Rhodes is one of the sunniest regions in Europe withmore than 3000 hours of sunshine a year. The water supply is ensured all yearround thanks to the Apolakia dam. In the summer the temperatures reach about 35degrees but the relatively low humidity makes the summer temperatures bearable.At night it drops to about 25 degrees. During the winter months temperaturesare around 10 - 18 degrees Celsius, frost is virtually non-existent. The maineconomic branch on Rhodes is about 85% tourism. The island is exploitedagriculturally for wine and olive cultivation. The impressive beauty of theisland and the attractive climate draws more and more visitors annually whichhas made Rhodes one of the most popular destinations becoming one of thehotspots in the Aegean.
All About Rhodes – The Sunshine Island of the Mediterranean
Numerous beaches, diverse landscapes, typical Greekvillages with the unsurpassed Greek hospitality and the cosmopolitan capitalmake up the charm of this island. In addition to excellent hotels, restaurantsand shopping, the island has medical centers, a state hospital, a privateclinic and a dialysis center.
Culture is significant and offers, in addition tonumerous museums and theaters, a history of more than 2,400 years. Theinternational airport of Rhodes is directly connected with countlessdestinations in Europe and via Athens with all destinations worldwide. Theairport "Diagoras" is one of the most frequented airports in Greeceafter Athens and has currently been taken over by the operator FRAPORT.