Kalymnos, the fourth largest and third most populous island of the Dodecanese Prefecture, in the South Eastern Aegean Sea, located 7 NM North of Kos. Kalymnos is the motherland of two neighboring inhabitant small islands : Telendos and Pserimos.
Best known as home of the world’s finest sponge divers and sponge trading center, the island has recently become a first class sport rock-climbing holiday destination.
The islands landscape is rocky. Its majestic slopes fragrant with thyme, sage and oregano, giving the Kalymnian honey its superior taste.
Unspoiled villages, breathtaking views, romantic sunsets, beaches with crystal turquoise waters, archaeological monuments, museums, Medieval forts, white washed chapels and churches of unique architecture, cultural and religious festivities, tasteful local products and most of all a warm-hearted hospitality are just some of the pleasures that await the visitor!
The 14.000 locals, the mild weather, the numerous activities, the easy access and the good connections to the nearby islands, make Kalymnos an all year round holiday destination.
For the outdoor enthusiasts.
Picturesque hillsides and ridgelines for trekking, rich sea beds, sunken cities and shipwrecks for snorkeling or scuba diving, rock formations of unique quality for climbing, fishing trips and unexplored caves are a challenge. Bus tours and day cruises around the neighboring islets are available.
Obsessed with sports, fitness, and exercise?
The islands Municipal Sports Center includes a 50m open pool, a synthetic turf soccer pitch, a rubber athletics track, an indoor gym, basketball and volley court. Tennis courts also available at the islands tennis club.
Closest International Airport:
Kos International Airport (Hippocrates)
• With direct domestic flights from Athens
• With flights to Kos International Airport (domestic, low cost or charter). From Kos to the port of Mastichari (10min), where from, fast ferries depart for Kalymnos regularly within 30 – 45min.
• By ferry from domestic destinations & Turkey
Accommodation & Restaurants:
Accommodation facilities to suit all tastes available all over the island including the neighboring islands Pserimos and Telendos. Restaurants, taverns, cafes, bars and mini – markets within a walking distance from all accommodation facilities.
Municipal Tourist Office open on weekdays from 07:00 – 15:00, all year round.
Tel:+30 22430 29299.
Kalymnos Hoteliers Association
Kalymnos Association of Tourist Accommodation
Incoming & Outgoing Travel Agencies:
Kalymnos Travel Group LTD
alter Holidays DMC
Our representatives at Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop
Incoming Travel Agent
@ Kalymnos Travel Group LTD
Incoming & Outgoing Travel Agent
@ Alter Holidays DMC