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Kos

The island of Kos can offer the perfect holiday to suit your needs, from thrill seekers looking for water sport activities, to those looking for a quiet beach holiday, from those looking for a party scene with good nightlife to those looking for a traditional taste of Greece in quiet villages, the resorts of Kos offer all the above and varying degrees of everything in between. In short holidays to Kos have something for everyone.

With over 290 kilometres of coastline Kos can boast a variety of magnificent beaches, secluded coves and charming harbours. The interior of the island also offers picturesque views of traditional white washed villages on green hillsides and fields of olive grove trees. Between May and October the temperature on Kos is rarely below 20 degrees Celsius and often closer to 30 degrees Celsius in July and August making Kos holidays perfect for some summer sun.

The different resorts on Kos offer their own attractions, charm and atmosphere. Kardamena is famous for its nightlife and water sports and is therefore popular with the younger crowd looking to party the night away. Kos town is also popular with young revellers but with other activities, facilities and historic points of interest to offer Kos town attracts a broader spectrum of visitors. Resorts like Psalidi and Mastichari are a bit more low key than Kardamena and Kos town and are perfect for relaxing family holidays. For those looking for a really quiet and relaxing holiday then Agios Fokas is the perfect resort.

Overall Kos is the perfect destination for a summer holiday whatever type of holiday you want. Offering something for old and young alike and perfect for family holidays why not book your 2017 and 2018 holiday to Kos with Holidaygems.co.uk today.

USEFUL INFORMATION
Currency: Euro
Language: Greek
Local Time: GMT+2
Flight time: Approx. 4 Hour flight from UK


Things to enjoy on Kos Holidays

Kos holidays are perfect for water sports enthusiasts, resorts like Kardamena offer excellent water sports facilities including jet skiing, water skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling and scuba diving among the most popular. Another popular activity for those on holidays to Kos is a boat trip to one of the surrounding islands or to the nearby coastline of Turkey, a particularly popular trip is to the volcanic island of Nissyros. For those who prefer their activities on dry land then other popular activities on Kos holidays include cycling, walking and hiking all excellent ways to take in some of the amazing views the island has to offer.

For those interested in history Kos offers some intriguing attractions, the most important archaeological site is the Sanctuary of Asklepios with ruins of temples and baths, standing on a hill this offers great views of the area and Turkey. The island has many historic sites and monuments from ancient Greece and Roman eras; perhaps the finest example from Roman history in Kos is the Casa Roman: a restored third century Roman villa. The Castle of the Knights in Kos town is another point of interest, this fourteenth century fort was built as defence against the Ottoman empire advances. Another point of interest for many visitors to Kos is Hippocrates’s Plane Tree, the oldest tree in Europe this is the site where Hippocates taught his students the art of Medicine. For an overall view of the history and archaeological finds on Kos museum in Kos town offers a wonderful array of artifacts.

For those on family holidays to Kos then a trip to the Aqua land is a must to keep kids of all ages entertained. For those looking for a more relaxing activity why not visit the hot springs of Thermes for some hydrotherapy.

Kos holidays can offer an array of activities, so visitors on holidays to Kos can do as much or as little as they choose. Relaxing on the beaches and enjoying an evening meal in one of the restaurants on one of the beautifully lit marinas with spectacular views of the Aegean Sea are often activity enough for many holidaymakers.


Kos Media Gallery