Zante, also known as Zakinthos, is the most southerly of the Ionian Islands. It is a beautiful island with a mountainous north, central fertile plains and a sandy coastline to the south east. Zante holidays have something for everyone with beaches and water sports, traditional villages, archaeological sites, lively evening venues and spectacular sunsets.
Zante is a popular island as it seems able to please everyone. With a varied landscape, traditional mountain villages and seaside resorts providing every comfort, its wide appeal is no surprise.
Hotels, apartments and villas provide a range of accommodation to suit most budgets. With modern amenities and good service, they are sure to please. A variety of restaurants and tavernas serve a diverse cuisine from traditional Greek dishes to fast foods and international fare. Shops supply your holiday essentials as well as gifts and souvenirs. The streets of Zante Town are filled with shops of every description which satisfy the serious shopper.
Zante holidays can be as relaxed or as active as you wish as they offer a wide range of recreational activities and sightseeing opportunities. Unfortunately, the earthquake in 1953 destroyed many beautiful old buildings on the island. You can see a model of the island before the earthquake in the museum in Zante Town. The famous Smuggler's Cove, which can be seen from the cliff tops, is best viewed from the sea.
With a guarantee of summer sun and warm and welcoming islanders, Zante holidays are sure to satisfy.