Holidays to Kos
Kos holidays land you in a Grecian paradise of golden beaches, tranquil coves, wooded valleys and whitewashed villages. Not to mention the ancient heritage sites and forested beauty of Mount Dikeos. A Kos holiday offers a lively nightlife, too, at Kardamena and Kos Town. From villas in Marmari, to hotels in Lambi, at Co-operative Travel we have bargain holidays to Kos to suit everyone.
Cheap late deals to Kos land you on a compact island that tries hard to impress – and succeeds. You can even hop across to Turkey – after all, Bodrum is only 4 km away. Just 40 km by 8 km in size, and with over 290 km of coastline, you’re never far from a golden stretch of sand in Kos - or a night out. Variety comes in small packages.
One of the most popular spots for last minute Kos holidays is Tingaki, just 7 km from vibrant Kos Town. A leading choice for families and photographers, a stunning 10 km beach leads to an equally stunning salt lake reserve. If you want a combination of lively nights and peaceful days in Kos, cheap Greece package holidays in Psaladi are ideal. Only a short distance from Kos Town, but thoroughly tranquil, it boasts a golden beaches and stunning wetland nature reserve. During the winter cheap Kos holidays are popular with birdwatchers, who spend their time twitching between the two resorts.
Bargain holidays to Kos’ party resort of Kardamena offer white sandy beaches and watersports by day; bars, clubs and discos by night. There are just as many tavernas and restaurants too. However, venture outside and you’ll discover stunning mountain scenery and the ancient ruins of Pyli. Late deals to Kos Town are popular with sophisticates, with centuries of heritage and culture to explore, and a bustling working harbour with chic bars, clubs and restaurants.
For families, we recommend cheap Greek holidays in Kefalos. The windmills, sugar-cube houses and ancient ruins on one hand, the beaches, shops and restaurants of purpose-built Kamari on the other, help make Kos a perfect holiday destination.
Booking Ahead - Kos Holidays 2017
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Booking ahead for your 2017 holiday to Kos has many advantages. Especially for families who are looking to save money. Parents can book holidays in advance so they can reserve the time off forthcoming school half term and summer holidays.
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Kos - Holiday Destination Information
Key Information: Kos is a Greek island, located in the south eastern Aegean Sea and is very popular for its beaches. With a long stretch of coastline, Kos holidays offer a variety of golden beaches with beautiful natural wonders. Kos has become more modern with a variety of beach resorts, but it has also kept its original architectures which reminisce of its traditional culture.
Ideal Time to Go: The weather in Kos is generally warm and enjoyable which means it’s suitable for all year round holidays. For those who want to get the most out of the beautiful weather, we recommend booking holidays to Kos in April to October as this is when the warmer weather begins. If you are looking to book cheap holidays to Kos, then December to March are the best months for cheap holidays. The temperatures are mild and cool which results in fewer visitors at that time of the year.
Weather: Kos has a Mediterranean climate which means that the weather rarely disappoints visitors. The warm season begins in April to October with average temperatures ranging from 20°C to 29°C. This is when Kos is the busiest with tourists. The cold season begins in December to March with average temperatures dropping below 15°C. For those who prefer a milder and cooler temperature, then these months are the best for your Kos holiday.
Flight Time: Flights from the UK to Kos, will take around 4 hours.
Time Difference: Kos is 2 hours ahead of UK time.
Currency: Euro (€)
Fun Fact: Hippocrates, who is also known as the ‘father of medicine’ was born in Kos around 460 B.C. He founded the ‘Great School of Medicine’ in Kos.
Top Tip: You can take advantage of this island’s flat terrain and hire a bicycle to get around Kos and explore. The bike hires are relatively cheap and cost around €5 per day.
Places to Visit on Your Kos Holiday
Kos is the second most populous of the Dodecanese, which means that there are a huge variety of activities and attractions to choose from. Here are a few places we recommend that you visit during your holiday in Kos.
Mount Dikeos – If you love adventure and exploration, then braving the heights of Mount Dikeos is for you. This mountain is the tallest peak in Kos with its height reaching 2,766 feet. Climbing this mountain also means that you will get a spectacular view of Kos.
Kos Town – This destination is the island’s capital town and continues to successfully attract returning visitors each year. Kos Town is packed with culture and heritage. With a variety of landmarks and ruins, this town is brimming with history.
Psalidi Beach – If you are looking for a quiet and relaxed holiday, then the Psalidi beach is a must. This small modern resort is home to some of the most exclusive hotels in Kos and there are also a variety of water sports and activities.
How to Get There
Connecting flights and direct flights are available at airports across the UK, such as London, Birmingham and Manchester. Kos is a very popular holiday destination and is suitable for all year round holidays.