At the edge of the Dodecanese, you can find a place with various feeling, emotions and taste unique experiences. You will find the cure for the soul, the body and the look. In the island of Kos you will encounter palm trees, endless sandy beaches, various landscapes and historical places from different periods and eras: ancient, Venetian, Ottoman which harmoniously coexist.
Kos is the island where Hippocrates, the greatest physician of ancient Greece, was born. Four kilometers southwest of Kos town, on a wooded hill with breathtaking view, you will discover one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece, the famous Asklepion. Meropi, Nymphaea, Karis, Kos: any of the names given across the centuries you choose, this exotic island of Aegean will be written on your holiday calendar heart.
Kos is surrounded by large squares, wide streets with trees, walkways, modern buildings, shops, cafes and restaurants. Furthermore, you can visit plenty of attractions: you should discover the castle of the Knights Ioanniton, browse the walls of the old city, hastily built between 1391-1396 to hold the Sultan Bayezid. Don’t forget to visit the archaeological sites of the Port, the Market, the Medieval Town, the Castle of Neratzia and the western districts. You shouldn’t leave the island unless you visit the huge plane tree of Hippocrates, with 12 meters trunk circumference, where the legend says that he planted himself.
Almost every beach in Kos reaches one kilometers length! You will award the first prize to Kardamena beach, with the beautiful scenery and blue sparkling waters. Nevertheless, the impressive Mastichari, the extraordinary Tigaki, Marmari, Golden Beach, Kefalos and Paradise will amaze you.
Only Kos, from the Dodecanese Cluster, has three kinds of hot mineral springs: hot, hypothermia and cold. You can visit those springs in Agios Fokas, in Piso Thermes, in Kokkinonero and in Volkanous.
In Kos you will find luxury hotels and modern resorts with high quality services covering every kind’s desires and requirements. We chose some of the best hotels for you to experience the luxury and comfort that you desserve: Aquaublu Boutique Hotel & Spa, Diamond Deluxe Hotel Kos, Greocotel Kos Imperial Hotel, Blue Lagoon Resort/Mouragio, Atlantica Porto Bello Royal