Mykonos and Ios may enjoy a reputation for their solid partying scene, but Zakynthos (also known as Zante) is not far behind. The pretty Ionian island is home to a collection of fantastic nightclubs, where thousands of people flock to every year to party till the sun comes up. Here are the best nightclubs in Zakynthos.
Opened since 1991, Barrage Club is one of the island’s veteran nightclubs. It has hosted DJs from across the globe, including Black Coffee, Anane Vega, DJ Yellow, Sharam Jay and Technasia (among others). The club features a garden, a VIP section and a stage where you can watch your favorite DJs on decks and have the time of your life. Who said you needed to go to Mykonos to enjoy a night of clubbing with friends?
Located in Argassi, Minima is one of the best places to party in Zakynthos. Known for its lively atmosphere, an excellent DJ lineup and a hardcore following, Minima has enchanted thousands of partygoers since its opening. You will love the diverse selection of DJs, the several themed parties while the funky décor completes the picture. Get ready to party until the last beat drops.
A huge venue in Laganas, Sizzle Club opened in 2006. It features two stages that can accommodate over 1000 people. A major name in the clubbing scene in Zakynthos, Sizzle Club has hosted DJs from around the world for nights of endless dance and music. With a few weekly events that attract hundreds–such as the Ultimate Party or the Dancing in Colors–Sizzle has succeeded in establishing itself among the best clubs on the islands.
Another big name, Rescue Club is home to a series of events during the summer. The popular Paint Party and Glow Party, with its tons of glitter paint, are among the most-attended weekly events. Line-ups include top DJs from the UK. Split between three spaces with six bars, Rescue Club has made a name for itself as one of the top place to party in Laganas.
In operation since 1992, Ghetto Club (on the popular Laganas main road) plays a wide variety of music genres, including hip hop and R&B, as well as club and dance music. Delicious and refreshing drinks, expert bartenders and diverse DJ sets complete the atmosphere, which has been a favorite for several years.
Party people at Pure Beach Club, Zakynthos | Courtesy of Pure Beach Club
The first pool venue in Greece, Pure Beach Club is located in vibrant Laganas. Offering a “champagne experience on a lemonade wage”, Pure features a few weekly events, such as Addicted, Champagne Spray and Tidal Boat Parties, with a world-class DJ line-up. Book a VIP lounge bed or a private cabana to feel like a jetsetter, or settle for a corner by the pool to join in the fun. Don’t forget your swimsuit!
At the legendary Zeros Club, a special event seems to be held every day, making it a strong contestant in the battle for the best nightclub on the island. The club hosts some of the top UK and local DJs all summer long, for nights of endless dance, music and fun.