Zakynthos is a fantastic Greek Island and your guests are sure to have a memorable holiday while they are here. Make sure you read our descriptions and tips – developed over the years to guide people to the very best of Zante.
Over the past several years we have spent a lot of time in Zakynthos filming all of the magical highlights of this beautiful island and now its time to share it with all of you! Please enjoy the videos on our sister site www.explore-zakynthos.com which proivde a totally free video guide to many of our favorite places in Zante.
Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is the third largest of the Greek islands in the Ionion Sea. Zakynthos has some of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean, as well as beautiful Greek seascapes, charming old villages and plenty of amenities in the resorts and towns to make sure you have a really great holiday.
Resorts in Zante
The main resorts on the island all vary and you can choose a Zante resort that most suits your holiday mood – either total peace and quiet in Vasilikos, or a lazy holiday with optional crazy nightlife in Laganas.
Please read our Zante resort guide to choose from the Zante resorts that best suit you – there really is something for everyone here in Zakynthos!
Beaches & Beauty in Zante
Zakynthos has the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean. Coupled with glorious landscapes, Zakynthos is wrapped in wild flowers and fauna. From sweeping pine forests, to rocky peaks and caves in Zante, from rustic villages in the North and South of Zakynthos, to a mixture of chic and traditional everyday life in Zante Town, the mood in Zante is always magic.
During their occupation of the island the Venetians named the island of Zakynthos ‘Fioro di Levante’, the ‘Flower of the Orient’. This beautiful island is the perfect place for a summer holiday. The size of Zante makes it an ideal holiday location – large enough for plenty of variety, small enough to really get around and explore! Zante is an ideal holiday destination for all ages.
The beaches in Zakynthos are among the best in the Greek Islands. If you have booked a holiday in Zante, or are considering spending your summer vacation here in Zakynthos, we promise that you won’t be disappointed with the beaches on offer during your stay.
Sites and Trips in Zante
There are many sites to see in Zante, and plenty of trips and tours to keep you busy during your time in Zante. If you want to spend some time away from the beach it might be a good idea to organise a trip or two once you settle in to your resort.
To really make the most of your time in Zante, and to find the very best beaches and hidden treasures, we recommend hiring a car and checking out the beautiful selection of beaches scattered around the island. There is a huge variety in Zakynthos – you’ll find everything from long white sandy bays to jagged rocky fiords. And regardless of how long you stay here, there will always be a new beach to explore!
If you’re about to plan a wedding, and the idea of getting married in the sun appeals, look no further than sunny Zakynthos. With the highest number of sunshine hours in the Mediterranean, and a range of highly professional and legal services available on the island, it’s little wonder that Zakynthos is becoming one of the most popular alternative wedding destinations in Europe.