Kos is the island where you can craft your own holidays; a relaxing destination, offering an exclusive range of beaches, activities and cultural opportunities for all travelers. It is considered to be the first inhabited island in the wider area of the Dodecanese. Kos’ rich history is easily noticeable through the array of open-air archaeological sites blended with the ottoman mosques in the city center; a fusion of cultures and civilizations interrelated for eternity.
You can choose from 112km of infinite coastlines, 10 miles of cycling lanes and numerous Blue Flag spots. For the sports enthusiasts there are hiking, mountain biking, wind surfing, kite surfing horse riding, and many more activities to choose from. Such a range of activities enables you to spend quality time and connect with nature in multiple ways. Kos’s diversity also applies to its restaurants, where one can indulge in a variety of local delicacies. The taste of a Greek salad made from entirely local produce, will surely enhance your holiday experience. Cosmopolitan, vivid and colorful, Kos is undoubtedly a lifestyle destination. Kos allows you to create your own holiday experience, choosing how to live your days here to the fullest, depending on your own tastes and preferences. For all the reasons mentioned above, Kos provides a unique and holistic travel opportunity for all.
It usually takes more than a couple of days to completely unwind on holidays and it certainly takes much more than that to truly explore a destination. What doesn’t take long to experience on Kos Island, is the genuine Greek hospitality; one of the reasons some of our visitors have been returning to the island for over 30 years!
For the ancient Greeks, hospitality, otherwise known as ‘xenia’, was a sacred rule; it was of vital importance to show generosity and courtesy to those who visit from foreign lands. For the community of Kos, hospitality is part of its identity, warm welcomes and friendly greetings part of its culture.
When considering Kos for a long-term stay, one must mention the vast variety of options when it comes to accommodation. You can pick a seaside apartment or even a house up in the mountains. The traditional villages of «Zia» and «Lagoudi», offer picturesque, secluded lodgings with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea.Are you considering sustainable holidays? In Kos you have the ability to shop and consume local produce such as wine, honey, olive oil, basil, rosemary and oregano, amongst others.
Taking a long-stay holiday in 2020 might be just what you’ve been longing for. Not only will you enjoy the mild climate of the island, but you will also be able to indulge in all the island-hopping opportunities Kos has to offer. Have you ever wanted to explore the island of Kalymnos, the world-famous climbing destination, the volcanic Nysiros, the atmospheric Patmos or the peaceful Lipsi? Now’s your chance to make all that happen! Kos’ location, being in the center of the Dodecanese offers a great opportunity to pay all these islands a visit.
The open-air archaeological sites, offer inside knowledge on the countless civilizations that once bloomed on the island. A long-stay holiday provides the opportunity to immerse yourself even further into this fascinating cultural experience.
While exploring Kos the spectacular scenery and wild beauty will not cease to amaze you! «Therma» is one of Kos’s hidden gems, located at the very edge of the island. At «Therma» one will find natural open-air thermal springs, ideal for soothing and relaxing, all hours of the day. During the night, one can swim in the warm waters while gazing at the stars, an experience so electrifying it is impossible to miss out on.
Last but not least, accessibility has now been made much smoother than previous years, with the renovation of the international airport «Hippocrates».