The island is well known for its beautiful beaches where visitors will enjoy swimming, sunbathing, playing rackets or beach volley. Kos also has hot springs with sulphur waters ideal for relaxation combined with therapy. For those who enjoy water sports, they will have the opportunity to engage in all sorts of activities like water-skiing, wakeboarding, parascending, kitesurfing or speed boat hire, or try wind surfing, jet-skiing and banana boat rides. Other activities available in the island include tennis, horse riding, bungee jumping, Go-karting, cycling and hiking. Visitors can also rent a boat and sail around the island or even take the ferry (there are many itineraries in the summer) and extend their trip towards neighboring islands. Finally there is also the opportunity to do some sightseeing as there are monuments around the island from the antiquity up to the middle ages.