Kardamena is located about 30 km southwest of the city of Kos and is built on the site of the ancient city of Alasarna. The surrounding area has lush vegetation and the small harbor of Kardamena connects the island with Niseros. In the surrounding area, we will find archaeological sites and sights such as the sanctuary of Apollo and Herakles, ancient theater and Roman buildings, among others. The area does not lack good food, fish taverns and traditional taverns provide rich dishes from Greek and European cuisine. Several cultural events such as theatrical performances, concerts, art exhibitions, sporting events and the nautical week are taking place in Kardamena. At the beach of Kardamena, every visitor can enjoy a beautiful swim and combine it with water sports.