Zakynthos, or Zante, is among the most beautiful and popular islands of the Ionian Sea. Located south of Kefalonia, it is world famous for the crystal beaches and the intense nightlife, which makes it a frequent destination for the youth. Navagio is the most famous beach of Zakynthos island, with the golden sand and the exotic blue waters. Do not miss a boat trip to Navagio and the Blue Caves during your Zakynthos holidays. Wonderful beaches in Zakynthos Greece are also Vassilikos, Gerakas, Spiantza and other places on the southern side. Due to their soft sand and clean water, these beaches are used as breeding spots for the loggerhead sea turtle known as the Caretta-Caretta.
World famous for the amazing beaches with crystal waters, Zakynthos island is fabulous for summer holidays. The most impressive beach is Navagio (the Shipwreck Beach), accessible only by boat, however there are also many other nice beaches on the island, including Gerakas, Kalamaki, Porto Zoro, Banana and more. Zakynthos Town is the main town on the island, with interesting museums and a Venetian Castle on top of the hill above. Nice mountainous villages also dot the countryside, as well as old monasteries.
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.