What an incredible place. Rhodes offers almost any kind of holiday you could want. If you want peace and quiet, youíll find it on Rhodes. If you want activities and night-life, Rhodes has got it. If you want to explore history and culture, that is there too. The island is clean, the locals are very warm and friendly to tourists. English is spoken everywhere and most signs are in English too.
The Blue Flag Award is a voluntary eco-label program ran by a non-governmental institution, the Denmark's Foundation for Environmental Education, that compiles a selection of organized beaches around the world (currently 37 countries and more than 3.300 beaches), based on certain criteria like the water quality, infrastructures, services and environmental activities.
During the 2007 season Greece ranked 2nd with 430 awarded beaches. Rhodes can be proud of its shores. Every year the island wins around 33 Blue Flags, for beaches selected for their cleanliness & organized infrastructure, making it the region with the cleanest beaches in the European Union. The cherished flags, which are only awarded to organized beaches equipped to deal with large numbers of bathers. Blue Flags in Dodecanissa Islands.