and its therapeutic waters that are appropriate also for gynecological related issues. Every summer in Kardamena the “Alasarnia” festival takes place, including many cultural events, theatrical shows, concerts, visual art exhibitions, traditional dances, scientific conferences and speeches, several competitions (cycling, chess etc) and the nautical week.In Kardamena they honour Agio Ioanni (St. John) on the 29th of August and Theotoko on the 8th of September with many festivities. Any medical issues can be taken care of at the local Medical Centre and a drugstore is available in the village. Access from Kos town (29 kilometers) is easy by public buses, by taxi, by car and motorbike. Taxis are available also from the village and, as Kardamena is in the middle of the village, they will take you everywhere. If you have a yacht, the port of Kardamena is suitable both for mooring and water and fuel supply.