Porto Zante VillasZakynthos / Greece
Porto Zante is a an award winning boutique resort of eight luxury villas. Located on a private beach on a secluded bay on the island of Zakynthos, the resort boasts stunning views and luxurious amenities. Guests at Porto Zante can enjoy the ultimate privacy coupled with first class service plus an array of unique experiences for both families and couples.
What to love
- Stunning views of the azure blue Ionian Sea, the nearby island of Kefalonia and imposing Kyllini Castle in the Peloponnese.
- World-class beachfront villas, lavishly graced with designer furniture, Greek art and exclusive amenities.
- A fabulous Waterfront Spa featuring over 20 therapies from around the world and signature therapies inspired by Greek nature and the power of aromatherapy
- Guests can choose to be completely self contained using the in-villa dining service or dine in the restaurant with its extensive Greek and Mediterranean menu.
What to know
- Porto Zante Resort & Spa is an award winning resort and member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
- The resort offers a range of private excursions by speedboat or motor yacht around Zakynthos including Shipwreck Beach and to neighbouring islands and the Peloponnese.
- Porto Zante Resort & Spa is great for families with tailor-made children’s entertainment programmes and activities.
- Each villa has at least one private heated outdoor pool. Porto Zante has its own private sandy beach equipped with sun loungers.
Located on the magical island of Zakynthos, west of Greece’s mainland, and only minutes away from the world famous Shipwreck, Porto Zante is a unique private resort set on the beachfront that during its 14 year history has been the choice of famous clientele, including political and business leaders and artists.
A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Porto Zante boasts a stunning collection of one to four bedroom deluxe villas and residences decorated and furnished with selected pieces of Armani Casa and paintings of prominent Greek artists, marble bathrooms and hightech amenities including Bang & Olufsen entertainment systems, iMacs and Sony Playstations. All of the villas also have at least one private heated pool and most have their own private section on the resort’s private sandy beach.
Guests can choose to be completely self contained using the in-villa dining service or choose to dine in the restaurant with its extensive Greek and Mediterranean menu. There is a full concierge and maid service 24 hours a day and guests can have their own butler.
Families are warmly welcomed at Porto Zante and young guests can enjoy a kids’ entertainment service that includes supervised fun activities and decorated luxury villa guest rooms and specially created dining menus. Guests also have a wide choice of watersports and land based activities including a gym, cycling, horse riding and tennis.
Guests seeking a more pampering indulgence and choose from a selection of over 20 signature Spa treatments that can be given either at the resort's award winning Waterfront Spa or in the peace of your own villa.
Located just minutes from Zakynthos town and the world famous Shipwreck beach, Porto Zante is also well placed for visiting many of the natural and cultural attractions in the region and the resort offers a wide range of private excursion options.
When to travel
Zakynthos has a warm and sunny climate for the majority of the year with the risk of the odd shower of rain and some cooler periods in the winter months. From April/May onwards the weather settles but it can sometimes be cool in the evenings. From May onwards the weather generally settles into a pattern of long hot sunny days and balmy evenings especially in July and August when it can be very hot. Rain is unlikely but it can happen from time to time. May and October are particularly pleasurable months to visit.
Porto Zante is situated in front of a private sandy beach and boasts exceptional panoramic views of the nearby island of Kefalonia, the Peloponnese peninsula and the crystal blue waters of the Ionian Sea. Τhis luxurious resort is located in the area of Tragaki just seven kilometres from Zakynthos town and harbour. The nearest village, Tsilivi with a selection of shops and restaurants is only a kilometre away from the resort (approx. 10-15 minutes walk).
The resort is 10 minutes drive from the airport and complimentary transfers are provided.
Families are warmly welcomed at Porto Zante Villas & Spa. Children will love the private sandy beach which is perfect for young children and includes various beach and pool toys. Young guests can also enjoy non-motorised watersports such as sea cycling and canoeing.
There is a wide choice of villas sleeping from four to 14 guests which are perfect for families and family groups.
Kids’ Corner and Kids Services: Whilst the resort does not have a dedicated children’s club, there is a Kids’ Corner (children’s playground) and the experienced entertainment staff do provide a tailor-made entertainment programme for children from three years upwards, which includes activities such as trips to the local village and waterpark , pony riding on a farm, mini golf and cycling. Parents can book this service on arrival. Families will also be treated to surprise gifts and specially decorated rooms in the villas.
Children’s Meals: The resort’s chef has created a dedicated children’s menu and high chairs are available in the restaurant.
Babysitting & Cots: available on request.
Activities for families:
There is a wide choice of activities on offer at Porto Zante. Watersports include jet skiing, waterskiing, banana boats, canoeing and paddle boarding, snorkelling and private yacht excursions. There is also a selection of fitness activities including a gym, beachfront yoga, personal training, horse riding and cycling. Guests can also enjoy complimentary access to the nearby tennis club and the waterpark in Tsivili (approx. 200m away) which is especially popular with families.
Caretta-Caretta Turtles: Visit Marathonisi Island, home to the endangered turtle species Caretta-Caretta, and swim side by side with these beautiful creatures. Protected by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck): Just 20 minutes by private speedboat or motor yacht lies one of Greece’s most popular and photographed attractions, Navagio Beach. With crystal clear waters and the shipwreck of a notorious smuggler’s ship it has been voted one of the best beaches in the world by Conde Nast Traveler.
Blue Caves: A succession of caves reflecting the striking deep azure color of the sea, the Blue Caves invite you to admire their wild beauty and dive in their marvelous waters.