Sun Palace Hotel
Psalidi 85300, Kos island - Greece - Phone : +30 22420 24530-1, 24533 - Fax : +30 22420 24532
Our hotel is located in the area of Psalidi surrounded by natural beauty approximately 4 km. east from Kos town center, 30 km. from the airport and within a small walking distance from the hotel’s organized beach front. There is a stop for the local bus directly at the entrance with a frequent schedule. Along the way from the hotel to Kos town you will find mini markets, cafes and taverns.
Kos island history
The town of Kos was founded in 366 B.C. in the same area where modern Kos nowadays is to be found. It climaxed during the Hellenistic and Roman periods, being a crossroad between civilizations between East and West, the meeting point for both culture trades. Its public market was of great fame during the antiquity and still thriving in our days.
All around Kos town you can find signs of the past, reminders of the civilizations that passed through our harbor. Numerous buildings, built in imitation of the Italian architecture of the colonies in N. Africa, most typical being the County Hall.
In order to get a taste of the antiquity wonders that Kos has to offer make a stop at the Archaeological Museum, located in Eleftherias Square, exhibiting a wide collection of archeological treasures such as the mosaic of Hippocrates, the Hellenistic sculptures of Aphrodite, Eros and one believed to be Hippocrates himself.