Kefalos Travel Guide
Overview Kefalos is a purpose-built holiday resort with a laid-back
atmosphere. Situated in the southwest of Kos, it's surrounded by
spectacular scenery and visitors can expect a charming and
authentic experience as the village has retained many traditional
ways. The resort has plenty of good restaurants and a couple of
small nightclubs, but is mainly geared towards tourists looking for
a relaxing beach holiday.
Kefalos © Kevin Gibbons
Shopping The usual souvenir shops and grocery stores dot Kefalos.
Seasoned shoppers usually find themselves heading to Kardamena or
Kos Town, where there are more shops, markets and boutiques to
choose from. Visitors can buy anything from homemade jams and honey
to expensive, hand-crafted jewellery.
Restaurants Kefalos boasts some of Kos' best restaurants. Travellers will
find familiar international staples and exciting local options.
Nightlife Though its nightlife isn't as well-known as some other Greek
resorts, Kefalos is by no means boring. A number of low-key bars
offer cocktails and live music.
Activities The beach in Kefalos is a mix of sand and shingle, and is ideal
for lazy holidays in the sun. The area's clear, warm sea make it
well suited for watersports, which visitors can arrange on
location. Some of Kos' best beaches are nearby, including Paradise
Visitors will also find fascinating historical sites scattered
around the island, particularly in the capital of Kos Town. Boat
tours head to the spectacular volcanic island of Nisyros, and to
Negatives The shingle beach in Kefalos can be very hard on feet. Visitors
should wear good sandals.