): One certainly cannot overlook Navagio, perhaps the most photographed beach in Greece, if not in the world. Accessed both by boat from various parts of the island or by car till Porto Vromi, where you will see the up-country of the island, the route includes the villages of Macherado, Agios Leontas and Maries, while at the port of Porto Vromi...
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The best option for enjoying your swim without disturbing the nascent sea turtles is the beach of Gerakas. Your step will sink into the thick sand on the beach while its trademark is the rock of clay at the end of the beach. The sea is almost always calm and ideal for dives.
: It might seem funny but the islet has the shape of a sea turtle! Moreover, being a laying environment of the Caretta Caretta turtle, Marathonisi has no reason to “envy” the popular exotic destinations. Blue-green waters and white sand compose the scenery, but due to the lack of natural shade it would be wise to outfit yourself with hats and...
Xigkia is a picturesque cove with a sandy beach and cool clean waters, about 23 km to the northeast of Zakynthos. Although, there is a strong smell of brimstone coming out of the caves next to the beach, swimming here, apart from being enjoyable, is also healing. On the beach you will find a few sunbeds and a taverna.
Pebbles and crystal clear blue-green waters. Compared to other beaches, this beach is a quiet one, yet not recommended for families since its waters are relatively deep. The beach is not organized and has very little natural shade. Before descending the few steps leading to the beach you will find canteens and a taverna for all the necessities.
A wide sandy beach located in Vassilikos approximately 17 km from the town of Zakynthos. Agios Nikolaos is an organized beach; there are umbrellas and sunbeds, water sports and several dining options.
A cliff rises above this sweet beach that Caretta Caretta turtles have chosen for their laying. It is a beautiful and quiet, not organized beach in Vassilikos. Visiting the beach is not allowed after sunset so as not to disturb the turtles that choose this beach for their reproduction.
Is also famous for the laying of Caretta Caretta turtle and is always closed for visitors during the summer.