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Kalamaki Holidays

Zante in the slow lane

The seaside resort of Kalamaki faces an untouched, expansive cove, so it’s a magnet for beach lovers. If you’re lucky, you might catch sight of the Caretta sea turtle here, which is an endangered species known for living in the waters and coves around the island. 
The turtle nesting beaches sit just 150 metres from the charming Old Town, making it a good place to stop off after a day of snorkelling in the Mediterranean waters. This is traditional Greece at its best – authentic tavernas and cutesy souvenir shops, stuffed down spindly alleyways framed with blooms, and lined up along sleepy cobbled squares. 

During the summer months it can get quite busy, but there are plenty of places to seek respite on holidays to Kalamaki. For a proper breather, head out into the countryside in a 4x4 or explore on two wheels. 


Kalamaki has a good selection of bars, but if you’re looking for proper clubs, head for the neighbouring resort of Laganas.
Absolutely. Gorgeous beaches, family friendly restaurants and a waterpark make this a top choice.
The bus network is reliable, taxis are readily available and renting a car is easy – and highly recommended for exploring under your own steam.


Explore Zakynthos Marine Park

Founded back in 1999, this protected area is home to the endangered Caretta-Caretta turtles. The Monachus-Monachus seals can also be found swimming through the waters.

Hit the Water Village

A theme park and waterpark all in one, action-packed Water Village is split into sections; some for adults, some for children and some for both.

Party in Laganas

It’s just over a five-minute drive to Laganas, Zante’s party capital. This neon-lit resort is filled with pubs, clubs and bars for all-night fun.