You will find below our selection of the best hotels on Zakynthos island but also the best locations for your stay!
On a quick note, we recommend you start your research for your hotel in the areas of the Town, in Tsilivi, and in Argassi. Laganas is also one of the most popular places to stay. It has some luxury hotels but is mainly chosen by the young party population that visits the island in the summer.
Jump to: • Hotel Selection • Best Locations • FAQ
OUR SELECTION OF BEST HOTELS
Use the filters to narrow your search by location, type and special recommendations (luxury, budget and family hotel options).
WHERE TO STAY? DISCOVER THE BEST LOCATIONS
Below, you will discover more information about the best locations for a stay in Zakynthos.
• Villa Galanoussa
Ideal for central accommodation, the Town is the liveliest place to stay on the island! It combines a picturesque atmosphere with all the convenient facilities you expect from a well-developed location.
Shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants are among its facilities, while it hosts various local landmarks and neighborhoods that are ideal for long strolls.
The Zakynthos International Airport is only 5km away from the Town while the main port and marina of the island are located there.
Charming villas and hotel rooms with swimming pools will be among your options for a downtown experience.
Discover the Town
In the area of Tsilivi, you will find one of the most beautiful seashores in Zakynthos!
This is one of the island's best-developed places in terms of tourism infrastructure, with all kinds of hotels, restaurants, waterport centers, and other facilities that guarantee an unforgettable seaside stay.
Tsilivi is a popular summer resort, offering different types of accommodation, from luxury options to budget-friendly apartments and studios, usually within a short walking distance from the sandy seashore.
• Contessa Hotel
The charming village of Argassi is one of the island's most beautiful seaside resorts.
By choosing this place for your accommodation, you will have restaurants and shops nearby, as well as a beautiful beach.
Argassi has also become particularly popular thanks to its location close to Zakynthos town. Units in this area are modern and well-developed, with swimming pools and other facilities.
More often than not, they are located just a short walk away from the beach.
Laganas is one of the island's most popular seafront areas, particularly thanks to its intense nightlife scene.
With plenty of bars and clubs, it is the ideal base for party-goers. Since it attracts mostly young people, many budget options, studios and apartments operate in the area, close to the beach and the most famous local party hotspots.
In addition, a few very nice luxury hotels have recently opened in the region to fulfill the needs of visitors who would like to combine a good location with above-average facilities.
ZAKYTNHOS, AN ISLAND WITH A VARIETY OF OPTIONS
Known for its stunning beaches with an exotic atmosphere, Zakynthos is among the most beautiful islands of the Ionian sea.
It has a fascinating natural landscape, with sea caves, forests, and a few photogenic spots that have become famous all around the world, including the Navagio beach, which is listed among Europe's best seashores.
Since it attracts thousands of visitors, Zakynthos has established well-developed tourist facilities for its visitors and has an International Airport connecting the island with many European cities.
Despite the fact that it is only a moderate-sized island, its lively towns and villages house a wide variety of hotels for all tastes and preferences. All types of hotels are scattered around the island, including luxury suites and villas, seaside resorts, and budget accommodation facilities.
Choosing the location wisely ensures an amazing stay! The most convenient locations in addition to the Town are the seafront resorts Tsilivi and Argassi.
For affordable options, check out Laganas beach, which stands out for its nightlife and attracts many young visitors.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
When should I book my hotel?
Zakynthos is visited by thousands of tourists every year so booking your hotel early is recommended. Especially if you are travelling during the high season (June- August), it is safer to have completed your reservation 4-5 months in advance.
When is the best time to visit?
The tourist season in Zakynthos starts in May and finishes at the end of September.
July and August are the busiest months on the island. If you want a relaxed atmosphere during your holiday, you can avoid visiting during the two busiest months.
Where should I book my hotel?
Greeka.com is an online travelling guide about Greece and the Greek islands operating since 1999.
We have hand-picked the best hotels on the island and have included them and presented them on our website. By clicking the “Book online” button, you will either, in case of affiliate links*, be redirected to Booking.com and booking.com will handle your reservation or in case of sponsored links, you will be redirected to the official hotel website, where the hotel will handle the reservation. In both cases, there is no extra fee charged to you for this. *Booking.com pays a small commission to us for every booking which helps us to continue our qualitative work and provide you with the best possible information.
Is there another way to make a hotel reservation?
You can contact the hotel by phone or mail. In some cases, you might find some cheaper rates but it is not recommended.
Will I find last-minute availability?
Don’t wait until the last minute to book your lodging if you are travelling from July to early September.
Zakynthos is a popular destination and hotels get sold out quickly. Booking your stay 4-5 months in advance is safe.
How many days should I spend in Zakynthos?
3-4 days is enough time to visit the main attractions including a one-day ay boat tour to the Navagio and the sea caves.
Is accommodation expensive?
It depends on the period and the type of hotel. Lower rates are found during May and October. Higher rates are found during the high season.
How much does accommodation cost?
It depends on many factors. An average estimation without including Luxury options, for 2 persons would be around 80-120 euros/per night in high season.
Where is the best place to stay if you are travelling on a budget?
You can find cheap accommodation options (50 euros) in the town and Laganas.
Where is the best place to stay for a family with children?
Zakynthos is a family-friendly destination. Any hotel with family rooms and close to a beach is ideal for travelling with kids.