I Need A Hero
Kos Town capital of the Geek Island Kos has an ancient history dating back to 366BC. On the coastline looking onto the Aegean Sea Kos was a meeting point for eastern mysticism and western culture, a trading port for silk and wine. Hercules is said to have visited in Roman mythology and Hippocrates, father of medicine came from Kos. While lastminute.com cannot promise to turn you into a Mythical Hero or Philosophical Sage, Lastminute.com can promise value holiday’s to Kos Town and we know you will be enchanted by its beauty and charm.
Lazy Days are calling to you
If Kos is famous for its ancient medicinal history then the beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise waters must surely have played a part in its reputation for healing.
Wherever you stay in Kos Town you are only minutes away from one of Kos’ famous postcard perfect beaches. Kos Town’s own beach remains popular year round with plenty of facilities and bars to sustain you whilst you top up your tan.
Active types might prefer venturing a few miles along the coast to Agios Fokas beach with its unusual division of black and white sands and renowned for its windsurfing seas. Families holidaying in Kos Town will enjoy the amenities of Lambi beach and Thermes beach just outside Kos Town is a popular beach with the locals and those in the know.
A holiday in Kos Town could easily be spent soaking up the sun catching up on your book club list but Kos Towns Historical Culture is certainly worth giving up the sun-lounger for. Not least the remains of the Roman Nymphaeum an ancient public urinal, or the former ‘xystos’ gymnasium and the now fully restored Roman theatre all suggesting that Kos Town has always been a well-developed attractive town. Visitors to Kos Town also cannot miss the huge castle of the knights, built to defend the bay and accessed along the cobbled ‘plateia platanou’ meaning avenue of palms. Just the view alone of the harbour from the castle is worth Holidaying in Kos Town.
Along the seafront holidaymakers in Kos Town have plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from and suitable to all tastes. However those seeking a more authentic taverna may wish to venture further into the town itself to discover the many restaurants hidden away down side streets known only to the locals and may be a little cheaper as a result.
Alternatively spend a day in one of the nearby mountain villages such as Zia, Pyli or Zipari where again traditional tavernas can be found serving up tasty Greek dishes.
Kos as an island is easily accessible and buses, ferries and taxis are all frequent reasonable and reliable. Car hire is also an option for those planning to go further afield but with so much to offer in Kos Town lastminute.com reckon a Kos Town holiday maybe just the tonic you are looking for. Book all your holidays to Greece with lastminute.com