Antimachia is a traditional village which lies on a plateau 23 km south of Kos town near the airport. The village distinguishes for its picturesque neighbourhoods, the traditional houses and the enchanting landscape. Antimachia is famous for the musical and dancing tradition. Today, many locals have built their country houses here, away from the busy crowds of the town.
Old working windmills remain the symbol of Antimachia and can be seen from every part of the village. The Venetian Castle of Antimachia dominates the village and offers a magnificent view over the island of Kos. Next to the fortress stands the 18th church of Agis Paraskevi and the 16th church of Agios Nikolaos.
Mastichari is the port of Antimachia where ferries serve daily connections to the neighbor island of Kalymnos. There you will find plenty of seaside taverns with excellent local delicacies. In close distance are some of the most beautiful beaches.