It is no wonder why Kos is one of the most beautiful island-destinations in the Mediterranean. Preferred from those who seek for a haven ideal for beaches, culture, entertainment, sunshine, and privacy, the Concierge Team at White Rock of Kos shares its travel tips on how to have the most memorable travel experience on the island of Hippocrates.
Hiking at Mount Dikaios
Mount Dikaios is the highest mountain of Kos elevating at an altitude of 846 meters. The mountain is an ideal destination for hiking and mountaineering enthusiasts. Its jewel is the Chapel of the Lord on the peak of the mountain, which offers one of the most breathtaking views of Kos!
Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the cultural events of Hippocratia Festival that takes place from early June up until the end of October. The festival features a series of events including theatrical performances, art exhibitions, and musical concerts. The representation of the Hippocratic Oath held in the Asclepieion is the most astounding event of all, a magical experience that will make you feel like you stepped back in Ancient Greece.
Nature Visit at Tigaki Salt Lake & Psalidi Wetland
Situated between the villages of Marmari and Tigaki, the Tigaki Salt Lake is a protected natural environment under the Ramsar and NATURA 2000 conventions due to its unique flora and fauna. Tigaki Salt Lake is also an important shelter for migratory bird species including flamingos and pelicans! Nature lovers can also visit the Psalidi Wetland that has been recognized as an important wildlife reservoir and it is pr otected under the European Network of Natura 2000.
Sunset at Zia Natural Park
If you are looking for a romantic place to enjoy some quality time with your other half, visit the Zia Natural Park to enjoy a spectacular sunset view. You can get there earlier in order to enjoy a refreshing promenade on the stone paths of the park and have a breath of fresh air overlooking the vastness of the Aegean.