To really make the most of your time in Zante, and to find the very best beaches in Zante, and the many hidden treasures, we recommend hiring a car and checking out the beautiful selection of Zante beaches scattered around Zakynthos Island. There is a huge variety in Zakynthos – you’ll find everything from long white sandy bays to jagged rocky fiords. And regardless of how long you stay here, there will always be a new beach to explore!
Zante South Coast beaches
The Southern coastline is dotted with pretty, golden sand beaches that are perfect spots for thoroughly enjoying your summer vacation. This Southern region coastline stretches from the edges of Zante Town, through to the resort of Argassi, up to the village of Vasilikos, and finally to the southern-most tip of the island at Gerekas.
South West Coast beaches
The South West region of Zakynthos Island is one of the most popular places for tourists to stay during their Greek Island holiday in Zante. Within this area are the popular resorts of Laganas and Kalamaki, both bustling during the peak summer months, as well as the quieter resorts of Agios Sostis, Keri, and Porto Koukla.
West Coast beaches
You will find some of the most spectacular Zante scenery in this region, with dramatic contrasts between sea and stone. The western coastline runs from the Zante northern tip of Skinari westward towards the southern region of Marathias. The west coast of Zante, Zakynthos is about 40 kilometers in distance and should definitely be included in your Zakynthos holiday plans, especially if you are keen for a bit of adventure.
East Coast beaches
The region is mainly characterized by golden sand bays with extremely safe swimming. There are a number of sandy bays along the east coast of Zakynthos - from the long sandy beach of Tsilivi, down to the white sands of Alykes. This region offers really fantastic beach holidays.
Far North beaches
No holiday in Zakynthos, Zante, in the Greek Islands, should be complete without exploring the delightful region and Zante beaches in the far North of Zakynthos.
Zante Town beaches
There are a few places to swim around the town, but they are not nearly as well developed as the resort beaches.
The main beach front promenade in Zante Town, which is used by many of the locals during the summer for swimming, can be found along the Krioneri beach front.