Kalymnos, the sponge divers island can be easily reached from the small port of Mastichari in approx. 45 minutes by boat. Learn everything about the traditional handling of the sponges and stroll through the main city Pothia with the typical colourful houses, the fish taverns and the harbour promenade.
Nisiros is the volcanic island and can be reached after an hour's boat trip from Kos city or Kardamena. Visit the volcano with the view of the crater, the steaming earth and the sulphur yellow landscape and later on relax in the small picturesque main city of Mandraki.
Patmos, the island of the monks lies about 2 hours away from Kos city port and is famous for the monastery and castle of Saint Johannes and the holy cave of the Apocalypse. Around the monastery visit the cosmopolitan town of Chora and admire the breathtaking view of the Aegean from one of the cafes.
Rhodos, the famous island of the knights can be reached in about 2 ½ hours by boat. An impressive old city with buildings from the Joanniter era, mosques, and the palace of the great magister are attracting tourists from all over the world. Walk through the small alleys where you will also find many souvenir shops, cafes, and a market.
Bodrum, is located in Turkey, opposite Kos city approx. 45 minutes with the boat. Spend an interesting day in the orient and enjoy the charm of this multicultural city. At the port take a look at the wooden boats and after a glass of Turkish tea wander around in the famous bazaar streets with many souvenir shops, boutiques and spice traders.
From Kos city start a 3-island cruise to enjoy the sea and the breeze on board of a "Kaiki" a typical Greek wooden boat. You will visit beautiful bays in the nearby islands, swim and snorkel in crystal-clear turquoise waters and have a barbecue and ouzo with the captain.