Kos Island in Greece is part of the Dodecanese. It is the third largest of the Greek islands of the group and it is also the second most popular and most visited island after Rhodes.
Kos is situated between Kalymnos and Nysiros. The Island is also well organised and has almost everything in terms of tourism infrastructure.
However be warned that the various charms and gems of the Greek Island of Kos are not visible at first sight but, after a while and once you have had the chance to explore the picturesque villages and the fine beaches you will be amazed.
Kos boasts a huge choice of interesting ruins to explore, and is very easily reached from either Rhodes or Bodrum (Turkey) by ferry.
Nightlife in Kos varies depending on the resort you are visiting. But in general Kos has busy bars and an entertaining nightlife for those seeking fun in the sun, and there are some pleasant towns as well as stunning clean beaches outside the capital, but it is advisable that those looking for empty beaches should head for quieter islands as Kos can get very busy during the summer period.
If you are looking to go on Kos Holidays in the summer then there are a few traditional events which take place every year and may be interest to you. The island's three municipalities organize separate cultural events and festival covering a wide range of activities affording locals and foreign visitors on summer holidays the chance to truly enjoy themselves. These events are as follows:
"The Hippocratia" organized by the Municipality of Kos from July to September.
"The Dikea" organized by the Municipality of Dikeos during July and August.
"The Heraclia" organized by the Municipality of Iraklidon during July and August
Kos weather is great for all those sun worshipers and offers a semi-tropical climate with an all year round average temperature of 25º C.
During the summers however - beginning of May till end of October –the days are hot and dry and rainfall is almost non-existent so make sure you bring the high factor sun cream with you for protection. Most days in July and August the temperature is over 30ºC but it's a bit cooler at night times.
During the winter the days are usually mild but a few showers can be expected between November and April.
Visitors enjoying their Kos Holidays have a great range of choice in activities available allowing them to enjoy their holidays on the island to the fullest.
Swimming and water sports in its crystal clear waters and beach volley on its beaches are ideal.
But Kos also offers classic sports such as horse riding, cycling, and underwater diving. Fishing can be tried at the top hotel complexes.
Rambling over the verdant hills of the island along selected routes is also to be recommended.
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