What to See
Most of the people of Kimolos today live in the island's capital Chora. Because of the many pirate attacks the village has been built like a true labyrinth, in order to confuse the enemies. Here, you can visit the archaeological museum with objects mainly from the excavations at Ellinika, and there is also an impressive church with a blue dome, as well as an old kastro.
At Ellinika there is a diving school, where they take you on dives around the sunken city. Don't expect to see too much though. The fishing village Goupa is very pretty and definately worth a visit.
The hot wells of Prassa are reputed for having healing powers.
What to Do
This is very much an island for relaxation and recreation, so take some good books, colours or pencils and let the creativity flow. You can also go diving at the diving school at Ellinika or take a daytrip to Milos. The snorkelling is good as well as the fishing.
Beaches Kimolos is not reputed for its great beaches, but there are a few places for enjoying the sea. Mavrospilia is a long, deserted beach, Aliki has a quite good sand and stone beach and in Goupa there are some cliffs you can get into the water from. You can also get the taxiboat to the little island Polyaegos where the best beaches are.
You'll find a few, quiet bars in Psathi and Chora. Quite often, the locals arrange singing and dancing, and you are more than welcome to join in.
The food served on Kimolos is traditional Greek. You'll find the taverns in Chora or the harbour, and the island's speciality is a kind of pizza called "Ladenia". You should also try the small dishes, mezedakia, here.
There are not many shops on Kimolos, but you will find postcards, perhaps some clothes or the occasional souvenir. There are also carved wood objects as well as textiles and embroideries.
Because of the lack of transportation: no buses, carrentals or moped's, you'll have to settle with walking. The distances are not very big though, and if you're lucky you might be able to hitchhike. In the harbour there is usually a taxiboat, and sometimes you can get a fisherman to take you where you want to go for a small fee.
You can get a flight to Milos or Athens Greece and from there take the ferryboat. Kimolos is also connected with Paros, Santorini Greece, Serifos and other Cycladic islands.