Chalki is a small island of 2 km and about 300 inhabitants located approximately 7 NM west of Rhodes. It is a mountainous off-the-beaten-track island with many sandy beaches. There are many nice neoclassical pastel colored houses surrounding the harbor whose owners have mostly immigrated and live in Florida.
The main street is named Tarpon Springs Boulevard. Chalki famous for keeping its old music and traditional songs the 15 syllable mandinádes.