Surrounded by pristine beaches and lapped by crystal-clear waters; this beautiful Greek island is exactly how a holiday destination should be.
Holidays on Zante
It’s not difficult to see why Zante holidays have been a firm favourite with friends, couples, and families for years.
From Laganas' buzzing nightlife to the family-friendly vibe of Tsilivi, Zante (or Zakynthos) can suit everyone. Discover Zante’s rugged countryside, its pretty ports and charming tavernas or just kick back and enjoy the sunshine, beaches, and pools.
A holiday to Zante is perfect for a classic, sun-soaked beach getaway. Some of the best beaches are the much-photographed Navagio (famed for its enchanting shipwreck), Kalamaki, and Porto Roxa.
Whether you’re seeking an all-inclusive hotel or want to stay in one of the island’s many self-catering apartments; Hays Travel have the perfect accommodation for you. Come and discover why Zante is so loved by British holidaymakers.
Where is the best place to stay on Zante?
Tsilivi is a haven of golden sandy beaches, traditional tavernas, a charming harbour, and a fun-packed waterpark. Laganas is a neon-lit playground for party-goers who want to soak up the rays by day and enjoy big-name DJs and beach club events after dark.
Small but perfectly-formed Argassi boasts a gorgeous beach and main street lined with abundant bars, eateries, and souvenir shops; while nearby Zante Town is all about harbourside dining and shopping in chic boutiques.
If you’re a sun-worshipper, then the best time of year for a Zante holiday is between June and August, when the temperatures reach highs of 30°C.
- Best time to visit: May-October
- Average temp: 22°C/72°F
- Average flight time: 4 Hours
- Most suited for: Families, Couples
- Currency: Euro
- Time Difference: +2 hours
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Things to see and do on Zante
Awash with white sand beaches and bright turquoise waters, Zante holidays tend to revolve around carefree beach days. Whether you’re just lounging in the sun, taking a dip in the sea, or trying out one of the island’s wide choice of water sports, you’ll have no trouble having fun here.
When you fancy something a little more adventurous on your holiday to Zante; there’s Zante Water Village and Tsilivi Water Park with pulse-racing slides and fascinating boat tours to spot sea turtles! For some retail therapy, be sure to hit Zante Town’s eclectic shops and markets.
Of course, Zante holidays are famed for nightlife. You’ll find the party capital in Laganas, where its strip is packed full of buzzing bars and clubs, all boasting drink deals and a lively atmosphere like no other.
Zante's food and drink
Zante holidays lead to a wide variety of eateries, from traditional Greek restaurants to cafes and restaurants serving up British home favourites, Chinese and Mexican fare, and fast food.
Authentic Greek cuisine can be found across the island, so be sure to try delicacies like Gyros, Moussaka, Tzatziki, and Lamb Kleftiko.
Perhaps make your budget go further with a Zante all-inclusive holiday; where meals, snacks, and selected drinks are included.
Average monthly temperature on Zante (°C)
- Jan 15°C
- Feb 15°C
- Mar 16°C
- Apr 19°C
- May 22°C
- Jun 26°C
- Jul 28°C
- Aug 30°C
- Sep 27°C
- Oct 24°C
- Nov 20°C
- Dec 16°C