This is a tropical paradise! An organized, 10 km long beach with golden sand, among the top beaches of the island. Its shallow waters are inviting and ideal for children and it is also windsurfing-friendly. The coastal road that connects Tigkaki with the town of Kos is ideal for bike rides. On the beach you will find many restaurants, taverns, beach bars, hotels and shops. Ideal for families due to its safe waters, but also for groups of friends and sports fanatics.
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Edition: June 2009
This is the first GIS map of Kos hence the island is mapped with a topographic precision in proportion to the map scale.
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.