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Agios Sostis is a charming traditional Greek village located between Laganas and Keri. Surrounded by beautiful countryside with a mountain backdrop in the distance, Agios Sostis is an ideal villa location for all and a great base from which to explore the rest of Zakynthos. Opposite lies the uninhabited island of Marathonisi, nicknamed turtle island as its shape resembles the amniote, it is also home to the endangered Loggerhead turtles. Agios Sostis is a small picturesque beach offering spectacular beauty due to its unusual rock formations, small caves and pine trees. The waterfront has some excellent Greek tavernas and bars suitable for families and couples alike, along with a small selection of shops.

Things to do in Agios Sostis

Agios Sostis, is the next bay along from Laganas Beach, and is one of the most beautiful little resorts in Zakynthos. Before you hit the beach, you'll find a pretty promenade you can wander along, with lots of friendly bars and restaurants. The beach itself is quite small but has rich golden sands and shallow waters to swim in, the area is family orientated and it is an ideal location for children and the perfect spot for your Greek villa holiday. Perhaps rent a boat and sail through the coastal villages of Zakynthos and explore the rest of the island.

Overlooking boat sea excursion, Zakynthos
Greek salad, feta cheese, tomatoes

History and Culture in Agios Sostis

Agios Sostis is mostly known for the church of Saint John. The 16th Century church is built on the ruins of a Byzantine monastery that was destroyed in the 14th Century. The villages contributed to the construction of the church and established an annual feast held on the 29th August, attracting many locals and visitors from nearby villages, definitely worth a visit to immerse yourself in the history of the area.

Family holidays in Agios Sostis

The tavernas and restaurants offer beach side patios with a good variety of food and drink venues for all the family. It’s a picturesque setting for daytime snacks and drinks by the sea and evening meals with cocktails under the stars. The narrow beach has all the facilities of a main resort, with pedalos, canoes, sunbeds and umbrellas to make a perfect family day at the beach. There are plenty of trips and excursions you can arrange from here to entertain the whole family, one of the most popular being a boat trip for some turtle spotting in the bright blue waters nearby. Our family villas are perfectly located to explore all of the surroundings.
 

Friends having fun on the coast
Boat excursion, Greece

Adventurous activities in Agios Sostis

Agios Sostis is a laid back resort but it’s close enough to the larger resort of Laganas for those that wish to indulge in its lively atmosphere. If you fancy a piece of the action, then just wander along the coast. There you will find an amazing range of night-life on offer, with a mile-long neon-lit avenue with over 50 different venues, from karaoke bars to music venues. Most famous of all are the state-of-the-art nightclubs like Rescue and Waikiki who feature international DJs throughout the summer. During the day Agios Nikolaos beaches offers a range of watersports along with Argassi Beach which was made for the thrill-seekers offering everything from jet-skiing to banana boats.

Romance in Agios Sostis

Because of its secluded feel thanks to the surrounding cliffs and pine trees, Agios Sostis is a perfect romantic location for couples wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of every-day life yet still being within easy reach of the large resorts. Pop across the little wooden bridge from Agios Sostis leading to a small rocky island just opposite the bay of Laganas. There you will find a small sandy beach, a perfect romantic spot to relax and spend the day.
Why not spend the day in your villa with a private pool, simply relaxing or cooking up a feast on your barbecue.

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