Get­ting there

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A num­ber of air­lines, in­clud­ing Bri­tish Air­ways, easy­Jet, Ryanair, Jet2 and Thom­son, of­fer flights to Rhodes from a range of UK air­ports. The Ex­press Nikos ferry to Halki leaves from the port of Kamiros Scala (40 min­utes, €45/£36 by taxi from Rhodes air­port), and costs €11 each way ( jour­ney time 75 min­utes). Two fur­ther lo­cal boats (Nis­sos Halki and Fe­don) op­er­ate in high sea­son. Con­tact Halki Har­bour Au­thor­ity (0030 22460 45220) for up-to-date in­for­ma­tion. There’s also a twice-weekly Dode­canese Ex­press cata­ma­ran ser­vice from Rhodes (0030 22410 70590; 12ne.gr). The in­ter-is­land liner Prev­elis calls in at Halki three times a week (0030 21041 97420; anek.gr). Guests book­ing with Halki spe­cial­ist Nis­sia Hol­i­days are pro­vided with pre-ar­ranged ac­com­pa­nied trans­fers from the air­port to the is­land (€68 per per­son, re­turn). com) has 30 prop­er­ties on Halki. A week in the one-bed­room Polym­nia Stu­dio starts at £225 per per­son, based on two shar­ing; a week in twobed­room Villa Perla starts at £165 per per­son, based on four shar­ing. You’ll find pri­vate villa lets on web­sites such as vil­las.com or hol­i­daylet­tings. co.uk. Guest­house ac­com­mo­da­tion is in short sup­ply. “The Cap­tain’s House” (0030 22460 45201) has three dou­ble rooms from €40 per night.

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