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Kos is a Greek island in the south Sporades group of the Dodecanes islands. Kos is a relatively small island measuring approximately 40 kilometres (25 miles) by 8 kilometres (5.0 miles) yet it is still a good idea to arrange a rental car to get around easily and independently.

Kos has some amazing sights to see and is part of a chain of mountains from which it became separated after earthquakes and subsidence that occurred in ancient times. It is interesting to visit each of the mountains individually and by arranging a hire car you will be able to do this easily.

The island has both a quiet and a lively side. The main port and population centre on the island, also called Kos, is the tourist and cultural centre, with whitewashed buildings and many hotels, restaurants and a small number of nightclubs forming strip this is the liveliest resort on the island. Kos town is definitely worth a visit and due to Kos being such a small island it is very easy to find when driving a holiday rental car.

The other side to Los is a complete contrast, picture postcard scenes of small hamlets ideal for exploring and little whitewashed villages dotted across green hills. But to discover this other, quieter side,, you will need to arrange a good hire car. Smaller resorts like Marmari and Mastihari delve into the quieter side of Kos. Kos is a great holiday choice - whether you want a quiet or a lively holiday.

The tourist season in Kos is between May and October with July and August being the hottest months by far, it is a good idea to keep bottled water with you and in your hire car during these months.