zante zakynthos island

traveling to zakynthos

Traveling to Zakynthos is easy, with many options to choose from, depending on your location. There are a lot of flight connections to Zakynthos International Airport from many Greek and European cities, especially during summer period. There are also several options for arriving to Zante by ferry from the Greek mainland, other Ionian Islands such as Corfu or Cephalonia, as well as from many Italian ports. Choose your way to travel to Zakynthos and enjoy your holidays in Villa Phoenix Apartments & Studios.

From Athena with Olympic Air (45′)
From Corfu (Kerkyra)Cephalonia (Kefalonia)Cythera (Kythira)Parga and Heraklion (Iraklio), Crete with Sky Express
From Milan Malpensa with Easyjet (2:15′)
From Brussels Charleroi with RyanAir
From London Gatwick with Easyjet (3:30′)
From many other European cities with charter flights (May-Oct)

From Kyllini port (300 km from Athena / 60 km from Patra) daily trips to Zante Island with Levante Ferries
From Pesada port (Cephalonia) daily trips to Zakynthos (Skinari port, Agios Nikolaos) with Ionian Lines (May-October)
From Brindisi, Italy travel to Zakynthos with Agoudimos LinesEndeavor LinesEuropean Seaways or HML Ferries
From Ancona, Italy travel to Zante with Anek LinesMinoan Lines or Superfast Ferries

From Ancona, Italy travel to Patra port with Anek LinesMinoan Lines or Superfast Ferries
From Bari, Italy travel to Patra port with Superfast Ferries
From Brindisi, Italy travel to Patra port with Grimaldi Lines
From Trieste, Italy travel to Patra port with Anek Lines
From Venice, Italy travel to Patra port with Minoan Lines
Then, from Patra travel to Kyllini port to catch the ferry to Zakynthos by car or KTEL Intercity Bus

From Bergamo, Italy fly to Patra Araxos Airport with RyanAir
From Pafos, Cyprus fly to Patra Araxos Airport with RyanAir
Then, from Patra Araxos Airport travel to Kyllini port with TravelCoaches

zakynthos island sights & activities

Zante (in Greek Zakynthos) is an island of unique tradition and history, rich vegetation but also vast blue beaches, bathed in the Greek sun. During your stay in Villa Phoenix Apartments & Studios don’t miss discovering the island treasures. The developed road network of the island will assist you in your quest. Please find below our suggestions:

The Shipwreck Beach

Do not miss the Shipwreck beach (Navagio in Greek)-white sand and deep cyan water; one of the greatest beaches in Greece

The Blue Caves

Dive in the blue caves – unique formations of nature in the crystal waters of the Ionian Sea

Private Beaches

Rent a boat and browse the private beaches of the island

Bochali Hill Views & Venetian Castle

Marvel the majestic view from Zakynthos castle at the top of Bochali hill or from Strani hill, where D. Solomos wrote the national anthem of Greece.

Dive into the Blue

For the lovers of the ocean, the diving centers of Zakynthos Island are waiting for you to dive into the island’s rich sea bottom.

Marathonissi (Turtle Island)

Do not miss a boat ride to Marathonissi (Turtle Island), an islette near Keri Beach with crystal blue water and tropical vegetation.

Museums & Monuments

Visit the Solomos Museum, with works of Dionysios Solomos, Andreas Kalvos and Ugo Foscolo as well as the Zakynthos Byzantine Museum.

The Marine Park

Watch carretta-carretta sea turtles from a close distance

Hiking Zakynthos

Zante is ideal for hiking. The variety of the landscape, mountains, valleys and sea, offers beautiful routes, while the low altitude of the mountains makes hiking accessible for all ages.
Explore the magnificent scenery of Zakynthos’ nature by taking part in trekking and hiking activities.

Keri Caves

Do not miss a boat ride to Keri Caves and Marathonissi (also known as Turtle Island), a small island near Keri Beach with crystal blue water and tropical vegetation.

Zakynthos Nightlife

If you are a night life fan, Zante will satisfy you completely: from a quit cocktail by the sea to all night clubbing.

Water Sports

Find the water sport that suits you in Ag. Nikolaos (Saint Nicolas) beach in Vasilikos or any other of the organized beaches around Zante Island.

Agrotouristic Activities

Ride horses in the woods, taste local cuisine, participate in agro-tourism activities or learn how to paint in Ampelostrates, in the mountain village of Kiliomenos.

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Kindly note that Villa Phoenix Apartments & Studios in Limni Keri, Zakynthos is NOT associated in any way with the accommodation know as Villa Phoenix in Laganas or the Phoenix Hotel in Zante town.