Kardamena (Kardamaina) Village, Kos island: Kardamena is one of the most popular tourist resorts in Kos lying 30 km south west of the Kos Town and only 5 minutes from the airport. Its population reaches 2,000 inhabitants most of whom are engaged in tourism and agriculture.
Kardamena is well-developed in all aspects. Modern houses and traditional buildings spread along the crystalline bay while lush vegetation and green trees rise out of the surrounding landscape. The natural beauty of Kardamena attracts many visitors and there is also a small port where ferries make daily connections to the island of Nisyros.
Kardamena is one of the few areas in Kos with great infrastructure including a great number of accommodations and tourist amenities. However, the village retains its traditional charm and offers numerous sightseeings, like the church of Agia Barbara, Agioi Anargyroi and the beautiful church of the Virgin. Excavations have brought to light the Temple of Apollo, an ancient theatre and remains of that time.
The nightlife in Kardamena is rich and intense with a plethora of bars and clubs. Traditional taverns and restaurants are found along the waterfront serving delicious meals from the local and European cuisine. For swimming you can access the main beach of Kardamena offering a nice variety of watersports and tourist facilities.