Destination guide

The beachside setting of Zakynthos is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Zakynthos. Well known for its water skiing, golfing and cocktail bars, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Zakynthos

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Zakynthos a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zante Water Village (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • St. Nicholas Beach (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Alykanas Beach (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Arkoudi Beach (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Glyfa Beach (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Thines Beach (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Zakynthos

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Zakynthos

Travellers enjoy Zakynthos for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Zakynthos is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Akrotiri Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Argassi Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Tsilivi Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Kalamaki Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Gaidaros Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Amboula Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Zakynthos

Fly into Zakynthos (ZTH-Zakynthos Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Argostolion (EFL-Kefalonia Island Intl.), which is 31.7 mi (51 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Zakynthos?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,907 holiday rentals around Zakynthos. From 1,018 villas to 301 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Zakynthos is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Zakynthos?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Zakynthos. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shipwreck Beach: 1,775 holiday rentals
  • Kalamaki Beach: 1,278 holiday rentals
  • Zakynthos Port: 1,285 holiday rentals
  • Porto Limnionas Beach: 1,259 holiday rentals
  • Tsilivi Beach: 1,388 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zakynthos listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Zakynthos?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,018 Villas in Zakynthos. Our other popular types of Zakynthos holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 301 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 383 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 50 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zakynthos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,145 holiday homes with pool available in Zakynthos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.