Beware of the ATMs:

Greece ATM Euro Exchange Rates

Ever wondered why there are so many ATMs on Zante these days? It's because the banks have discovered a trick of processing transactions in pounds instead of euros allowing them to use their own exchange rate. The table below shows the comparative cost of obtaining €100 from the most common ATMs you'll find in Greece. The National Bank of Greece was the only ATM that didn't use the trick and not surprisingly gave the best ATM rate.

On Zante you will find National Bank of Greece ATMs at the Express supermarkets in Tsilivi and Laganas as well as in Zante Town.

 Cost of €100Rate per £
Tesco UK Online Rate£80.49€1.2424
National Bank of Greece£81.14€1.2324
Alphabank£82.88€1.2066
Cash exchange in resort£83.33€1.2000
Eurobank£85.10€1.1751
Piraeus Bank£85.41€1.1708
Euronet£86.51€1.1560

Gigapixel Panorama of the view from Bochali:

Top 10 View from Bochali

The highest resolution picture ever taken of Zante Town. Use full screen and zoom right in to get the full effect. Checkout the rooftop pool on the Strada Marina Hotel or marvel at the complexity of the back roads in town. No wonder everybody gets lost when they venture in there. Look harder and you can even see the Kalamaki Water Park in the distance.

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Driving Routes from Zante Airport to All Resorts:

Zante Airport to All Resorts

Save time and money on airport transfers by picking up your hire car at the airport. The videos show the easiest route from the airport to your resort. Use the direct Vimeo link on the bottom right for more options including downloading the video to play on your smartphone or tablet on arrival.

Alykanas 1 Alykanas 2 Argassi Kalamaki

Navigate Zante using Google Maps and GPS without an Internet Connection:

Google Maps and GPS without Internet

This will work on iPhone, iPad & Android mobile devices running an up-to-date version of Google maps. To make a map available for offline viewing just search for your desired location and get it up on your screen so that it only shows the area you want to save & put 'ok maps' into the search box.

Find out more... Link to Zante Map

Gone but not Forgotten:

Review Archive

We've resurrected some of the more popular bars and restaurants that have disappeared over the years so you can revive memories of your old holidays on Zante.

Review Archive

Flights to Zante 2016 Timetable:

Flights to Zante Timetable

We've compiled a timetable of every flight from the UK to Zante in 2016. If you're looking for a flight that this will point you in the right direction and also let you know when to stop looking! It includes all the flights from the following airports:
Birmingham(BHX) Cardiff(CWL) Doncaster Sheffield(DSA) Glasgow(GLA) Gatwick(LGW) Manchester(MAN) Newcastle(NCL)

Flights to Zante Timetable

Popular Beaches:

Tsilivi Beach   (230 Comments)
4.1   
Tsilivi BeachA big sandy beach able to accommodate everyone from the neighbouring resort and more. Lots of tourist facilities on hand.
Kalamaki Beach   (209 Comments)
4.0   
Kalamaki BeachProbably the best place to actually see a turtle. Just wade about in the shallow water and if they are about you will soon spot one.
Laganas Beach   (162 Comments)
Laganas BeachIt's as busy as you'd expect from a Club 18-30 resort, but keep walking and you'll find a long stretch of beach where development has been prevented by the Marine Park.
Alykanas Beach   (150 Comments)
4.2   
Alykanas BeachA big sandy beach which rarely gets crowded despite new tourist developments nearby. Plenty of tourist facilities nearby without feeling overly commercialised.
Argassi Beach   (138 Comments)
Argassi BeachOften criticised, mainly because in many places there is no beach! At least the water is shallow with a sandy bottom making it good for bathing.

Popular Places to Visit:

Zakynthos Airport - Kalamaki   (294 Comments)
Water Village - Tsilivi   (99 Comments)
4.1   
Zante Town   (55 Comments)
Keri Lighthouse   (26 Comments)

Popular Holiday Resorts:

Laganas Resort   (870 Comments)
Kalamaki Resort   (423 Comments)
4.1   
Tsilivi Resort   (352 Comments)
Argassi Resort   (276 Comments)
Alykanas Resort   (168 Comments)

Popular Excursions:

Levante Speedboat Trip   (490 Comments)
4.7   
Levante Speedboat TripLevante speedboat excursion is a half day, high speed cruise visiting the most famous tourist attractions on Zakynthos. The boat departs daily from Tsilivi harbour at 8:30 am and carries up to 24 passengers.
Jeep Safari   (306 Comments)
4.0   
Day trip to Kefalonia   (94 Comments)
Island Tour by coach   (90 Comments)

Best Time to Visit:

September   (196 Comments)
May   (178 Comments)
October   (148 Comments)
June   (122 Comments)
July   (91 Comments)
August   (72 Comments)