Kos Snorkeling

The 4th most popular snorkel dive spot in Greece.

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In the Dodecanese, the snorkeling off the island of Kos is known for exceptional water clarity and diverse marine life. The best time of year for a Dodecanese snorkeling dive is July and August when the waters are at the warmest; otherwise, you may need a wetsuit to deal with the cool water. The best snorkeling is just off Kos Town.

To reach the snorkeling in the Greek Islands by air, start by using the international airline flights into Athens International Airport (ATH). From Athens, there are two major Greek inter island airline carriers and a handful of smaller airlines to consider (such as Sky Express). Most of the islands have at least small airports. While there are many ferry lines that interconnect the islands (such as Bluster ferries), the schedules can sometimes vary greatly with delays; therefore, the inter island flights might be the best option if you are on a tight schedule. Should you plan to take a ferry, make sure to advance-book a fast catamaran and/or hydrofoil ferry. The busiest times of year are from July through September where the number of visitors greatly out number the available air seats and accommodations, so plan accordingly.

Overall, Kos is the 4th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 18 snorkeling dives in Greece.


Local Contact(s):  Greece Tourism (30) 210 3310529; Kos Divers (30) 22420 21553

Recommended Book:  "Guide To Greek Islands" from Lonely Planet

Best Season:  July-August

Base Camp:  Grecotel Rhodes Royal; Grecotel Rhodes Imperial

Luxury Loding:  Rodos Park Hotel (30) 241-24612

Reference Source:  click here http://www.visitgreece.gr/

Article Source:   Best Kos Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=23567

GPS:  36.915279, 27.274987

Date Published:  1/2/2012

Date Updated:  8/17/2016

ID:  23567

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