Laganas map, Zante Greece – Detailed map of Laganas Zante – Laganas travel information
welcome to Laganas in Zante island – GREECE
Laganas is situated on the South coast of Zante and is home to the largest and liveliest resort. It is part of a large sweeping bay of mainly flat land, with gentle hills to the West rising eventually to the mountains that line the West coast of the island. The most popular resort of the island owing to the fine sandy beaches and lively nightlife that goes on until dawn. Many properties are surrounded by small fields, orchards and olive groves even quite close to the centre. Laganas has one of the best resort beaches of Zante island. Laganas is around 5km long, fairly narrow with gently shelving sand into warm crystal clear sea. Water sports are restricted as turtles use some parts of the bay for nesting. The area is well known for its wide range of nightclubs and bars emitting a party atmosphere all night long until the early hours. This is not the place to visit if you are looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday as it is most suited for the young and lively who want to dance the night away. Can also be suitable for families who don’t mind some noise from nightclubs and bars.
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welcome to Porto Zoro in Zante island – GREECE
PORTO ZORO is one of the most spectacular beaches on the peninsula and also one of the hardest to find. The main road soon gives out and you have to abandon the car and trek on foot – though you may be able to get a vehicle down a rough track off the main road by following the splendidly marked signpost ‘Beach with Rocks and Flowers’ The beach is simply stunning. A small and perfectly formed crescent of deep sand with a couple of tavernas, a bar and a few rooms to let. A clutch of attractive rocks litter the headland to provide shelter. Recently ‘discovered’ it is a place you will have to share with many others as more sun beds cram the shoreline
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welcome to Tsilivi in Zante island – GREECE
Tsilivi is a very popular resort with families and couples and is now one of the main resorts on the island of Zante. Located on the north east coast of the island, Tsilivi is well known for its lovely beach the proud recipient of the prestigious Blue Flag award. The beach is a long (2km) stretch of soft golden sand which gently shelves into the crystal clear warm water meaning it is safe for children and swimmers of all levels. Watersports are also available at the beach, perfect for the adventurous traveller; why not try something new and exciting? Tsilivi is an attractive resort rich with olive groves, vineyards and other attractive verdant scenery. It has only recently expanded to become a tourist resort and as such still has pleasant surroundings and a traditional Greek feel. Tsilivi has a very friendly atmosphere with a great range of bars, restaurants and clubs to suit everyone’s tastes. Many of the businesses are family run offering exceptionally friendly and helpful service and a chance to experience first hand the famous Greek hospitality.
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welcome to Argasi in Zante island – GREECE
Argasi is the nearest resort to the town of Zante (4 km) and is a constantly developing tourist attraction, built along a nice beach. Argasi is very popular and provides everything a visitor may wish for, including the intense nightlife! There are many bars, restaurants and shops along and around the main road of the area. Starting from Argasi, you may set to explore the nearby mountain of Skopos, reaching an altitude of 758 meters a.s.l. that offers a breath-taking view to the town of Zante and the rest of the island. You will admire many beautiful flowers and colourful butterflies along the way. Argasi is a very popular tourist resort, offering an extensive range of hotels, studios, apartments and bungalows at both busy and more quiet spots. You may choose among several price classes.
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welcome to Alikanas in Zante island – GREECE
Alikanas is near to the neighbouring resort of Alikes and with less than 1 km between the two it is a pleasant and easy flat walk from one resort to the other. Alikanas is nestled amongst olive groves and surrounded by lush green scenery. It is a quiet resort, with a friendly, relaxing atmosphere that becomes livelier in the peak season. The beach is a continuation of Alikes beach and has the same soft sand and clear waters. This year the watersports have relocated from Alykes to Alikanas, so there are now a whole range of watersports to keep visitors to Alikanas occupied, such as pedaloes, bingos, paragliding, banana boat and much more! The resort has many shops, bars, restaurants and tavernas, sure to suit everyone and has in particular a good reputation for having several fine fish restaurants. On the outskirts of Alikanas, is the original village of Alikanas now called old Alikanas. This charming village is near the coast, has retained its traditional Greek feel and has a handful of tavernas and accommodation ideal for those wishing to experience traditional Zante in a quiet and beautiful area
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welcome to Alikes in Zante island – GREECE
Alikes is a small friendly resort in the north east of Zante island. Alikes (meaning salt) was named after the salt lakes which used to be economically important for the town, but nowadays the salt is not gathered and the salt flats are left undisturbed. Alikes is a popular resort with families and couples, many of whom after one visit succumb to the magical spell of the place which ensures they return year after year. Part of the appeal of this resort has to be the amazing beach, one of the best in the north of the island. It is a large beach, both long and wide with soft golden sand which gently shelves and remains shallow for a long way out making it ideal for children to play and swim safely. Alikes is exceptionally friendly, the locals will go out of their way to ensure that visitors have a pleasant and memorable stay and there are numerous bars, shops and restaurants to while away the evening hours. Just a short walk away is the neighbouring resort of Alikanas, many tourists enjoy the walk to this resort and the chance to visit other tavernas and bars.
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