Things to do in Kós

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Things to Do in Kós

Top Attractions in Kós


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  • Mel P
    Macclesfield, UK90 contributions
    A lovely little forest off a beaten track lots of cats & beautiful peacocks to see & there is plenty of shade from the trees if you get a bit hot & free so perfect like us we had a hire car all holiday , so went a couple of times .
    Written 5 July 2022
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  • Frederik B
    Echt, The Netherlands36 contributions
    Asklepieion is situated just outside Kos city on a hill with astunning view on the city.
    The restauration has been done very minimal except the stairs you need to go up but you can imagine well how it looked over 200 years ago. Explanation is also limited in English and already faded by the sun. Maintenance should be done better.
    Nice trip with a great finale at the exit / entrance where you have the nicest small cafe to drink fresh made fruit juice, slush puppy's or a cold draft beer in a frozen glass from the fridge, excellent!
    Written 6 July 2022
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  • Thomas
    Falmouth, UK9 contributions
    Nice atmosphere, very friendly people. Hundreds of shops in old town which is a 2 minute walk further however they mostly sell the same things.

    Free parking near the dolphin roundabout/harbour if you can find a space!
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • AlexK
    6 contributions
    This is a must visit site in Kos island! It shows what an important center of civilization Kos is during the centuries.
    Written 10 May 2022
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  • meliV3241QR
    14 contributions
    Loved to spend time to Michelangelo Resort and Spa. The beach is just breathtaking. Very much recommended!
    Written 20 August 2021
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  • GRZ
    Chicago, IL7,650 contributions
    We came to this beach with the idea of course of getting to Kastri Islands - which we did but I felt this place has way more to offer than just renting water sports like some wrote here.

    The beach is shallow, especially closer to the ruins and the water very peaceful and clear - good for kids or just for chilling.

    The ruins, although barely any elements left to get excited over, still pretty unique.

    Then you have the swim or the water sports ride (we rented the water bicycle for 20 EURO and had a blast) to get you to Kastri where you can walk around and enjoyed the views from higher grounds.

    The negative - no food/drinks stands so bring your own stuff. Also... no restrooms! This public beach is squeezed between couple hotels and sadly there are no restrooms available to non hotel guests - quite a shame.

    Also, most people including us stay on the western side but if you cross the ruins of the basilica there is another nice beach in the same area - both accessible from the same parking lot - attached a couple pictures for that one as well.

    TIP: if you want to rent the water bicycles with a slide on it then make sure you reserve one as those usually go first

    TIP: the currents are pretty strong in certain areas closer to Kastri and it requires both people to pedal as otherwise it's get difficult to control where you go - though on the other hand just in another area of this beach there is a "channel" marked for the ones who simply want to swim across to Kastri
    Written 2 September 2021
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  • Dean Nelson
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK230 contributions
    I love everything about Kardamena and the beach is part of this reason. Lovely water, clean sand and plenty of sun beds! Great place to spend a day or two while in the area.
    Written 6 March 2022
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  • Mel P
    Macclesfield, UK90 contributions
    Absolutely beautiful beach well worth the trip , beautiful blue water , perfect sandy beach , the right amount of sun beds & only €5 each very peaceful but we did go early morning until about lunch time but wasn't busy at all was perfect, beautiful beach .
    Written 1 July 2022
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  • Journey22765744456
    4 contributions
    Looked for this place after reading reviews. Did not disappoint. Welcomed by Pappa as soon as we entered & taken to 2 sunbeds. Lovely chilled out beach bar- had a few drinks & then sat in the areas with lots of cushions in for cocktails & food. Superb place - staff serving work all day up & down the beach with orders & all with a smile & sense of humour. Waitress today was brilliant. Pappa has created a real gem here - you MUST go we left around 8pm it was so relaxing didn't want to leave. Will definitely go back as here for 2 weeks in Kos Town. 👍👍❤️❤️❤️
    Written 22 June 2022
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  • David D
    Devon, UK16,244 contributions
    Sunday 4th October and we drove to
    Limnionas Beach which is located in the southwest of the island.

    We had a choice of 3 different bits of beach to choose from. On one side of the road there is a Taverna, Limnionas, on that side the are 2 small secluded sandy coves.

    On the other side of the road is the small harbour and a lovely stretch of sandy beach.

    That's all that is there, no village. There were no sunbeds or umbrellas on the beach.

    It was practically deserted here, the only thing to be heard here was the crystal clear sea lapping up on to the sand.

    Written 14 October 2020
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  • nicola b
    Runcorn, UK55 contributions
    Beautiful beach, calm Sea not too rough, soft sand. We saw lots of fish swimming in the sea around us.
    Written 17 June 2022
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  • coastalchris
    Wiltshire, UK293 contributions
    I loved this ancient site! It’s size, small compared with many others, made it a more intimate and personal theatre to visit. It is in excellent condition having been carefully and sensitively restored. The an additional highlight was that visitors had access to the atmospherically lit tunnel running around the odeon below the terraced seats. Several information boards in the tunnel in Greek and English helped to understand the history of the site. It was free to enter too!
    Written 3 July 2022
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  • Alice B
    Oxford, UK6 contributions
    Quick transfer with Harriet travels
    16 euros each for water park tickets and transfers
    Amazing slides, lots of fast ones!
    Written 12 June 2022
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  • Serafim Santorini-PhotoTours
    Santorini, Greece4 contributions
    Excellent beach, crystal clear waters. Although it was kinda windy day I had a really good time swimming in that beautiful seaside
    Written 27 May 2020
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  • ImogensMum
    West Yorkshire, UK92 contributions
    Now open, the impressive remains of Kos Town Castle are free to wander around. It was clearly a huge complex, with what we recognised as an inner and outer ward, enclosed by a large wall, part of which forms the harbour wall.

    There is no interpretation to help you make sense of the site, just limited plaques on some of the walls/buildings, so you’ll need to do your homework if you want to know more about the site.

    Accessed via a bridge opposite Hippocrates’ Plane Tree, there is still a lot to see and huge numbers of fragments of what was once a very grand and imposing fortress.
    Written 7 August 2021
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