Lagana Beach at Laganas

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The area of Laganas is the most famous place on the island. Sandy beach with a length of about 9 km, is one of the longest beaches in Greece. On the beach there are many bars, restaurants and taverns.

Laganas beach and the hole area of Laganas bay is one of the most important shelters for the endangered species of Caretta-caretta in Greece. The greatest number of the sea turtles Careta-Careta gathers, every summer, in the island of Zakynthos to lay their eggs in the busiest bay of Laganas. This is the most important reproductive place of Careta-Careta in the Mediterranean.

Laganas bay has the longest beaches in Greece (5km long) than any other place in the Mediterranean. 1600 nests are created in six beaches of Laganas. Due to the danger of extinction of Careta-Careta, the bay is under strict regulations and it is protected with international agreements and laws.

In the beaches of incubation there are numerous signs, which inform the visitors about the protective measures of the egg laying of Careta-Careta.

The period of egg laying is in the summer months, where female turtles going out on the beach at night and by digging in the sand they "hide" their eggs in a depth of half a meter, creating nests.

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Zakynthou Harbor

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Port

Harbor Zakýnthou is artificial, with trapezium-like shape and dimensions of 850×500 m. Its entrance is open to the SSA, has a width of 190 m, and depths along the entrance axis of about 7 m.

Bavaria 40 Cruiser Economy

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Sailing Yacht for Charter

  • Berths 7
  • Built 2008
  • Length 40.00 ft

Zakynthos Marina

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Marina

Zakynthos Marina is situated immediately south of the Zakynthos main harbour. Its entrance faces SE, has a width of about 40 m and depths of 4.

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Saint Dionysius Church

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Church

This church of Saint Dionysius is the biggest in the city and it is dedicated to the protector of the island. It was built in 1948 and it resisted the earthquake in 1953.

Keri Bay

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Anchorage

Excess 11 Prestige

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Catamaran for Charter

  • Berths 10
  • Built 2021
  • Length 37.00 ft

Laganas

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Town

Laganas is the biggest resort on Zakynthos for nightlife and clubbing. The bars and clubs play various kinds of music from trance and dance music to RnB and hip-hop.

Lithakia Small Port

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Small Harbor

Agias Triadas Small Port

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Small Harbor

The Kryoneri Beach is located near the town of Zakynthos. It is a beach covered with small stones, the waters are calm and safe for children.

Argasi Beach

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Beach

Sandy beach ideal for families with children. It is a narrow beach about 1 km in length.

Agios Sostis beach is a small but well-organized beach. It is in a short distance from the beach of Laganas.

Tsilivi Beach at Planos

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Beach

The beach at Tsilivi is a long sandy beach with safe shallow waters. It is organized with water sports.

The small beach Sekania is a member of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, which protects the sea turtle Caretta-Caretta and wildlife throughout the region. More than half of the eggs that are born on the island, can be found in this beach.

Porto Zoro is a beautiful unspoilt and quiet sandy beach. She is known for big rocks in the sea are adding a different setting in the landscape.

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Porto Koukla is an unspoilt beach, perfect for anyone seeking a relaxing and tranquil atmosphere. Its name means doll in Greek and it is used to imply that someone /something is beautiful.

Marathonissi is a small uninhabited island in the bay of Laganas. It is also known as Turtle Island.

Marathias Beach

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Beach

The Marathias beach is located near Keri. Although there is no beach bars or restaurants is a wonderful small pebbly beach with clear water.

It is a small beach with many bars, cafes and restaurants and, also, a diving school. Nearby there are the famous Blue Caves and Marathonisi which has beautiful beaches and clear waters.

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The beach is located between Kaminia Argassi and Vassilikos. It is a sandy beach without crowds, tavernas, sunbeds and umbrellas.

Kalamaki Beach

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Beach

Kalamaki beach is a long sandy beach of Laganas bay. The beach at Kalamaki has a very fine sand and crystal-clear waters.

Dafni beach is located south of Zakynthos in Vassilikos area. The beaches of this region belong to the Marine Park of Zakynthos.

Mpouka Beach at Planos

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Beach

The beach Bouka is a small sandy beach with clear water. Quiet, no crowds and plenty of free space.

Sandy beach ideal choice for those who want to enjoy a quiet swim. It is the continuation of the Banana Beach.

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Diving Center Turtle Beach

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Diving Center

Eurodivers Zakynthos

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Diving Center

Zante Blue Reef

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Diving Center

Zante Blue Reef guarantees a high level service in various diving activities, especially in terms of facilities offered and operation standards. Safety is our major criteria in organizing dives and all standards concerning safety rules are strictly applied, so as to offer a professional service that is enjoyable and fun as possible.

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Zante Diving Center

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Diving Center

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