Zakynthos island is worldwide known as Zante the flower of the East. It lies in the eastern part of the Ionian Sea, west of Peloponnesus. Easily accessed with domestic and international flights that arrive at “Dionysius Solomos” modern airport ZTH. Otherwise, you can reach it by sea from Kyllini port on the mainland. Rent a car in Zakynthos so you can tour the island and go to various beaches without thinking of the public transportation system.
Explore the beauties of the green island Zakynthos
Zakynthos is worldwide known for the beach Navagio, a sandy pebbly beach where a shipwrecked lie in a hidden cove. The amazing landscape is accessed only by boat. Therefore, reach Agios Nikolaos village and take a taxi-boat for a magical trip. Swim in the turquoise waters while you are surrounded by huge vertical cliffs and the picturesque shipwreck. Moreover, you have the chance to take photos like card postal from the cliff above. Drive 10 minutes from Anafonitria village and you will meet the breathtaking panoramic view.
The island is a symphony of blue and green with hundreds of beautiful beaches. Find amazing unspoiled beaches with turquoise waters, within 50 kilometers from the city center. Porto Limnionas and Porto Roxa with the blue caves and the clear cool waters on the west side. While on the east-north side you can reach the small Xygia beach and Makrys Gyalos calm and healing waters that are coming from a sulfurous source. For organized beaches, you can visit Gearakas, Banana, and Laganas that is also known for the vibrant nightlife.
Moreover, Zakynthos is known for the endangered sea turtles Caretta-caretta. Marine Park kiosks are located along the southern coast, covering the area of Gerakas to Laganas and the small island Marathonisi. You can reach easily the protected area with a boat from Keri village. Do not miss the chance to make a longer trip with your boat to the blue caves that are nearby!