Natives of Kos love to spend time on the beach, and considering its beautiful climate, it's no wonder. As such, the island is a hugely popular tourist destination for everyone from families to the 18-30 crowd, promising great beaches, a wealth of attractions and plenty for sightseers.
Kos is known as something of a party island, so while there are plenty of quiet, relaxing parts, it's not hard to find the action when the sun goes down either. From the karaoke bars, techno clubs and house clubs that line the big beaches, to the more hidden-away blues and jazz clubs, there's something for every taste. Head out into the villages and you'll even find salsa dancing and traditional entertainment.
When you want to find those little mementos to take home, try the buzzing markets on the promenades. For real retail therapy, explore the narrow, winding streets of Kos Old Town, where you'll find hidden handmade goods shops and secret chic boutiques.
As well as a vibrant main town full of museums and history, Corfu is full of enough water parks, riding stables and scuba centres to tire out even the most excitable of families. Blessed with a glorious climate, you'll barely need to spend a minute inside once you reach its shores.
Crete doesn't hold high cultural status for nothing - some of the greatest ancient Greek artefacts can be found here. Perfect for sunseekers and watersports fans alike, its varied terrain makes almost every kind of leisure activity a possibility.
Ancient artefacts and beautiful beaches are just two of the many gems Thessaloniki has to offer. Spoil yourself with trips to the ever popular museums for a culture insight into the past and present day. Once you've strolled along the stunning beach, dine like the locals and experience authentic Mediterranean food like never before!
The largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia's mild climate and plentiful beaches are the ideal setting for a cinematic escape. Quite literally - it was home to the filming of Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Hop on a short flight to explore Kefalonia for yourself - the kayaking opportunities, beautiful architecture and pleasant weather won't disappoint.
Land of magnificent palaces, historic villages and stunning beaches, you can live like an ancient Greek on the cobbled streets of Rhodes. Dine on Mediterranean dishes in the sunshine or swim among the fish at Waterhoppers diving centre.
Zakynthos' rich countryside makes it the perfect holiday spot for wildlife fans. Explore the turtles of Keri Cave, visit the zoo or embrace your inner party animal in the island's plentiful bars and clubs.
White-washed buildings nestled in the clifftops make Santorini’s famous landscape recognisable across the globe.
With more than 50 beaches enveloped in lush greenery and lapped by a turquoise sea, it's not difficult to see why Skiathos was often used as a backdrop for the box office hit, Mamma Mia.