Luxury-minded travelers will find upscale places to stay in Kos, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, beaches, and bars. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and relaxing, seaside city can discover its shopping, castle, and cocktail bars.
- There are 2 Kos hotels
- August is the most expensive month to travel here, while May tends to be the cheapest
- Closest major airport is in Kos (KGS-Kos Island Intl.), 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city centre
Sightseeing around Kos
- Top activities include exploring the waterfront and boating, while Kos Marina, Port of Kos, and Kardamena Port are favourite sights to visit
- Its historic sites and castle are notable and landmarks to visit include Bodrum Castle, Bodrum Windmills, and Ancient Agora
- The beach, seaside, and gardens provide a picturesque setting, and places to consider visiting are Agios Fokas Beach, Kos Thermes, and Tigaki Beach
- Shopping is one of the top reasons to visit, so consider an excursion to Oasis Mall, Midtown Shopping Center, and Bodrum Farmers' Market
Getting around Kos
There are plenty of options for getting around Kos. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local marina.
Staying in Kos
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider a larger hotel like the highly rated Hotel Platanista, averaging GBP 167.15 per night. You might like Olga's Paradise Hotel Apartments, averaging GBP 41.59 per night, for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay. A 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Hotel Platanista with a 4.1 out of 5 user rating.
Dressing for Kos
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 17°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 6°C
- From April to June, the average is 31°C during the day and 10°C at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 32°C during the day and 18°C at night
- In October–December, you can expect 26°C as the daytime average and 9°C as the nighttime average
- Kos gets about 22 millimetres of rain per year