What's the Weather Like in Zante in June
The Zante summer season begins in earnest in June of families with children out of school and students on holiday arrive. The village streets begin to fill with shoppers and sightseers and the nightlife, in the restaurants, bars, and clubs, comes alive. The beaches begin to swell with visitors, but out of the way destinations remain uncrowded. The weather reflects what is expected of a Greek island: warm temperatures from sunny days; yet not too hot, and slightly cooler, comfortable evenings. The seas have warmed and are ideal for swimming and boating.
Temperature and Humidity
Zante June weather in brings improving temperatures from the previous month. The average temperatures are 23º C (73ºF) with an average high of 28º C (82ºF) and average low of 18ºC (64ºF). The June 1st record temperatures were 30ºC (86ºF) and low of 11.6ºC (53ºF). The dew point, a better measure of comfort per person, feels like, on average, 18ºC (61ºF), considered comfortable and not yet humid. The relative humidity begins to decrease with a high of 90% and a low of 42% .
Average Sunshine Hours
June begins the summer Mediterranean weather pattern with an average of 12 hours of sunshine hours but approximately 17 hours of visible light.
Rain and Wind
There are only four days of rainfall for a total of 3 inches. The June wind speed averages 5 mph a very light breeze, with most days reporting no wind at all, although when they do, a northerly pattern prevails.
Average Sea Temperature
The June average sea temperature is warming dramatically at 22º C (72ºF), making swimming an ideal option.
The month of June fulfills all the romantic notions of a summer in the Ionian Sea romantic weddings, beach excursions, swimming and boating, fine dining, raucous nightlife and plenty more.
Zante Hotels in June
The Arkadia Hotel in Kypseli is a beautiful hotel in a peaceful, village setting. The front has a view of the sea and olive groves. Angelos and Maria and their two daughters are the owners who provide large accommodations that are ideal for couples or large families, priced per room and not per person. Due to its slightly remote location, travelling by car is advisable.
The cozy Harmony Villas in Mouzaki, located near Laganas, is new and well equipped, with elegant and sophisticated furnishings. The rooms are large, offering big kitchens and spacious bathrooms. There's a local supermarket nearby and transport from the airport can easily be arranged.
The Anastasia Beach Hotel in Bouka Laganas, Laganas, is family run on the beach in a quiet area, but isn't too far from the bars and restaurants of the main strip. In addition to the spacious and comfortable rooms, there's a peaceful inner courtyard and relaxing poolside area. The hotel's breakfast comes highly recommended.
Zante Beach for June
The main beach at Tsilivi is one of the most popular destinations, due to its proximity to the major resorts. The beach favours mostly British and Italian visitors, with a range of amenities that make it ideal for a day's bathing. Rent a boat or jet sky from one of the many water sport centres. Restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and shops, suitable for all budgets, are located nearby.
Located 3 miles south of Zakynthos town, is the popular beach at Argassi. There are many resorts and accommodations nearby and taverns, restaurants, and shops are plentiful. It is also a sandy beach that is family friendly and offers plenty of sun beds, umbrellas, along with boat and jet ski rentals.
Bars and Restaurants
If you're looking for a delicious and simple meal in Laganas then check out the Sizzlebang Grill. Gyros is the main fixture of the menu here and can be customised to your taste and liking; the pizza is also worth a try. If you're craving the creature comforts of home then you can have one of the English breakfasts washed down with a cup of tea.
For evening entertainment, try the Drunk Corner Bar in Zakynthos. This friendly and fun establishment serves a range of beers, both local and imported, along with a selection of malt whiskeys and bourbon. Sport lovers will be satisfied by the bar's coverage of all the major sporting events, and children will be entertained by the game consoles.
The Essence Restaurant in Kalamaki is a family owned establishment with a pleasant atmosphere and is often rated as one of the best restaurants in the area. The ingredients and wine are locally provided and dishes include beef cheeks, pork belly, chicken Waldorf, calamari, stuffed tomatoes, and lamb chops.
Head to Chillbox in Laganas if you're looking to satisfy your sweet tooth. Frozen yoghurt is the real speciality at this favoured desserts parlour but there's also a variety of crepes, waffles, milkshakes and ice creams on offer, which will please all palates.
Things to do in Zante in June
Every bride dreams of a June wedding, so why not push the boat out and have it on an a Greek Isle? Cameo Island, in the Agios Sostis port, near the Laganas resort, is a popular beach wedding destination, owing to its secluded white pebble beach. The wedding scene displays billowing white curtains floating in the sky, making for an unforgettable experience.
Located in the Tsilivi family resort, Fantasy Mini Golf promises an afternoon of fun for the whole family. The beautiful and professionally designed courses include landscaped gardens, ponds, rivers, waterfalls, fountains and even an erupting volcano. The courses vary in levels of difficulty, making the facility suitable for people of all abilities and aptitudes.
Leave from the port of Zakynthos Town on the cruise boat Delefini for a tour around the island of Zante. Travel along the beaches of Tsilivi, St Nicholas with a stop at the Blue Caves, then onto the Shipwreck at Navagio where you will enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. The tour continues to the fishing village of Porto Vromi before proceeding to the Dolphin caves where the boat enters the cavern.
After swimming in the caves of Keri and Oasi beach, continue to the bay of Laganas to view the Caretta-Caretta sea turtle before arriving at Mavratzi beach. The tour concludes with passing the coasts of Port Zora, Banana, Porto Roma, and Agrassi beaches on the way back to the harbor. The tour guides will pick you up from your hotel.