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20 Best Things to Do in Zakynthos, Greece In 2024

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When visiting Greece we always recommend that people visit the island of Zakynthos, Greece, a hidden gem in the Ionian Sea. Most people are unaware but it is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture, and upon first glance, you can see why. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the top attractions and activities that make Zakynthos a must-visit destination in the Greek Islands. From the iconic Shipwreck Beach, accessible only by boat, to the mesmerizing Blue Caves, ideal for snorkeling and exploring marine life, Zakynthos offers a lot of unforgettable experiences.

Venture into the heart of Zakynthos island to experience traditional villages, savor authentic Greek cuisine, and witness the endangered Caretta-caretta turtles in their natural habitat. Whether you’re an adventure seeker, a history enthusiast, or simply looking to relax on pristine beaches, Zakynthos promises a holiday filled with diverse and enriching experiences.

Things to do in Zakynthos Greece

Zakynthos is known as a “party destination” and the party-packed holidays are awesome but on the other hand, the island has so much to offer other than partying all day and all night. Where do you go when searching for fun in the sun, beautiful beaches, and cocktails by the pool? The island of Zakynthos of course.

Zakynthos holidays are fast becoming a great alternative to the likes of Santorini or Crete. There are many things to do in Zakynthos, and I wanted to share other reasons to visit my island this year!

1. Blue Caves – Amazing scenery.

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Blue Caves: This is a must, The Blue Caves are just one of the many sights you’ll explore.

One of the best things to do in Zakynthos is to visit the Blue Caves. These natural arches have been carved out by erosion, and are famous for the vivid color of blue water in its deepest hollows. The deep blue azure color is best viewed in the morning by boat or you can get out and go snorkeling.

You can hire a small private boat or take a tour of the many famous sites along the coast where you have the option to go scuba diving and snorkeling. Avid scuba divers will love diving through one of 400 caves around the island but they are also popular for snorkeling, swimming and sightseeing on a boat tour.

Your holiday on the island most certainly should include at least one trip on the water to explore the beauty of Zante.

*Note: – cruises around the island last around 9-10 hours, so you be prepared for a…

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