The villages of Kos Island can be visited if you have a rental car after visiting the city of Kos. Each village has 10 different characteristics. The coastal villages are a favorite of the western European (especially Dutch and Scandinavian) tourists of numerous touristic establishments. Especially, the villages of Kardamena, Marmari and Tigaki have become a developed holiday resort with the intense tourist population. In the villages like Pyli and Mastichari, you can get to know the local people more closely and observe the traditional island life.