Holidays in Ialyssos
|Language:||Greek (English widely spoken)|
|Local time:||GMT/BST +2 hours|
|Flight time||Transfer time
|Rhodes||4 hours 40 minutes||20 mins|
Ialyssos is also called Trianta and is one of the largest towns on the island of Rhodes. Around 12,000 people live permanently in the town, which is just a short drive from the town of Rhodes. There are several historic sites close by, so those on Ialyssos holidays will have plenty of activities to occupy their time. The town was very small until the mid-1980s, but there has been an increasing amount of development in response to the rise in tourism and the area is now filled with modern apartment buildings and hotels.
What to do in Ialyssos
The area is renowned for its beaches. The main beach for those on holidays in Ialyssos is a mix of sand and pebble, and stretches for a couple of miles. Swimming and scuba diving are particularly popular water sports in this area. The holiday beach at Ixia is close by and has become a very fashionable destination for holidaymakers on the island of Rhodes. Wind surfing is another water sport that is popular, and there are competitions that attract competitors from all over the world.
Visitors on holidays in Ialyssos should spend some of their time sightseeing. The monastery at Filerimos is a popular day out and is set on a hilltop, guaranteeing spectacular views. Another popular day trip for tourists is the Valley of the Butterflies, a gorge which stretches for more than a mile. Day trips to Rhodes Town are also frequent and tourists can shop in the traditional marketplaces there. Holiday breaks to Marmaris in Turkey are possible if you take the hydrofoil from Rhodes harbour. The nightlife is varied and offers plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from. Clubs can also be found in Rhodes Town.
Sporty types will feel at home in Ialyssos where mountain biking and horse riding are popular. With miles of countryside to explore, you can see much of the island that would be missed if you travelled by road. Ialyssos also has a fitness club that offers aerobics classes and sauna facilities.
Book your Ialyssos break with easyJet holidays
Ialyssos holidays are great for families and couples alike. easyJet holidays aim to keep their fares as low as possible to make holidays to Ialyssos more affordable for everyone by combining yor flight and hotel. easyJet holidays can tailor your break to suit your needs.