The Greek island of Kos, located in the Dodecanese group of islands, offers visitors a surprisingly wide selection of possibilities for a relatively small island. Kos holidays can include the thrills and pleasures of the water sports and night-life of a sunny resort holiday, and it can also let visitors get away from the rush in search of country cycling, secluded sandy beaches, and historic archaeology. The miles of glorious coastline, easy cycling, relaxing hot springs, ancient ruins and a lively nightlife make Kos holidays a popular choice for families, couples and individuals.
If you are looking for a 2016 Greek Island holiday Kos should be right up there on your list of choices. Whether you are looking for a last minute Kos holiday, a summer holiday in Kos or a deal later in the year as the weather cools we will have a deal for you. For a lively holiday in Kos with your mates choose Kardamena or Kos Town as these resorts offer plenty of bars and clubs late into the night. The quieter getaways along the north coast such as Marmari provide beauty and relaxation and can be great for couples or family holidays in Kos. Psalidi is another family friendly resort in Kos and as it is only a short distance from Kos Town it is within easy reach of the hustle and bustle of Kos Town.
Fun in the sun on Kos holidays
With 25 miles of beaches to explore, Kos holiday resorts promise plenty of sunbathing and swimming opportunities. And with flat countryside, cycle lanes a-plenty and wheels readily available for hire, hopping onto a bicycle on Kos holidays is perhaps the best way to discover all four corners of this magical island.
Relaxing on Kos holidays
For more laidback Kos holidays, walk around Kos Town and take in the 14th century Castle of the Knights, or set sail for neighbouring islands – or even Turkey – as part of a leisurely day trip.
Looking for the ultimate in relaxation on Kos holidays? Then take the plunge and visit the local hot springs. The smell of sulphur may take a bit of getting used to, but your body will thank you for the therapeutic soak. Energised once more, you may soon find yourself sampling Kardamena's cocktail bars or Kos Town's vibrant nightclubs as the perfect end to evenings out on Kos holidays.
If you would like to book a cheap holiday to Kos use the search form or contact our travel team who can provide invaluable advice about the resorts in Kos and suitable hotels to ensure your holiday is enjoyable and memorable as possible. We have the cheapest holidays to Kos from the UK so if you are planning a break in 2016 book now and see how much you can save. We are ABTA and ATOL bonded so your Kos holiday is in safe hands and you are 100% financially protected.
Many visitors are likely to spend much of the time during their holidays to Kos either soaking up the sun on the beach or pool but there is plenty more to do across the island and beyond. The town of Kos itself also offers sightseeing in the form of archaeological sites and relics. However, much of the busiest action takes place in the resorts. A cycling or driving trip to more remote parts of the island can help visitors to discover some of the quieter beaches and the attractive island countryside. Why not take a trip on a sailing boat to a secluded beach or a cove where you can swim directly off the boat. Water sports and adventurous activities are easy to arrange if you’re after an adrenaline rush on Kos holidays. All the family can enjoy the thrill of a banana boat ride or whizzing down the slides at one of Greece’s biggest water parks. Or why not take home the memory of Kos holidays spent windsurfing, wakeboarding, scuba diving, water-skiing or parascending. Even bungee jumping and go-karting can be part of your Kos holidays. Bodrum in Turkey is approximately 13 miles across the sea and offers good day trip possibilities. The volcanic island of Nisyros is also across the water and is a great day out – enjoy lunch at one of the sleepy Greek towns whilst here.
The variety of resort accommodation available means that cheap holidays to Kos can include top quality facilities or all-inclusive resort entertainment packages. Hotels in and around the resorts of Kos provide a full array of options for seaside and beach pleasure, and have lots to choose from in terms of service, restaurants, and bars.
The sunny summer climate of Kos is a direct four hour flight from British airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, and Glasgow. As one of the Greek islands, the currency used on the island of Kos is the euro. For more information about local travel and airport transfers please contact our travel advisers.
The Greek Island holiday paradise of Kos has grown in popularity with tourists over the years and with 290 kilometres of heavenly golden coastline encircling it this is hardly surprising. The island has two distinct personalities, with towns that are lively and fantastic for nightlife and others that are more secluded and sophisticated. The quieter side of the island is found to the west and resorts such as Kefalos promise out of this world all inclusive holidays with a traditional Greek flavour.
For the traveller who wants to keep a tight hold on their purse strings, the best way to enjoy a holiday in Kos is undoubtedly to go all inclusive. All inclusive Kos holidays mean that all your flights, accommodation, food, drink and on site activities are paid for in advance, meaning that travellers don’t have to worry about overspending on their holiday. There are a number of fantastic hotels and resorts in Kos that provide all inclusive holiday deals, including the stunning five star Helona Resort hotel located on the scenic Cape Lakitir.
If you choose to stay in an all inclusive hotel or resort on Kos, your every need will be catered for, food and drink will be available at most hours of the day and night and there will be many activities and outings included in the price of your stay. This can be lifesaving if you’re travelling with kids who always want to be on the go and need lots of things to do. Additionally, if you don’t want to stay in the main hotel building, a number of hotels provide separate apartments in Kos as part of their all inclusive deals, which is ideal if you have a larger travelling party or family.
Kos is a beautiful island, with amazing beaches and plenty to do. All inclusive holidays to Kos offer something to please every member of the family and are great if you want to holiday on a shoe string.