Known as 'Zante' by most, Zakynthos is a beautiful Greek island located in the Ionian Sea. Most know it as a party island, but it's really so much more!
Book your holiday rental in Zakynthos today and find out exactly what we mean.
Greek mythology says the island was named after Zakynthos, son of Dardanus the Arcadian chief. There are still elements of ancient Grecian culture dotted around the island – see what you can discover during your stay.
Whether you're here for the history, the parties, or the beaches, make sure you try some of the local food. Unlike many other Greek islands, it mainly centres around meat and poultry as the island is very agricultural. Try Sofigadoura – this lamb dish is one of our favourites!
What to Do
For a bit of culture, visit Agios Dionysios Church. The intricate murals and illustrious golden features will take your breath away. It's the perfect spot for a moment of quiet contemplation.
For a family fun day out, head to Tsilivi Waterpark. There are slides, lazy rivers and more to enjoy, so it’s a great way to cool off!
Top Zakynthos Travel Tips
The local olives are delicious. Why not see how they're made at the Aristeon Ecological Olive Press?
For an idyllic escape to a Greek island, book a holiday rental on Zakynthos today.
Top Destination reviews
Foxhollow, Zakynthos, Greece
Ideal location, excellent facilities
Stayed for 10 days. Location is great, close to the smalll village of Vanato. Couple of good tavernas within walking distance & an Italian restaurant as well. Walked most days into Zakinthos town (about 4kms - there is a bus service to town and Tsilivi from Gaitani; which is around 2kms from the house). And if I didn’t feel that energetic just sat on the verandahs read my book and lazed the day away. …
Montes Single Studio 1-2pax Mountain View 70m from the Beach
nice littje place near beach bars resturants all in 1 place so not much traveling everything at your door step local bus takes you to zacios its pool nice didnt eat there lots of places to choose form rooms have tv wifi mind you have to pay a tax in greece now 50 cents a night cant complain …
Three Bedroom Apartment with Panoramic View
A wonderful experience!
In a very quiet location but only two minutes walk from shops and restaurants. And a leisurely walk to the beach! Beautiful sea view from our spacious apartment. Pool and surrounds were very well kept and inviting! Would definitely visit again soon. …
Excellent villa in a nice quiet area ,just a 15 minute walk to all the shops, bars and restaurants .The beach is also about a 15 minute walk . The villa was quite big inside and nice and clean .The villa as everything you need including free wifi internet which was very fast . The 3 bedrooms were quite big and the aircon was excellent .The outside area was nice and we enjoyed sitting on the settee late at night for a drink and chilling out .The private pool was also nice and was cleaned every 3 days during our stay .We would recommend Villa Anna to anyone wishing to stay at Tsilivi ,we will book this villa again the next time we visit Tsilivi ,
Dave & Debbie …
Villa Paradiso with private swimming pool
Spacious Villa in Tanquil SettingExcellent
This spacious villa set in a tranquil area was ideal for our holiday, four adults and two young children, the pool was always in use. Welcome pack on arrival and friendly staff and cleaners.
The villa is a minute walk from the edge of Tzilivi where there are shops and tavernas, a further 5 minute walk and your in the hub of all activities.
Would recommend to anyone. …
Lovely villa in ideal setting
The villa was perfectly placed in a quiet location but near to restaurants, supermarkets and beaches, although a car is needed. The villa itself suited us down to the ground and the pool was a great place to cool down.
Thanks to the owners David and Christine for letting us stay there and thanks to Chrissy for her help with gluten free needs and to Gordon for cleaning the pool every day and his advice on places to visit.
We had a super holiday. …