An awesome place : Kalymnos: Sports fans and outside activities will find Kalymnos a fabulous travel place, this days it has become very popular for those who like rock climbing, water sports, trekking, and scuba diving – the island is one that offers amazing experiences and thrills.
This perfect setting makes Kalymnos an ideal destination for your summer holidays in Greece. As with the rest of the Dodecanese islands, Kalymnos is an island with a history that dates back to the ancient years. Kalymnos also has a very important nautical history, as the brave and dedicated inhabitants of the island played their role in the success of the 1821 Greek revolution against the Turkish occupation.
Lover of nightlife? Kalymnos yet again has you covered. It prides itself in being extremely safe and secure. This stems from the extremely low population of the area and the relative wealth of its inhabitants. These factors make for your own safety and wellbeing at night. Further to these, the main city also contains numerous pubs, discos, theatres, night clubs, and casinos. These sell alcoholic beverages, hold concerts, dances, music, and shows. Together, they make the entire island full of life at night. What’s more? Kalymnos itself is well-lit at night with great street lights. Other than the core issues of enhancing your own enjoyment, these nightlife facilities also provide you breathtaking views of the adjacent port and sea. You may hence choose to sit at a table and simply gaze the ships as they come and go. See a few more details at Greece vacation home rental with private pool.
The capital of the island is the town of Pothia. Here is one of the most important cultural centers of the island, the Historical Museum. It would be difficult to explore its rich collection of artifacts at once; during a tour around the museum visitors would learn about the most important historical events. The amazing Church of Christ the Savior is situated in the capital. That’s an incredibly beautiful building with refined interior. While sightseeing in the capital, you should definitely take a look at one of the old sponge processing plants to get acquainted with the main harvesting of islanders.
Chora was once the capital town of Kalymnos in the center of the island. Above the town stands a big fortress of a Byzantine construction, built 300m above sea level. It comprises ruins of houses and cisterns and nine churches, two of which are renowned for their frescos. The view from the fortress is one of the most beautiful. Below you spread the valley of Pothia and the port, the gleaming sea and the island of Kos in the distance. Not far from Chora stands the Temple of the Kalydnian Apollo, a remnant of the Hellenistic period, built in Doric style. Parts of this ancient temple were used to build the church of “Jesus Christ of Jerusalem” believed to have been commissioned by Saint Helen or by the Byzantine Emperor Arcadius.
The Villa at Kastelli Bay is one of the very few vacation rentals in Kalymnos that is on the water. The property is a pleasant retreat away from crowds but conveniently located just one mile from the popular town of Massouri where you can enjoy restaurants, tavernas, cafes, bars, shopping and public beaches. The residence can comfortably accommodate a total of 8 persons. The home is comprised of the main villa and an attached studio and offers all the comforts of home. The main rental unit has 2 floors, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and can accommodate up to 6 persons. The independent, attached studio is on the upper floor, has its own entrance, a queen size bed, a fully equipped kitchenette, and en-suite bathroom and can accommodate an additional 2 persons. Read even more details on www.villaatkastellibay.com.