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Zakynthos

Zakynthos, or Zante as it is more commonly known, is one of the favourite Greek islands, as it is reputedly the sunniest of all the Greek islands. Also the most southerly of the Ionian Islands, its beautiful scenery and excellent sandy beaches make it an ideal holiday destination. Zakynthos is also one of the greenest of the Greek islands, blossoming in both the early spring and late September to produce a carpet of wild flowers on the hillsides that lasts throughout the holiday season. During Venetian rule, the island was referred to as Fiore de Levante, Flower of the East.

Despite being badly damaged by the disastrous earthquake of 1953, Zakynthos town has a wide range of places to visit in the new and old parts of the city. You may wonder round St Mark's Square and visit Solomonos & Kalvos Museum, which is also their Mausoleum where original artefacts of the island's gentry along with their seals are kept. View the neo-classical buildings in the nearby Solomos Square and visit the Byzantine Museum, where you can marvel at the old icons and frescos salvaged from the medieval churches, which did not survive the earthquake. Or just spend the day meandering around the shops, before taking it easy and relaxing in one of the many al fresco cafes and restaurants from where you can watch the local life pass you by .

The Monasteries are another point of interest as their history and worship along with the special Zakynthian way of chanting will lift your spirits to another dimension. Frescos and old icons make the simplicity of the Nuns and Monks regal. Keri is situated on the Southwest side of the island, and it is from here that you can watch the spectacular sunsets or take a boat trip and see the beautiful caves. Keri is also home to one of the few tar pits in the world, the most famous being La Brea in Los Angeles.

On Zakynthos everything is different. Listen to the musical stories sung at the tavernas or visit the historic wineries, the stalactite and the blue caves, the sight of the ”ship wreck” that has now sunk into the sand and the cave of St. Damian. There is so much to see, you simply must come and explore for yourselves.



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 Morfeas Zante Apartments
Featuring garden views, Morfeas Zante Apartments provides accommodations with a patio and an electric tea pot, around an 18-minute walk from Agios Dionysios Church. more...
 Sole e Mare Apartments
Set amid landscaped gardens, within 1312 feet from Tsilivi Beach, Sole e Mare offers self-catering units with free Wi-Fi and a balcony or patio. more...
 Lesante Blu - The Leading Hotels of the World
Located in Tragaki, 4.3 mi from Zakynthos Town, Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach resort features a private beach area, infinity pools and a spa center. more...
 Agostenga
Agostenga is a stone-built 4-bedroom villa located on a hillside close to Saint Eleftherotria monastery. more...
 Lithies Boutique Hotel
Located in the area of Skinari, Lithies offers elegant self-catering rooms built within beautiful gardens. It features a swimming pool with panoramic sea views and provides free Wi-Fi access. more...
 Emerald Villas
Within 984 feet from Agios Nikolaos Beach, Emerald offers luxurious villas with private swimming pools enjoying panoramic views over the Ionian Sea. more...
 Sentido Louis Plagos Beach
Surrounded by beautiful bougainvilleas and paved pathways, the 4-star Sentido Louis Plagos Beach features a range of entertainment, sports and leisure facilities coupled with all-inclusive meals and more...
 Panorama Apartments
Located 984 feet from Agios Nikolaos Beach, Panorama offers self-catering accommodations with Ionian Sea views. Free WiFi is available throughout. more...
 Koklas Studios
Within 328 feet from the beach of Agios Sostis, Koklas Studios is an Ionian-style complex offering self-catering accommodations with a sea-view balcony. more...
 Elegance Luxury Executive Suites
Offering an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness center, Elegance Luxury Executive Suites is located in Tragaki village. It offers elegantly decorated units offering Ionian Sea views. more...
 Lofos Soilis
Set amid lush olive groves, in the area of Tragaki, Lofos Soilis is a complex of self-catering units offering views over the Ionian Sea. more...
 Vanessa Hotel
A short walk from Kalamaki Beach, Vanessa Hotel features a Mediterranean garden and a pool with sun-lounger terrace. A pool snack bar is also featured. more...
 Cavo Orient Beach Hotel & Suites
Boasting an outdoor pool and a sun terrace with unobstructed sea view, the beachfront Cavo Orient Beach Hotel & Suites is located in Tragaki. more...
 Bella Vista Apartments
The family-run Bella Vista in Zakynthos Island offers apartments with panoramic views of the Ionian Sea. The beach lies just 66 feet away and can be reached via a stoned staircase. more...
 Gerakari Thalassa Studios
This family-run hotel is 492 feet from the Blue Flag Gerakari Beach. Surrounded by well tended gardens, it offers self-catered accommodations with free Wi-Fi and free private parking. more...




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