Guides to Zante, Greece
Zante of as it’s known in Greece Zakynthos is the 3rd largest of the Ionian Islands and covers an area of 158 square miles. Holidays in Zante are a firm favourite with holidaymaker's from Europe and especially attracts visitors from the UK.
The island is named after Zakynthos, the son of a legendary Arcadian chief Dardanus. It has some of the best beaches of the Greek islands, and some very sheltered bays, some only accessible by boat.
This page aims to cover the main 10 resorts of Zante and gives advice on the resort,
pictures, videos and hotel recommendations. Also covered here are the main attractions
of Zante itself including Water Village, Blue Caves, The Caretta Turtles and Smugglers
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Aghios Sostis Travel Guide
A small and friendly resort Agios Sostis has a pretty location in the Bay of Laganas.
The island you see in the picture is where many Loggerhead turtles lay their eggs, the island remains uninhabited...
Alykanas Travel Guide
A traditional town on the south of the island. Has some great beaches and very peaceful. If you take a holiday in this village you are close to the Blue Caves and Smugglers Cove,
Its a quiet village and excellent for those looking for a relaxing holiday.
Alykes Travel Guide
Close to Alykanas, these resorts are only 1km apart and offer the same traditional feel of Zante. Being the sister resort to Alykanas the village is much the same.
Choose to holiday here if you want to see the traditional side of Zante...
Argassi Travel Guide
A popular family resort with good nightlife and nice beaches. It has a few bars, clubs and some excellent Tavernas with meals at very reasonable prices.
Most hotels in this resort sit near to the beach and the town has some great fashion stores.
Kalamaki Travel Guide
Close to Laganas for nightlife with some amazing un spoilt beaches and family/couple friendly.
Choose Kalamaki if you want to be close to Laganas but not always in the thick of it, good for younger couples looking to party at night and relax in the day...
Laganas Travel Guide
The clubbing capital of Zante, popular 18-
If you wnat to party all night and day then choose laganas as your choice for the ideal clubbing holiday...
Tsilivi Travel Guide
Tsilivi is situated on the North East coast of the idyllic island of Zante, 9km from the airport.
It has some excellent bars and Tavernas and keeps getting people returning to this wonderful resort year after year...
Vassilikos Travel Guide
Vassilikos area is renowned for the natural beauty & tranquillity, a paradise for those who love the sea.
A nice quiet resort and popular with people looking for an active holiday in Zante...
Zante Town Travel Guide
The capital of Zakynthos and a lovely town, with good beaches and stunning port.
The town of zante has everything you need, from high fashion stores to traditional Greek cafes and Tavernas. Many people compare Zante Town to Venice...
Zante Water Village
Zante water village is quite a small park, but it has some excellent rides and the prices are quite cheap.
Choose this if you wnat an exciting fday out with the kids or your family...
The most photographed beach and area in all of Greece. It appears on countless postcards and websites but for that very reason its an excellent place to visit.
Take a boat trip to Smugglers Cove or Navagio as its known locally.
The Blue Caves
Naturally formed caves and coves to explore by boat in Zakynthos.
You can get a local charter boat for about 30 euros for a few hours and they take you on a guided tour around these wonderful caves...
Laganas Clubbing Guide
Before you hit Laganas make sure you know all the best bars and clubs to go to, check out the latest prices in Laganas.
Laganas is the clubbers paradise with great music ranging from RnB, dance, house to the very best in disco classics.
Find out about the endangered Caretta or Loggerhead Turtle which nest of Zante.
The turtles nest all over the island but mainly on the beaches of Laganas, you can find out how to do more to protect them.
Monastery of Spiliotissa
A beautiful medieval monastery located in the heart of the beautiful Greek countryside.
This monastery in zante is a popular atrraction but you are not allowed to enter the monastery at the moment so you casn take pictures from outside...
Travel Guides to Zante
Use the guides to the left and below to find out more on the wonderful island of Zante. Choose from some of the best resorts in Greece and have a great holiday on the island...
Zante or Zakynthos is the third largest Ionian island being about 158 square miles
in area. The island gets its name from Zakynthos, the son of an Arcadian chief named
The island has varied coastline and stunning scenery, from rolling hills to charming olive and citrus groves. The beaches vary from long and sandy to rugged, rocky and shingle beaches.
The major resorts are all well served by either shingle or sandy beaches and the size of the island.
The hottest and most popular months to visit Zante are from May until September, the temperatures reach up to about 32°C in the months of July and August. To fly into Zante you must choose Zakynthos Dionysios Solomos Airport (ZTH)
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