Kos possesses the rare and stunning combination of verdant greens and sea blues, of mountain and sea overflowing with rich flora and fauna.
Bursting with blossoms and countless shades of green in spring, at times recalling the luxurious vegetation of continental Europe until the fresh salty sea breeze reminds you that you are in fact on an island, and one of the most stunning of the Aegean at that.
Kos boasts a variety of protected natural areas, including its therapeutic springs, the wetlands at Alykes, Psalidi, and Mount Dikeos.
The area called Alykes located between Tigaki and Marmari, where cooking salt was produced until 1989, is now a permanent lagoon with salty and brackish waters.Read more
The most well-known are the hot waters of the therapeutic springs (Therma ) just past Agios Fokas, where the water temperature is at approximately 40ο C and contains a variety of beneficial elementsRead more
With an altitude of 846 meters, Mount Dikeos is the highest mountain on the island of Kos. This limestone, marble, plutonite (igneous magmatic rock) and volcanic rock mass is covered in fragrant pine trees and brushwoodRead more
Near Antimachia, on your way to Kefalos don't miss the natural park called "Plaka Forest " where it is inhabited by peacocks making it a wonderful resting spot for picnic and photo opportunity with the beautiful birds.Read more
In stark contrast to the extensive tourist infrastructure of the surrounding area, the brackish coastal lake of Psalidi is home to countless varieties and numbers of birds who live among its lush vegetation.Read more