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Ideal for a villa holiday, Zakynthos is a popular Greek island in the Ionian Sea. Breathtaking landscapes, exotic beaches with white sand and turquoise waters combined with a vibrant nightlife make it a great Greek villa destination. The harbour city of Zakynthos is the capital and major hub, centred around the waterfront, Solomos Square. Accessed only by boat, the worldwide famous Navagio beach is the site of a famed 1980 shipwreck resting in a sandy cove framed by cliffs.

Things to do from Zakynthos

Zakynthos is one of the most exotic Greek islands with a wonderful natural landscape and stunning beaches. Exploring Zakynthos, you’ll discover picturesque hilltop villages, traditional monasteries, and dreamy natural landscapes. What’s more, some of the beaches are home to the endangered sea turtle species Caretta Caretta, which every year hide their eggs in the fine white sand of Zakynthos, which you may be lucky enough to spot.

After exploring the emerald bays of the island, take a break from the beach life to visit Zakynthos Town, the capital of Zakynthos. St. Mark Square, the Venetian Castle, Solomos Square and the Post Byzantine Museum of Zakynthos are some of the best places to visit. You can do all of this with little fuss whilst on a villa holiday in Zakynthos.

History and Culture in Zakynthos

History and culture are plentiful with a number of remarkable churches hiding around every corner. Visit Solomos Square surrounded by buildings with characteristic traditional architectural features of the island, arch shaped windows and arcades. The Post Byzantine Museum of Zakynthos, exhibits treasures such as statues trimmed with gold, icons and art woodcuts. Head from Solomos Square up to the church of the patron saint Agios Dionysios or perhaps view the Venetian Castle situated on a hill overhanging the town.

Family holidays in Zakynthos

The Greek island of Zakynthos is a great place to take a family villa holiday with plenty to keep the kids entertained, from white sandy child friendly beaches to turtle spotting on a boat trip. Head out around the rugged coastline and caves, providing the perfect opportunity to see these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Explore the wonderful island’s capital city and experience the enchanting ambience and magnificent architecture from your private villa’s location.

Adventurous activities in Zakynthos

There is plenty of adventure awaiting you in Zakynthos, so much, that you’ll never run out of options. Partying, scuba diving, tours of the island, and water sports will keep you entertained during your stay on your Zakynthos villa holiday. If you’re feeling really bold, why not head out to a dive site and see if you can see the turtles up close and personal.

Romance in Zakynthos

What could be better than spending time together floating on the turquoise waters of the Ionian sea. If you are lovers of seafood, you can end your night perfectly by dining at one of the seafront restaurants for a delightfully fresh dinner with a view, before heading back to your villa for a romantic late night dip in your private pool.

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