Kos is not well-known for its nightlife, but still has enough of a vibe to appeal to party people and travellers wanting a variety of clubs, bars and tavernas without the chaotic crowds of some of the other islands. Sundowners in Kefalos is a good start before heading out for the night at one of the many popular hangouts such as Popeye's Bar or Sydney Bar, which are both excellent choices for a couple of pints and a bit of live music. Kardamena is slightly more upbeat with plenty of clubs and discos pumping into the wee hours and catering to all music tastes. Not to be missed are Starlight, and Zoom, while Cheeky Monkeys remains one of the most popular spots.
Kos Town boasts the famous 'bar mile', a stretch of bars and clubs, which in itself has become an attraction to younger travellers visiting Kos, while areas like Lambi offer fantastic and unique clubs and bars like Heaven and the Tropical Island Club. For romantic views over the sea to Turkey, have a quiet cocktail in Psalidi.
There are also a variety of cultural shows and entertainments like traditional folk dancing are often held for tourists. Many of the hotels organise their own events and have their own bars, restaurants and even clubs.
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