The beautiful beaches dotted across Zante are what attract tourists all year long to this idyllic island. Stroll to Zante’s popular Tsilivi Beach, famous for both its beautiful golden sand beaches and thrilling range of water activities, offering visitors the chance to paraglide. Secluded coves surround this popular holiday destination; the unique Smuggler’s Cove is simply spectacular and is just one of many beautiful beach sights situated in Zante.
Zante’s stunning beach; Agios Sostis is a small but peaceful beach, offering its visitors a little piece of paradise, thanks to its dreamy views and relaxing location.
The crystal sea is not only a wonder to look at next to the stretches of golden sand, but thanks to its shallow depth, also provides safe swimming for the whole family. In fact, this beach is perfect for small families who are looking for a quiet, stress-free beach to relax on.
Alternatively, this is a great spot for couples who can enjoy the impressive scenery and enjoy a romantic escape away from the busier beaches Zante has to offer. Rent a boat with your partner from Agios Sostis and sail over the waters to the many coastal villages of Zakynthos.
The beach is surrounded by tasty taverns and cafes that you can visit either during the day or by night. So, whether you want an early breakfast before the beach, or a tasty snack at lunch, you will be spoilt for choice.
Alykes Beach can be found in the North East coast of Zakynthos and is particularly popular among tourists for its wondrous appearance. In fact, this impressive beach actually won the blue flag for cleanliness. Families visit by day to partake in a range of activities, and couples visit by night to experience the romantic setting of this well-lit beach.
Enjoy the long stretches of golden sands and warm waters this idyllic beach provides. Sunbeds and parasols are dotted along the beachfront for visitors to relax in the sun or shade.
To take a break from the baking heat by venturing over to one of the five tavernas located on the beach and enjoy traditional and tasty Greek food. Alternatively, cool off in the clear blue waters and watch the children paddle and swim safely in the shallow waters this beach provides.
The Argassi Beach in Zante is pleasant and peaceful and although small in comparison to some of the island’s bigger beaches, it’s perfect for families seeking a fun day out. In fact, the beauty of this beach is its size; it is secluded and uncrowded, providing you with a peaceful beach trip. The sandy beach stretches over one kilometre in size and offers plenty of water sports for parents and children to experience.
Argassi is not just your average beach; it offers its visitors rock pools and beautiful coves nearby, perfect for those who love to explore and seek adventure, while roaming the beach.
Unwind and relax while the children paddle in the shallow, turquoise waters and with the resort of Argassi surrounding the beach, it is easy to access nearby amenities which are situated close by. Take shade under one of the parasols provided, or enjoy the sun’s powerful rays on one of the comfortable sunbeds.
Stroll across the wooden swing bridge to reach the paradise that is Cameo Island Beach Club. A lively atmosphere fills this popular tourist island, thanks to the diverse range of activities taking place as visitors sit back and relax on the fine sandy beachfront.
Listen to Resident DJs playing unique tracks as you sunbathe in style, take a dip in the clear waters or simply take in the phenomenal scenery at this tranquil retreat. Despite its private location, two popular bars sit on Cameo Island and are open day and night for you to pull up a seat and order a refreshing, ice-cold drink.
The secluded location provides a truly intimate feel for its visitors and is a particularly romantic beach. In fact, Cameo Island Beach Club is actually a renowned wedding location for Greek residents and tourists, too, due to its idyllic scenery and peaceful surroundings. So, be prepared to spot beautiful brides walking down the sandy ‘aisle’ while you sunbathe.
Zakynthos’ Gerakas beach is famous for its idyllic surroundings, including sparkling blue waters and fine, golden stretches of sand. The surrounding cliffs are an interesting asset to this majestic cove, famous for being naturally formed by clay. If you’re looking for a deluxe beach in Zante, Gerakas is the one for you. Even your usual sunbathing experience is transformed into a luxurious one, with chaise lounges available to hire, as well as the usual parasol to shade you from the sun’s heat.
Spot beautiful sea turtles climbing onto the golden beach at Gerakas beach. Visitors can actually watch turtles hatch eggs as they reach the sea. However, access is denied half an hour before and after sunset and dawn, to protect and feed these precious species. Zakynthos Marine Park actually protect this area of the beach, to ensure the turtles remain safe and sound while hatching eggs.
A visit to Kalamaki Beach will fill your day with relaxation. Stroll across this magnificent beach and take in the picturesque surroundings of the clear sea, golden sands and mossy hills which surround the beach. Sea turtles often climb onto the beach through the shallow waters, too, making a trip to this stunning beach a really unique experience.
Kalamaki Beach is peaceful, but still offers fun activities for the whole family. So, for those looking to venture out into the sea and explore, canoes and pedalos are available to hire.
Reach this beach easily, thanks to its prime location in Kalamaki, located near the main resorts in Zakynthos town.
Sunbeds are provided on the beach, but head down early to get secure your spot, as this cosy beach only offers a select number of beds. For visitors looking for a bite to eat, visit the food shack, which can be found just before stepping down onto the beach from the mossy hills. Watch aeroplanes sail through the blue skies as you lay in the hot sun.
The quiet and relaxing Keri Beach is perfect for tourists looking for a cosy, secluded beach to settle down on for the day. Many refer to Keri Beach as a tranquil haven that is better to admire, than sunbathe on, due to its pebbly surface. Located at both ends of the beach are tasty Tavernas, where you can take shade and enjoy a spot of lunch with a fantastic view.
The stunning scenery at Keri Beach is like no other in Zante, with green forest hills to appreciate and clear turquoise waters to dip your toes in. Rows of summer green trees are also dotted along the beach’s edge, so be sure to pack your camera ahead of your visit, to capture the unique beauty of this exotic location.
Why not hop on a boat trip to the nearby Harbour and experience the adventure this wonderful beach has to offer?
St Nicholas Beach is a wide, spacious beach with vast cool, blue waters and offers is guests plenty of sunbeds to hire. A popular location, this beach fills up fast, so it’s best to head down early, to secure the perfect sunny spot to sunbathe under.
With flat pathways, this beach allows families to stroll in the sunshine across the golden sands and really take in the beautiful scenery that St Nicholas had to offer. The water sports Centre is actually located in St. Nicholas Beach, giving tourists easy access to adrenaline-induced activities, ranging from fast jet-ski rides to deep sea scuba diving and even the chance to go paragliding.
If you are hiring a car to cruise around Zante and admire the scenery on the way, take a trip down to St Nicholas Beach, which offers a huge car park to secure a spot in, located right next to the complex.
Venture up to one of the most famous beaches in Zakynthos, Tsilivi Beach, offering a delightful day out, bursting with fun activities to partake in. If you’re active and looking for a beach that offers a wide range of opportunities to entertain you, your friends or your family, Tsilivi Beach is the one for you.
Windsurfing, paragliding, water and jet skiing are just a few of the many adventures for you to embark on while visiting Tsilivi. Banana pedalos are also available to hire, for those looking to explore the vast waters, without the fast thrill.
Year after year, Tsilivi beach is awarded the Blue Flag award for continually up keeping cleanliness. Bask in the sun on a sunbed, lounger or simply lay a towel down on the flat, fine sandy beach and truly relax. Charming bars surround the beach and add extra character to the already lively atmosphere.
Vasilikos Beach offers its visitors one of the best landscapes and beaches in Zante. Its quiet, secluded location makes this beach a popular spot to visit, offering picturesque scenery and a peaceful atmosphere.
Vasilikos is the perfect beach for couples and families. The serenity of the beach and the stunning clear sea makes it a romantic location for couples to spend the day out. Families can also enjoy the cleanliness of this beach and the opportunity to paddle in the shallow waters with children.
Watch the smooth waves hit against the mossy cliffs, from a sun lounger or laid on a beach towel. Straw, thatched sun umbrellas are available to hire, so you can cool of from the striking sun, in style.
Many tasty tavernas can be found close by to the beach. Iona Tavern is a particular favourite among tourists and locals alike, due to its spectacular outside seating area, which provides beautiful views overlooking the beach, while you eat some delectable local delicacies.