Zakynthos is a port city. It is located on the island of Zakynthos. This island is one of the southernmost Ionian islands. It is located near the western coast of the Peloponnese.
Zakynthos can delight you with beautiful landscapes, a convenient airport, and excellent swimming beaches. Therefore, this island is extremely popular for sailing holidays.
Sailing trip on Zakynthos
On a sailing yacht, you can sail to any beach. It is also possible to create your program without any time or place restrictions. During your sailing trip, you will find secluded coves, caves, islands, and well-hidden beaches, the turquoise waters of the island. Some locations can only be reached by yacht.
See the famous Navajo Bay shipwreck site. One of the best beaches in the world is located here. You and your loved ones will like it. Especially if you are traveling on a yacht with children.
We recommend visiting the Blue Caves and Turtle Islands, where the rare Caretta turtles lay their eggs on the beach.
You can also combine sailing holidays with lessons and learn how to sail a yacht. The Ionian Rally is held on the island for one week in early August. On May 21st, the Strait Crossing Race is held by the Union of the Ionian Islands.
The main ports on the island are Zakynthos, Keri, Skinari, and Agios Nikolaos. Refueling is only possible in Zakynthos and Agios Nikolaos.
There is an area protected by the National Marine Park. It includes Laganas Bay. Mooring is prohibited here. The southwestern part of the island is not suitable for a mooring due to winds and rocky shores.