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Outdoor Activities in Kos

While holidaying on the beautiful paradise island of Kos you may find yourself itching to break away from lounging by the pool or the beach and venture onto something more vigorous and stimulating. If you are after some thrill seeking excitement during your stay in Kos or simply want to stay active while on your holiday, there are plenty of options to keep you and the family fit and entertained.

Both the Mark Warner Resorts; Helona Beach Resort and Lakitira Beach Resort offer a wide variety of fun-filled activities to suit all preferences. Guests will be spoiled for choice with the impressive selection of exciting things to do during their stay.


For those who enjoy being out amongst the serenity of the stunning Mediterranean Sea, choosing to take part in any of the numerous watersports activities offered by Mark Warner Resorts is the perfect choice to enhance your memorable Kos experience.

Sailing in Kos

Grab your captains hat, let’s go sailing. Whether you are an experienced sailor or have always dreamed of giving it a try, both Mark Warner Resorts in Kos offer sailing for advanced and beginner levels. Sailing staff and equipment are situated at Lakitira Beach Resort which is just a short 5 minute walk from Helona Beach Resort.

Free group sailing tuition clinics are available for all guests to sign up for. Clinics include introduction, refresher and improver levels. There are also advanced courses and private tuition available subject to cost. So whether you are a long-time sailor or are just starting out as a first timer in the seas, sailing in Kos is a unique and unforgettable experience. To find out more information, visit our sailing page.

Windsurfing in Kos

If you are a windsurfing fanatic or just after the opportunity for a new and exciting challenge, Mark Warner Resorts, Kos offers all guests the opportunity to go windsurfing. The conditions in Kos are perfect for windsurfers of all levels and it is a great chance to get out into the stunning Mediterranean Sea and enjoy the fun waves. All windsurfing activities and staff are located at Lakitira Beach Resort which is ideal for guests of Helona Beach Resort as it is just a short walk away.

Complimentary group classes are available to all guests which comprise of introduction, refresher and improver sessions. There are also advanced and private lessons offered at various prices. Windsurfing is an exhilarating experience for all levels and one that cannot be missed during your holiday in Kos. To find out about windsurfing in Kos during your Mark Warner holiday visit our windsurfing page.

Scuba Diving in Kos

Become one with the ocean and fully embrace all that Kos has to offer by diving down into the breath-taking depths of the Aegean Sea. Kos boasts stunning dive sights which can be accessed even from shallow waters.

The calm conditions make for an idyllic location for beginner divers but are also enjoyable for those with more experience. Located at Lakitira Beach Resort but also available to guests of Helona Beach Resort, the on-site PADI school welcomes guests of all diving levels as young as 8 years. PADI courses range from beginner, to advanced and open water. This is a great opportunity to improve your diving skills or begin a long sought-after hobby.

Diving in Kos during your Mark Warner holiday is a fantastic way to experience the underwater treasures of this stunning Greek island. If diving is not your taste, why not try snorkelling instead which can be enjoyed through our half day snorkel trip. Check out our diving page to find out more about diving and snorkelling in Kos.

If scuba diving and windsurfing seem slightly too extreme, why not try something more tame like stand up paddle boarding or kayaking. These are exciting options to keep active and take in the stunning sites of the sea. Whatever your preference for watersport fun, Mark Warner Resorts, Kos has something for everyone and will not disappoint.

Land Sports

If you consider yourself more of a land shark in terms of outdoor activities, no need to worry, Mark Warner Resorts, Kos, has it covered and guarantees to keep you busy and having the time of your life. With an enthralling assortment of activities to choose from, everyone will be happy and enjoying Kos.

Tennis in Kos

Lakitira and Helona Beach Resorts are well-renowned for their highly-regarded tennis facilities. Lakitira Beach Resort houses an award winning 9 court tennis centre which is ideal for tennis enthusiasts or guests just looking to pick up a game. If you are staying at Helona Beach Resort there are two tennis courts on-site however Mark Warner guests staying at this resort can also use the facilities at Lakitira.

Aerobics and Fitness

For guests who would like to keep up their daily routines while on holiday in Kos, Lakitira Beach Resort offer fitness programmes which include yoga, aqua aerobics and zumba. These activities are great for keeping fit or just having fun and are also available for Mark Warner guests staying at Helona Beach Resort.

During your Mark Warner holiday in Kos you will never be short of things to do. We provide many fun filled, on land activities which you can take part in such as mountain biking, volleyball, water polo, football and table tennis.

While you are staying at Lakitira Beach Resort or Helona Beach Resort it is easy to keep yourself or the whole family entertained with the wide range of on-site water and land sports available. Mark Warner holidays ensure there is something for everyone. These attractions are a fantastic addition to your trip itinerary and are guaranteed to make Kos a special and memorable getaway.

Mountain Biking

Take on the steep mountains of Kos, comprised of rocky terrain, steep inclines and thrilling descents. Not only is mountain biking an exciting activity the whole family can enjoy, it is also a fantastic way to discover the beautiful island and all its breath taking scenery. Read more here.

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Take up a new hobby or perfect your existing skills by windsurfing in Kos. Kos is known for its ideal conditions for windsurfing which create the perfect day out on the water for beginners and those who are advanced. People travel to Kos to solely take part in this exciting activity. So, become a part of this local practice and begin your windsurfing adventure in Kos. Read more here.

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Best Beaches

Spend your time in Kos unwinding on one of the island’s stunning beaches. With sandy white shores and crystal clear water, you will feel completely relaxed amidst the blissful island vibes. There are also a number of water sports available at the beaches that are great for keeping the whole family entertained. Read more here.

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