The quick catamaran sails approximately 50 minutes from Marmaris to the island of Rhodes. Explore the region with a quick, easy journey and plenty of free time. Guided tours from the port of Mandraki can be sought or a taxi can be hired. The perfect way to explore the island on your own, though, is to hit most of the tourist attractions a stroll from the port. A luxurious tour of a medieval walled Old Town of Rhodes, a Global Patrimony. Go along its narrow streets and visit historical sites in every corner of the street.
The best-preserved Venice fortress-the Grand Master's Palace of the St. John Chevaliers, Freiheits Gate, St. Paul chapel and the Aphrodite Chapel-are among the most prominent sights in Rhodes. Perhaps worthy to note is the famed Rhodes Colossus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Rhodes has many stores, where renowned labels are located, local crafts, arts and souvenirs can be bought. In the region, you can find numerous restaurants, cafes and bars to have a good lunch and appreciate Greek cuisine. Somewhere on the back streets, tiny bistros and Greek taverns offer tasty authentic Greek food and certainly are worth a visit. The only thing to be found is that food and drink rates in Rhodes are significantly higher than in Turkey. Marmaris arrival period is around 6 p.m.