The Zante Guide
Cool down in the stunning emerald waters that run along the sandy beaches. Explore the famous Navaigo (shipwreck) beach, a hidden cove with bright white beaches.
The beautiful scenery in Zante stuns it’s visitors. North of Zakynthos Town the scenery becomes even stunning, with winding roads that head to Cape Skinari.
A small island with a big reputation for clubbing. The Zante strip in the eastern resort of Laganas includes over 40 bars and clubs, so there’s a place for everyone.
Tribe's Zante Key Facts
The vibe – Youthful party scene
The talking points – Intense nightlife
Currency – Euro €
Airport – Zante
Language – Greek
Famous for – Crystal beaches.
Most famous resident– Richard Blackwood
Zante, or Zakynthos shares the lush Ionian ocean with Corfu, Paxos, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia and Cythera.
Zante is particularly popular amongst nomads and travellers and has so much to offer for such a little island. Whether is the vast mountain villages, beautiful vineyards, or plentiful beaches you are keen to explore, Zante has them all.
Not to mention the capital of Zante, which, equipped with its own harbour, is particularly popular amongst travellers for its infamous party scene. Clubs, bars, beach clubs and secret parties, the island has it all.
Daytime in Zante
During the day Zante has so much to offer, whether it is exploring its abundant beautiful beaches, hiring a quad and seeing its coves and caves, or seeing the native turtle on turtle island (otherwise known as Marathonisi). In short, you won’t find yourself twiddling your thumbs when you’re on the island
But perhaps one of coolest party experience the island has to offer is the White Party, a secret party that is hosted on a secret beach location. If you hadn’t guessed everyone wears white, drinks cocktails and dances on the beach until the sun goes down. The weekly event is equipped with on-flat Djs, temp tattoos, entertainment and a pretty sick atmosphere.
Night in Zante
Those who wish to begin the party early, or simply relax with a cocktail or two, there are plenty of beach clubs to choose from, each with an insta-worthy view to die for. Some of the favourites include Pure beach club, Republic beach club and Cherry bay.
Revellers will know Zante for its rather reputable nightlife and party scene, in particular the Laganas strip. Laced with nightclubs, cocktail bars, beach bars and restaurants it is undeniably where the action takes place.Some of the most popular nightclubs in Zante include the formidable Rescue clus, Cocktails and dreams, Zeros, Sizzle and Wakikis. But if you’re looking for a warm up or just a tamer outing there are plenty of cool bars like Must sports bar, Paradise cocktail bar, Navagio and Driftwood.
Some of Zante’s most sought after things to see include Smuggler’s cove, its outstanding Blue Caves, Marathonisi (a small island not far from the bay)
Seeing the native Caretta turtle in the wild is one of the highlights of a trip to Zante.
Jump on a boat to the beautiful Marathonisi Island (Turtle Island), for the chance to spot turtles in their natural habitat. From the endangered Loggerhead Turtles to the Caretta-Caretta that have been nesting for thousands of years.
If you fancy something more hardcore, head to Total Karnage for Europe’s biggest bar crawl race.
Hotels in Zante
One of the most popular areas to stay when holidaying in Zante is Laganas or Zakynthos town. Both equipped with their own beaches and conveniently situated a short walk or taxi ride away from the bustling nightlife of Zante.
Looking to travel the golden isle and stay in style? Choose from lavish resorts like Majestic, Atlantis or Village Inn, or for value accommodation, Zakynthos and Laganas have great apartments and hotels to cater for all needs like the popular Cactus hotel, Savvas hotel or Prokopis.