Lambi or Lampi beach strides out of Kos Town, north of the harbour to the the northern tip of the island and around the headland. The deep Lambi sands run along the east and north facing shores and are packed with sunbeds for several kilometres. Lambi beach is a favourite with families with soft sand shelving gently into the sea, so it's safe for the youngsters.
Hotels, tavernas and bars back the beach providing easy access to facilities and there are also plenty of the fun watersports that you come to associate with a big popular, holiday destinations — water skiing, paragliding, surfing and so on.
This is one of the big surfing areas of Kos so if you are looking for a quiet stretch of sand then don't bother looking at Lambi beach. Back-to-back hotels ensure every scrap of sand has organised activities of some sort.
Access to Lambi beach is easy, with plenty of buses and taxis along the busy main road that backs the beach and there are also cycle lanes for those that enjoy getting fit on holiday.
Lampi beach tends to attract many daily visits from holidaymakers staying in Kos Town as the beach is on a very regular and frequent bus route. The traffic is usually in the opposite direction in the evening when those staying in Lambi's large beach hotels head into town to taste some of the night-life.
There is more of the Lambi beach to be found around the headland and along the north coast although, like all northern beaches, it can get windy and the waves can get choppy — fine for windsurfers but not so good for families .
Lambi is a fine resort for those that enjoy hotel-based holidays with plenty going on and good beach facilities.
There is more to be found in Kos Town itself, only a short taxi ride away and with plenty more of the famous Kos nightlife.
If you don't like crowds and karaoke, chips with everything, and clubbing until the early hours you are better off heading west out of Lambi and seeking less developed resorts.
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.