Laganas is a popular party resort on the island of Zakynthos, which attracts thousands of visitors every year. The small town that never sleeps during summer is home to numerous bars and beach clubs for revellers to enjoy. The resort also allows for easy exploration of the south coast of the island. With the stunning beach of Gerakas and the impressive Keri caves just a short drive away, here’s our guide to the best hotels to stay on in Laganas.
Zante Plaza Hotel
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Zante Plaza Hotel is conveniently located less than three minutes from the local beach and near the many bars and clubs of Laganas. This all-inclusive hotel offers not one but three swimming pools, a jacuzzi, and a children’s pool to ensure that all the family can enjoy the water. There are two restaurants to choose from, and some rooms come with kitchenettes for those who wish to self cater. But if you don’t feel like cooking and want to try some traditional Greek dishes, don’t worry as Zante Plaza Hotel is close to many restaurants in the town.
A stone’s throw from Laganas Beach, Cactus Hotel offers studios and small apartments, all equipped for self catering. You can enjoy breakfast by the pool and a drink at the pool bar before taking a refreshing dip in the blue waters of the nearby beach. The hotel is perfectly situated for you to then head out to the party strip at night. Travelers who don’t want to miss a workout, even on holiday, will love the hotel’s gym, which also includes a sauna. For an alternative activity, book a diving trip to Keri Caves to glimpse the local marine species.
You’ll feel right at home at one of the ten rooms of Litore Luxury Living. This property offers well-equipped living quarters with a balcony offering views of the garden and sea. There is no pool on the premises, but who needs a pool when you can swim in the turquoise waters of Laganas Beach less than ten minutes away? You can also visit the other magnificent beaches on the island. Party animals will love the proximity to the main clubs and bars, while calmer spirits will enjoy refreshing evenings on the balcony and the serenity of the well-tended garden.
Only a short walk from the local beach is the Garden Palace Hotel, a family-run establishment in the lively resort of Laganas. Guests will love the comfortable rooms with balconies with garden or mountain views, the convenience of the pool bar which serves all-day light snacks, and the delicious and fresh cuisine from the on-site restaurant. The property includes a pool for relaxing mornings or afternoon swims after exploring the island. Perfect for larger groups as well as couples, the Garden Palace Hotel is the perfect place for a lazy beach or pool vacation.
If all you want to do over the summer is wake up, put your swimsuit on, and walk straight into the beautiful Greek sea in under 10 minutes, California Beach Hotel is just what you need. This hotel is perfect for family holidays or getaways with friends. With an outdoor pool, a bar area with billiard tables, and a garden, it caters to everyone. Your stay also includes a delicious breakfast featuring local products. For days when you want to explore further than the pool, the National Marine Park of Zakynthos is close by.