One of the most popular destinations in Greece, Kos island is located on the south eastern side of the Aegean Sea. This is a place with both tourist and secluded spots. As Kos receives many charter flights from abroad, many places around the island are getting really busy in high season. However, there are also places staying away from crowds and keeping their relaxing atmosphere. Beaches in Kos vary from organized coasts with luxurious hotels and water sports centres, to secluded, naturism-friendly beaches. Holidays in Kos can be combined with many other islands of Dodecanese, like Rhodes, Nisyros or Leros.
The island of Kos is one of the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea and it belongs to the Dodecanese islands group. The second most popular destination of Dodecanese, after Rhodes, Kos island has crystal beaches, interesting sightseeing, intense nightlife, traditional villages and delicious restaurants. It is geographically located between the islands of Kalymnos and Nisyros. The coastal villages of Kos Greece are tourist places with many accommodations, while the inland villages are kept away from tourism. Some beaches are organized, while others are totally secluded. There are also few naturist beaches, around Paradise Beach. This Greek island has many interesting sightseeing. The Asklepieion is the most famous sight, which was actually a healing center in the ancient times. Worth a visit are also the Ancient Agora, the Roman Odeon, the Venetian Castle in Town and the Castle in Antimachia. In this village, you can also visit an interesting folklore museum in the central square.
Kos is a very developed island and there is every kind of accommodation there, from luxurious spa resorts to traditional guesthouses. The beaches around Kos Town are very popular with hotels and apartments, in particular the beaches of Tigaki, Lambi and Psalidi. On the southern side of the island, the most popular places are Kardamena and Kefalos, offering a wide range of accommodation options. Mastihari and Marmari are also nice places to stay during your Kos holidays.