Psalidi beach on Kos is basically back-to-back hotels, with a sprinkling of bars and tavernas here and there. It lies just to the south of Kos Town along the main coast road and forms the southern headland that encloses the bay. Many holiday visitors staying in Kos Town will head for the beaches of Psalidi which are just a five minute bus ride away.
What recommends Psalidi to holidaymakers is the proximity to Kos Town and its night-life, along with all the trimmings that come with the luxury holiday hotel lifestyle. It is only 10 minutes on the cycle path or a pleasant 30 minutes walk.
Psalidi beach varies from narrow strips of good sand to large swathes of shingle and pebble. All along Psalidi beach there are pleasant views across the sea to the coast of Turkey.
Psalidi mainly caters for all inclusive hotel holidays and most visitors spend their time in the hotels or in nearby Kos Town, where most of the night-life and entertainment is found.
The resort also has plenty of fish taverns and restaurants of all kinds, from Greek to internationla cuisine. Most parts of the beach have sun beds and there are organised water sport with surfing a particularly popular option.
It is easy to get to along the main road from Psalidi to Kos Town and there is a cheap regular bus services and plenty of taxis. you can walk it too if you don't mind dodging the mopeds and quad bikes that tear up and down.
Entertainment in Psalidi itself is very limited, mostly confined to the hotels, and visitors complain of little to do in the evening unless you venture into Kos Town.
To the south is neighbouring Agios Fokas beach, a very well organised resort beach famous for its clear waters, beautiful views and impressive sunsets.
As cycling on Kos has grown in popularity any number of bike rental outfits have sprung up to cater for the demand and its not unusual to see whole families out on a holiday jaunt to the beach .Cycling is a great way to discover the island of kos.
With it's pleasant climate and sandy beaches Kos is always a popular choice with British holidaymakers. Most resorts are right next to the beach and feature exquisite Mediterranean scenery.
Kos Town was once considered one of the most beautiful coastal centres of the ancient world and fortunately, the ruins of many ancient buildings are open to the public today.
Pserimos is a tiny islet found between the larger islands of Kos and Kalymnos and popular with day trippers . It is just a few kilometres from Kos and close to the coast of Turkey.