Find a perfect sunshine villa break in Zakynthos / Zante
Zaknythos, or more commonly known as the Greek island of Zante, is surrounded by the bright turquoise hue of the Ionian Sea. Famous for the photogenic Shipwreck Beach, you’ll find both dazzling nightlife and family friendly resorts on your Zakynthos holiday. In between lounging on glistening white sand beaches, why not take a boat trip to the luminous Blue Caves or spot sea turtles in their nesting grounds near Zante Town. Make your holiday in Greece come alive in Zakynthos.
While you may associate Zakynthos with package holidays, our luxurious villas offer exclusivity and privacy without a high price tag. From romantic couples villas to holiday homes that can fit more than 10 people, we have plenty of choice available throughout the year. We’ll drop you into the heart of traditional Greek towns, with central locations and golden sands on your doorstep. And, of course, a private pool comes as standard.
With flexible booking conditions and a best price guarantee, your holiday to Zante will be stress-free with Villa Holidays. Our friendly team is on hand for recommendations on where to stay, whether you’re seeking the island’s best bars and clubs, or you’re after a more secluded vibe. With boat tours to enjoy, nature trails to explore and gorgeous Greek churches to discover, day trips from your villa are a must. So don’t delay. Book your Zakynthos holiday today and make your paradise escape a reality!
Villa holidays provide the perfect combination of affordability and comfort. Villa holidays are often much cheaper than staying in hotels, allowing you to enjoy the flexibility of self-catering accommodation without spending a fortune. You can choose from a wide selection of villas, all of which offer spacious living areas and fully-equipped kitchens. You'll have the perfect space to relax and unwind without relying on the extra charges and amenities of a hotel.
A villa and a hotel are both popular vacation lodging choices, but there are some key differences that set them apart. Villas offer more in the way of privacy and seclusion, with spacious rooms, dedicated outdoor areas, and larger kitchens allowing for relaxed in-home meals and entertainment. Moreover, villas are often located in residential areas, with access to the local community and amenities. In contrast, hotels offer a more traditional and convenient lodging experience.
The best time to visit Zakynthos is during the spring and autumn months when the weather is mild and the crowds are smaller.
The best areas to stay on holiday in Zakynthos are on the southwest coast of the island, such as Laganas, Kalamaki and Tsilivi. These areas offer superb beaches, a wide range of taverns, cafes and nightlife, as well as a variety of accommodation options to suit all budgets. On the east coast of the island, the resorts of Alykes, Alykanas and Pachytes are also highly popular for their stunning scenery.
To get to Zakynthos from the UK, you can book a flight with a major airline to Kefalonia International Airport, which is the nearest airport. Once in Kefalonia, you will have to take a ferry to get to Zakynthos, which is usually a few hours long. If you want to get to Zakynthos from the UK more quickly and directly, however, you could book a direct flight to Zakynthos International Airport.
The currency in Zakynthos is the Euro (EUR).
The time difference between the UK and Zakynthos is two hours ahead.
The official language of Zakynthos is Greek.
Zakynthos boasts stunning beaches, great nightlife, and ancient ruins to explore. The popular tourist attraction, the Blue Caves, offer spectacular views and even boat tours for unforgettable swimming and snorkeling sessions. If you're looking for a more cultural day, be sure to visit the Venetian Fortress and Solomos Square for a glimpse of Zakynthos' rich history.
Zakynthos offers a range of delicious food and drink. Diners can enjoy local delicacies, such as souvlaki, pastitsio and baklava, as well as seafood specialities and plenty of Greek wines and spirits. Traditional tavernas, restaurants, cafes and bars make it easy for tourists to find something delicious to eat and drink.
Zakynthos is renowned for its beautiful, crystal clear beaches and hidden coves. Famous beaches include Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, and Laganas beach, a major nesting site for the endangered loggerhead sea turtle. Whether you’re seeking a secluded spot or a sociable shoreline, Zakynthos has something for everyone.
The sun-dappled Greek islands hardly need any introduction. Each one has a character all of its own; whether you’re seeking the nightlife of Mykonos or Crete’s ancient history, you’ll be sure to get all that as well as those endless blue seas.