Nestled amidst the pristine azure waters of the Ionian Sea, is a luscious green island often referred to as Zakynthos, Zante or Zacinto. The third largest Greek island on the Ionian Sea, Zakynthos features some of the silkiest and cleanest golden sands and crystal blue waters in the region, that seem to lend the entire city a heavily Photoshopped appearance.
However, the island is all about the pristine glory of the Mother Nature that not only calms the most jaded of souls, but also offers a soothing retreat for individuals craving for solitude. With numerous fun activities to choose from such as taking a swim alongside huge sea turtles at the sandy shores, surfing, snorkeling or scuba diving through the underwater rocks and caves, you will never have to encounter a dull day in the city.
One of the sunniest in the Mediterranean, the heavily contrasting landscapes of Zakynthos offer innumerable options for outdoor activities such as mountain trekking, hiking by the nature trails, navigating through the dense olive and grape orchards or simply soaking in the warmth of the afternoon sun on one of the several beaches.
Driving through the main city areas, you can catch one of the numerous captivating sights of Zakynthos street performers, or let yourself bask in the glory of the warm hospitality of the native inhabitants.