The village of Tigkaki is built in a green valley on the western side of the
island of Kos. At a distance of 7m from the town of Kos and 4m from the village
of Asfendiou, Tigkaki has an ideal position due to its vicinity with the
archaeological sights of Kos.
Tigaki has a well organised beach and offers the visitor all the tourist facilities. The village was previously the exclusive summer resort of the inhabitants of Asfendiou.
Today, Tigkaki has become a main tourist area with a high standard of accommodation, taverns, restaurants, bars and cafes. .
In a short distance from Tigkaki is the area of Alykes one of the two wetlands of the island, the other is Psalidi. The area is the largest breeding place of ruddy shelduck in southern Europe . For birdwatchers of migratory birds, the area of Alykes in Tigkaki has a special interest. Tingaki is well connected by regular bus routes with Kos town.