About Kos Marina
Kos Marina is located in the beautiful island of Kos, in the heart of the Dodecanese islands.
Kos Marina is situated in the Gulf of Kos, 1 mile SE from Kos old harbour, facing the Turkish coast.
It has been awarded since its beginning (2001) with a Blue Flag for 13th consecutive year.
Perfect sport for exploring the Dodecanese Islands .
Coordinates: 36° 53′ 31.27″ N , 27° 18′ 7.78″ E
- Marina is open all year round (07:00 to 22:00, Monday to Sunday)
- VHF Channel 77
- 250 Berths
- Maximum Draft: 6m
- 24 hour Watch Guard (security)
- Dry Dock
- Electricity Supply 220 & 380 V from 16 to 125 Amps
- Water Supply
- Hydraulic Trailer 35tn
- Travel Lift: 100t
- Holding dock
- Pilot speedboat
- Sailing gear
- Waste oil disposal
- Refuse containers
- Super market
- Yachts Chandlers Shops
- Laundry Service
- Weather Forecast
- Free Wi-Fi
- Recycling depot
- Satellite TV on board
- Post Office
- Tourist Information
- Cash Machine (ATM)
- First Aid
- Yacht Brokers, Yachting & Travel Agencies, Rent a car
Many Banks and ATM cash points (outside Kos marina at the main town)
More supermarkets, souvenirs shops, nightlife, sightseeing etc. are a small ride away from the modern town of Kos (outside Kos marina at the main town).
How to get there
Kos Island/ port can easily be reached either by air or by sea. You will find both domestic and charter flights that fly to Kos on a regular basis as well as ferries that daily depart from Athens (Piraeus port).
No doubt, the easiest way is to find a charter flight directly from your country. Some of the charter companies that fly to Kos airport from various European cities are: AirBerlin, JetAir Fly, TUI Fly, Thomas Cook and Norwegian Air.
Domestic flights also connect Kos with Athens and Thessaloniki on a daily basis (Olympic Airlines and Aegean Airlines).
Kos Airport is located 26 km from Marina of Kos.
- Local Bus
The bus from the airport to Kos Town is on the left of the aiport, takes 1h via Mastichari and costs 3,60€. Ticket is to be made on board (http://www.ktel-kos.gr/site_en/# ).
You can find easily taxis at Kos Airport. The drive costs approximately 25-30€
Another way to get to Kos is by ferry from Piraeus port. Once you land in Athens Airport, you can take the X96 public bus to Piraeus port. Ferries to Kos usually depart from Piraeus in the late evening due to the duration of the journey (approx. 10-12hrs) so as to travel at night and reach the destination early in the morning.
- The Asklipiion is the first medical institute founded by Hippocrates, the father of medicine who was born in Kos.
- The Castle lies in the main harbour of the island and it’s the most imposing monument of the Venetian period. The walls were built for the defence of the town, between 1391 and 1396.
- The Museum is in 25th Martiou str., in central square Eleftherias. Visiting Hours: 8:30am-2:30pm (Closed: Monday)
- Hippocrates Plant Tree, it is believed that this tree, located in Kos town, was planted by Hippocrates more than 2.400 years ago. It was one of the locations Hippocrates favoured to teach medicine to his students.
- The Odeon was found in 1929 by the Italian archaeologist Lavrenzi.
- The perspectives of the island, and the future of development are based upon the usage of the unique natural sources, and their potentials. For example: the hot springs of St Fokas, the creation of crossings in the highlands, the cyclist tracks, the development of natural wildlife sanctuaries and lakes, and the high standards in the services.
- Kos Town – Psalidi Beach
This beach is for stone lovers. Clean waters, ideal for spear gun fans (many octopuses are hiding behind stones). Be careful of sea urchins. Many nice Restaurants, for every taste.
Well organised beaches with umbrellas and chairs, or simply bring your towel.
- Therma Beach
After Agios Fokas Beach, below an impressive rocky landscape at the far side of Kos town,lies the beach of Therma. A hot water spring exists which is therapeutic for dermatological diseases, injuries etc. It has the ideal bay for full moon parties. There exists a seafood tavern, serving fresh fish, traditional Greek cuisine, combined with exquisite views. One visit is never enough.
- Marmari Beach
The beach of Marmari is 15 kiometers from the center of Kos town. It is 5 kilometers from the village of Pyli. This beach is similar to Tigaki beach. It is less crowded, and has taverns, with traditional Greek mezedes and fresh fish.
- Mastichari Beach
The beach of Mastichari has white sand, and its emerald waters remind you of an exotic place. Mastichari beach is 3 kilometers north-west of Antimachia. The little port of the village has daily boat trips to the island of Kalymnos. The village of Mastichari has the usual assortment of restaurants, tavernas, cafes and shops.