Rhodes, a marvelous blend of culture and nature

Beautiful beaches hugging a fabulous ancient city dotted with castles, remains of past civilizations and whispering epic tales of history make Rhodes Town a loved hoard for travelers and holiday makers. Enjoy a marvelous blend of culture and nature, sea and wooded valleys, a medieval town and a modern touristic site. Explore the Rhodes Old Town and walk along the top of the wall to be pleased by lovely views on the whole town. Visit the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes and the Valley of the Butterflies. Relax under a palm tree having a tasty local cuisine playing with cute colorful sea shells souvenirs and being delighted by the sandstone skyline of the town of Rhodes.

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3.8 How green, clean and responsible is Rhodes Town? This rating indicates how much a destination has progressed towards sustainability, based on the scores of 4 themes: Nature, Culture, Green Economy and if there has been developed a policy to maintain the these sustainable efforts in the future, captured in the theme Future Proof. If the destination managed to have a satisfactory level of efforts on all themes, it has received a rating higher than 6 with a green indicator. These best practices are an examples for the destinations with a rating lower than 6. These destinations with an orange or red indicator have a low performance but are working to convert towards a satisfactory sustainability performance in the future.

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  • 4.5Nature

    In this destination you have access to naturem the environment is respected and it is clean and green

    • 8.0wildlife watching
    • 3.7scenery
    • 2.0nature
    • 6.8Water quality
    • 7.0Air quality
  • 5.7Culture

    In this destination the cultural elements like old artefacts, buildings or landscapes are taken care of and respected.

    • 3.6cultural heritage
    • 6.1local character
    • 7.2hospitality
    • 5.7human respect
  • 4.7Economy

    This destination provides means to organisations, inhabitants and visitors to create a green and clean environment (separate waste collection, green energy, climate adaptation)

    • 5.7tourisme sector
    • 3.9green economy
    • 4.4economy & society
  • 0.6Future proof

    This destination is doing its best to be a genuinely responsible, environmentally and economically healthy place now and in the future

    • 1.4green progress
    • 0.0destination certification
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A new kid in town: Rhodes' Melenos Lindos hotel achieves first GSTC eco-label certificate

The Rhodes’ Melenos Lindos Exclusive Suites became the first hotel in the world to be awarded the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) certificate. Owner Michalis Melenos, spent 13 years creating the hotel to look like a “small village” within Lindos. He used a local architect to design the hotel and worked with artists to create the hotel’s traditional mosaics and artwork “ At the Melenos Lindos Exclusive Suites they staff members grow in their private garden and orchard, where staff members grow fruits and vegetables that are used in the hotel restaurant. It also has a linen re-use initiative to reduce water consumption and a recycled waste program. “Melenos Lindos has been an incredibly positive influence on our community,” said Dimitra Adoniou, a Lindos community representative. “Not only does it blend into the existing infrastructure, but it also employs our community members and purchases from Lindian suppliers.” Read more

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