Kalymnos holidays are perfect for a truly authentic taste of Greece. This tiny unspoilt island has become a haven for those seeking adventure holidays be it mountain climbing or walking and for those wanting everything at their fingertips without losing that traditional Greek flare. Being a mountainous region, Kalymnos offers the some of the best scenic views with wonderful sunsets and some of the best clear waters around the Dodecanese islands. Beautiful beaches of fine golden sand, black volcanic sand or small pebbles grace the island along with many a secluded cove to explore. Such a relaxing and calming aura surrounds Kalymnos making it ideal for those who really want to get away from it all.
Kalymnos has retained its local customs due to only recently becoming a tourist haven. The former economy was sponge fishing and played a large part in the traditional and cultural feel to the island. As you tour the picturesque Kalymnos you will notice remains of its active past. Jetties and fishing harbours are the hub of the islands activity and with many a taverna and small bar to drop into, it remains a popular area. Everything is here on a smaller scale keeping that cosy feel to your holiday. The wonderfully crystal clear waters reflect the most beautiful sunsets of an evening enhancing your surroundings even more. Plenty of things to see and do makes this quaint little island perfect for families and couples alike so why not make Kalymnos your next holiday destination?
With wonderfully clear waters surrounding the many small beaches and coves, Kalymnos holidays are ideal for all water enthusiasts and excellent for snorkelling and scuba diving. Water fun such as sailing, fishing and windsurfing are popular activities with all tourists. If you want to keep your head above water yet still enjoy the sea, why not take a sail boat to the tiny island of Telendos where a Byzantine Monastery grand in design looks down on the quiet and pebbly beaches of this secluded area.
Mountain climbing or the donkey track walk from Pothia are great ways of discovering the countryside and its rich flora and fauna. Lush green valleys nestled between cliffs appear like an oasis in the desert and the aura surrounding this mountain top area is breathtaking. For lower level attractions, apart from sunning yourself on the various beaches with tavernas, cafes, bars and restaurants to hand, why not take a trip to the beautiful island of Leros? Ferries run to most of the islands and diverse beaches ensuring you always find something to suit everyone’s needs. For a traditional nightlife and authentic holiday pick Kalymnos as your next Greek resort, you won’t be disappointed.
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