Top 5 beaches of the Island of Zakynthos

Navagio beach in Zakynthos

Navagio beach in Zakynthos @Nataša Stuper/Flick

Zakynthos is considered one of the most beautiful Greek islands, mostly because its beaches, which are clean, have clear water of an azure blue color, with hidden coves and cliffs that confront continuously, since the time of the gods, the waters of the Ionian Sea.

A top beach in the Island of Zakynthos is Navagio, one of the most popular beaches in the country, surrounded by high cliffs and accessible only by boat. It is one of the beaches that you can see often on posters that promote the seaside, an iconic image of what beauty means here. Let’s see the top 5 beaches of the Island of Zakynthos.

Laganas beach

The Laganas beach is situated in the southern part of the island, in a 9 km bay, close to the capital and is among the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Here you can find many taverns, bars, hotels and allows practicing various water sports such as diving and windsurfing. It is a very clean beach, here is the place where you can see the Caretta-Caretta sea  turtle. The Laganas Beach belongs to the Marine National Park, being protected by the Greek State.

Laganas beach in Zakynthos

Laganas beach in Zakynthos @Mestalla/Flick

Tsilivi beach

Tsilivi is a very beautiful beach, located at 5 km from Zakynthos, allowing water sports. The location is preferred by young people, there are many bars, clubs, and water sport opportunities like water skiing, para sailing or windsurfing. The beach here is nominated by the blue flag, which means it is a very clean beach with clear water and fine gold sand.

Keri beach

Keri is an exquisite beach in Zakynthos, meaning that tourists can sit by the sea under the many trees that have grown here. Tourists can also rest on beches admiring the breathtaking view or watch the sunrise. The beach is sandy and narrow, but tourists have other leisure opportunities as well such as taverns, cafes, bars and live concerts. There you will find a diving school and also a center where you can rent various boats.

Keri beach in Zakynthos

Keri beach in Zakynthos @heatheronhertravels/Flick

St Nicholaos beaches

The St Nicholaos beaches are very large and have fine sand. There is a diving center. The water is very clean and it has a beautiful landscape with palm trees and coral. Tourists can take a tour with a balloon over the entire land of dreams.

Navagio beach

Navagio is a top beach of Zakynthos and it is also considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The color of water is very special, it is a unique blue found only here. The beach is less crowded, even empty in some places, which gives it a certain mystery. It has no sand but small white stones. The beach is situated in a small bay and is surrounded by limestone cliffs.

Navagio beach in Zakynthos

Navagio beach in Zakynthos @Nataša Stuper/Flick


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