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Find your favourite place on Zakynthos with just 3 words!

“I’ll meet you in Zakynthos Town at the location of ‘openly.everything.aspire'” I hear you all asking, where on earth is “openly.everything.aspire” on Zakynthos?! Bear with us and we’ll explain. It’s worth it! These three words “openly.everything.aspire” are actually a designated What3Words location in Solomos Square.  What is What3Words? What3Words, is a …

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Zakynthos 2021, what to expect!

  Zakynthos; A place worth visiting! Situated off the West coast of mainland Greece is the Ionian island of Zakynthos, a beautiful island that’s become a much loved tourist destination not just with Europeans but also with visitors from further afield. With a varied and interesting history, Zakynthos has overcome war, …

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Five Blue Flags approved for beaches on Zakynthos.

Blue Flags won back on Zakynthos The Municipality of Zakynthos tried to get Blue Flags for our island again and succeeded. It has received a positive answer fir the National Crisis Committee for the coasts that had submitted files in order to be approved by the specific program. More Specifically …

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Alykanas… snake enjoys our seas (VIDEO)

As covid-19 has kept our visitors away, our inhabitants are making use of our beaches. This time a Balkan whip snake. Certainly an unusual sight and definitely even more rare capturing one swim on video. These snakes are usually located in our fields but this particular one obviously wanted to …

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Ten photos, ten years

When we were looking at our ten year celebrations, we wanted to post ten great photos contributed by members. Some photos that showed a different side of Zakynthos, that people would just love seeing. This proved extremely hard as there are literally thousands of fantastic images in the group. Finally …

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The Resort of Alykes/Alykanas

Alykes and Alykanas are two resorts situated on the east coast of Zakynthos close to Katastari, around 16km north of Zakynthos Town and around 12km north of Tsilivi. Despite being two resorts they are barely 2km apart, so many people often think of them as one resort. There are regular …

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Lifeguards

The committee to define the nature of the seashore or beaches where bathers flock for a swim, as to being a very busy crowded area, has been formed the Regional Unity of Zakynthos. The committee set a total of 11 beaches that meet the criteria to be classified as crowded, …

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Zakynthos on UK TV – Drain the Ocean

This week, a new TV documentary called Drain the Ocean appeared on UK TV. The new Channel 5 documentary series uses scientific exploration and digital recreation to explore maritime mysteries at various locations across the world. The first episode called “Atlantis, draining the lost city” features a number of locations including Alykes/Alykanas …

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Alykes and Alikanas

Alykes and Alykanas are two resorts situated on the east coast of Zakynthos close to Katastari, around 16km north of Zakynthos Town and around 12km north of Tsilivi. Despite being two resorts they are barely 2km apart, so many people often think of them as one resort. There are regular …

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