Kambos is approximately 5 km from Skala. There is an upper (Ano) and a lower (Kato) Kámbos also known as Kambos Beach.
The island's capital Patmos or Chora (Hora) is built 3 km southwest of the harbour (Skala).
Skala is now the most populated and visited place on the island. It offers most of the public services and is the island's only port.
Grikos bay is situated in the southeast. It is approximately 4.5 km from the port in Skala.