If you are one of those considering Hippokrates’ island for this year’s vacation, but don’t know what to expect from your destination, we are here for you! Keep on reading.

Countless beaches for every taste, beautiful picturesque villages and the old town make up the scenic landscape that is Kos.

But how are you going to get to the island? Get informed about all the available ferry routes from Piraeus to Kos on justferry.gr and after you are done studying, make your reservation online. Compare cheap ferry tickets to Kos online with Just Ferry.

An ideal destination for those who love riding around on their bikes. So, make a list with all the city sights – Ancient Market, the Roman Odeon, Hippokrates’ tree, the Archeological Museum, Nerantzia Castle – and start pedaling away!

The most famous archeological monument that you will come across on the island is the Asklepion. The imposing ancient sanatorium that along with its history it also stands on a magical location.

You should also pay a visit to the Antimacheia Castle, another great historical site for the island.

If you are a nature lover, go exploring at the forest of Plaka.

You might not have heard about it, but the sunset at Zia is comparable only to that at Santorini, so do not miss your chance to admire it.

If you are a true foodie then you will love this island! It is essential that you try the lampropita, the marmarites, pitaridia and the local Posia cheese.

If a vibrant nightlife is what you are looking for, this island is still the ideal destination for you.

We have left the countless beaches you are going to come across in your daily trips for last and we recommend you stop at each one of them for a swim.

Here are some that stand out for us and we recommend to you:

  • Paradise: It is situated on the southwest side of the island. It is organized with fine white sand and clear shallow waters.
  • Limnionas: A small bay with small pebbles, crystal clear waters and no wind.
  • Lagada: Organized and quiet beach with immaculate waters.
  • Kserokampos: One of the organized beaches on the island with clear waters.
  • Zouroudi Shore: One of the cosmopolitan beaches of the island with its own beach bar.
  • Tigaki: It has been awarded a blue flag several times. It has warm, shallow waters and light sand.
  • Agios Stefanos: Our favorite one! Nature and history come together. Here you will see the ruins of temples just a few meters away from the sea, golden sand, the small island of Kastri and a small rock in the sea with Agios Nikolaos chapel on its top.

It might not be one of the Greek destinations you have often heard of, but Kos is a little treasure that accommodates every taste. 

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Useful Telephone Numbers for the Island of Kos:

Kos Port Authority: +30 2242026594
Kos Tourist Office: +30 2242020107
Kos General Hospital: +30 2242360200, +30 2242028050
Kos Medical Center: +30 2242023423
Municipality of Kos: +30 2242028724
Kos Bus: +30 2242022292