Book your holiday transfer to Afantou
The Afantou village is located 18 km south from the city of Rhodes and in less than 2 kilometers from the sea. It is built between tall hills and is inhabited by 5,500 residents
Afantou has rich cultural activity and residents celebrate with traditional music and dances, festivals of St. George on April 23, the Virgin Mary on Aug. 15 and St. Luke on October 18 and the big Carnival in Halloween period. In the village, you will see many old traditional stone houses that many of them have been renovated. It is worth seeing the church of Our Lady Catholic where inside it there are old pictures, holy books, articles and rich photographic material. South of the village, just 2 km, you can visit also the Holy Monastery of Paramithias.
The central square of Afantou, with the big sycamore, you can enjoy your drink or a local sweet , in nice cafes and patisseries. There are many possibilities for accommodation or food into the village or nearby area. You can also spend time into many shops, where among other things, you can buy fabulous handmade carpets and traditional embroideries.
Interesting attraction is the tour of the village and nearby area with small train. Enjoy a swim in a short (less than 2 km) and well organized huge beach area in Afantou Bay. There are plenty of umbrellas, sun beds and exciting water sports. Close to the village and next to the bay, there is the Golf center of Afantou. Access to Afantou made by public bus, taxi, rented or private car and motorcycle.