Holidays to Zakynthos, Greece

For those of you who are looking for an ideal holiday location, I would highly suggest that you consider taking a trip to Zakynthos, Greece. No matter what it is you’re looking for, Zakynthos is certain to provide for a wonderful holiday that the whole family will cherish for many years to come. Perhaps you aren’t familiar with the beautiful attractions and luxury hotels in Zakynthos; that’s okay; I’m going to go through some of the most popular and most exciting locations that are situated in the region of Zakynthos. Let’s talk a bit more about how you can have a memorable and exciting holiday in the world renowned Zakynthos.

A Little Bit about Zakynthos:

Zakynthos or Zante is one of the most popular areas in the Ionian Islands. The area covers 410 km and is home to around 120 km of coastlines. Year after year, several people flock in to the island because of its many natural beauties and other manmade attractions. When you visit the region you can expect to see gorgeous sandy beaches surrounded by crystal clear water, many caves and rock formations and also a climate that is absolutely perfect. The landscape of the island is filled with many plains and beaches. In certain parts of the island you can also find mountainous areas that are filled with gorgeous vegetation.

Places of Interest:

Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos Town is the capital city of Zante and it can be found on the eastern region of the island. It is made up of around 50 km, and has many wonderful restaurants and shops within it.

Navagio Beach or Shipwreck

This is one of the most famous beaches within Zakynthos. It has been made popular by the whipwrecked boat that is situated on the beach. The water is absolutely stunning and the wreckage compliments the sandy region beautifully.

Laganas Beach

Another extremely popular beach in the region of Zakynthos is Laganas beach. One of the very unique aspects about this gorgeous beach is that each and every year thousands of Caretta turtles flock here to lay their eggs. This species of turtles is endangered, so it certainly makes for a very memorable and exciting experience.

Blue Caves

To the west of the Laganas coast you can find the stunning blue caves. Here you can spend an afternoon exploring the wonderful natural rock formations that are secluded and relaxing. This particular region is only reachable via boat.

As you can see, the island of Zakynthos is full of many exciting attractions, so you shouldn’t have a hard time finding something fun and exciting to do. Most of the region is very beautiful in itself, so any time that you spend anywhere within the island can be a treat. A holiday in Zakynthos can be a very unique and exciting experience. If you want to give your family a trip that they will remember for the rest of their lives, I would highly suggest that you take a trip to the region of Zakynthos.

Kalafatis Beach, Mykonos

Kalafatis Beach in Mykonos, Greece, is one of the earliest established beaches on the Greek island. This beach, with its long shores and sparkling water, attracts many wind surfers due to its strategic location and the offshore breeze that swings though constantly. The beach is also a good family beach, with a laid-back, quiet atmosphere. Your kids can run around without fear of being lost or trampled and you can keep an eye out for them, as the beach is a quieter and less crowded beach than the more popular Paradise and Super Paradise Beaches.

Accommodations

There are a good many private rooms, apartments and studios for the visitors to the beach, and there is a sprawling holiday hotel complex as well. Part of the package deal for those beach-goers staying further into the city is an aquatics feature, with diving a premium that includes beach access through a regular bus service. The large Mykonos luxury hotels are a bit further, but there are some nice boutique hotels that will fit into your price range and comfort expectations very well. The prices are good and match the quality of the experience that you will have when staying on this section of the island of Mykonos.

What to Do

There is diving available through the hotels you are staying at or on its own, and snorkeling in the water is a beautiful experience. The water is warm, the sand is fine and spacious and the atmosphere is brilliantly calm. You can lay out on your towel or in a lounge chair and nap to the tune of the natural sounds of the sea and wildlife. Walks along this beach are pleasant and enjoyable, whether in the water up to your ankles or just past the water line. You can watch the windsurfers or do some windsurfing yourself in the warm weather and water.

Food and Drink

There are a number of smaller family-run restaurants that are around the area, which serve local seafood cooked and prepared to perfection. It is a lovely experience to sit and enjoy your food with a bit ouzo or riko to compliment the flavors. The prices are good to your wallet and will leave you satisfied with the quality and good service of the staff. You can take your drink along the beach and the leftovers (of there are any left of your delicious meal) can be enjoyed later in your Mykonos hotel room.