Kalymnos Holiday Deals
The mountainous island of Kalymnos remains relatively untouched by mass tourism and is ideal for holidaymakers looking to avoid crowded resorts and beaches. Lying just off the west coast of Turkey, Kalymnos is home to a number of small and welcoming resorts. The beach resorts of Myrties, Emborio and Telendos are great options for a family package holiday to Kalymnos, while the fishing villages of Vathi and Armeos offer utter tranquillity.
Reasons to Visit
Kalymnos holidays are worlds apart from the lively neighbouring resorts of Kos and Rhodes. A traditional Greek way of life prevails on this serene island, with charming tavernas and cafes overlooking attractive harbours filled with local fishing boats. The west coast of Kalymnos enjoys spectacular sunsets, while the scenic interior is filled with lush valleys. Rustic donkey trails wind across the rugged landscape, making cheap Kalymnos holidays hugely popular for keen walkers. The mountainous countryside also offers some of the best rock-climbing in Greece, with craggy limestone cliffs hiding a labyrinth of caves and stalactites.
Things to See and Do
With prevailing winds from the north and clear waters, Kalymnos offers a variety of exciting water sports. A number of windsurfing schools offer courses and equipment hire, while sailing and pedalos offer a gentler experience. Holidays to Kalymnos are also great for exploring beneath the sparkling Aegean Sea, which teems with colourful marine life, reefs and shipwrecks. Snorkeling and scuba diving are popular pastimes on the island, with many schools also offering courses in the traditional method of freediving. The picturesque port town of Pothia makes an enjoyable day trip, whilst culture vultures should head to the old capital of Chorio to see the lovely Church of St John the Baptist.
Package holidays to Kalymnos are a great choice for families looking to relax on quiet and pretty beaches, with shallow and calm water for safe swimming. The free museum in Vlychadia offers an interesting break from the sun, with the wreck of an ancient ship and showcases full of sponges, corals and stuffed fish. Many tour operators also run fun boat trips around Kalymnos’s coastline, where you can spot schools of friendly dolphins swimming by.
Cheap holidays to Kalymnos during the summer come guaranteed with glorious Mediterranean sunshine and high temperatures. Cooler weather in spring and autumn create ideal conditions for rock-climbing and walking.
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Kalymnos holiday resorts
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|Armeos Holidays||1 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Kantouni Holidays||1 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Kalymnos Town Holidays||1 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
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