Kefalos, situated to the south west of the Greek island of Kos, is essentially two resorts in one – the old town of Kefalos, with its whitewashed houses, Byzantine church and famous hilltop windmill, and the beach-front resort of Kamari. The area boasts stunning scenery and the sea is crystal clear and warm alongside the local sand and shingle Kamari beach - so it's easy to see why holidays in Kefalos are all about lazy days in the sun or enjoying the many watersports on offer. And, with some of the island's best beaches nearby including Paradise Beach, Hawaii Beach and Magic Beach, you'll be spoilt for choice. The resort also has plenty of good restaurants and a couple of small nightclubs to while away some time in the evenings. Regular buses run to cosmopolitan Kos Town with its many shops, bars and restaurants. So, if you're looking for a quiet, relaxing break in the greek sunshine with plenty of facilites nearby, a holiday in Kefalos will tick all the boxes.
Things To Do
The beaches are the main focus of holidays in Kefalos. They're the perfect place to enjoy waterbased activities such as jet skiing, banana boat rides, waterskiing, wakeboarding, parascending, catamaran sailing and speedboat hire. There are also fishing trips available. Get out of the resort and explore the surrounding areas by walking, hiking or cycling. Historical sites can be found scattered around the whole island with many in the capital of Kos Town, which is approximately 90 minutes away from Kefalos.
Kefalos is not as lively or as well known for its nightlife as other Greek resorts, but does have a good selection of bars and clubs to suit all tastes, most of which are children friendly. Join in a Greek Night in the Old Towns tavernas with dancing, singing and delicious local specialities on the menu.
Food & Drink
Kefalos has a good range of restaurants and tavernas to choose from serving traditional Greek and international fare. The Old Town has many places to enjoy locallycaught fish and seafood. Local wines and ouzo make a good accompaniment to your meal.