Kallithea Springs are located at the bay of Kallithea, just 9km from the City of Rhodes. Known since ancient times for their therapeutic properties, the thermal springs of Kallithea were utilized by the Italians, in the early 20th century, being very popular and attracting visitors from all over the world.
Nowadays the renovated, majestic premises of Kallithea Springs completely restored and tastefully refurbished are welcoming once again hundreds of visitors per day, being one of the most popular attractions on the island of Rhodes.
The Monumental Complex
The Monumental Complex is open from 8am to 8pm and there is 3€ entrance fee.
The unique architecture of the Kallithea Springs complex and the grandeur of the space, with the pebble stone mosaics, the Rotonta Hall , the terrace, the impressive patio and the staircases at the entrance create a cinematic backdrop.
The picturesque bay with the crystal clear waters and the palm trees is very popular during summer months. The historic café has been expanded and restored serving from morning till late and operating also as a beach bar.
The venue is also very popular for weddings and receptions, as well as for corporate meetings and events!
History of the springs
The thermal springs of Kallithea in Rhodes, were well known since the Ancient Greece times for the beneficial properties of their waters springing up from the surrounding rocks.
In August and September crowds of visitors were coming to the area and they were even setting up camps in the surrounding area, so as to be close to the springs.
Later on in the early 20th century the springs were utilized by the Italians. The initial premises were inaugurated in 1929 and remained in operation until 1967, being very popular and attracting visitors from all over the world.
The complex was designed by the architect Petrio Lombardy and the designs were considered among the best architectural compositions of that era.