Average 4.5 hour flight
Time difference +2 hour(s)
Average temperature 24°C
Pretty villages, ancient sites and great beaches all come together to make a holiday in Kos a popular choice with British holidaymakers. Kos has a wide choice of resorts, each with their own character: Kardamena is the island's liveliest spot, with a bustling square and lively party scene in the summer months. Kefalos and Tingaki both have good beaches and plenty of bars and restaurants, without being rowdy. Kos Town is home to a 14th century castle, monuments and ruins, great shopping and vibrant nightlife. Choose to stay in seafront all inclusive hotels, traditional guest houses or self catering apartments. Whether you're looking to party, sightsee or simply relax, there's a holiday in Kos to match your needs. And, with flights to Kos taking less than 4 hours from the UK, a holiday on Kos is never too far away.
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Holidays in Kos are packed with things to see and do. Kos is surrounded by clear waters that are perfect for diving, snorkelling and boat trips. Inland, explore the island's beautiful countryside on foot, bicycle or horse back. Visit historical Kos Town and take a guided tour of the ancient sights. Dont miss the giant whirlpoollike seas of Bubble Beach, near Kamari, where underwater volcanic vents give the waters a fascinating froth. The water park in Mastichari is a popular family day out.
Nightlife on Kos varies, depending on where you choose to stay. Lively Kardamena is packed with a heady chopice of bars, clubs and discos. There are also plenty of late night venues in Kos Town. Elsewhere on the island, nightlife tends to be lower key, with quiter bars and hotelbased entertainment the order of the day (or evening.)
Kos is packed with a huge choice of eateries including traditional tavernas, fast food joints, quaint seafood cafes and international restaurants. Larger resorts serve up pizza, Indian, Chinese and more, while smaller resorts are more likely to serve up more local dishes.