Yacht charter in Rhodes

Rent Boats in Rhodes

A boat charter in Rhodes provides any sailing tourist with a fantastic experience in a spectacular sailing location. The island forms part of the Dodecanese islands, and due to its position stretching along the coast of Turkey, it is considered to be a crossroads between Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. A bareboat or crewed yacht charter holiday in Rhodes enables you to appreciate the historical importance of this isle which was once the site of the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Moreover, this fantastic island offers you a fantastic array of destinations for you to visit during your time on your yacht charter sailing holiday in Rhodes. Take one of our boats sailing in Rhodes and visit stunning locations like Faliraki, Pefkos, Symi, Kos, Lardos, Kiotari, Tsambika, Kalithea, Archangelos, Lindos and Afandos to name but a few. Plus, as you sail around Rhodes, moor your boat or yacht wherever you want and spend your time relaxing in gorgeous bays and islands whilst eating some delicious local food. So rent yacht from aBoatTime, an amazing holiday awaits you!

What to do in Rhodes

Although Rhodes is a very popular tourist destination, there are still some smaller harbours and bays undiscovered by the crowds and unspoilt by tourism. Wonderful sandy beaches and many quiet waterfront restaurants can be found here, and a yacht charter in Rhodes is the perfect way to discover all of these treasures which lie along the coast.

A yacht charter in Rhodes wouldn´t be complete without a visit to the city of the same name, which sits at the northern tip of Rhodes and is dominated by the Palace of the Grand Master, built at the beginning of the 14th century after Byzantine times. The main attractions in the city of Rhodes are the harbour as well as the old town.

For sailors looking for more challenging itineraries, a yacht charter in Rhodes is the perfect choice, with stronger winds and longer passages between the islands. It is a great starting point for sailing around the other islands or cruising along to Turkey. Besides appreciating the sights, take advantage of the many options for water sport activities and shopping, and sample the local cuisine which is a mix of Turkish, Italian, and Spanish flavours. What else can you ask from a sailing holiday? The watersports here are a lot of fun and add even more to your yacht charter sailing holiday in Rhodes, Greece. Why not try some windsurfing on the blue water?

Beaches and coves

Rhodes has dozens of kilometres of amazing shores. It has them for all tastes: big and highly organized and small, more hidden bays.

Vlycha beach

Located 3 km from the town of Lindos, it is ideal for families with children, this is due to its shallow waters and the large availability of services including excellent bars and eateries.

Anthony Quinn beach

A large beach located to the east that consists of a combination of sand and small rocks. It is close to the Afandou golf club, in addition to the hammocks and the umbrellas that the beach offers, it is also a good place to play some volleyball.

Fourni beach

Is a small and wild beach in Rhodes. Although it is located close to the town of Monolithos, you can get away from people and relax. It is ideal for those who are looking for a peaceful beach.

Prasonisi beach

Another of the most recommended beaches of Rhodes. Located on the southern edge of Rhodes, this beach of strong winds is the chosen place for the meeting of the most adventurous surfers. This beach is the location to enjoy the best and most organized sport events with surfing and kitesurfing among them.


The gastronomy has over 4,000 years of history, which has guaranteed its quality and development. In addition to this, Rhodes has been invaded, occupied and visited by many different cultures that have left their mark on the local cuisine, making it one of the most diverse in the Mediterranean.

Rent a bareboat or crewed boat, yacht or catamaran in Rhodes and enjoy an unforgettable holiday in the sun. Embark on an adventure in Rhodes on one of our luxury yachts in one of the best holiday destinations that Europe, Greece and the Mediterranean has to offer. Don’t miss your chance to sail to nearby holiday destinations like Symi, Kos, the Dodecanese islands, Kiotari, Lindos, Turkey and many more locations in the Aegean, Mediterranean and also the Greek coast and that of Turkey. Visit a new harbour, beach or isle everyday on your Greek sailing holiday. Set sail on an aBoatTime sailing trip on a yacht charter holiday in Rhodes, you won’t regret it!

June to September can be classed as the summer period and is the most popular for boat charter in Rhodes. The average high temperature sits at 28°C at the beginning and end of the season, reaching a peak of 31°C in July and August. Day time temperatures can reach into the high 30s, usually if the sirocco wind from the Sahara blows bringing with it the hot, dry weather. If this is too hot then it is good to know the the sea during this period of the year can reach a more than pleasant 27ºC, perfect for enjoy the beautiful beaches the region has to offer. This water temperature stays up above the 20ºC mark until mid-November and is the same temperature again by May, meaning that either side of the high season is a good option for a boat charter holiday in Rhodes. The winter is much colder and the number of rainy days increases a lot.

A number of travel options means you can choose the most relaxing start to your yacht charter holiday in Rhodes.

By plane

Rhodes International Airport, or Diagoras International Airport, is situated on the west coast of the island, about 14 km from the town of Rhodes. Domestic flights from Athens, Thessaloniki, Crete, Karpathos, Kasos, Sitia, Kos, Leros, Astypalea, and Kastelorizo are operated regularly throughout the year. Aegean Airlines flies to Munich via Thessaloniki both in summer and winter. In the tourist season from May until October, Rhodes is connected by regular and charter flights to other European cities, including Milan, Frankfurt, Pisa, Bournemouth, Kaunas, Amsterdam and Rome, as well as with many charter flights from other destinations like Paris, Brussels, Budapest and more. To get to Rhodes city centre, a bus service is available from the airport for a very low price.

By bus

There are no buses from the mainland to Rhodes, but for getting around the island, there are two types of bus services. The Roda lines connect Rhodes with the surrounding areas, while KTEL operates service to most of the towns and villages on the island.

By boat

Being the largest island and the major port of the Dodecanese archipelago, Rhodes welcomes many tourists who arrive by ferry, hydrofoil, catamaran, or cruise ship. Larger ferries run between the ports of Piraeus (Athens) and Rhodes on a daily basis. Depending on the route, they also have stops at the neighbouring islands of Patmos, Leros, Kos, and Nissiros. Ferry service is also available to other popular Greek islands, including Crete and Santorini. The trip from Athens to Rhodes takes about 15 hours. The fastest and most convenient way for passengers to visit nearby islands whilst on a yacht charter holiday in Rhodes is by hydrofoil. Regular hydrofoil routes run between the islands. Catamarans operate on a daily schedule in summer months between Rhodes and Marmaris, Turkey.

By car

It is possible to bring your vehicle to Rhodes on the ferry, but if you want to combine your yacht charter in Rhodes with a tour of all the treasures which lie inland, it is often more convenient and economical to rent a car once you arrive.

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Why choose aBoatTime?

Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
Organise your trip at your own pace, to suit you and your family and friends.
If you don't have a sailing license, don't worry. We'll find you a suitable skipper.

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