Holidays in Kos

Kos Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of Greecehotelholiday.com has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Kos: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Kos? What about transportation on the island?

Holidays in Greece

Considering Greece to be a magical place for your vacation, we urge you to visit the sections Greek Islands, Thematic Holidays, and why not the Mainland of Greece. We believe that every little part of Greece has a thrilling travelling experience to offer.

Kos travel, tourism info

Kos, the island of Hippocrates, the father of medicine, is the third largest of the Dodecanese island group and second in population with 30,100 residents. It is located north west of Rodos , near Kalymnos and Leros.The main characteristic of the island is its rich vegetation. The mountain tops with verdant slopes scattered with traditional settlements of white painted houses surrounded by flowers.In the north east is Kos, the capital town and its harbour. The island has well-developed tourist structure including a major conference centre, hotels, rooms of all categories and a lively nightly life.

Kos useful info

Kos Police Station +30 22420 28211
Tourist Police Station +30 22420 22444
Port Authority +30 22420 26594
Bus Station +30 22420 22292
Hospital 30 22420 28050
Medical Centre +30 22420 23423
 


Holidays packages, Offers for Kos

Holiday packages for Kos

Greecehotelholiday.com, is the site that enables you to create online, easily and quickly, your own holiday package to Kos. We can assure you that you can make any booking with us, whether it is airplane or ferry tickets, hotels, car rental.

If you visit, do not miss the opportunity to follow the paths and attractions that you recommend.You can combine your holidays with short visits to nearby islands like Rodos, Kalymnos or Leros to create your own unique holiday.

Kos Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Kos

Book your ferry tickets for Kos online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.-

Ship itinerary information for Kos

Kos can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the port of Piraeus. There are three ports on the island, one located at the town of Kos which is the main one, at Kardamena and  at Mastichari. Also, there is access from the nearby islands, like Agathonisi, Astypalea, Chalki, Kalymnos, Kastelorizo, Lipsi, Leros, Nissyros, Patmos, Rodos, Samos, Simi, Santorini, Syros, Tilos by ferry boat or sea-taxi. The duration of your trip varies depending on the route and type of ship (conventional or high speed one). When booking your chosen ferry tickets for Kos online, you will be informed of the precise time of arrival. Since ship itineraries change according to season, your are advised to check our online booking system for up-to-date information.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Kos

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Kos, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Kos

The Kos airport is connected with the main airports of Greece. Moreover, Kos airport welcomes several foreign airlines, especially during summer time, which schedule regular or charter flights. Thus, travellers from abroad have the chance to visit this magnificent destination.

Book your flights easily and quickly through our online booking system. Telephone booking is also available for those who do not want to use a credit card. Kos Airport is the International Airport "Hippocrates" (Kos - International Airport, "Hippocrates"), located near the village Antimachia.

Flights to Kos

Domestic flights

Flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport to Kos are daily and, depending on the period of year, become more frequent. Flights last 50 minutes approximately and the types of aircrafts vary.

The airplane carrier is Olympic Air.

International flights

International passengers will reach Kos via Athens, however, there are some low cost airlines from European destinations that connect directly.

To receive the most-up-to-date information on flights, please refer to our online booking for tickets, as schedules and flights to Kos change.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Kos

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit Greecehotelholiday.com and find cheap tickets for Kos. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Kos, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Kos

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Kos (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Kos

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Kos (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Kos

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Booking Hotels in Kos

When browsing the hotel list for Kos, and clicking on the link "online booking", you 'll be first shown the hotels that offer online booking. By pressing on the button 'Book & Prices' you reach the online booking machine for the selected hotel.

Car rental in Kos, Special Offers

Rent a car

To avoid the trouble of taking your own car to Kos, we urge you to book one online, through our car rental service. Thus, you are free to wander all over the island and visit sites and places that are not easily reachable by bus.

Car rental pickup points

Car rental pickup points are the airport (Kos Airport), the center of the city on King George Avenue and in Charmilou. These are all easily accessible locations when arriving on the island. Please check our online booking machine, for any changes concerning the car rental pickup points.

Car rental offers

The car rental rates that you will find on our online booking system are advantageous, and by browsing there you will find car rental offers in Kos. You can compare the car rental cost with that of transfering your own car to the island by ferry, and so decide what is more convenient to you depending on the duration of your vacation.

Excursions and special places of interest in Kos

Excursions and tours in Kos

Interesting sights here include the ruins of the ancient city with Hellenic and Roman buildings near in the harbour, the Archaeological Museum in Plateia Eleftherias, the Knights Castle in the harbour, the platano of Hippocrates and the Asklipeio that is 4 km from the town.

Places of interest in Kos

Kos's beaches are large and sandy. Kardamena with its beautiful landscape and aquamarine waters, Tingaki, Marmari, Kefalos and Paradise are just a few of the many beaches on the island.

Thematic tours in Kos

Kos is considered to be a remarkable destination in the world for :

Family Tourism

Luxury Tourism.

Youth Tourism.

Sports Tourism.

Restaurants and nightlife in Kos

Kos will satisfy everyone’s taste in food. From the little picturesque restaurants with their traditional dishes, the tempting starter-dishes at the various ouzeri places to the taverns and fish taverns with their wonderful aromas that will definitely make you hungry, you will not know where to start from. Not forgetting the international cuisine restaurants, such as Italian with a wide variety of pasta and exotic pizza, sweet and sour Chinese, Indian and red hot Mexican. Kos truly has a unique nightlife. The young, the fashionable, the restless even the traditional quiet type are all drawn to the island’s nightlife. Beach bars offer the amazing combination of a beautiful sea front and cool drink for those in search of a more romantic evening and for those after an all-nighter Kos town has streets filled with bars and dance floors to have you spinning until the early morning. No matter where you find yourself in Kos you will have a memorable night to add to your holiday diary.

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