(Zante) is the southernmost among the Ionian Islands and also the third
biggest. It is a charming island with long, sandy beaches and crystal blue
waters. Aside from the magnificent view, thousands of tourists come to
Zakynthos every year to get the chance to see endangered wildlife up close,
when the Caretta Caretta turtles swim up to Zante's soft sands to lay their
Just like in any part of Greece where tourists converge, one of the usual problems that travelers encounter is where to sleep. Not that there are any shortage of accommodation in Zakynthos, far from it. On the contrary, there are numerous luxurious and comfortable villas, hotels and/or resorts that make the task of choosing quite difficult. To make that process a bit easier, here's a list of hotels in Zakynthos that you could consider staying in when you go have your holiday in the lovely island.
For a truly luxurious holiday, you can book a room at Porto Zante Villas and Spa, a 5-star villa-hotel, and has been voted as Europe's leading villa in 2007. It is likewise a winner of the World Travel Awards. Famous dignitaries and celebrities have lodged here, which should speak something of the hotel's quality. Its decorations include paintings from renowned Greek artists. With a fabulous spa facility, it is a place for those wishing to unwind with style.
Still luxurious but less costly is the Mediterranean Beach Resort Hotel. Just a few steps away from the beach, Med Beach is ideal for those who want to enjoy natural beauty and at the same time experience an elegant accommodation. It is also a five-star resort hotel although it's not as grand as Porto Zante. The services are good although the food may not match the quality of the accommodation.
Andreolas Luxury Suites is located by the clear waters of Tsilivi beach. The ten suites have balconies, all with a splendid view of the beach. The service offered here is outstanding and many who have gone here are bound to come back.
A 3-star hotel in Zakynthos which has earned rave reviews is the Venus Hotel, located along the Kalamaki beach. The hotel has just experienced full renovation recently. The facilities are well-maintained and the staff offers excellent service.
Contessina Hotel, also in Tsilivi, has a green and friendly environment. It is only 80 m from the Tsilivis beach, one of the cleanest and most relaxing beaches in Greece. All the rooms have basic amenities such as bathrooms, telephone, TV and air-conditioning. There is also a pool where adults and children alike can frolic to their hearts' content.
The Alykanas Beach-Apartment Hotel is another luxurious hotel in Zakynthos that boasts of a picturesque view with well-kept landscaped gardens. It has a spacious reception area where one can watch TV, surf the internet or just simply lounge about. The Olympic-sized swimming pool is a few steps from the shore so your view of the beach there is superb. Rooms are also spacious and some have a balcony that gives you a view of the beautiful sandy beaches of Alykanas. To browse all the available accommodations and make a room reservation, go to Zakynthos hotels guide.