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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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Zakynthos’ dive sites in top eight list!

In a recent article about the eight best places to scuba dive in Greece, two dive locations in Zakynthos made the list. Other dive sites on the list included Crete, Santorini and Mykonos. The two Zakynthian dive sites featured were: Marathonisi Marathonisi is described as a must-visit dive destination for …

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Anthony Jagger, a true marathon swimmer, Agios Sostis-Marathonisi

There were many athletes who stood out in the Swimming challenge from Agios Sostis to Marathonisi. However, one “Swimmer” stood out. That person was a 79-year-old former military man Anthony Jagger. Swimming all the way and finished with a huge smile from ear to ear. His presence at the Marathonissi …

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The Resort of Kalamaki

Kalamaki is a resort on the south coast of Zakynthos in Laganas Bay, between Mount Skopos and the main resort of Laganas. Despite being next to Laganas, Kalamaki is very different. A family orientated beach resort, Kalamaki is great for couples and is a quiet resort full of amenities such …

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The Resort of Keri

Situated in the South-West of Zakynthos is the lovely village of Keri. Although the area is set up for tourism the village is one of the few areas that survived damage from past earthquakes and so typical lovely old houses and small alleys still exist, giving visitors a more laid …

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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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