About Kos

Kos Island in Greece offers an ideal conference destination with its picturesque landscapes, historical landmarks, and a Mediterranean climate, providing a serene and inspiring setting for productive meetings. Its well-developed infrastructure, including modern conference facilities and a range of accommodations, ensures a seamless and enjoyable experience for conference attendees.

Discover Kos Island

Nestled right opposite the coast of Turkey, in the heart of the Aegean archipelago, Kos is a genuine Greek Island that belongs to the Dodecanese island complex. Kos effortlessly blends the old with the new, boasting dozens of easy-to-reach beaches, several historical landmarks, lush vegetation and heavenly teal-blue waters attracting more than a million visitors annually.
The island is located 338 km (210 miles) from Athens, measures 40 by 8 kilometres (25 by 5 miles) and has a coastline of 112 kilometres. Kos is ranked the third largest island after Karpathos and Rhodes, and the second largest in terms of population (approx. 35.000 people) after Rhodes. Its recently renovated international airport, Hippocrates, offers daily flights to Athens lasting about 40′. From spring until autumn, the airport daily links Kos to a number of European countries.

Kos stands out as the Dodecanese’s premier beach destination; a true mediterranean oasis both for history enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Its vast vegetation, mild climate, aegean-blue waters and never-ending coastlines form a scenery of extraordinary beauty, ideal for summer holidays. Famous for its long golden shorelines and Mediterranean climate, Kos is blessed with hot, sunny summers and mild rainy winters. Here, days are spent walking the long stretches of golden sand, sunbathing under the Greek sun and swimming in the clear Aegean waters! Summer temperatures reach 35°C in July and August while winters are mild and wet, with temperatures dropping to somewhat 10°C during the December – February months.

Ancient Greek temples, Roman theatres, Crusader castles, Byzantine churches, Orthodox monasteries, Islamic mosques, and Italian fountains mix beautifully with sophisticated wineries, fascinating museums, and historic landmarks on this multifaceted island. Let ancient and modern history reveal itself gently through the often hidden sides of Kos.