ABOUT THE ISLAND
The natural beauty of the island with its lush vegetation and the sun-drenched, sandy beaches make it stand out. If you are a sea lover, the island will definitely mesmerize you with its crystalline, turquoise waters.
The island has a rich historical background and visitors can learn more about the past and the culture of the island by visiting the Archaeological museum of Kos, the Hippocrates Cultural Center and various castles such as the infamous Castle of the Knights, or as it is otherwise known Nerantzia Castle.
The Hot Springs in Agios Fokas are yet another popular place that is truly worth going to. They are known for their therapeutic effect and studies have shown that they are particularly effective when it comes to skin ailments.
Another good suggestion would be to visit the monastery of Agios Ioannis which is situated only 7 km south of Kefalos. It is well-known for its beautiful traditional architecture and it celebrates on 29th August when many visitors come to honor the saint.
Of course, you must not forget to savor the gastronomical treasures of this island which has a lot of local delicacies to offer such as ntolmades, pitaridia (pasta boiled in meat broth) and katimeria (fried cheese pie with cinnamon and honey).
All in all, Kos is a mesmerizing island with lots of beautiful places to see. If you decide to spend your next holidays in Kos, the island’s beauty will certainly sweep you off your feet and make you not want to leave.