The Island of Kos is an Excellent Choice if you're after Dreamy, Enchanting & Beautiful Beaches

Kos beaches something for every taste and every mood: as a rule of thumb, the northern beaches are faced with cooler winds and they are paved with pebbles. The southern beaches on the other hand, have beautiful thin sand and the winds don’t reach them. Take your pick!

Comprehensive List of the Most Popular Kos Beaches:

tingaki beach

Tingaki Beach

Tingaki beach is one of the most famous beaches of Kos. It is located in the northern side, 20 minutes from the town centre in at the homonymous village. You’ll always find a spot to relax on the fine golden sand as it is not one of the most crowded beaches.
The beach is has crystal-clear shallow waters that attract tourists from all over the world.

Tigaki Beach also attracts surfers due to its waves at a small distance from the beach. There are also water sports facilities with instructors for the more adventurous types. You can access Tigaki beach by the local bus or a private car easily.

marmari beach

Marmari Beach

Marmari beach is another excellent choice if you prefer long sandy beaches. Even though there are several hotels located in the area, there is always space since the beach is really long and can accommodate hundreds of people.

Whether you prefer a more crowded place with beach bars, chairs and umbrellas or a more quiet place to swim and relax, Marmari beach is your best bet. Keep in mind that the waters contain a thick line of seaweed which are present all year round, but they do not cause any problems swimming or getting in the water.

limnionas beach

Limnionas Beach

Unfortunately, it is not one of the best choices and it is located kinda off-the-beaten-routes, Limnionas beach consists actually of two beaches, one which is windy and the other one which is a little dark and dirty. You should abstain from visiting this beach since there are many other better alternatives.

therma loutra beach

Therma Loutra (Thermes)

This is a special beach of Kos island since you can find natural hot springs that will do wonders for your health, bones and body composition. While it’s not the best beach for conventional swimming, the hot springs will make up for it. Usually the hot springs are crowded, but you’ll always find a spot to relax and the experience is amazing.

Tip: Don’t get fooled by the parking signs at the top of the hill. Make your way down and park right at the beach since there is ample parking space below.

paradise beach Kos

Paradise Beach

Paradise beach is the last beach you will encounter as you leave Kefalos village. The beach is famous for its clear waters and the fine sand. Despite the crowds that pack it’s sand and the distracting waters sports, the beach is still one of the best in Greece. It’s the ideal beach if you want to relax and swim. You can also find an excellent restaurant with seafood right at the beach.

cavo paradiso beach

Cavo Paradiso Beach

If you’re looking for a quiet and isolated beach, then look no further, Cavo Paradiso beach is what you need. It is hidden in the island’s southern tip and it’s only 30 minutes drive from Kefalos village. The beach looks exotic with its crystal-clear waters and golden sun overlooking the Aegean sea.

While there are chairs and umbrellas, the beach consists of virgin segments where you can create your own setting and atmosphere as you wish. Cavo Paradiso beach is the last beach in a long stretch of sand and it’s most likely the most beautiful one.

kardamena beach

Kardamena Beach

Kardamena village is one of the most popular places of Kos. The beach is full of sun beds and umbrellas and there are tons of water sport activities for kids and adults. Additionally there are several restaurants nearby where you can taste some delicious traditional dishes.

The beach is also equipped with beach bars and cafes for the more socially active people. The beach is located just 7km from the airport and about 30 minutes drive from the city centre.

agios stephanos beach

Agios Stephanos

There is a high chance that you have seen Agios Stephanos beach on a carte-postale or an art photo. It is a unique combination of natural beauty and historical sites that are located just a few meters from the sea.

The beach is well organized and features plenty amenities and water sport activities for its visitors. Agios Stephanos beach is located just 3km northeast of Kefalos village and it is easily accessible by car.

kamari beach

Kamari Beach

Kamari Beach is paved with beautiful pebbles and it is located in Kamari town, 40km from Kos city centre. It is one of the most famous beaches of the island and it attracts windsurfers from all over the world.

From restaurants and cafeterias to water sports facilities and quiet, relaxing segments, there is something for every taste and every mood. The beach is easily accessible by car and there are frequent bus routes as well.

mastichari beach

Mastihari Beach

Mastihari beach is an exotic-looking picturesque beach that will mesmerize its visitors. The beach is semi-organized which means that there are spots with sun lounges and umbrellas, but there are also unorganized parts where you can put down a towel or bring your own umbrella.

The beach is an ideal destination of wind & kite-surfing for the more adventurous types. Additionally there is an amusement water park for which is excellent for families with young kids. The beach is located near Antimachia settlement, 22km west of city centre. The beach is easily accessible by car or bus.