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Very nice beach

We have skipped this beach a few times now, but it really is worth the visit. Not sure how long it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile

Drove down a builders track and the boom, stunning beach crystal clear water and fish... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kastri island”(21 reviews)
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Agios Stefanos Beach is a great stretch of beach in Kefalos. We went a couple of times on our recent holiday to Kos. We got there early and most of the beach was deserted, and even after lunch it wasn't at all busy. We grabbed...More

7  Thank Sunmagic
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This year the beach was quite untidy with rubbish about, The sand is really grit and there are a lot rock below the water line. It is down a very steep road that your little car will only climb in 1st, gear

1  Thank Graham B
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All reviews small island kastri island ring the bell small church agios stefanos ancient ruins small pebbles easy swim short swim van selling crystal clear water walk up blue church your feet the main road take photos plenty of sunbeds
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have skipped this beach a few times now, but it really is worth the visit. Not sure how long it will be open to the public as a huge hotel is been built. But it’s an ice clean and very safe beach. The sea...More

1  Thank Moore1sl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove down a builders track and the boom, stunning beach crystal clear water and fish everywhere. We swam across to the church on the island but found out there is a stone walkway under the sea which makes it alot easier. Had a go on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited this place by boat and swam to the island to ring the bell of the church but didn't go to the beach on this visit.. 2nd visit we drove and parked in a car park right next to the beach which with...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sand is soft and the water warm and calm. There is an area where all the rocks and stones have been cleared so it's easy to get into and out of the water. Unfortunately there is building work going on right behind the beach...More

Thank 798nh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beaches before and after the ruins are both nice. Much sandier after the ruins. Great swimming and snorkelling around the rocks that the ruins sit on, and of course a lovely swim to Kastri Island, with amazing marine life to see if you wear...More

Thank Scott099
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wonder how long this spot will remain so perfect? We don't want crowds, we don't want to hire sunbeds, we just want to experience the beauty of the area, with the ruins of Agios Stefanos monastery to your right, the stunning Kaspri Island straight...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful beach with a historic site and amazing views. Beach is clean and you can rent loungers but you dont have to. There is a constant noise from the building site just above the beach. Looks like new hotel development.

Thank kami2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most awesome and picturesque places on Kos Island. It's located about 40 km from the capital city - Kos city. It's convenient tp get there by bus Kos-Kefalos. Water in the sea is very clean and there is an amazing view over...More

Thank Arkadiusz K
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The lady who runs the sun beds is lovely. You get 2 sunbeds and umbrella for 7 euros. There is a toilet, shower and changing hut. The beach and sea are ideal for families and crystal clear water for snorkelling. We swam over to the...More

1  Thank Jenny E
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Sandy with easy access to the water without pebbles or rocks. Lovely scenic setting with great views. Great background of the ruins of the basilica to explore Nice beach bar.

1  Thank Judith L
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1 September 2018|
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Response from Steph_nicola89 | Reviewed this property |
Not really, no. Most of the bars are on the main road, I recommend Dolphin Rock Cafe, great atmosphere in there. But you would need to go further down towards the main Kefalos bit to reach bars and tavernas
Nessa F
21 May 2018|
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Response from DaveyNorthUK | Reviewed this property |
Yes right at the beach
27 January 2018|
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Response from Assaf M | Reviewed this property |
2 minutes
Chris S
26 April 2016|
Response from Sue F |
Not sure of the times of the buses although there are some and not far to walk from the main road. You can drive there its about 40 km so that depends on your mode of transport car bike quad or bus. Well worth the trip we... More