A striking, stunning island in the Aegean Sea, Kos offers unrivalled beaches, picturesque towns and fascinating archaeological sites, the perfect destination for your next luxury Greece holiday.

A ruggedly beautiful island in the Dodecanese, Kos combines charming old towns and bustling coastal resorts with remote sandy bays and a glimpse into the beguiling past of Ancient Greece.

A must-visit on your luxury Kos holiday, the island’s countless beaches rival the very best in Greece, comprising powdered sands lapped by the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea. Meanwhile, an array of cultural treasures, important monuments and historic buildings stretch across the rugged terrain of Kos. Highlights include the:

  • Spectacular Sanctuary of Asclepius,
  • The Antimachia Fortress and
  • The Ancient Agora excavation area.

Pretty Kos Town is home to a striking medieval castle, Venetian and Ottoman architecture, leafy historic streets and a picturesque port; lined with traditional tavernas, bustling bars and luxury yachts.

A number of enchanting villages are dotted around Kos, including hillside Kefalos on the island’s west coast. This secluded and ultra-scenic corner is home to the elegant Ikos Aria resort, an all-inclusive hideaway offering Michelin-star cuisine, an incredible spa and an array of great activities: the perfect base for your luxury Greece holiday.

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  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 4 - 5 hours depending on island
  • Currency: Euro
  • Tipping guideline: 5-10%
  • Health considerations: No
  • Capital: Athens
  • Population: 10.3 million (January 2023)
  • National languages: Greek
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C/F - 230V, 50Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: No (for holidays up to 90 days)

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