The island of Kos is situated in the southeastern region of the Aegean Sea , a fully green island , with fertile valleys, endless beaches with crystal waters, and with the prevail presence of its ancient heritage . Thanks to its excellent tourist infrastructure, Kos is one of the most attractive tourist resorts in Greece.
Kos is known worldwide as the birthplace of Hippocrates (460 BC) known as the father of Medicine. One of the most remarkable archaeological sites on the island is the Asklepion, which operated as a hospital, admitting thousands of patients from all over the Mediterranean and applying the methods of therapy taught by Hippocrates.
Zia a picturesque mountainous village is scattered on the northern slopes of Mountain Dikeos ( 17 Km from Kos town). Zia is a beautiful village , with a breathtaking sunset . The area around Zia is of outstanding natural beauty with free-flowing springs and the village has been declared a traditional settlement. Zia has many restaurants and shops and is one of the most important tourist attractions in Kos island.
The island has an excellent road network, and there is public transport links between kos town and Zia. It is also possible to rent cars , motor-cycles /mopeds, bicycles, and also there are taxis available.