According to Greek legends, the island was named by the Titan Kinnos, who sought sanctuary here with his brothers Phoebus and Koios.
Although according to the calendar October is an autumn month, on Kos, is the last month of the summer. The average temperature highs stay around 22ºC in October, with more rain than September, yet the weather is pleasant enough especially for travelers who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and other outdoor activities that are uncomfortable under the hot summer sun from June to August.
If you plan to vacation on Kos in September, the island is still welcoming and warm, as the bulk of the tourist crowds subsides.
Paralia Tigkaki (Παραλία Τιγκάκι) translated into English as Tigaki Beach, is a sandy stretch over ten km along the northern coast of the island, some 11 km to the west of the town of Kos.
Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa has been nominated among the best 53 Greek hotels by HolidayCheck in 2017. HolidayCheck, formerly known as Tomorrow Focus, is a Germany-based digital company that helps travelers easily find and book their perfect holiday and share their holiday experiences.
Kastri Islet, a lovely little stretch of land on the Aegean, and one of the most photographed landmarks when you visit Kos, is perfect for those who choose Kos to tie the knot.
Kos is one of the best-known Greek islands. As the birthplace of Hippocrates, Kos attracts many tourists who want to retrace the steps of the man who is celebrated as the “father of medicine.” But besides attractions that celebrate his name and legacy, the island offers much more for people who enjoy nature, history, culture, and gastronomy.
With 10 kilometers of white, sandy Blue Flag beaches dipping gently into shallow waters, Tigaki is the right destination to find yourself relaxed and at peace in no time.