Holidays to Zante
A lush, unspoilt Grecian paradise, Zante – in Greek, Zakynthos - is the third largest of the Ionian islands, lying just south of Kefalonia. Free from mass tourism, yet with a lively upbeat atmosphere, Zante holidays are perfect for those wanting fun in the sun. We at Co-operative Travel have bargain holidays to Zante in hotels, villas and self-catering complexes across the island.
A Zante holiday offers endless variety, with a wide range of resorts that allow you to be as lively or laid-back as you like. On Greek package holidays, accommodation is in private villas, holiday apartments and small family-run hotels rather than high-rise resort complexes, allowing the beauty of the island to shine through.
After Corfu, Zante is the top spot in the Mediterranean for family holidays, with a variety of resorts to suit all tastes. The coastline is spectacularly beautiful and varied. Youngsters looking for fun book last minute Zante holidays at Laganas, which boasts a huge golden bay, a good selection of water sports and some of the hottest bars and clubs in the Greek Islands. Alternatively, head back to the beach after sunset to catch of the loggerhead turtles which nest here – Zante is the most important nesting site for these creatures in the Mediterranean.
Late deals in Zante resorts like Alykanus, Kalamaki and Keri Bay, west of Laganas mean beautiful sunsets, tranquil coves and secluded bays. Shipwreck Beach and Smugglers Bay are both popular with visitors – and well named. Other major attractions of cheap Zante holidays are the stunning cavern complexes, such as those at Skinari and Keri. Alikes and Aghios Nickolais are both excellent bases for exploring the Blue Caverns.
The interior of the island is equally captivating, with rolling hills clad in olive groves, lemon trees and bougainvillea. Bargain holidays to Zante’s capital of Zante Town take you to a city rich in Byzantine and Venetian architecture, and an excellent base for visiting the island’s archaeological sites.