Nestled in the heart of the Ionian Sea, the Greek island of Zakynthos, or as it is more commonly known Zante, is a popular destination with holiday makers. Boasting a wonderfully sunny climate, stunning sandy beaches and a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, Zante is becoming more and more frequently visited by tourists from around the world. Inland, the verdant, mountainous scenery dappled with forests and rustic villages serves to lure tourists away from the beach sides to experience the beautiful countryside and authentic family run tavernas that can be found here. With a wealth of wonderful attractions Zante holidays offer something for everyone.
A variety of holiday types can be enjoyed on the island of Zante as each resort can cater for different types of holidays. The beautiful scenery and surroundings of Zante are enough to stir romance in anyone, some beautifully reconstructed neoclassical architecture, monasteries, impressive squares and old port towns are some of the wonders that await and with this combination of natural, historical and architectural attractions it is easy to see why Zante holidays are popular with couples of all ages.
Zante holidays are also popular with the party crowd, resorts like Laganas and Tsilivi offer excellent nightlife with an array of pubs, bars and clubs and excellent beaches to laze on during the day. For those looking for a quieter Zante holiday then a resort like Kalamaki is perfect: offering a wonderful beach but with a more relaxing atmosphere, perfect for family holidays.
Depending on how much or how little you want to do on holiday Zante has a resort to cater to your needs. Search now and find your perfect Zante holiday in 2017 and 2018 with Holidaygems.co.uk.
Zante holidays are perfect for beach lovers so just sit back and soak up the sun on one of the islands glorious white sandy beaches. If you are looking for a little more activity then Zante offers great facilities for water sports especially scuba diving, water skiing and jet skiing. Other popular activities include boat trips around the island to admire its beauty or a boat trip to one of the neighboring Ionian islands or the Greek mainland.
For those interested in history Zante has a variety of inspiring sites to visit. Probably the most famous landmark of Zante is the shipwreck at smugglers cove, which is a must see on any Zante holiday. The Monastery of St George Germon is another popular site to visit, destroyed by pirates it was re-built in Venetian style in the 1600s. Zante town is also worth a visit to see some of the extraordinary historic architecture of the Churches and buildings.
Zante is also famous for being the nesting place of the endangered loggerhead sea turtles, so a popular sight to see on a holiday to Zante is one of these wonderful creatures in its natural environment.