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Why visit Kalymnos with villa rentals: Sports fans and outdoor activities will rate Kalymnos a incredible travel location, as in recent years it has become very trendy for those who enjoy rock climbing, water sports, trekking, and scuba diving – the island is one that offers amazing experiences and thrills.

Other places of interest on Kalymnos include the cave of the Nymphs, and the old Byzantine churches and monasteries, in which you can see wonderful displays of impressive frescoes and religious icons. Other popular destinations on Kalymnos include Emborios and Panormos, as well as some lovely and interesting traditional villages such Vathi. The island has some wonderful beaches where you can swim and relax.

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. Read additional info at Kalymnos vacation home for let with private pool.

Travelers not keen on extreme sports will also not feel bored. They are welcome to try snorkeling and explore the most picturesque parts of the seaside. In the port area, vacationers can always rent a boat or a yacht, and head to explore the nearby landmarks. It is important to mention that some hidden bays and gulfs are accessible only from water, so one needs a boat to see them. Travelers with small children will find it interesting to visit small resort towns on the southern part of the island. There are several charming sandy beaches that are suitable for children and everyone who cannot swim.

There are many other sites of interest; among them the fortress of Kastelli, just past the resort of Massouri, the picturesque island of Telendos, where the ruined Byzantine fortress of St. Constantine is situated and the gigantic Neolithic fort of Emporio. On the other side of the island in Vathi, within Hellenistic walls stand the ruins of a Paleo-Christian basilica. Also, worth visiting are the tombs at Damos, the church of Saint John in Argos and many others. Local sponge factories will undoubtedly brief you on the sponge fishing and processing methods which are known to be friendly to the environment.

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. See even more info on