Things to do in Kos

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Kos featuring a castle and a coastal town

Kos Attractions

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  • Kos is a favourite among adventurers like you. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for their next holiday to this city to get a taste of local culture and explore the best things to do. The top things to do can catch the enthusiasm of even well-versed explorers, and that includes savvy visitors like you. Our activities includes an impressive array of historically themed excursions and excitement. With one-of-a kind ways to check out the best this area has to give like a Nisyros Island Boat Tour, there is a huge selection of active options at your disposal when you consider all the things you can do here at Expedia.

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Top places to visit

1. Tigaki Beach

Tigaki Beach is a gorgeous stretch of coastline that extends for more than 6 miles (10 kilometers). With so much space, clear water and views across to Turkey, it is a great place to come to unwind. Sunbathe on the sand, go for a swim and try your hand at waterskiing.
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Revel in a day of sunbathing, swimming and watersports at a popular beach on the northern coast of Kos.

2. Paradise Beach

With a long stretch of white sand and clear water, Paradise Beach more than lives up to its name. The scenic splendor has made it one of the most popular beaches on the island, but it also attracts visitors because of a curious phenomenon. The sea creates water bubbles which rise up to the surface.
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Go for a swim on a beach that is renowned for the bubbles of water that rise up to the surface from the sea floor.

3. Kefalos Beach

Why not spend a care-free afternoon at Kefalos Beach during your travels in Kefalos? Discover the entertainment choices and spas in this family-friendly area.
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Why not spend a care-free afternoon at Kefalos Beach during your travels in Kefalos? Discover the entertainment choices and spas in this family-friendly area.

4. Port of Kos

For approximately 2,000 years, Kos Port has played an important role in the life of the island. First as a trading post and in more recent years as a tourist gateway to the rest of Kos. It is also a pleasant place for a stroll and to enjoy traditional Greek cuisine in nearby tavernas.
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The arrival point for many visitors to Kos is a beautiful port that borders a collection of historical attractions, including Roman ruins and a medieval castle.

5. Mastichari Beach

If a restful holiday is part of your travel plans, Mastichari Beach might be the perfect place to visit during your trip to Mastichari. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.
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If a restful holiday is part of your travel plans, Mastichari Beach might be the perfect place to visit during your trip to Mastichari. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

6. Agios Stefanos Beach

During your vacation on Kos, visit Agios Stefanos Beach, a tranquil and picturesque strand made of soft sand. Lounge chairs and umbrellas stand in a line, facing the dramatic islet of Kastri and the surrounding mountains of the coastline of Kos. Wade into the clear, shallow water and play games with your family.
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Enjoy the fascinating sight of a ruined basilica on this sandy haven, which provides stunning views of an islet and its chapel.

7. Agios Fokas Beach

Experience fun and relaxation on Agios Fokas Beach, a picturesque stretch of coastline with a mixture of black and white sand and pebbles. Its close proximity to Kos Town, watersports and clear water, make it one of the most popular beaches on the island.
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Swim, sunbathe and surf on a delightful beach, close to the capital of the island of Kos. Then soothe your body in the nearby hot springs.

8. Tree of Hippocrates

Visit the Tree of Hippocrates, where many people believe western medicine was born. Legend has it that this is where the ancient Greek physician and Kos native Hippocrates taught his pupils.
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Stand under the shade of this legendary tree where Hippocrates, a towering figure in the history of medicine is believed to have conducted his classes.

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