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Tag Archives: Loggerhead turtles

Turtles visit shipwreck beach!

Normally at this time of year the famous shipwreck at Navagio is greeting boats of tourists from all over the world. This year we have learned that visitors of a different kind have arrived on the beach. Last week on the 8 June, turtle tracks on the beach were spotted …

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Press releases in regards to the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, on turtle harassment, Lagana bay.

Laganas Bay 6/08/2019

ARCHELON asking “What is happening in Lagana bay with the sea turtles?” Press release today, in regards to the National Marine Park of Zakynthos by ARCHELON, WWF and medasset. In a previous press release made by ARCHELON, which has recently published a video showing the harassment our vulnerable sea species …

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Hatchlings on Daphne Beach, Vassilikos start season in Greece.

In a press release by the Marine Park of Zakynthos, it was noted that Zakynthos has led the way for the hatching season to start. Hatchlings from the vulnerable species the Loggerhead sea turtle, known as Caretta Caretta,  have made their first step towards our waters and the marine park …

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Gerakas Beach Prohibition by the National Marine Park of Zakynthos.

In a press release from the Marine Park of Zakynthos, parts of Geraks Beach have become prohibited due to natural forming landslides. The press release states as to why these prohibitions have occured and ask that residents and visitors to the beach respect them. NATURAL CLAY FORMATIONS AT THE NESTING …

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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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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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Diving…. Zakynthos’ Crystal Blue.

As we all know ZAKYNTHOS is famed for clear turquoise waters and is an island that draws visitors from all over the world   Many love swimming in the sea and a few of the beaches are set up for water sports too. Many aren’t aware however that the island is …

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