Destination guide

The beachside setting of Kos is ready to explore

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Kos. Travellers to this romantic city praise the beaches, island views and sailing. Bodrum Castle and Bodrum Windmills are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Kos

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kos a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lido Waterpark (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Bodrum Dedeman Aquapark (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Kalymnos Climbing Guide (20 mi / 32.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Kos

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kos

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kos is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Psalidi Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Agios Fokas Wildlife Reserve (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Psalidi Wetlands (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Kos Thermes (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Agios Fokas Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Tigaki Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Kos

Fly into Kos (KGS-Kos Island Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Kalymnos (JKL-Kalymnos Island National), which is 19.8 mi (31.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Kos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 116 holiday rentals near Kos. From 28 Villas to 37 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kos?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kos. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Greek Islands: 15,398 holiday rentals
  • Turkey: 7,895 holiday rentals
  • Asia: 51,021 holiday rentals
  • Leros: 93 holiday rentals
  • Torba: 494 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kos! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kos?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kos with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Leros: 93 holiday homes
  • Torba: 494 holiday homes
  • Ortakent: 523 holiday homes
  • Bodrum: 687 holiday homes
  • Bodrum District: 678 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kos?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Kos are:

  • Leros Airport (LRS): 184 holiday houses
  • Kalymnos Island Airport (JKL): 179 holiday houses
  • Kos Airport (KGS): 177 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Kos?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Kos. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kefalos Beach: 157 holiday rentals
  • Massouri Beach: 171 holiday rentals
  • Pandeli Castle: 109 holiday rentals
  • Bodrum Golf and Tennis Club: 708 holiday rentals
  • War Museum of Leros: 103 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kos listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.