Discover Zakynthos and Activities
Zakynthos is a place of vibrant colours and aromas, mystery and culture
that will inspire and liberate you. Whether it is adventure
and excitement or the peace and relaxation you seek, a holiday in Zakynthos
will reward you in every way.
A COSMOPOLITAN RESORT
The largest resort of the island, Laganas is 4 km from the airport and 6 km from the port and the town of Zakynthos. Its magnificent beach and various types of restaurants such as traditional Greek, Italian and Chinese and a variety of bars and clubs make the resort a popular destination with visitors from all over the world.
Just 50m from the vast beach of Laganas, where the crystal clear waters flirt with the golden sand, Tzante Hotel is the perfect retreat for an impressive beachfront holiday. Laganas beach offers organized facilities with umbrellas and sunbeds, beach bar for all tastes, water sports, diving and organized excursions to Marathonisi and the caves of Keri.
PROTECTED AREA NATURA
National Marine Park
Situated in Laganas Bay, the Zakynthos National Marine Park seeks to conserve the sea turtle Caretta Caretta’s nesting beaches, the seal population Monachus Monachus, the avifauna, the terrestrial and coastal flora and fauna, and the marine ecology.
If, as you enjoy the pristine waters, you happen to spot a Caretta Caretta turtle nearby, don’t be alarmed.
SPORTS & ADVENTURES
When on vacation in Zakynthos, there are a ton of things you can do. You may undertake water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, scuba diving, hang gliding, jet skiing, and scenic trips. If you enjoy the outdoors, you can go horseback riding or cycling, or you can take a cruise to see the Caretta Caretta turtle. Additionally, you can go on day tours to the well-known Shipwreck or leave the town of Zakynthos for an adjacent island like Kefalonia.
PROTECTED AREA NATUR\You might wish to dedicate part of your time to exploring the amazing sites on the island while you are in Zakynthos. Take a tour of Zakynthos Town and the historic Bohali neighborhood, which is home to the well-preserved Venetian Castle. The Blue Caves, Marathonisi (Turtle Island), the sunset near the village of Keri, and Kampi, with its breathtaking vistas, are a few other noteworthy locations.
The endless beach of Laganas with its crystal clear waters and golden sand is the most famous beach of the island with organized facilities and many activities.
The town of Zakynthos offers many interesting sights to the visitor such as the famous church of Agios Dionysios, many museums and the squares of Solomos and Agios Markos. In Zakynthos town you can walk among the small Venetian streets! There are shops, traditional taverns, luxury restaurants and cafes.
Zakynthos International Airport “Dionysios Solomos” (ZTH) is a few minutes drive from the hotel and there are always plenty of taxis available for your transfer.
Zakynthos is about 90 minutes by boat from the port of Kyllini. Another hour’s drive from the port of Kyllini is the new port of Patras, which is connected to the Italian ports of Ancona, Bari, Brindisi and Venice. Patras is the third largest city in Greece and the capital of the prefecture of Achaia.