Beaches in the center of the island
The majority of the beaches in the western part of the island are sandy and quite deep. Walking along Averoff street, you will find several organized beaches with water sports, cafes, restaurants and bars. Continuing along the coastline you will find Zouroudi coast, where a variety of summer shops offer food and drink throughout the day.
Distance from the hotel: 1km
Quite a popular beach in the city center, suitable for all: families, couples and group of friends. In its first part, you find Kos Maritime Club and the popular beach of Mylos with the picturesque windmill. The limits of Lambi stop shortly after Atlantis beach, which took its name from the hotel located there.
Distance from the hotel: 3,5km
Psalidi area is located towards the eastern side of the island, after passing the harbor and the marina of Kos. The route is amazing since there are countless eucalyptuses spread along. You will also find several tourist shops, restaurants and large hotel units. Beaches are rocky, with pebbles or dark sand. You will find organized beaches, such as «Ammos» and several places where you can simply use a towel, lay down on the sand and enjoy the sun. You will also find a diving center, many spots for water sports, a mini golf, go karts track and the famous Aqualand Waterpark of Psalidi.
Distance from the hotel: 5,1km
Agios Fokas Beach
After Psalidi area, you find Agios Fokas beach. There are plenty of places for diving, but the best known is «Agios Fokas» beach. A rocky beach, with clear waters, intense vegetation, pebbles and consists a very popular destination for people who wish to explore its depth with sea masks. The operating cafe - bar offers snacks and cool drinks until late at night. Great spot to enjoy a full moon night.
Distance from the hotel: 8km
The famous thermal springs of Kos! Access can be considered a challenge, but the rocky, volcanic landscape deserves a visit. Steep slopes, dark pebbles and sand are a result of tectonic disturbances and volcanic eruptions millions of years ago. Going towards to the springs you find a canteen to buy essential stuff. For those who are not in the mood for walking, use a donkey, either on the way down or up. The smell of sulfur is intense as the hot water (30-50 degrees) rises from the rocks. It is actually a very hot lake which in some places, because of being right next to the Aegean sea, becomes medium warm.
Distance from the hotel: 13 km
This beach is considered as one of the most beautiful on the island for those who appreciate shallow, turquoise waters and endless sand on the seabed. The settlement is considered touristy, with countless deck chairs spread across the coastline, water sports, cafes, restaurants, shops and apartments. The protected area of Aliki (Salt Lake) is among the coastal settlements of Tigaki and Marmari on the northern side, which functioned until 1989 as a saltwater production site.
Distance from the hotel: 10,5 km
One of the most sandy beaches of the island, with crystal blue waters in a completely touristic settlement that is only busy during the summer months. Hotels, restaurants and a magnificent sandy beach where you can admire the magnificent sunset. Do not be surprised if you see horses riding on the beach. There is a therapeutic horse riding center in the area and there are facilities for horse riding lessons, offering the opportunity for everyone to get in touch with horses. Marmari also has a kite surf center, suitable for the lovers of kitesurfing.
Distance from the hotel: 14,2 km
Mastichari beach gives you the feeling that you are in an exotic place. In some places it is organized, but there are places where you can only lie down with your towel on the sand. In addition to the organized water sports, it is ideal for windsurfing or kitesurfing. Furthermore, in the area of Mastichari (25km from the city center), you find one of the largest water parks in Greece, Lido Water Park, which occupies an area of 75.000sqm.
Distance from the hotel: 21,1 km
The popular tourist settlement of Kardamena is famous for its sandy beach. You will find organized beaches, cafes, restaurants, bar, shops and many water sports. The stunning beach of Helona is located about four kilometers from Kardamena. It has golden sand and crystal blue waters, so naturally it is a popular beach of the island. Most of it is organized, but you can find space to lie on your own in the sand. Cafes and restaurants are available in case you want to stop for a meal.
Distance from the hotel: 25,4 km - 30 km
“Markos”, “Sunny”, “Langada”, “Magic” Beaches
It is actually one long beach, which takes its different names, depending on the segments in which it is divided. Each beach has turquoise waters with some umbrellas and pure golden sand. You will find showers, some taverns and canteens. Access is obtained from the alleys on the left side of the main road leading to Kefalos. Signs will guide you!
Distance from the hotel: 33km
Agios Stefanos Beach
Kefalos settlement is proud of its sandy beaches and there is surely a reason for that! You will find the most beautiful beaches on the island. The picture that stands out when looking for Kos is the one with the small islet on the beach of Agios Stefanos. The ruins of Early Christian temples are just a few meters from the sea. The crystal blue waters of the Aegean combined with «Kastri», the small rocky islet of 50 meters in diameter, just across the small church of Agios Nikolaos emerges, create, undoubtedly, an irresistible combination.
Distance from the hotel: 36,1 km
As one can easily understand from its name, here lays a small paradise: a sandy beach about 6 km long, with crystal-clear waters and a unique backdrop of lush cedar hills. A totally organized beach, offering pretty much everything. Relax and enjoy swimming and have fun trying out some of the many water sports. For lunch, you can either enjoy snacks, or fresh fish and local appetizers in some of the taverns in the wider region. The beach is accessible by following the road that leaves Kefalos.
Distance from the hotel: 35.9 km
«Cavo Paradiso» Beach
Although admittedly difficult to access, as it is hidden in the southern tip of the island, it is the most exotic beach with crystal clear waters and golden sand. This exotic scenery in the Aegean is about half an hour from the village of Kefalos. A small part of it is organized, but the rest is available for total peace of mind. To find this beach, you have to follow the road that leaves the settlement of Kefalos and ends up on a dirt road.
Distance from the hotel: 50,2 km