is a small holiday resort on the north coast of the island, 11 kilometers west
of the city of Kos, with about 250 permanent residents, it was developed in
recent years due to the strong tourist interest for the region.
The landscape is characterized by serenity. The north
coast is covered with rich white sand and the main settlement lies in the small
fertile valley. In Tigkaki green prevails. Even the beach is full of trees that
create an oasis of coolness on the hot sand. The combination of crisp white
sandy beach and the green valley creates an idyllic natural environment for the
The beach Tigkaki is among the island’s most treasured,
because the shallow waters are especially welcoming for children. It extends in
over 10 km and has been awarded many times with the "Blue Flag", not
only for the excellent organization but for its fine appearance too. Apart from
swimming in crystal waters, surfing enthusiasts would really love the beach for
the waves created in the open. Those who want to engage in water sports but do
not have previous experience, Tigkaki offers water sport schools.
Just as throughout the island, the dining options are
many, varying from a quick meal and snack to gourmet food, with an emphasis on
fresh fish and local cuisine. Bars, cafes and nightclubs are scattered
throughout the village and in several of them the fun lasts until the early
morning hours. Shopping is easily carried out as well, with the whole
settlement essentially being a large market .It is easily accessible by bus,
private car or even a bike, following the coastal road from Lampi through the
wonderful road within the nature.