Discover a selection of 155 holiday rentals in Kos that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 58 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Kos. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Holiday lettings in beautiful Kos

With its white-sand beaches, balmy climate and fascinating historic monuments, Kos is the ideal destination for a sun-soaked holiday. Whether you’re travelling with family, your significant other or on your own, you’ll find plenty of fun and excitement on this vibrant Greek island. Holiday lettings in Kos put you in the centre of this dynamic landscape.

History

Historic sites near your Kos holiday rental

Kos has a long, rich history that’s showcased in various heritage sites throughout the island. Holiday lettings put you within reach of such locations as Casa Romana, an ancient Roman villa with frescoes, mosaics and sculptures, and Asclepeion, an archaeological site with ancient temples and ruins dedicated to Ascelpius, a doctor-demigod in Greek mythology. The Archaeological Museum of Kos, a museum filled with artefacts and exhibits from the Italian occupation, and Antimachia Castle, a former military structure from the Middle Ages with interesting ruins and stunning vistas, are also fascinating places to explore.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Kos

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kos a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lido Waterpark (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Bodrum Dedeman Aquapark (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Kalymnos Climbing Guide (20 mi / 32.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Kos

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kos

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kos is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Psalidi Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Agios Fokas Wildlife Reserve (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Psalidi Wetlands (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Kos Thermes (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Agios Fokas Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Tigaki Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Beaches

Beaches near Kos holiday lettings

One of the biggest draws of Kos is its beautiful beaches that cater to a variety of tastes and interests. Holiday homes can be found near beach locales like Psalidi Beach, a lively beach with the ideal wind and wave conditions for wind sports, and Lambi Beach, a serene beach that’s popular for sunbathing and swimming. Paradise Beach is a scenic cove beach with a dramatic cliff backdrop and crystal-clear waters, and Agios Stefanos Beach is a white-sand beach with a historic basilica and clear azure water.

How to get there

Transport to and around Kos

Fly into Kos (KGS-Kos Island Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Kalymnos (JKL-Kalymnos Island National), which is 19.8 mi (31.9 km) away.

Food & drink

Sample regional cuisine of Kos

Kos has a unique culinary blend of Mediterranean influences with local staples, such as meat, fish, vegetables, olive oil and pasta, that are combined in traditional recipes. Restaurants in Kos offer an array of authentic dishes to enjoy, such as marine dishes with fish, prawns, lobster and squid, or traditional meat and vegetables that are locally sourced. Visit a restaurant or eatery near your holiday rental to try out dishes like sarsomyades, a traditional sweet dessert, xynomyzithra, a local sour cheese, or krasotyri, a spicy cheese made with wine, and take in the culinary pleasure of Kos.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Kos holiday homes

Plenty of kid-friendly attractions can be found near Kos holiday homes for fun with the kids. The Aquatica Water Park, a water park with numerous pools and slides for all ages, and Plaka Forest, a forested area with a native population of peacocks and turtles, are great places for kids. You may also enjoy Camel Beach, a tranquil cove beach with gentle waters for swimming and snorkelling, and the Roman Odeon of Kos, an open-air theatre with restored marble seating and galleries dating back to the second century.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kos?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 155 vacation rentals near Kos. From 51 villas to 103 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kos for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.