Its pristine beaches boasting crystal clear waters is the main reason for which Kos island attracts so many tourists annually. The island is appreciated for the longest coastline – possibly in the whole of the Mediterranean – two thirds of which end up on fine beaches.
Most of them are award holding beaches, easily accessible and covering all tastes: small, large, sandy or pebbly, with large waves or tranquil waters, well organized and trendy or quaint and isolated. With Aqua Blu Boutique Hotel & Spa at the beautiful beach of Lambi as your perfect base, the beaches of Kos are longing for you to approach them and admire their cherished secrets.
Cavo paradiso beach
Perhaps the most isolated beach in Kos, Cavo Paridiso, lies hidden in the island’s southern tip about half an hour from the village of Kefalos.
Ayios Theologos beach
The scenery you encounter is unique. A rocky coast with numerous bays that creates a sense of isolation is perfect for endless hours of sunbathing. Water sports enthusiasts love this beach because of the gentle waves, perfect for windsurfing. The beach is not organized, so it is useful to equip yourselves with what is necessary.
Ayios Stefanos beach
One of the most photographed beaches. It combines the beauty of nature with important historical sites such as the ruins of early Christian churches, which are just a few meters from the sea. The beautiful landscape is completed by Castri, a small rocky island, with a diameter of 50 meters just across the middle of the gulf.
Ayios Fokas beach
Proud holder of the “Blue Flag” award, the beach of Agios Fokas combines white and black sand with beautiful pebbles. It is approximately 8 km away from the town of Kos and just 2 kms away from the Therma beach.
Therma is situated in the southeastern corner of the island 13 kilometers away from Kos town. The area was christened after the hot springs that have been present there for centuries. The waters reputably bear healing properties as they are rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur and sodium, elements considered instrumental in cures for skin arthritic or rheumatic diseases. The temperature of the waters hovers between 30-50 Celsius. This is what we call a natural spa!
The main beach of Kefalos, Kamari, is one of the most famous beaches of the island. Sizable of length, it borders and carries on the beach of Limnionas. It is about 1 km away from the village and about 40 km from the town of Kos. One may can enjoy swimming and the sun, but also invigorate his adrenaline by trying one of the many water sports.
In the village of Kardamena you will find a sandy beach that is well organized. There are many water sport facilities along the beach and if you do not want to stray far away to eat, you will definitely find a nearby restaurant that suits your taste.
Karnayo is a sandy beach where the sea deepens slowly thus attracting families. It is the ideal destination for those seeking tranquility. The beach is unorganized and it is advisable for one to carry along basic supplies such as water, food and maybe an umbrella for some shade.
A sandy beach, cut off from the other beaches of Kefalos and situated in the north side of the village. It is ideal for wind surfing and kite surfing.
It is one of the busiest beaches of the island at a very close proximity to the city center. It is located on the west side of Kos town and basically it is its continuity. Lambi has a Blue Flag for its clean water and for the number of services offered.
Although the winds blowing from the north side of the island are strong, the sea of Limnionas has no waves as it is located in a small artificial bay. There, you will find golden sand and crystal clear waters plus a restaurant.
Sandy beach with beautiful blue sea, the beach of Marmari hosts water sports facilities and has a small marina.
Mastihari beach gives the impression that you are in some exotic place. Besides the organized water sports, the beach is ideal for wind and kite surfing. The beach is located near the settlement of Antimachia, 22 km west of Kos Town.
The golden sands and clear blue waters are ideal to relax on the sun loungers with parasols. Lagada beach is located near Kefalos and is ideal for families with children, as well as, for couples.
Located inside a bay, the wonderful Camel Beach in Kefalos is a very good choice for you to swim and rest.
Approximately 11 kilometers from Kos Town, the golden sand and the shallow waters make this beach very attractive for a large number of tourists and especially for children. The beach has received the Blue Flag award more than once.
Sandy beach near the town of Kos with distinctively big waves.
Magical beach, 4 km away from Kardamena. With golden sand and blue waters the beach is a typical beach someone can find on the island. It is organized with sunbeds and umbrellas, but there are places along the beach where you can lie down on the sand. There are also many restaurants to dine at.
The beach is mainly composed of pebbles and it is mostly organized. Ideal for kite surfing. An organized water sports clubs with wind surfing, water ski and more can also be found . The beach also boasts many tavernas and restaurants.