5. Rhodes: Romantika Day Cruise with Chef's Buffet and Open Bar
Discover the most beautiful bays and famous tourist attractions of Rhodes (Kalithea-Afandou-Anthony Quinn) on an exclusive day cruise aboard either the Romantika or the Romantika Dreams. When sailing along the beautiful coastline stretch out and let go on the sun deck while you are served our choice of chilled white or rose wines, beer or fruit juices, all local, for the whole duration of the trip! At anchor swim, dive and snorkel in the clear blue waters of the Aegean and when hungry, savour on a rich and select Mediterranean buffet all prepared by our two chefs with local fresh products ( vegetarian,vegan and gluten free choices available). An unforgettable day at sea to satisfy all the senses… Cruise Schedule sets departure from Mandraki Harbour at 10:00am and 10:15am. Sailing towards the first stop Kalithea Springs, the famous cove of Rhodes with the old Greek-Roman thermal spa. Ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Back aboard for the next destination always under the care of the crew serving drinks and freshly made sandwiches for snacks . We sail for Afandou, known for the caves of Traganou and the 6 kilometer-long beach with deep transparent waters. Perfect swimming spot! And the perfect time to serve the delicious buffet lunch. Last but not least, we continue on to Anthony Quinn Bay, a picturesque bay with breathtaking views of an imposing rocky cape, named after the famous actor. It's crystal clear waters and imposing scenery make an ideal finish to our day. Full of delight, joy and pleasure it's time to sail back! Arrival 4:00pm. Buffet menu Dakos salad (Vegetarian) Traditional crispy barley rusks topped with fresh tomato, feta cheese, extra virgin olive oil and oregano Pasta salad (Vegetarian, Vegan) Penne al dente with fresh tomatoes seasoned with freshly chopped parsley, sea salt pepper and extra virgin olive Tabouli (Vegetarian, Vegan) Freshly chopped parsley with tomatoes, mint, onion, soaked bulgur seasoned with extra virgin olive, lemon juice,salt, pepper Green beans (Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free) Fresh green beans scented with garlic, wine vinegar and extra virgin olive Spanakorizo Greek Risotto with spinach seasoned with dill and lemon juice, salt and pepper Potato salad (Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free) Boiled potatoes seasoned with lemon and parsley, extra virgin olive, salt and pepper Tzatziki (Vegetarian, Gluten-free) Local Greek Yogurt with garlic cucumber and dill Chicken casserole (Gluten-free) Chicken bites with green yellow and red peppers simmered in wine Gigantes (Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free) Greek Variety of beans ovenbaked in fresh tomato sauce, well spiced with garlic, paprika, celery, salt and pepper. Steamed mussels (Gluten-free) Fresh daily delivery of mussels steamed in wine Marinated anchovies (Gluten-free) Small fish marinated cooked in salt served with extra virgin olive Taramasalata on Psimithi (Vegetarian) Delicious fish roe paste on traditional Rhodean white bread with sesame seeds.