Zante

Zante

Also known as the island of Kakynthos, Zante offers visitors plenty to do while enjoying their holiday. There are many stunning beaches here, including Laganas, Tsilivi and Kalamaki – all ideal for spending time with your family, topping up your tan and swimming in azure waters. Lively beach bars and tavernas are welcoming to guests, and the island boasts delicious cuisine such as Melitzanosalata and Gyros. Zante has recently become a hotspot for lovers of diving, with many enthusiasts joining reef-searching classes that are organised by the many diving schools on the island. Walkers are catered for too with multiple signposted hiking trails on offer, leading the way to quaint villages, ancient monasteries and Medieval towers.  

On the Gourmet Trail. Greece: Moussaka

On the Gourmet Trail. Greece: Moussaka

Want a taste of Greece without leaving the country? Try our easy to follow Moussaka recipe. Ingredients 750g/1lb 10½oz lamb mince 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp dried oregano 1½ tsp dried mint 1 bay leaf 1 cinnamon stick 1 ...

Floral Themed Villas

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5 of the best Greek islands to holiday

5 of the best Greek islands to holiday

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How to Eat Like A Local in Zante

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Top 10 things to do in Zante for Families

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Zante for couples – the insider’s guide to the island

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5 things to see in Zante on a self-catering holiday

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