With gorgeous beaches, a lively nightlife scene and fascinating history, Zante holidays have something for everyone. Filled with rolling hills of green olive groves, hideaway ancient villages and majestic mountains, Zante is fantastically diverse.
Spend the morning in town, shopping or trying local cuisine, then wander along to the beach and enjoy a sun-soaked afternoon on the sandy shore. You’ll then be in the prime location to sample the island’s vibrant nightlife – kick back in a quiet bar, have a sing-a-long in one of the karaoke bars or dance ’til dawn in one of the clubs.
Dubbed the ‘Flower of the Orient’ because of its sprawling rural landscape, the island also has many much to offer those who revel in the calmer ambiance of life, such as gorgeous trekking paths, hideaway fishing villages and historical wonders. Whatever you’re after, you won’t have to look further than wonderful holidays to Zante.
Fall in Love with Zante’s Beaches
When deciding where to chill out and soak up the sun, Zante has a long list of idyllic locations to choose from. Set on the island’s east coast, Tsilivi is a fantastically laid-back coastal town that also has easy access to Zante’s highlights including the historic Venetian-style Zante town. If you like the buzz of the crowd, Laganas is the place for you. Spend sunny days on the gorgeous beach before enjoying a night in the lively town centre; expect plenty of bars, clubs and restaurants to party the night away in.
Brimming with history Agios Sistis is a beautiful beachfront destination that is ideal for those who want the best of both worlds. Delve into the fascinating Greek culture that dominates this island, while being in a fantastic location to enjoy the beaches and nightlife. Similarly, Kypseli is a gorgeous district on Zante’s south coast that also enjoys easy access to Zante holidays hotspots, however it also boasts one of the island’s most gorgeous white sand and aquamarine sea bays. Book yourself into one of the luxury hotels for stunning views, day and night.
Those who enjoy a slice of history can revel the historical Zante. Spectacular landmarks include Solomou Square which honours Greek National poet Dionysios Solomos. The Saint Nikolaos church that resides in Solomou Square is also worth visiting because of its impressive legacy and is the only Venetian building on the island.
With holidays to Zante you’re in food heaven. This luscious island is filled with an impressive choice of restaurants that serve everything from Greek classics to Mediterranean fusions. Take a seat along one of the beaches to enjoy a fantastic serving of fish seafood or head inland and tuck into some Greek cuisine at its best. Aeras can be found in Vromi and is one of most popular restaurants on the island.
Located on the Ionian Sea, discovering Zante’s scenic delights is best done so on the water. Jump aboard a boat and sail along the coast, embark on a deep sea adventure and see the delightful coral reefs scattered along the sea bed or get your adrenaline pumping with one of the fantastic water sports on offer. Whether you’re looking for an action-packed adventure or something more laid-back, it’s a great way to see Zante from a very distinctive angle.
For those who love variety, Zante holidays will excite. The olive groves of Kalamaki are beyond beautiful. The stunning blue caves of Cape Skinari is spectacular and Smugglers Cove which is the site of the famous shipwreck that was filled with contraband cigarettes is a once in a lifetime site to visit.
When the sun goes down, Zante comes alive. It is easy to see why the island is popular with clubbers. Its nightlife is amazing! Check out Laganas and Tsilivi which are filled with lots of bars, clubs and pubs such as Zeros, Rescue and Cherry Bay. You will leave the island on a natural high.
Sailing is one of the most ingenious ways to enjoy Zante and its magnificent waters. In fact, there are sailing schools where you can learn how to sail along Zante and its surrounding waters as you watch the sun rise.