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Best HomeAway Vacation Rentals On Zakynthos Island, Greece - Updated 2020

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Michelle Jamie
Michelle Jamie

A popular summer resort, Zakynthos is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is a perfect destination for people looking for a lot of fun under the sun. Here, you’ll find a harbor city with many local shops and restaurants and at the center is Solomos Square. Another famous attraction here is the 1980 shipwreck that is in Navagio Beach, which you can reach by boat. The shipwreck rest in a sandy cove that is framed by cliffs, making it a sight to behold. Moreover, this island also boasts of wonderful accommodations that will make your trip memorable. In case you’re still in search of a place to stay during your holiday, choose from our list of the best HomeAway vacation rentals on Zakynthos Island, Greece.

1. A beautiful villa in a gated compound (from USD 190)

homeaway zakynthos | a beautiful villa in a gated compound
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This vacation rental is a beautiful villa in a gated compound that shares a garden and a swimming pool with three other luxury villas. This villa features a spacious open floor plan with a seating area, kitchen, and dining set-up, which opens up to a sunny terrace that overlooks the garden and the pool. It also has two bedrooms that can be perfect for a family or four friends. One of the great things about this property is that it is only a few minutes away from the beach.

4 luxury villas with large shared pool, only 300 metres from the sea.
Kypseli, Zakynthos, GR
4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

2. A breathtaking accommodation near the sea (from USD 338)

A breathtaking accommodation near the sea but far enough to the busy coast, this vacation rental is one you shouldn’t miss when you are in the area. It is tastefully decorated, charming, and well furnished with high-beamed ceilings, French windows, whitewashed walls, and more. It is also complete with dining room, living room, and kitchen. Another great thing about this property is the outdoors that has a spectacular view of the surroundings with numerous trees offering shade to the property while saving it from the sun. You’ll also find a covered patio with al fresco dining, a swimming pool, and a walled garden.

Delightful country villa, private pool, near sea , peaceful Skinaria , Zante.
25 reviews
villa 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Wi-Fi can be useful
You can light the BBQ open the wine
although their 4g worked they dis not use it instead
The pool is generously sized and the table tennis table is
Only downside were the roads
The amenities were great and the staff (pool and cleaners)
(Action cam used a lot) and respite from the (wonderful ) heat for Tracy Highlights:
The pool is superb; big and clean with very relaxing chairs and a lot of privacy
She is friendly and helpful
Zakynthos is a beautiful Island with very nice and friendly people
the owner and the Zakynthos team that looked after us so perfectly
we hired a car through 'economy cars' who were most definitely not economy and not very helpful
bakery garage (crucial for the fuel stops) and some cracking tavernas - especially the one run by Dennis who as well as having the most amazing food has the most amazing repertoire of description...
Take lots of insect repellent
It's a beautiful island well worth exploring
The restaurants nearby were great and food amazing -
There is a selection of well thumbed books plus extras from recent guests plus a wide musical choice for the CD player
where: Kaminaki in Ano Volimes Ex Animo in Askos Beautiful view when dinnering at Xigia Tavern Georgios is a house manager extremely nice and proactive
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3. A detached villa with room for five (from USD 93)

If you’re in search of affordable accommodation for your family or friends, then you’re looking at the right property. It is a two-bedroom detached villa with a large lawn that has a swimming pool, al fresco dining, and a garden. Its bedrooms can accommodate up to five guests with no fret. Also, you’ll have a dining area, kitchen, and a living area to move around and use. One of the greatest things about this place is that it is near the beach, so you’ll surely get that sun-kissed skin you’re aiming for.

Villa Melissa: Large Private Pool, Walk to Beach, Sea Views, A/C, WiFi, Car Not Required
25 reviews
villa 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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it was like home from home
Everything in the villa was just as described
It was a pleasure to see the pool man each morning nothing too much trouble
The pool was the biggest disappointment As reported during the holiday it was covered in wasps during the day and meant that we couldn?t use it at all during the day apart from very early in the...
We stayed for the first time at this villa mid-May (4th time in Kefalonia) and loved every minute we were there Beds very comfy and clean lovely size kitchen/lounge area
We will undoubtedly book again as we love the villa with the pool and its close proximity to the beach
Very helpful friendly pool man and cleaner
As usual Agnitravel gave efficient helpful and friendly service also arranging transfer taxis whose drivers were extremely friendly and helpful
we think agni are very good and all ways book with you
The garden area is beautiful with the pool cleaned regularly and quietly so as not to disturb the guests
The location is excellent for the village just a 5 minute walk to the beach and restaurants
It is in walking distance of bars and restaurants and the beach
The location and scenery is stunning
The location is perfect walking distance to the beach and a huge array of dining options
The Villa is in a good position Handy for the village and its bars and tavernas
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4. A cozy cottage with a swimming pool (from USD 139)

Located in the most peaceful part of Pantokratoras, this cozy cottage with swimming pool will make your vacation one for the books. This vacation rental features two bedrooms that accommodate four persons, a functional kitchen with the essential appliances and cooking wares, a sitting area with lazy boys and television, and a dining set-up perfect for a small group. Aside from having a swimming pool outside, another extraordinary feature of the property is its barbecue area with table and chairs, which may come in handy if you look forward to entertaining guests.

Two Bedroomed Detached Cottage With Private Pool
23 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Everything was spotless and nothing was too much trouble
The bedrooms have great air conditioning with makes them very comfortable to sleep in The kitchen facilities have everything you need
The property is fully equiped with everything you will need
The garden is private and very pleasant and equipped with sun loungers
well equipped kitchen cooker
it is very clean and we'll presented Outside
Dave and Sandra had kindly supplied us with water
Our hosts were so friendly and accommodating
We could not have asked for better hosts than Dave and Sandra who made us feel so welcome and really made the holiday feel special
Sandra & Dave made us feel welcome & treated us as part of the family
When we arrived was met with a great welcome pack & felt that we were made to feel at home
The area is quite but not far from restaurants and bars and other parts of the island are easily accessed by car
close enough to shops bars
it's in a nice peaceful setting
Martha's Cottage is a little haven of paradise
the best being a bottle of wine
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5. Vacation rental with a homey vibe (from USD 177)

This home will make your dream vacation come true. It will give you peace and solitude as it is away from the busy tourist streets but only a few minutes’ drives to the attractions including the beach and the quirky shops at Kalamaki and Argassi. The house is cozy and has a homey vibe. It features a living area with a library, a kitchen, a dining area, and a terrace with table and chairs. Outside, you’ll find the swimming pool and more seating options, perfect for morning coffee and sunset viewing.

Exceptional villa with panoramic sea views. Secluded & convenient Large pool
22 reviews
villa 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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It is off the beaten track set high on the hillside ; watching the sunset from the top terrace was a high point of each day for us
You will definitely need to hire a car to access the villa
so the property might not suit TV addicts
If you want to have total peace and quiet with a stunning sea view you have to book Villa Elia
The villa is spacious very comfortable completely private and just as described
The villa was very clean and extremely well-equipped
Our teenagers made very good use of the pool which was immaculately kept
Quite and away from everything so your children can play (even scream)
The sea views both front and back were really fantastic and we loved the island itself
but it doesn't feel isolated
The gardener & pool man Spiros & his wife Maria are lovely & brought us fresh fruit from their garden & eggs from the chickens
They so generously gave us produce from Maria's garden
so we knew what to expect of the island and the people exceptionally friendly and warm
Bob and Kath were so welcoming and were really helpful and willing to help whenever we needed
The weather was amazing which always helps Debbie met us at the airport & we followed her to the villa in our hire car
It's in a stunning out of the way location
The location of the villa is ideal with it being set on the hillside but only 5 mins away from beaches shops and restaurants
Just off the main hub of Kalamaki but access within minutes to beaches tavernas and shops
(only few touristic attractions to be visited on The island - no really for those interested in geek ancient culture) Thank you for a wonderful holiday
Zakynthos Town is close by too
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6. A modern stone-wall villa (from USD 106)

a modern stone-wall villa
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This holiday home has two bedrooms and can accommodate up to six guests. It has everything you’ll ever need in your vacation and all you have to bring is your suitcase. It has a common room with an open floor kitchen, dining, and seating area. It also has all the modern day conveniences just like the free Wi-Fi, making you connect to your loved ones anywhere in the world. Another great deal about this house is its location that is close to the beach.

Harmony Villas - Close to sandy beach. Free wifi.
Zakynthos, GR
villa 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

7. A plush accommodation within a resort (from USD 116)

Located in a peaceful area that is away from the busy streets and the throngs, this apartment has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to five guests. The apartment is in a resort with many facilities like a garden, swimming pool, al fresco dining, barbecue facility, and more. There are also other room types here that you can choose from and each is perfect for a family. The other two are studio type perfect for a couple with one child, and a family room for a couple with two children. Moreover, the place is near the beach so if you want to spend most of your time swimming and building sand castles, this will be the ideal place for you.

Seaside Family Apartments
12 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
although bar/sun beds etc not open the week
A short walk down a rural lane leads to the beach
She organized a rental car and a free ride to the airport All over
The resort is very quiet and comfortable for both the proximity to the sea (3 minutes walking) and for proximity to town (5-6 minutes walking)
The appartment has enough space and a good kitchen
The apartment was very clean
- don't look any further
Angella is a great host providing information and helping with car hire etc
the owner was extremely friendly and helpful
the owner and the good ghost of Zakinthos
she took us for a quick tour of the area on our first day and gave us a lot of information about the area
well furnished with a lovely big veranda
a short walk away and local shops and restaurants nearby
The Coastline is about 4 minutes awax Supermarkets ( 5 of them ) and a lot of Restaurants are in an area of about 5 - 10 minutes away Many Thanks to Angela
The village has a good choice of tavernas and is only 5-10 minutes walk and there is a fruit shop and general store within a few minutes for warm bread in the morning
There are many great beaches closeby within walking distance as well as supermarkets and restaurants
Angella has a nice place at the better beaches of Zakynthos
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8. A charming house with panoramic view (from USD 166)

A charming one-story bungalow, this vacation rental is in an elevated land with an uninterrupted view of the valley. It is close to the beaches and the city of Zakynthos. You’ll love this house for its many doors that make the living area bright and airy. Those doors also lead up to the large terrace and patio that has sun loungers, al fresco dining, and outdoor furniture. Another great thing about this property is its cozy bedrooms that can sleep five guests. Moreover, it has a roomy seating area, dining set-up, and a functional kitchen.

Akrotiri: House with garden, House with character
9 reviews
villa 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Zakynthos town is 2 minutes by car
well equipped kitchen and sanitary rooms
The house has open floor plan that you see almost the entire island from the living room
The house is very well equipped and you are provided with everything you need for your stay
in a few words: we felt at home instantly It is very quiet with an uninterrupted view over the valley and olive trees fields making it a really amazing place
bright clean tastefully furnished and decorated
The bedrooms are comfortable and the terraces are tremendous for enjoying greek breakfast and dinner
Bilis was really helpful to show us the facilities
the owner is very nice and friendly and communications with her were easy and precise
Unfortunately we could not personally meet the owner with whom we have always been in contact via email
even she came to a bus station to meet us and show the road to the house
Giorgia and Nikos have always been very kind and available during our stay to provide us with all the necessary indications
The house is located at 5 minutes drive from Zante city center
so it is easy to go out and closeby
In my opinion we have rented the best house in Zakintos island (in Acrotiri neighborhood) without knowing the area and the island itself
It's located on hillside of this beautiful island and the best thing
The countryside is just spellbinding in the area
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9. A splendid home with private pool (from USD 183)

Vacation home in Sarakinado in Zakynthos, this two-bedroom villa can accommodate up to six persons in its lovely air-conditioned rooms that feature lovely furnishing and useful closets. The house features an open-plan room that has a cozy seating area, lovely dining set-up, and a fully equipped kitchen. And, when you go outside, you’ll find a garden with a swimming pool, sun loungers, dining setup, a hammock-like chair, and barbecue facilities. The family or your friends will surely enjoy the vacation here.

Villa Rose: Large Private Pool, A/C, WiFi
16 reviews
villa 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It felt like home from home
The villa has a large private pool and built in barbecue Leading from the open plan kitchen/dining room are big doors to the patio furnished with a tables and chairs for some outdoor relaxation ...
great locationThe villa is fantastic
The property also has a nice size pool which we thoroughly enjoyed using to cool off
The cleaning service was great
and we were very comfortable
Great set up well presented good base and really near airport directions good for finding even though we arrived late at night
They accidentally took a towel of ours which they washed and returned to us
Excellent property lovely and clean with a great pool and seating area outside
The maintenance and service were both excellent
the villa has accommodated the needs of allof our family who thoroughly enjoyed the holiday We particularly appreciated the level of service hospitality and attention to detail provided by Agni Tr...
The location is perfect just far enough away to enjoy pure tranquillity but a very short drive away from the nearest town
Very relaxing villa and neighborhood
The location was great a short drive to several local tavernas a no more than 10 minutes to several beaches
We enjoyed the food and fresh items we could pick up at the local market
Villa Rose well located to explore this beautiful island Villa well presented and great communication with the local team
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10. Luxury three-story villa for ten guests (from USD 200)

Located in a small village of Bochali in Zakynthos, this three-story villa is ideal for a large group. It is luxurious, well-maintained, and beautifully furnished. It has an amazing view of the Ionian Sea as well as the mountains. It features 4 bedrooms that can suit up to 10 guests, comfortably. Also, it has a functional kitchen, a lovely living room which is bright and airy because of the many windows, and a dining set-up. Moreover, it has a backyard with a swimming pool, sun loungers, dining set-up, and barbecue facility, which is perfect for entertaining guests.

Villa Filanthi (luxurious Villa With Marvellous View)
2 reviews
villa 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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We were there with extended family and there was plenty of room for all of us to spread out and relax Thanks so much for a lovely holiday :)
The home was very high end
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Beautiful Zakynthos

A picture-perfect Greek Island, Zakynthos is a perfect summer destination for people looking for sand, sun, and tan. In case you haven’t booked a place for your holiday on the island, check out our list of the best HomeAway vacation rentals on Zakynthos Island, Greece.

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