Rhodes is the island which we visited most recently - just after my retirement in 2019. Situated where the Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean & you can see this "coming together" at the southern tip of the island although the two bodies of water are still very distinct. As with many other islands, this one's capital shares the island's name too. Rhodes town is a thriving port, walled & historic town and bustling tourist location.
Broadly, tourism/holiday resorts are "confined" to the northern part of the island & once you're in the southern part of the island, it feels much more like "real" Greece with quaint villages, very little traffic & tavernas overlooking the sea.
There's, also some stunning history; both in the walled town of Rhodes but also, delving much further back in time on the south western coast where you'll find Lindos. The Acropolis here draws huge crowds so in peak season, you have the population of a large city trying to make its way around a small town with, in many cases, very narrow streets. They're so narrow that no traffic is allowed in its heart.
The Acropolis dominates the town sitting on a hilltop overlooking bays to either side. Whilst a challenging climb, particularly in the near midday heat of high season, it's well worth it! Aside from the sea views; closer view of the detail of the Acropolis, you get a stunning view of Lindos itself - white buildings "crammed" together almost maze-like