Πέμπτη, 10 Μαΐου 2012

Guide To Laganas


Laganas is the most famous and busy resort in Zante and it’s particularly popular to youngsters as well as families. Laganas is located in the southern part of Zakynthos and its home to the largest beach on Zante, with a length of 9 km. Laganas is also known as the place where the endangered Caretta-Caretta turtles lay their eggs, and for that reason Laganas beach is a part of the National Maritime Park of Zakynthos. Laganas resort is quite developed and during the summer it’s Zakynthos hottest spot for overnight clubbing, that’s why it is not recommended to holidaymakers seeking for a relaxing holiday.




Laganas Hotels Studios Apartments & Villas

In Laganas there are many hotels, studios and apartments as well as luxury villas and apartments. Several of them are by the sea and for those who wish to enjoy their summer holidays near nature, there is the choice of Laganas Camping.

Zantehotels4u.com has carefully selected a great variety of exceptional accommodation at affordable prices, taking into consideration your need for pleasant and great value for money accommodation in Zante. In Laganas you can find accommodation varying from 2 stars hotels, 3 and 2 keys studios and apartments. 

Laganas Hotels 

In Laganas there are many hotels, some of which are situated by the sea and offer a wide variety of facilities. 

Laganas Studios &  Laganas Apartments 

In Laganas you can find a wide variety of studios and apartments, many of which offer a swimming pool, at great value for money accommodation

Laganas Villas

Here you can find luxury villas and apartments. 

Laganas Camping

For those who wish to enjoy their summer holidays near nature, there is the choice of Laganas Camping. 

Laganas Beach  

Laganas beach is a huge, sandy beach with crystal clear, warm and shallow waters. It’s the most busy and developed beach in Zante. The beach is organized with umbrellas and sunbeds to rent. Due to the strict measures for the protection of Loggerhead turtles, watersports are not allowed in Laganas beach. Here you can hire a boat and visit Marathonisi, an islet part of Laganas Bay, with deep turquoise waters. Another alternative is to visit Cameo, a private islet that is connected with Laganas via a wooden bridge and it offers organized beach with sunbeds and umbrellas to rent and a beach bar, so that you can enjoy a refreshing drink or snack. 

Laganas Activities 

Laganas offers quite lot activities even for the most demanding ones. On Laganas beach you can try scuba-diving and observe the Loggerhead turtle in its natural habitat or arrange an excursion, with glass bottom boats, to Marathonisi. For the most adventurous ones, you can test your skills on the go-kart track in the main Kalamaki-Laganas road, whereas in Laganas main road you can find mini-golf, bowling and 5x5 football field. Last but not least, for those who are fond of horse riding, there is a choice of riding a horse inside a fenced area or around Laganas area.  

Laganas Activities for Children 

The children can find here playgrounds and fancy waterslides as a part of their fun-packed activities for an enjoyable holiday in Zante.  


Laganas Eating-Out 

In Laganas there are plenty of taverns and restaurants offering Greek traditional as well as international cuisine (Chinese, Italian, Mexican, Indian and English). Most of them are situated on the main Laganas road and some by the shore. Here you can find taverns with live music and Greek traditional dances. For the fast food lovers, Laganas offers a variety of international fast food chains such as Pizza Hut, McDonalds, KFC, Subways etc.


Laganas Shopping

At the main road you can find several gift shops, jewelery shops, leather products and shoes and clothes shops.  Moreover in abundance here are souvenirs and local products such as mantolato and pasteli. Super-markets, mini-markets, groceries shops, bakeries and confectioneries are also available. The shops remain open during the day, allowing everyone to go shopping at their own pace. 


Laganas Nightlife

During the summer Laganas turns into the party zone of Zante. The area is mostly known for its lively nightlife as it offers a great variety of clubs and bars with modern international music, that remain open until early morning hours. Many bars organize theme nights, karaoke, quiz and similar entertainment games. And for a different experience Cameo islet turns into a night club with two separate stages, one with Greek and one with international music. Laganas has it all! 

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Cheap Taxi Transfers to Laganas

Laganas is located 6 km away from Zante Port and 4 km away from Zante Airport. It takes about 15 minutes to visit Laganas by car or taxi from Zante Port and 15 minutes from Zante AirportZante taxi transfer from Zakynthos Airport/port to Laganas book your taxi transfer at Zantetaxi4u.com.

Moving around in Laganas is easy, as the distances are short and the most shops are situated on the main road. For longer distances you can hire a car or motorbike or utilize the local bus, which performs daily shuttles.

Laganas is the main resort of partying in the island, and you can have a great time here at so many places. Zante Holiday Insider gives some great info on nightlife