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The beautiful relaxing beaches of Marmari are just 15 km from Kos Town, easily accessed by frequent buses or taxi, with its grand castle, ancient ruins and vibrant nightlife. It is also recommended to visit the picturesque unspoilt village of Pyli, just 4 km in land, and go walking and hiking in the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Further afield, Marmari makes a superb base for exploring everything Kos has to offer. Spend the day touring some of the island's ancient ruins, cool off at the Lido water park or take a boat trip around the beautiful coast. And at the end of a long day's sightseeing, you can relax and enjoy the family friendly nightlife of Marmari. From live entertainment to amazing restaurants, Marmari caters for every taste, while the late night bars and discos of the livelier resorts and Kos Town.
The North wind, called the Meltemi, blows on-shore, slightly from the right onto the sandy beaches in Maramri. The best wind seasons is May to October with the best period late June to September. The wind tends to be lighter in the morning before building for stronger afternoon conditions.
The predominant on shore wind direction makes it possible to ride the shoreline all the the way along the beach which is great fun. On strong wind days the wind creates some fun small waves to play in.