Its name fully justifies its natural beauty. This endless, 6 km long, sandy beach is nestled within a lovely bay. There are hundreds of colorful umbrellas and sun beds and the waters are shallow near the coast and gradually become deeper. A little secret: while you are swimming turn around and see the hills with the cedars and the palm trees. Nothing can be compared to this. In Paradise Beach you will have the chance to practice various water sports and you will also find many restaurants and taverns with fresh fish.
The Folklore Museum is 40 km away from the town of Kos, in Kefalos village. It displays a big collection of agricultural tools and objects used throughout the centuries as well asa lot of traditional artifacts such as embroideries, intricate and stunning woven tapestries and silks.
The road west out of Pothia leads to the village of Vothini then down to the inlet at Vlychadia where there are two pleasant bays each side of the small harbour, one a gentle curve of shaded sand the other a small strip of clean pebbles. Good taverns back both beaches and regular excursion leave Vlychadia for the cave at Kefala just along the coast south-west of Vylchadia.
Once the island’s fishing village, it is now rapidly developing as a resort, while still retaining its peace and quiet. It is the port and sea outlet of Emporeios, with a population of around 150 during the winter, a number that rises considerably during the summer.