LOCATION: in the centre of Psalidi, approx. 1.5 km from the centre of KOS, approx. 20 m from the nearest shops and bars; approx. 27 km from the airport in Kos; bus stop opposite the hotel (approx. 1.5 EUR/Kos).
BEACH: public, shingle and rocks, situated in a bay, gently shelving beach, distinguished by the Blue Flag certificate, approx. 30 m from the hotel, across the road, free umbrellas, sunbeds and mattresses.
HOTEL: three-star, elegant, built in 1983, renovated in 2010, 102 rooms, main building, 3 floors, elevator; large lobby, 24h reception, main restaurant - buffet meals, international and Greek cuisine, highchairs for children available, the kitchen uses its own vegetables, fruit, meat; 2 bars: by the reception and by the pool; free wireless Internet in the lobby, safety deposit box in reception (payable approx. 15 EUR/week), terrace facing the sea and street, large green garden with Mediterranean vegetation.
ROOM:standard: 2-person (1 extra bed available), approx. 20 m², individually controlled air-conditioning (approx. 5 EUR/day), bathroom (shower, wc; hairdryer), fridge, satellite TV, Polish channel, telephone; free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; balcony; garden-view or pool-view.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool, sweet water, approx. 250 m², depth 0.5-1.7 m, paddling pool for children, sweet water, approx. 15 m², depth 0.5 m, umbrellas and sunbeds available by the pool free of charge; tennis court, beachball, basketball; animations for adults on Tuesdays and Thursdays: Greek evening (on Thursdays), live music, playground for children.
CONTACT: 0030/2242023919, www.niriides-hotel.com
Times of serving meals and the functioning of certain hotel infrastructure elements may be subject to minor changes due to the season, weather conditions, Guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotel management will not have an influence on.
Around the island of Kos - the tour begins from visiting the Asclepeion - the greatest attraction of the island, the remnants of an ancient temple of worship of the god Asclepius, in Roman times serving as a medical centre. Transfer to the charming mountain village Zia, a walk among the colourful stalls with local culinary products and crafts. From the terraces of taverns and restaurants there is a beautiful view of the sea and the northern part of the island. Transfer to the town of Pyli with a mountain water spring, shrouded in legends. Transfer to Kefalos, beautifully situated on a hill, free time for sunbathe and swim. Visit to the factory of thyme honey, for which the island is famous, tasting. Day trip. Price - approx. 39 EUR (does not include entry tickets: approx. 4 EUR, lunch).
Nissyros – depart from Kardamena to see the peculiar landscape and quiet life of a small island, only 40 km². This place conceals in itself the genuine "gates of hell" - one of the world's largest active hydrothermal crater named Stefanos, which is included in the programme of the excursion. Time for a stroll through the idyllic port village of Mandraki - the capital of the island, a visit to the Panagia Spiliani monastery, scenically located on top of a rock. A town captivates with its charming streets with characteristic old houses that have wooden balconies. It is worth stopping at the local tavern and sampling some local Greek specialties and the mouth-watering seafood. Day trip. Price – approx. 44 EUR.
Aegean cruise: Pserimos - Kalymnos - Plati - a relaxing day spent sailing on the Aegean Sea. The cruise starts at approx. 10.00 at the port on Kos island. The first stop is a small fishing island of Pserimos - sunbathing and swimming. The trail continues to Kalymnos - a visit to the factory of sponges and lunch. Then - Plati - swimming from the boat in crystal clear water. Price – approx. 46 EUR (includes lunch; drinks additionally payable).
Turkey - Bodrum - just under an hour of a cruise divides Kos from the culturally and scenically different Turkey. Located in the south part of the Aegean Sea, Bodrum welcomes you with a scenically situated port with luxurious yachts. Already from a distance you can see above the city the medieval fortress of St Peter, built by the Order of Knights. A tour around the city: stop on the beautifully located hill with windmills, visiting the ancient theatre built by Mausolus and gates leading to the ancient Halicarnassus. Visit to the center of gold, and then free time. During the stay in Turkey you can't miss the stalls with souvenirs and small shops, where smiling and friendly sellers offer Oriental specialties. Day trip. Note: passport required. Price - approx. 35 EUR (does not include port fee: approx. 5 EUR).
Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.