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Zakynthos hotels bought by Blackstone Real Estate

It has been announced that five hotels in Greece have been purchased by Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe, a division of the American private equity firm Blackstone Group. The deal said to be around 179 million euros, includes two hotels in Zakynthos; Louis Zante Beach Hotel in Laganas and Plagos …

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A family pay tribute

The family of Matthew Jeffery from Somerset, UK, who died due to injuries sustained after an incident in Laganas, have been paying tribute to him. Somerset Live reports that family friends have shared photos with them on behalf of the family, including a tribute describing Matthew as a kind and …

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Laganas victim dies after assault

Earlier in the week we reported that a 35yr old visitor to the island had been injured and taken to hospital in Athens after a serious assault. We are extremely shocked and saddened to learn that the man, from Somerset in the UK, has now passed away. Our thoughts and …

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Museums of Ancient History, Maritime and War 

For a small island, Zakynthos has a wealth of interesting and important museums that aim to highlight and educate visitors with the historical, traditional and environmental sides of the island. There’s something for everyone and whether you’re interested in learning more for educational purposes, or just wanting to delve further …

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The Resort of Laganas

  On the south coast of the island of Zakynthos is the resort of Laganas. Known for its depiction of a sometimes rowdy resort for 18-30’s age group, Laganas tends to lend itself to having a tarnished reputation, but the resort isn’t really that bad. Yes, at night the clubs …

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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’ Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta Caretta)

Situated at the south of the island of Zakynthos is the National Maritime Park of Zakynthos. It runs from Laganas all the way across to Gerakas on the most south eastern tip of the island. It also includes the island of Marathonisi (Turtle Island). The park is home to endangered …

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