Holidays in Zakynthos

Zakynthos Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of Greecehotelholiday.com has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Zakynthos: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Zakynthos? What about transportation on the island?

Holidays in Greece 

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Zakynthos travel, tourism info

Zakynthos, was called Levante's Fiore by the Venetians. It is the southernmost island and the third biggest island of the Ionian Islands. It is located in the south of Kefalonia and west of Peloponnesus with a population of about 35.000 residents.Zakynthos is an island of contrasts with a large proportion of it being mountainous, with low pine forests and fertile plains. There are beaches on the north, east and southern coastlines, whilst to the west are imposing rocky coasts with many marine caves as the Galazia (light blue) Cave in the North West part of the island.The island is one of the last shelters of the Caretta-Caretta marine turtle and the Monachus Monachus Seal. In Lagana Gulf the National Marine Park was founded for their protection.The island's capital is Zakynthos or Chora as the locals call it. The town is built amphitheatrically throughout the verdant eastern slopes of Bohalis hill. It is a well organised tourist town with many hotels and rooms to satisfy every visitor's requirements.

Zakynthos useful info

Prefecture of Zakynthos +30 26950 28690
Police +30 26950 22100
Tourist Department +30 26950 23361
Municipality of Zakynthos +30 26950 22315
Tourist Police +30 26950 27367
Port Authotrity +30 26950 28117
Buses +30 26950 42656
Airport +30 26950 28322
General Hospital of Zakynthos +30 26950 42514
 


Holiday packages, Offers for Zakynthos

Holiday packages for Zakynthos

Greecehotelholiday.com, is the site that enables you to create online, easily and quickly, your own holiday package to Zakynthos. We can assure you that you can make any booking with us, whether it is airplane or ferry tickets, hotels, car rental.

You can combine your holidays with short visits to nearby islands like Kefalonia to create your own unique holiday.

Zakynthos Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Zakynthos

Book your ferry tickets for Zakynthos online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.-

Ship itinerary information for Zakynthos

Zakynthos can be reached by ferry boat, from the port of Kyllini, in Ilia region. Ferries from Kyllini arrive at the ports of Chora and Agios Nikolaos. Also, there is access from the nearby islands, like Kefalonia (port of Agios Nikolaos) and Strofades (port of Limni Keriou) by ferry boat or sea-taxi. We can offer ferry tickets through our online booking system.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Zakynthos

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Zakynthos, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Zakynthos

Zakynthos can be reached by plane. We can offer airtickets to the island through our online booking system.

Flights to Zakynthos

Domestic flights

Flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport to Zakynthos are daily and, depending on the period of year, become more frequent. Flights last 55 minutes approximately and the types of aircrafts vary.

The airplane carrier is only Olympic Airlines.

International flights

International passengers will reach Zakynthos via Athens, however, there are some low cost airlines from European destinations that connect directly.

To receive the most-up-to-date information on flights, please refer to our online booking for tickets, as schedules and flights to Zakynthos change.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Zakynthos

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit Greecehotelholiday.com and find cheap tickets for Zakynthos. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Zakynthos, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Zakynthos

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Zakynthos (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Zakynthos

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Zakynthos (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Zakynthos

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Booking Hotels in Zakynthos

When browsing the hotel list for Zakynthos, and clicking on the link "online booking", you 'll be first shown the hotels that offer online booking. By pressing on the button 'Book & Prices' you reach the online booking machine for the selected hotel.

Car rental in Zakynthos, Special Offers

Rent a car

To avoid the trouble of taking your own car to Zakynthos, we urge you to book one online, through our car rental service. Thus, you are free to wander all over the island and visit sites and places that are not easily reachable by bus.

Car rental pickup points

Car rental pickup points are the airport (Zakynthos airport), city center and Lamvardou. These are all easily accessible locations when arriving on the island. Please check our online booking machine, for any changes concerning the car rental pickup points.

Car rental offers

The car rental rates that you will find on our online booking system are advantageous, and by browsing there you will find car rental offers in Zakynthos. You can compare the car rental cost with that of transfering your own car to the island by ferry, and so decide what is more convenient to you depending on the duration of your vacation.

Excursions and special places of interest in Zakynthos

Zakynthos is an island that is well known for its natural beauties, picturesque beaches but also for its cultural traditions. Here are some of the most important Zakynthos sightseeing like famous spots, monasteries, churches and places of incomparable natural beauty:

Anafonitria Monastery: This monastery is located in the traditional village of Anafonitria in the northwest of Zakynthos.
Blue Caves: Situated on the West coast of the island the Blue Caves, or “Blue Caves of Volimes village”, as they are also called are a must attraction for every visitor.
Kabi Cross: Kabi Cross is situated in the village of Kabi on a mountain called Schiza.
Monastery of Saint George at Gremna: This monastery surrounded by huge pinetrees is situated in the northwest of Zakynthos at Volimes village. 
Saint Dionysios church: The church of Saint Dionysios (Agios Dionysios) is the biggest in the island and is located in the southern part of Zakynthos town, near the harbour.
Shipwreck: The beach of Navagio or Shipwreck is the best known in Zakynthos, one of the most famous in Greece and one of the most photographed sights in the world. 
Strani Hill: Two kilometers away from Zakynthos town at the district of Bohali there is a beautiful wooded green hill which is called Strani Hill.
Strofades islands: Strofades are two small islands that lie 22 nautical miles south of the island of Zakynthos. The smaller one is called Arpia while the bigger one Stamfani.
Venetian Castle: The Venetian Castle is situated at the top of Bohali hill, on the outskirts of Chora. The monument proves the remarkable influence of the Venetians on Zakynthos island and was built on the ruins of Psofida, the ancient acropolis of Zakynthos.

Places of interest in Zakynthos

The superb beaches of Zakynthos Greece are famous in Greece for their unspoiled beauty and their mirror-like emerald waters. The most famous beach of the island is the wonderful Navagio Beach (Shipwreck beach) which has fine white volcanic sand, turquoise waters and the remains of a ship which are emerging from its perfect sand. Other great beaches are: Agios Nikolaos , Porto Zoro , Gerakas, Marathia, Laganas, Kalamaki, Tsilivi, Alikes, Alikanas and many more.

Thematic tours in Zakynthos

Zakynthos is considered to be a remarkable destination in the world for :

Greek Wine Roads

Sports tourism.

Family tourism.

Youth tourism.

Luxury tourism.

Ecological tourism.

Restaurants and nightlife in Zakynthos

Eating out in Zakynthos is an adventure. During your holidays in the island tasting the typical dishes of Greece or local traditional dishes is something exceptional. Chinese, Italian, English, Greek you name it, Zakynthos has a restaurant serving their cuisine. The nightlife of Zakynthos is exciting and has much to offer. Numerous bars and night clubs can be found in the island proposing various kind of music and attracting many people looking for drinks and dances all night long. Zakynthos nightlife is concentrated in the famous beach resorts of Argasi, Laganas, Alykes and Tsilivi. The capital of the island, Zakynthos Town, does not have a lot of bars and night clubs but mostly restaurants, taverns and cafes.

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