Lying in the eastern Aegean off the southwest coast of Turkey, compare holidays to Kos and start getting excited about a trip to the third largest of Greece’s Dodecanese islands. Holidays to Kos from Manchester are hugely popular thanks to the island’s fabulous appeal that includes swathes of delightful beaches, lashings of culture and a pulsating nightlife.
Holidays to Kos are suitable for a wide range of traveler, from couples to families and those looking for a week or two’s partying with their friends. There are some great attractions to complement the pull of the island’s beaches, which are among the finest across the Dodecanese islands.
There’s a great selection of beaches for relaxing in the sunshine, catering to a variety of styles and tastes. Things are nice and peaceful at Helona beach, while Tingaki’s beach is a good choice for families. Kardamena beach meanwhile is the one for getting in the party spirit, lined with bustling bars and cafes as well as watersports and thrill-seeker operators.
Stick to the coast and enjoy some snorkeling at Agios Stefanos beach, or take a sailboat among other Greek islands. If you prefer to stay on dry land then Lido Water Park could be for you, throwing up a fun-packed day for all the family thanks to an array of slides, rides and pools, in addition to a more tranquil spa.
For some of Kos’ best nightlife head to Kardamena on the south-central coast. Here you'll find the suitably named Bar Street, and a plethora of buzzing bars and clubs. Tingaki is a lovely spot to spend a less frantic evening thanks to its pleasant waterfront area and the restaurants that permeate it, while Kos Town also has a great choice of welcoming tavernas and wine bars.
Kos offers a quintessentially Greek experience of long and lazy days in the sunshine followed by equally long and lazy evenings at the dinner table - take a look at our holidays to Kos from Manchester Airport and get involved with this relaxing pace of life.