The bay of Vathý is unsuitable for anchorage, as the waters at its inner part are deep and that the prevailing northwest winds are exceptionally strong. The small cove of Tselépi, which is perfect for the anchorage of small ships and vessels, is formed to the middle of the southern shores of the bay.
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Edition: June 2009
On this map of Kalymnos, the world famous climbing crags of Kalymnos are featured completely and accurately.
Marina Kos is located on the outskirts of Kos town; about 15 min walk from the town center, next to Kos old harbour. Marina Kos is easily accessible, only 26Km away, through Hippocrates International Airport (IATA: KGS) by charter flights from the major European cities.
Lake Psalidi is near Kos town and is a great destination for bird-watching, providing birds such as rare ducks and flamingoes. Some of the species, which could be found there, especially in the autumn, include Reddy Shelduck, Slender-billed Curlew, Long-legged Buzzard and Lesser Kestrel.
The Archaeological museum of Kos is located at Eleftherias square, in a neoclassical building, designed in 1935. Excavations brought to light findings by the beginning of the century, mainly from the archaeological site of the Market and also from monuments, such as, the Altar of Dionisos, the Odeon and the Roman Residence.