Kos, an alluring, lush Greek island with phenomenal beaches is the second largest island in the Dodecanese and home to Hippocrates, Father of modern medicine, and dates back to the Neolithic times. Scattered with ruins from the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods, Kos also has numerous lovely beaches, picture-perfect villages, interesting archaeological sites, fantastic hotels and resorts and a great nightlife – in fact, Kos is considered one of the hottest party islands, though it has much, much more to offer than that.
Life in Kos revolves around its capital, Kos Town, an inviting, stylish town that’s a mix of the original old town – what remains of it after the 1933 earthquake, with its gauntlet of boutiques and close-knit tavernas – and modern streets and parks bursting with palm trees and bougainvilleas where streets are lined with charming cafes and chic restaurants and bars.
Why not start your day by strolling through Kos Town and pop in a café for the classic Greek Frappe. Then head over to one of Kos’ sandy beaches, like Paradise beach, and enjoy some exciting water sports. After lunch at a beachfront taverna, lounge in a sun bed and soak up the hot Greek sun – you’ll need your rest if you decide to head over to “Bar Street” where you can party the night away....read more