills Go up the "Kali Strata" - the path will take you on a journey full of stunning views, architecture and overall scenery of the island. Try the tasty local cuisine - Sea food delicacy - tiny shrimps called ‘’simiako garidaki”. Symian cheese pie called “tiropita - tourta” and last but not least the famous Akoumia - traditional donuts made from rice flour. Learn about the long tradition of sponge diving and smell all the aromas from herbs and spices

Kremasti: Boat trip to Symi & St.George's Bay

8. Kremasti: Boat trip to Symi & St.George's Bay

COME ABOARD SYMI II - CATAMARAN & ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE FULL DAY BOAT TRIP TO SYMI. You will see the colorful island through 2 different stops at the most stunning places it has to showcase - Symi Town St. &George's Bay . On board you will be greeted by a cool, air-conditioned lounge with a bar, where you can enjoy your morning coffee, snacks, soft drinks and ice cream. (The items are not included in the price of the excursion). You can also choose the sundeck upstairs, where we have another up-to-date bar and a shaded area with tables to relax and enjoy your refreshments. Soak in the sun to work on that tan and admire the endless blue of the Dodecanese. Entering the famous harbor "Gialos" in Symi, don't forget to have your camera ready. Trust us, as soon as you see the colorful villas, you will be swept off your feet. You will have approximately 3 hours of free time to explore this color exploding place. Our suggestions: Wonder around in the beautiful alleyways of Symi. Take a picture of the clock tower (famous Big Ben replica). Hike to Castro and the windmills Go up the Kali Strata - the path will take you on a journey full of stunning views, architecture and overall scenery of the island. Try the tasty local cuisine - Sea food delicacy - tiny shrimps called ‘’Simiako garidaki”. Symian cheese pie called “tiropita-tourta” and last but not least the famous Akoumia - traditional donuts made from rice flour. Symi is known for having some of the best natural sea sponges you can get your hands on Take pictures of the beautiful scenery and the intricate mosaics that are traditional to the Dodecanese islands Don’t miss the sculpture of the Sponge Diver close to the bridge at the harbour. Stathis G. Hatzisavas. In 1913, he free dove to a depth of 88 meters, for 4 minutes. After our stop in Symi town we will set sail to our next destination St. George's Bay -photoshoot stop. Just a quick stop to capture this breathtaking beach that is only accessible by boat The most crystal-clear blue water you have ever seen hugs the impressive cliffs that reach up to 300 m. high. The combination creates a unique atmosphere.

Kolympia,Afantou:Boat trip to Symi- St.George Bay-Panormitis

9. Kolympia,Afantou:Boat trip to Symi- St.George Bay-Panormitis

COME ABOARD SYMI II - CATAMARAN AND ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE FULL DAY BOAT TRIP TO SYMI. You will see the colorful island through 3 different stops at the most stunning places it has to showcase. Panormitis Monastery - St. George's Bay - Symi Town. On board you will be greeted by a cool, air-conditioned lounge with a bar, where you can enjoy your morning coffee, snacks, soft drinks and ice cream. (The items are not included in the price of the excursion). You can also choose the sundeck upstairs, where we have another up-to-date bar and a shaded area with tables to relax and enjoy your refreshments. Soak in the sun to work on that tan and admire the endless blue of the Dodecanese. The Catamaran's first stop is at Panormitis where you will have about 45 minutes. During that time, you can see the Monastery dedicated to Archangel Michael, who is the protector of the island. Estimated to have been built during the years of the Turkish occupation and has been reconstructed several times since then. It's most significant restoration work was done by Anastasis Karnavas between 1777 and 1873. Inside the church lives a large and sacred icon of Archangel Michael. It is believed that through this icon the saint not only offers protection and guidance but also performs miracles. Legend has it that if you put a prayer inside of a bottle and toss it into the sea from anywhere, the bottle will find it's way to this cove and the wish will be granted by Archangel Michael. Our suggestions: Light a candle at the monastery Buy a Komboskini - Greek rope bracelet for prayer Taste the traditional butter cookies from the oldest wood oven located in the Monastery Make a wish for your loved ones After our stop in Panormitis we will set sail to our next destination St. George's Bay Just a quick stop to capture this breathtaking beach that is only accessible by boat The most crystal-clear blue water you have ever seen hugs the impressive cliffs that reach up to 300 m. high. The combination creates a unique atmosphere. Entering the famous harbor "Gialos" in Symi, don't forget to have your camera ready. Trust us, as soon as you see the colorful villas, you will be swept off your feet. You will have approximately 3 hours of free time to explore this color exploding place. Our suggestions: Wonder around in the beautiful alleyways of Symi. Take a picture of the clock tower (famous Big Ben replica). Hike to Castro and the Windmills Go up the "Kali Strata" - the path will take you on a journey full of stunning views, architecture and overall scenery of the island. Try the tasty local cuisine - Sea food delicacy - tiny shrimps called ‘’simiako garidaki”. Symian cheese pie called “tiropita - tourta” and last but not least the famous Akoumia - traditional donuts made from rice flour. Learn about the long tradition of sponge diving and smell all the aromas from herbs and spices

Kremasti: Boat trip to Symi - St.George Bay - Panormitis

10. Kremasti: Boat trip to Symi - St.George Bay - Panormitis

Come aboard SYMI II - CATAMARAN AND ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE FULL DAY BOAT TRIP TO SYMI. You will see the colorful island through 3 different stops at the most stunning places it has to showcase. Panormitis Monastery - St. George's Bay - Symi Town. On board you will be greeted by a cool, air-conditioned lounge with a bar, where you can enjoy your morning coffee, snacks, soft drinks and ice cream. (The items are not included in the price of the excursion). You can also choose the sundeck upstairs, where we have another up-to-date bar and a shaded area with tables to relax and enjoy your refreshments. Soak in the sun to work on that tan and admire the endless blue of the Dodecanese. The Catamaran's first stop is at Panormitis where you will have about 45 minutes. During that time, you can see the Monastery dedicated to Archangel Michael, who is the protector of the island. Estimated to have been built during the years of the Turkish occupation and has been reconstructed several times since then. It's most significant restoration work was done by Anastasis Karnavas between 1777 and 1873. Inside the church lives a large and sacred icon of Archangel Michael. It is believed that through this icon the saint not only offers protection and guidance but also performs miracles. Legend has it that if you put a prayer inside of a bottle and toss it into the sea from anywhere, the bottle will find it's way to this cove and the wish will be granted by Archangel Michael. Our suggestions: Light a candle at the monastery Buy a Komboskini - Greek rope bracelet for prayer Taste the traditional butter cookies from the oldest wood oven located in the Monastery Make a wish for your loved ones After our stop in Panormitis we will set sail to our next destination St. George's Bay Just a quick stop to capture this breathtaking beach that is only accessible by boat The most crystal-clear blue water you have ever seen hugs the impressive cliffs that reach up to 300 m. high. The combination creates a unique atmosphere. Entering the famous harbor "Gialos" in Symi, don't forget to have your camera ready. Trust us, as soon as you see the colorful villas, you will be swept off your feet. You will have approximately 3 hours of free time to explore this color exploding place. Our suggestions: Wonder around in the beautiful alleyways of Symi. Take a picture of the clock tower (famous Big Ben replica). Hike to Castro and the Windmills Go up the "Kali Strata" - the path will take you on a journey full of stunning views, architecture and overall scenery of the island. Try the tasty local cuisine - Sea food delicacy - tiny shrimps called ‘’simiako garidaki”. Symian cheese pie called “tiropita - tourta” and last but not least the famous Akoumia - traditional donuts made from rice flour. Learn about the long tradition of sponge diving and smell all the aromas from herbs and spices

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Amazing amazing. I heard about this place online before coming and knew I had to book a trip there. This was recommended to me and did not disappoint. Beautiful place, great boat ride there and back with a stop half way there so we could get into the sea.

Super fun boat trip, both the swimming and the town of Symi are very worthwhile. The boat is neat, clean and the staff is friendly. All in all highly recommended!!

Was a great trip. The bay was very pretty and a nice refreshment. Symi is a very great island and worth a visit!

Well organised, value for money. Clear instructions. Just what I expected on the trip. Thank you

Beautiful bay and island. Would definitely recommend!