Average 4 hour flight
Time difference +2 hour(s)
Average temperature 22°C
HOW TO SPEND YOUR ZANTE HOLIDAY
It’s not difficult to see why Zante holidays have been a firm favourite with friends, couples and families alike for years. Surrounded by pristine beaches and lapped by crystal clear waters, the beautiful Greek island is exactly how a holiday destination should be. From the buzzing nightlife of Laganas to the family-friendly vibe of Tsilivi, there are holidays in Zante (or Zakynthos, to give it its Greek name) to suit just about everyone.
Discover Zante’s rugged countryside, its pretty port and charming Greek tavernas, or just kick back and enjoy the sunshine, beaches and pools. A holiday to Zante is perfect for those looking for a classic, sun-soaked beach getaway where relaxing is at the forefront. The island is even home to one of the most photographed beaches in Greece, the must-see Navajio. Here, a shipwreck is stranded on white shingle and the sea is bright turquoise.
Whether you’re looking for an all inclusive hotel in Zante, or want to stay in one of the island’s many self catering apartments, we’re bound to have the accommodation to suit you. Come and discover why Zakynthos is so loved by couples, families, solo travellers and groups of friends.
Still looking? Explore our entire selection of Greece holidays for more inspiration. As well as holidays to Zante, we offer escapes across the other Greek islands, including holidays to Crete, Rhodes and more.
THINGS TO DO ON A ZANTE HOLIDAY
Awash with white sand beaches and bright turquoise waters, Zante holidays tend to revolve around carefree beach days. Whether you’re just lounging in the sun, taking a dip in the sea, or trying out one of the island’s wide choice of watersports, you’ll have no trouble having fun here. Some of the best beaches to try are Navagio (famed for its enchanting shipwreck), Kalamaki and Porto Roxa.
When you fancy something a little more adventurous, you’ll find some fantastic water parks on your holiday to Zante, with pulse racing slides that all ages can enjoy. You’ll also find fascinating boat tours - some with a choice of snorkelling where you can spot sea turtles! For some retail therapy, be sure to hit Zante town for shops, markets and charming restaurants.
Of course, Zante holidays are famed for nightlife. You’ll find the party capital in Laganas, where its strip is packed full of buzzing bars and clubs, all boasting drink deals and a lively atmosphere like no other.
FOOD & DRINK IN ZANTE
Zante holidays boast a wide variety of eateries, from traditional Greek restaurants to cafes serving up British home favourites. Not forgetting other beloved cuisines like Chinese, Mexican and fast food. Authentic Greek cuisine can be found all across the island, so be sure to try delicacies like Gyros, moussaka, tzatziki and grilled lamb. You’ll also find accommodation to suit your dining preferences, as Zante offers a choice of all-inclusive and half-board hotels as well as self-catering apartments.