Kardamena holidays 2020
For a fun-filled Greek island holiday in 2020, it simply has to be Kardamena. This unashamedly lively town on the island of Kos wears its party hat with pride. Welcoming couples, families and friends all looking to enjoy Kardamena’s extensive nightlife, this Greek island getaway could never be called sleepy. Away from the buzzing bars and thumping bass of the nightclubs, Kardamena still retains some of the charms from its past.
Once a quiet fishing village, the town has regenerated itself into a holiday hotspot. Welcoming Brits with open arms with the offerings of cheap holidays, expat bars and full English breakfasts nestle alongside traditional tavernas and local cafés. The beautiful stretch of sandy coastline sees the beach lined with colourful sun loungers in the summer months, all waiting to welcome partied-out clubbers and families looking to spend a day by the sea.
The nearby Kos Town is just a 30-minute drive away, with a charming blend of Greek ruins and cosmopolitan shops, cafés and bars, there’s something to keep everyone entertained. Boat trips give you the chance to island-hop and enjoy some coastal sightseeing, or simply pick a spot by the hotel pool and take in the views of Kardamena’s coast.
Kardamena at a glance
Discover the best beaches
Kardamena is home to beautiful beaches, with sunloungers, nearby bars and cafes, they have it all!
Hit the nightlife & bar scene
Head down Bar Street and soak up Kardamena's wild side
Sample the local food
Check out one of the resort's traditional tavernas for tasty Greek food and maybe a glass of ouzo
Fab shopping scene
Head to Kardamena's main square for a look around the shops, from souvenirs to leather goods, there's loads of choice
Perfect for watersports
Fancy a thrilling time at the beach? Hop on a jet bike or go up in the air with parasailing
Must-visit historical sites
Visit the village of Antimachia for a close look at the medieval castle ruins
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Things to do in Kardamena
A holiday in Kardamena is the perfect base for exploring neighbouring Greek towns, villages and islands. Just a 30-minute drive away is the lively Kos Town and idyllic island retreats are just a boat ride away. Back in Kardamena, the Aquatica Water Park promises endless amounts of fun, with colourful, sweeping slides and pools. If your ideal day in the sun includes lazing on golden sands, then Kardamena has just the thing. It’s home to a 3-kilometre-long beach complete with sun loungers, umbrellas, water sports, and plenty of cafés and restaurants where you can refuel after topping up your tan. Speed things up a bit with a trip to Kardamena’s go-karting track, where you can race against family and friends to post the best lap time. Just outside Kardamena, Antimachia Village is awash with historical ruins to wander through, including a well-preserved castle and some churches.
Discover Kardamena's beaches
Stretching along the whole length of the village and beyond, the pale sands and clear seas are a haven for beach-lovers. After an evening enjoying Kardamena’s lively nightlife scene, the main beach is the perfect place to relax. With plenty of facilities, including sun loungers, umbrellas and a fantastic range of water sports, this central beach can get quite busy. If you’re looking for a more peaceful spot, head to either end of the beach to avoid the crowds. For a more chilled-out seaside vibe, visit the nearby Laganda Beach. Windswept sand dunes offer plenty of places for a secluded sunbathe.
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