Tilos located in the north west of Rhodes Island, is an island with rough, mountainous and verdant volumes, hills and plains where four hundred species of flowers and herbs germinate, inhabited by numerous species of rare birds (such as, Bonelli’s eagle, hawks, nightingales, goldfinches, herons, bee-eaters). It has picturesque villages and charming beaches.
Rhodes is the place where the last elephants of Europe lived; the dwarf-elephants appeared in the island 45,000 years ago and disappeared 4,000 years ago. The whole island constitutes a vast ecological park and is protected by international treaties. In ancient times, Tilos was famous for its herbs and became really prosperous during the classical period.
The small port of Ágios Antónios is located at the eastern part of the bay’s Plágio head and is the port of Megálo Chorió, which is located in a distance of approximately 2 km to the inland. The small port is open to the southwest and is protected by two moles.