Admiral Hotel - (Accommodation in Argassi)

Louise H          9/10

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Me and my boyfriend stayed here from 03-17 June 2007. We had an room with a double bed and 2 single beds - we were on an end apartment with a pool view. The apartment, although basic, was clean and enough for a bed at night or day!!! It had cooker with 2 rings, microwave, pans, toaster, kettle, cutlery, plates cups glasses dishes, some bowls and fridge with freezer compartment. Cleaners came everyday. Changed bedding/towels if needed. We didnt have an air con unit in our room so I didnt think we could get it. We never tried the admirals entertainment as we ventured out every night so I cant comment on that. The pool is of good size but we never used it as it was usually being used for childrens games. We had no problesm at all with the aparthotel and would stay here again.

Citibank 24hours Cash Machine - (Banks in Zante)

Louise H          10/10

 I used the cash machine at the best supermarket and had no problems. There is now also another cash machine which is situated next to the After cafe totalling 3 cash machines in Argassi.

Beer Academy - (Bars in Argassi)

Louise H          10/10

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 Beer Academy is fantastic! Shows all the sports on the big screens so we watched all the england under 21 games in there whilst we were there. We came in here every night we were out and some of the daytimes too as they have happy hour in the daytime 1 euro a pint! woohoo (for my boyfrend anyway) they had passoa for me  would definately visit this bar again and i would take a spare preston north end shirt too for the ceiling as they didnt have one!!!!!

Thanks Beer Academy
Lou and Lee
PS hello to the little kittys  picture shows little kitty watching the football YAY!

Red Lion - (Bars in Argassi)

Louise H  (June 18, 2007)        7/10

Went in the Red Lion once and the place could do with a bit of work doing on it (modernising or birghtening or something), it was a bit dull and it was roasting at the back were the pool tables are. Not sure they had aircon, they had fans but it was roasting. Met some friends in there who said it was much better a couple of years ago.

Rossis Place - (Bars in Argassi)

Louise H  (June 18, 2007)        10/10

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HELLO ROSSI AND CO

Rossis is great - nice cocktails made by phill - hello phill!  Chuck out that tatty Man U thing on the wall and replace it with a north end one!!!!!
Thanks for putting home and away on for us
 
Will defo be returning! Yammas
 
Lou and Lee
 
 
 
 

Argassi Beach - (Beaches in Zante)

Louise H          4/10

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Unfortunately for Argassi,its downfall is its beach. There isnt one really! Although there is anice bridge in the sea - see pic! If you want a good beach we went to St Nics on the bus from Avalon Bar. Argassi beach isnt too good. Shame really.

Gerakas Beach - (Beaches in Zante)

Louise H          10/10

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Gerakas Beach is gorgeous! There are rules because of the Turtles as it is one of the protected beaches therefore the conservationists are at the top of the hill when you arrive giving you info on the  little turtles  So there are no watersports or anything like that. There are sunbeds. See Pic. The sand is gorgeous, the sea is gorgeous, its beautful and quiet. Ideal for peaceful relaxing. I couldnt spend too much time there as Im not the sort of person who can sit and relax unfortunately but this is were I would go if I was! Stunning!

Navagio Shipwreck Beach - (Beaches in Zante)

Louise H          7/10

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The water looks clear and gorgeous. When you see pictures it looks like white sand but its actually pebbles. Very Pebbly. Shipwreck is intersting. Worth a visit. Lovely cove.

St Nicholas Beach - (Beaches in Zante)

Louise H          10/10

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WOW St Nics beach is fantastic!!!!!

We got the free bus down there from the Avalon Bar though you have to pay for a sunbed to get a ticket back on the bus which is 4 euros. Bus leaves at half 10and comes back at 5. went to argassi for 2 weeks and we visited st nics in our 1st week but it was cold and a bit rainy and so we thought we'd come back the next week. What a fab idea that was. We took money for the watersports too! weather was glorious.
 
We paid 170 euros for 2people  for paragliding, jet skis, ringos, banana, sofa, and fly fish. Absolutely amazing, best day of the holiday. The watersports guys are fab!
 
The sea is clear and stunning and the little fish swim at your feet  they dont bite! The sand is soft and golden.
 
Best day of the holiday on with the watersports lasting throughout the day on the beach! fantastic!
 
 

Doctors Surgery - (Doctors/Chemists in Zante)

Louise H          10/10

Used chemist twice, pharmacist spoke excellent english and knew exactly what I wanted.

 

Jeep Safari - (Zante Excursions)

Louise H          10/10

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We booked the Jeep Safari through Thomas Cook.

Unfortunately it rained the whole day and it was freezing! But still our driver - Alan made it as good as he couldve done! He sped through all the puddles hehehe!
Even though the weather was crap, we still had a good day which shows how even better it must be when the weather is good - we couldnt travel to the top of the mountains because of the low cloud :-(
 
Would recommend this trip! rain or sun youll have a good time!
 
Thanks Alan for making a rainy day in Zante a fantastic one!
 
Lou and Lee

Blue Caves and Shipwreck Cruise - (Zante Excursions)

Louise H          6/10

Booked with Thomas Cook. Although this was a shipwreck and blue caves trip we travelled round the whole island. It was a long day. I just wanted to see the shipwreck and blue caves as the title of the trip describes but unfortunately it wasnt like that.

I think they should concentrate on the shipwreck and blue caves more and maybe take smaller boats through the caves.

Bochali View Point - (Places to Visit in Zante)

Louise H          10/10

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Beautiful views over Zante town and nice cafes. Well worth a visit.

Keri Lighthouse - (Places to Visit in Zante)

Louise H          9/10

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Wandered past the lighthouse without seeing it, went wandering along the cliffs, came back and found the lighthouse!!!!! haha

it was closed and gates around were locked,not sure if it ever opens or not but wouldve liked a closer look as couldnt even get a good photo of lighthouse - covered in trees.
 
nice views from here though and bit down the hill there is keri lighthouse bar with a very scary platform but excellent views!
 
 

Shipwreck Viewing Platform - (Places to Visit in Zante)

Louise H          10/10

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The whole beach looks better on the platform than when you get down there! As the platform view doesnt show that the beach is actually pebbles. Stunning scene from the platform.

Venetian Castle - (Places to Visit in Zante)

Louise H          7/10

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Not much castle left but an interesting visit and stunning views from the top. though clouded over a bit when we got to the top! tut!

Zakynthos Airport - (Places to Visit in Zante)

Louise H          1/10

Unfortunately we have to visit the airport!!!!! Arrivals was fine, but departures is a nightmare. We had to queue in sweltering heat outside to check in for what seemed like hours, come back out again and start queieng for passport control. nightmare! once you get in, its very small, and we were delayed 2 hours (not zante airports fault) but there was no seats, people were sat on floor everywhere. The snack bar is extrememly expensive - 7 euro for a pint! and duty free is no good.

Comon Zakynthos Government - give them the money to sort out the airport!!!!!!!!!

Zante Town - (Places to Visit in Zante)

Louise H          10/10

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Worth a visit. We took the little tourist train form argassi to get there, but its about 10 mins in the car. or you can get a bus if you wanna wait.

Make sure you go either before 2 or after 6 if you want to go shopping, dont forget they have siesta!
 
Alexandra Roma is the main shopping street in zante town. see pic.
 
There are many bars restaurants and its very pretty. Solomon square and st marks square are lovely.
St Dionysus church is worth a visit, the patron saints body is mummified in the church. Every year on the 24th august they take is body and parade him upright thourhg the town.
Every so often they wil unveil his feet in the church (they dont tell the locals they are going to do this or it would be packed) lucky people will get to kiss his feet!!!!! hmmm they believe it will heal any ailments they have. very interesting and the church is stunning - all gold.

Argassi Resort - (Resorts in Zante)

Louise H          9/10

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We got back from Argassi on Sunday after 2 fantastic weeks. We loved it!

We will defo be going back, already been looking for another holiday there in october!
 
The people are so friendly and theres loads of choice of restaurants.
 
Argassi I would say is mainly for Couples and families. It has nightlife but its not too much.
 
One and only downfall to Argassi is the beach, there isnt really one there. Though a nice picturesque bridge sits in the sea. But you can soon travel to a nicer beach. 9/10 marking due to no beach.
 
WE LOVE ARGASSI!!!!!!!
Lou and Lee

24-7 - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H          10/10

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Hello Ilias!!!!!!

Visited 24/7 many times in our 2 week stay in june.
24/7 is first point of call when we go back in october wooooooohoooooooooooooo
yummy kebabs, special 24/7 crepe, good full brekkie.
Ilias is really friendly!!!! even with hardly any sleep!
Used internet here too, good price.
 
Thanks Ilias
See you in october
Lee and Lou

Ethnic - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H          10/10

Visited Ethnic mid June.

I had spring rolls to start and Chicken wrapped in lamb haggis off the spit - absolutely gorgeous!
My boyfriend had garlic chips to start and the mixed grill which was the biggest mixed grill Ive ever seen and he managed to eat it all  though I had a few tastes of the yummy meat!
 
We were overall very impressed with ethnic, food was gorgeous and service was fantastic, the lady who works there is lovely! If you like meat Ethnic is a must!!!!
 
Thank you Ethnic for a fab Meal!
 
Lou and Lee

Three Brothers - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H          1/10

Visited three brothers early June,

Had mixed variety to start, I had swordfish for main and my boyfriend had lobster spaghetti.
 
Was not impressed with food or service, hardly any lobster with the spaghetti. Swordfish was ok but very plain. It took ages for them to take our order and in between courses. And we didnt get new cutlery in between courses either!
 
Would not recommend.
 
 
 

Big Plate - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H  (September 12, 2007)        10/10

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Long time since but visited Big Plate in June.

Went during our holiday and loved it that much we went for our last meal there.
The guys are so friendly and theyre dancing is fantastic!
Recommended to everybody!!!!!!!
Mixed starter was yummy
country lamb, moussaka, devil steak, stuffed steak
 
will be visiting again in October wooooooohoooooooo
 
Thanks Big Plate
Lou and Lee

Castaways - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H  (September 12, 2007)        10/10

Visited castaways back in June.

Simple but scrumptious! and excellent service, staff are extrememyl friendly.
 
Had Melon and Souvlaki pork to start. Beef stifado and moussaka main!
 
The Moussaka was absolutely gorgeous and strongly recommended!
 
Lou and Lee

Courser - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H  (September 12, 2007)        1/10

This was the worst place we ate in argassi, will defo try a different chinese next time.

The service was awful and the food was not impressive.
 
Chicken and mushroom soups, spring rolls and won tons, sweet and sour fish and chicken chop suey.
 
The fish was nowhere near fresh, was grey and old and made us slightly ill!
 
Will not go here again.
 
Lou and Lee

Green Frog - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H          9/10

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Visited Green Froggy back in June. Iwill be biased in this view as Im obsessed with frogs!!!!!

haha
 
no, the food was yummy especially the chicken dishes - chicken garlic and chilli (cant remember exact names) bbq chicken
 
breakfasts are also very good in the green froggy!
 
will be visiting again in october woooooooohooooooooooooo
 
Lou and Lee
 
 

Legends Bar - (Bars in Argassi)

Louise H          10/10

Breakfast is Legend

Lots of brekkie choice and all yummy  olympic breakfast recommended if you can eat that much!
 
will defo be eating breakfast here in October  woooooohoooooooooo only ate breakfast here, never tried any other menu so my review is based on breakfast only.
 
Lee and Lou
 
 

Poseidon (old) - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H  (September 12, 2007)        10/10

Went to poseidon back in June.

Very impressed.
We started with crepes with different cheeses and village sausage in tomato sauce.
 
Main courses we had beef zakynthos - stuffed roll and lamb of 12gods
 
ooh and cant forget the chocolate cake
 
excellent service and yummy food
 
Lou and Lee

Premier - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H  (September 12, 2007)        6/10

Went ot premier whilst on holibobs in June
 
Service was good but wasnt as impressed with the food.
 
Lee had a mixed grill which didnt have much to it and I had meatballs which were ok.
 
Wouldnt go here again.
 
Lee and Lou

Snack Academy - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H          8/10

Yummy

Waffles and crepes recommended.
 
toasties, special burger recommended.
 
Breakfast slightly disappointing but other snacks made up for it. Wouldnt recommend for brekkie but everything else yummy. Nice brews!!!!!
 
Lee and Lou

Symposiom - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H  (September 12, 2007)        9/10

Visited back in June

Excellent service. Beautiful setting on the waterside.
 
To start we had melon and calamari
For main - Chicken in the oven and moussaka
chocolate souffle and baclavas with coconut ice cream (becuase unfortunately they were out of peanut ice cream!!!!)
 
All yummy food!
 
Lou and Lee

Target Bar Taverna - (Restaurants in Argassi)

Louise H          4/10

Was in the target bar back in June.

Unfortunatley we werent too impressed. There was a bbq on so we had that but the only meat there was was 3 pork skewers. So wish wed have gone for the normal menu.
 
The Greek Night wasnt as good as what I had read about.
 
Only  good thing I can say about Target Bar is the location as its got gorgeous views over argassi.
 
Maybe we went on a bad night as the other recent reviews seem good, maybe becuase it was in June, but it wasnt good anyway...
 
Lou and Lee