Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful islands in the world, with its perfect, crystal-clear waters and overwhelming views. The island has plenty of activities for you and your family or friends to enjoy, including horseback riding, kayaking, diving and much more. Choosing a place to stay in Zakynthos is an important step when you’re planning your holiday. For this reason, we’ve supplied a carefully considered list of some of the best places to stay on this beautiful Greek island.
1. Whimsical treehouse with hot tub and vineyard view (from USD 97)
If you’re looking for an escape from your daily grind, this magical treehouse is definitely your best bet. The treehouse is surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, offering a relaxing retreat away from the crowds of traditional accommodations. It is, however, not too far from local attractions including the beach. Aside from the lush greens surrounding the property, guests can also enjoy the scenic views of the nearby hills.
The treehouse comes with a queen-size bed good for couples. It has a well-equipped kitchen for easy food preparation. The backyard has a grill, perfect for barbecues. The cherry on top is definitely the hot tub on stilts that allows guests to fully appreciate the stunning natural views.
The dreamy Tree HouseZakinthos, GreeceSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the view from the bed the balcony and from the jacuzzi is amazing
Cleanliness:everything was very cleanhighlights:- very clean- the location is excellentthe pictures are just like the real place and everything was absolutely cleanthis tree house is simply amazing it was super clean tastefully decorated and surrounded by a peaceful atmospherethis place is truly magical the treehouse is stunning it’s clean and it’s comfortable
Host:thank you to my favorite hostthe host was so hospitable and thoughtfulnikos is wonderful host with care and smilevery good host welcoming and taking care of usthe host is super kind and will make you leave happy & with a big smileRead more reviews
Location:perfect place to enjoy the island we were here at the time of a heat waveif you want to enjoy a special holiday that is the right place to bookthanks a lot for this perfect place
2. Sterre of the Sea (from USD 50)
Sterre of the Sea is located on the east side of the island, in a quiet and beautiful place in Zakynthos named Akrotiri. The house is situated on top of a hill and offers a spectacular view of the sea. From the window, you can watch the sunrise every morning over the gorgeous aquamarine waters. It’s a peaceful place with a private beach and you will need a car in order to get to the main attractions, but this rental is totally worth it!
Sterre of the sea room 4Akrotiri, Zakynthos, GreeceSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:a lovely neat space with amazing views of that blue blue sea from the tables outsidebut i found the peace quiet natural surrounds and somewhere to swim idealwe were very pleased with our apartment number 4it had everything we needed; a good shower fridge kettle two hob plate and lovely bedding and towels
Cleanliness:it was very clean and had sweet little detailsit was mostly clean not "sparkling"and everything was super cleanthe apartments are simple and clean and have all the basics required for a great stay herea very nice room spacious and very clean
Host:thank you angelo for creating such a lovely haven and being such a wonderful hostthe hosts angelo and his mother were very friendly and always ready to helpangelo was a great host and very helpful with informationangelo was a good honest host always around for anythingangelo and his mom were both great hostsRead more reviews
Location:ideal place to relaxvery relaxing beautiful locationthe location for us was greatgreat bike shop and people running itif like me you look to be away from mass tourism this place is perfect for you
3. Sofos Apartments (from USD 43)
Sofos Apartments are located on the eastern part of the island, just a short 10-minute drive from the airport and a pleasant 5-minute walk from all the action in Tsilivi town.The apartments are very cosy and there are rooms with a view of the sea and the beach. There is a very nice bar with drinks and some snacks and there is always someone around if you have any problems or questions. There is also a beautiful garden with hammocks and lounge chairs to enjoy.
sofos apartments 4Πλάνος, Πελοπόννησος Δυτική Ελλάδα και Ιόνιο, GreeceSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:we had a beautiful room with a view of the sea and the beachthe room was spotless the air conditioning was very efficient and included in the price as was wifithe view is stunning the rooms are clean and each with a nice balconyand then i didn't even mention the beautiful scenery the clean room and the amazing viewwe had an amazing week in zakynthos and sofos apartments
Host:super helpful and thoughtful hostthey are very helpful kind and relaxedno wonder athina is a super host her hospitality was outstandingexcellent value for money and very helpful and lovely hoststogether they make a extremely friendly familyRead more reviews
Location:paradisos taverna on the water's edge is close by and a wonderful place for lunch or dinner
4. Sunrise Rent Rooms (from USD 250)
Sunrise Rent Rooms is located in Amoudi and it offers rooms with a sea view or a mountain view. Free parking and WiFi are also provided. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need and the room has a flatscreen TV and an air conditioner. There’s a private beach right outside the hotel, which offers plenty of sunbeds and the rental of bikes and cars. The airport is situated 12 kilometres (7 miles) from the hotel.
Sunrise Rent Rooms
Parking Room service Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing
5. Katerina studio (from USD 38)
Katerina studio is situated in Tsilivi, right next to the beach. There’s a garden, with plenty of flowers and a playground for kids. The balcony itself has a garden view and the rooms are all air-conditioned. There’s a dining room and you’ll also have a fridge and a microwave. Near this studio, there’s a place with a pool and a snack bar. There’s also a nearby bus station, where buses can be caught to the city of Zakynthos.
6. Villamare Grande (superhost) (from USD 52)
Check-in to this beautiful villa overlooking the Ionian sea. There are two beds (single bed and double bed) and a couch, which can comfortably accommodate up to four guests. The amenities include air-conditioning (perfect for those hot summer days), a big private balcony, a fully-equipped kitchen and modern amenities like a TV and WiFi.
villamare grande (3-4 persons)Zakinthos, Peloponnisos Dytiki Ellada ke Ionio, GreeceSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:wifi is pretty steady as wellthe apartment has a great view to the seathe house has all the amenities to cook a nice breakfast and even dinnerthe apartment has everything you need for a comfortable stay and there is a terrace overlooking the seawe had an amazing stay in dionisis's apartment in makris gialos
Cleanliness:all in all we enjoyed our stay in this clean beautiful apartment overlooking the seagreat location super clean and top hospitality
Host:the hosts were pleasant and very accommodating without ever being intrusiveit was okay and the owners are very helpfulhost response to our needs or concerns thru his parents was almost immediate and efficienthis parents were very nice and friendlyi could not have wished for better hostsRead more reviews
Location:close to beautiful beaches and very peacefully locatedthe location is stunning and steps away from a perfect beachoverall the location was perfectthis is a perfect location outside of the main city and close by the shipwreckvilla mare apartment is located in a wonderful place
7. Villa Eora (superhost) (from USD 64)
This villa can comfortably fits two guests. There’s a private balcony that overlooks the island and sea, so you can enjoy unparalleled views after a day of exploring. The villa has a small kitchen for guests to prepare simple meals. Other amenities include WiFi, TV and air- conditioning. There’s also a wonderful fresh water pool for you to take a dip in on a hot day.
Villa Eora Studio 3Zakinthos, Peloponnisos Dytiki Ellada ke Ionio, Greece
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the room had a great view from the balcony but does overlook a commons areathe view at the verranda was great and the pool was absolutely fantasticthe location the view the pool the nature around us is simply amazinglovely studio and balcony with a stunning view and clean and relaxing pool areaour host was lovely the view was spectacular the room had everything we needed
Cleanliness:clean and tidy room and bathroomthe room was clean and fresh towels and beach towels were suppliedsimple interior but cleanthe rooms were clean and comfortablethe room was clean and the towels were changed every three days
Host:marie and costa were fantastic hoststhe hosts are accommodating and very willing to share their price of heaven with usmaria is a wonderful hosthowever the host was so very kind and hospitable and was readily available for any questionsvery relaxed friendly and welcoming hostsRead more reviews
Location:the location was perfecteverything about the location is breathtakingif you are looking for perfection in a quiet location then it's herewow this airbnb is situated in the most beautiful locationit’s within walking distance to a lot of great restaurants and a little city by the bay
8. Alisaxni Studios (from USD 88)
Alisaxni Studios is situated right on the beach, in Argassi. The owners are extremely nice, hospitable and helpful and they are sure to make you feel at home. This house is close to the shops, restaurants and the bus stop that will take you to Zakynthos. The rooms are spacious and clean. The kitchenette is equipped with everything that you will need and there is a dining area that is perfect for BBQs and dinners by the sea.
Address: Zakynthos Argassi
Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out
9. Zante Yliessa (from USD 32)
Zante Yliessa is located only 6 minutes away from the beach, in Vasilikos and right next to Porto Roma. Some rooms have stunning views of the sea or out on to the garden. There’s also an outdoor pool and a bar where you can relax. All rooms have their own bathroom and there is free parking and WiFi available for those who require it. Near Zante Yliessa, you can also find places to ride horses or go scuba diving. If you’re in need of transport, the hotel provides a car rental service.
Address: Πόρτο Ρώμα
Parking Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms
10. Villa Contessa (from USD 87)
Villa Contessa is situated in Valikinos and has a beautiful view of the sea. From here, it’s only a 5min walk to the beautiful Kaminia Beach. Every studio here has a sea view and the rooms are comfortable and always cleaned every morning.
Address: Main Street
Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing
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Zakynthos is heaven on earth!
This place won’t disappoint any expectations you may already have. Everything here is indeed beautiful and welcoming and you’re sure to enjoy every minute spent here. There’s no doubt about it - Zakynthos is a dream destination, so choose from the high-quality accommodation available on this Greek island and prepare to be overwhelmed.
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