Find out useful information on how to organize your travel to Zakynthos.
Most hotels in Zakynthos is found in the popular seaside settlements of Laganas, Tsilivi, Alykanas and Argassi. Accommodation for all tastes is found in those areas, from family hotels, apartments and traditional guesthouses to more luxurious establishments, upscale suites and private villas. These luxurious resorts have pools, jacuzzi, gyms and spa treatments. For something more quiet for your Zakynthos holidays, head to the regions of Vassilikos and Alykes.
Things to see and do
The superb beaches of Zakynthos (Zante) Greece, part of the Ionian islands, are famous for their virgin beauty and the emerald waters. The most famous beach on the island is the wonderful Navagio (Shipwreck) beach, a secluded cove with white sand and turquoise waters. This cove can be reached only by boat and has a wrecked ship on its shore. Other nice beaches are found on the southern side of Zakynthos island and include Gerakas, Vassilikos and Spiantza.
In summer, the beaches of Zakynthos, due to their clean water and the soft sand, become breeding places for the endangered sea turtle caretta-caretta. Apart from swimming, do not miss a drive in the inland of the island, with the traditional villages and the interesting monasteries. Do not miss the local dishes in the many restaurants. This guide of Zakynthos offers all useful information for vacations there. Holidays in Zakynthos can be combined with other Greek islands, such as Kefalonia.