Zakynthos is a beautiful island located in the Ionian Sea that has mesmerizing hidden locations waiting to be discovered and local attractions and beaches that should not be missed. The best way to unravel the island’s beauty is by touring around the island, discovering, exploring and enjoying! Zakynthos has long been a hot tourist destination as it offers tourists a fusion of all the ingredients needed to make up the ideal holiday. The island has been sun-kissed and blessed with lavish landscapes, golden bays, hidden natural treasures and a rich history. What are you waiting for?
Start your tour of the island by visiting the southern part of Zakynthos towards Keri, a mountain village. There you will have the opportunity to meet the villagers and get a taste of their way of life. You will be amazed at their simplicity and hospitality. The food is amazing! Don’t let the opportunity pass and try the local cheese named ‘ladotyri’ accompanied by the dry wine produced in the area, named ‘Mastelado.’ Your taste buds will definitely thank you!
Hospitality in Zakynthos: Louis Zante Beach 4 star Hotel
Louis Zante Beach Hotel is a magnificent four-star hotel that offers its guests plentiful of facilities and activities, such as swimming pools, tennis courts, mini club, gym and much more. Nonetheless, Louis Zante Beach Hotel is not only your best option in Zakynthos but your only option, because of its idyllic location. The hotel is located on the famous Laganas Bay, which is famous for being a nesting area for the Caretta Caretta turtle. The hotel prides itself for providing its guests with the islands most renowned characteristic-its hospitality! The staff is especially trained to cater to your every need, in the Zakynthian manner! This is truly a memorable experience!
The Miliano Maritime Museum is located in Tsilivi Village, approximately seven kilometres from Zakynthos Town. The distinctive museum exhibits artefacts and models of ships, representing the evolution of naval history from 1700 to the present day. The Maritime Museum is renowned as being one of its kind. The museum also displays Byzantine vessels from the beginning of the Byzantine Empire till the obliteration of the empire by the Turks in 1453.
Natural Beauty in Zakynthos- Gerakas Cape
The Cape of Gerakas can be found on the Eastern part of Laganas Beach. Although it is part of Laganas Beach, which is considered as the most popular tourist attraction on the island, Gerakas Bay is protected by the National Marine Park and as such remains unspoilt by man. Gerakas Beach is renowned for its turquoise shallow waters and golden sand, which can be enjoyed while taking in the magical scenery of the Ionian Sea.
Zakynthos has become one of the most popular tourist destinations of our time. This popularity is attributed to the fact the beautiful Ionian Island, also known as Zante, is packed with attractions to visit, food to try, and fabulous beaches to lounge on. Zakynthos does not only satisfy its visitors, it exceeds their every expectation! The memories you create in Zakynthos will remain with you for decades to come!
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