There is a diverse range of accommodation found on this beautiful Greek island, from luxury spa hotels to budget self-catering apartments. A majority of hotels and accommodation can be found in the resorts of Kalamaki, Tsilivi and Laganas, which all boast a vibrant nightlife. However, if you want somewhere secluded and romantic why not stay in Xirokastello or the historic Zakynthos town.
The three-star Mirabelle Hotel is situated in a quiet and secluded area of Argassi village. The hotel's location is only 100 metres away from Argassi Beach and is only a short bus ride away from Zante Town. However, if you would rather stay in the more lively resort of Laganas you could always stay at the three-star Plaza Hotel & Apartments. This place is very popular with partygoers and young guests. Some of the facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and regular evening entertainment such as karaoke and quiz nights.
The Alba Hotel is located near the centre of Zante Town and is ideally located very close to popular tourist attractions such as Saint Markos Square and the Church of Saint Dionisios. There are many restaurants and bars located in the area, but if you would rather stay in the hotel they offer a delicious breakfast upon request.
If you would rather stay in Laganas why not stay at the two-star Savvas Hotel. This simple yet comfortable hotel is ideal for those who want to party the night away. Some of the facilities on site feature a large outdoor swimming pool with a sun terrace and snack bar. The main strip in Laganas is also only 200 metres away so you don't have to worry about getting a taxi.
The family-owned Antonio Studios are located in the area of Alykanas and are found just a 10-minute walk away from the nearest beach. If you wish to cater for yourself each room comes with a kitchenette and a balcony or terrace overlooking the beautiful gardens.
On the other hand the Keri Studios are set in a lush green area filled with olive and pine trees. Each room comes with a fully equipped kitchenette or you can request a ready made packed lunch if you are heading out for the day. The complex also offers a playground for children and a barbeque is even available for guests to use.
If you are thinking of staying in Tsilivi you may want to look into the Zante View Studios. These self-catering apartments are air-conditioned and include fully equipped kitchenettes. The studios are only 900 metres away from Tsilivi Beach and there's an outdoor swimming pool and playground on site.
Hotel Captains/Commodore Complex is a three-star complex found in Argassi which is open during the summer months from May to October. Some of the facilities include a 7-day entertainment programme for children, an outdoor swimming pool and a large buffet style restaurant. Another place to try in Argassi is the four-star Hotel Diana Palace, which can be found just 400 metres away from the main beach. There are two pools here including a children's swimming pool and even a mini golf course.
In Tsilivi you will find the luxurious Hotel Filoxenia. This modern complex offers a buffet restaurant, two outdoor swimming pools and an inviting sun terrace. However, if you would rather stay in the popular resort of Laganas why not stay at the recently renovated
Hotel Best Western Zante Park. Facilities include a large outdoor swimming pool, a gym, table tennis and snooker.
On the Beach
The Iakinthos Resort is located by Tsilivi Beach and boasts an outdoor swimming pool and a romantic restaurant overlooking the ocean. The beach is just on your doorstep and there are many water sport activities to take part in, including jet skiing and banana boats.
Tsilivi Beach Hotel offers a number of exclusive suites and rooms that are located right on the sandy shores of Tsilivi Beach. Dive into one of the two inviting outdoor pools or relax in the Jacuzzi.
Only 20 metres from Tsilivi Beach you will find the family-run Anetis Hotel. This lovely place offers a large garden area, a beachfront restaurant and a sun terrace. Or if you would rather stay in Laganas why not try the three-star Plaza Hotel & Apartments, which is located within 100 metres from the beach and only 500 metres from the centre of town. However, if you feel like spending the day at the hotel there's also an outdoor pool and a hot tub to choose from.
The Exensian Villas & Suites are located in the atmospheric area of Marathias. If you choose to rent out a villa or suite for the duration of you stay you will be able to have your very own private swimming pool. On the other hand Louis Zante Beach Hotel is located right next to Laganas Beach. There are many activities to take part in here including swimming, tennis, volleyball, table tennis and even water polo.
The Bitzaro Grande Hotel is located in Kalamaki and is found only 400 metres away from the nearest beach. Facilities include two swimming pools, a whirlpool and a gym. Another place to try at in Kalamaki is the four-star Meandros Boutique Hotel. This place boasts spacious studios and apartments with views overlooking the outdoor pool and the stunning gardens down below. Guests can relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi or spend the day sunbathing by the pool and sipping on cocktails from the bar.
With a Spa
The Bay Hotel & Suites offer five-star accommodation in the village of Vassilikos, which is just over eight miles away from Zante Town. There's a lot to do here such as a gym, two tennis courts, beach volleyball and even basketball. However, if you just want to unwind and relax head to the spa area and choose from a Jacuzzi, sauna or a massage.
If you would rather stay in Laganas why not try the Majestic Hotel & Spa, located in the center of the resort. Choose from a variety of body treatments, facials or manicures here. There's also the option of heading to the hydrotherapy area where you can take your pick from a sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath and a swimming pool.
The Louros Beach Hotel & Spa is the perfect choice for those who want a relaxing stay in Kalamaki. During your stay you will be able to indulge in a whirlpool, steam bath, sauna or choose from a variety of massage treatments.
The Aqua Bay Hotel is a brand new hotel complex that opened in early 2013. This five-star modern hotel offers clean and comfortable accommodation and includes many facilities such as a children's swimming pool and an animation team to keep the kids entertained. Whilst in Alykanas you will find Danny's & Kali Pigi Hotel. This large complex offers an outdoor swimming pool, a children's pool, a sun terrace and a delicious poolside snack bar.
Zante Star Apartments are located in the popular resort of Tsilivi and offer a range of facilities including a sun-terrace with loungers, a swimming pool and a poolside bar. You won't have to worry about the kids getting bored, as on certain nights of the week there's traditional Greek dancing and karaoke nights.
If you're looking for accommodation in Kalamaki you may want to stay at the Bitzaro Grande Hotel. This sophisticated and classy hotel offers a pool table, table tennis, a swimming pool, tennis, a Jacuzzi and even a gym if you want to keep active. The nearest beach is also only 100 metres away and all sun beds and parasols are free of charge at the hotel.
The Kymothoe Elite is a luxurious and exclusive retreat found in Akrotiri. This eco-friendly hotel was inaugurated in 2011 and has now become one of the most romantic spots on the island. Make sure to book a room overlooking the Ionian Sea with its very own Jacuzzi to make your holiday even more special!
Another option to look into is the Erietta Luxury Apartments, also located on top of a hill in Akrotiri. Enjoy panoramic views over the ocean whilst sipping on a cocktail or treat yourself to a hydro massage.
You will find the Paliokaliva Village complex amidst stretches of olive groves in Paliokaliva village. This four-star holiday village boasts a number of facilities including an outdoor swimming pool and an atmospheric poolside bar. Or if this place doesn't take your fancy why not try the family-run Villa Levante in the picturesque area of Xirokastello. This unique position creates beautiful and stunning views over the surrounding hillside and Kaminia Beach.
If you want somewhere that looks typically Mediterranean but with a modern twist why not stay at Villa Contessa in Xirokastello. This area is part of the National Marine Park which offers an important nesting area for the endangered Loggerhead sea turtle.
B&Bs and Boutique
If you're looking for somewhere in Tsilivi which is cheap and affordable you must stay at the two-star Al Mare Beach Hotel. Located on the golden sandy beach of Tsilivi, this modern hotel offers air-conditioned rooms and a large outdoor swimming pool complete with sun beds and parasols. However, if you want somewhere with a bit more character you may like to stay at Olive Grove Estate "Eleas Gi" in the village of Planos. Surrounded by olive groves and lemon trees this beautiful estate is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway.
In the popular resort of Kalamaki you will find the Garden Village Apartments. These self-catering apartments are located just ten-minutes away from the beach and offer an inviting outdoor swimming pool. On the other hand Pansion Limni is set right on the beach by Keri Lake. It consists of seven studios and one apartment. Every studio comes with a fully equipped kitchenette and can accommodate up to five people.
Near the Airport
The main airport in Zante is Zakynthos International Airport. There are a number of hotels found within close proximity to here which can usually be found in the resort of Kalamaki.
Nestled amongst flourishing gardens you will find the Kalamaki Beach Hotel. This four-star hotel is located just a short drive away from Zakynthos International Airport and offers a wide range of sporting facilities such as tennis, volleyball and swimming. Cronulla Hotel is a family-run establishment found in Kalamaki. They offer a large outdoor swimming pool and a delicious bar and restaurant.
The four-star Meandros Boutique Hotel is another popular hotel worth looking into which is found only a short drive away from the airport. This Mediterranean themed hotel offers activities such as table tennis, a gym and a swimming pool. There's also live evening entertainment including Greek & barbecue nights and occasional quizzes.
Another place to try are the Athina Apartments. This family-run complex is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and is set back in a secluded location. There is not a swimming pool at this hotel but guests have free entrance to swimming pool found 30 metres down the road at Vanessa hotel.
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