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Agios Sostis

Relaxing holidays with view the blue sea

 

Agios Sostis was named after a small church that used to be on that area. Nowdays this part of the land has become a seperate small island after a huge earthquake in 1633. It is called the island of Agios Sostis or Cameo island.

In Agios Sostis you will spend quiet, relaxing vacation. It is a resort fully equipped and developed with lots of taverns and restaurants. The entertainment choice is cool but in a short distance the famous Laganas has to offer an intense night life.

 

Agios Sostis beach

The beach of Agios Sostis is quiet while bars and cafe are very close. The sea water is shallow and warm with pebbles. This beach is ideal for young children that now learn how to swim.

Water sports are not allowed as Agios Sostis is part of the National Marine Park that protects the turtles. Sea water pedals and canoes are available though to explore the area around. Also most of the boats set off from the resort for the trips.

 

Ideal for

Agios Sostis is ideal for families with young children as it is a quiet resort and the sea water is shallow and warm. Also couples who wish to spend relaxing holidays will have a great time here.

 

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Agios Sostis is a coastal resort located on the southern part of Zakynthos, 2km away from Lagnas, 12km away from Zakynthos town and 10km away from the airport.

 

In Agios Sostis you can find

* The tiny island Cameo, accessible by the wooden bridge that begins fron Agios Sostis port.

* Limni Keri with Marathonisi view.

* Lithakia, a traditional village with natural beauty located between Limni Keri and Laganas. 

 

Boat trips you must not miss

* Boat trip  Caretta-Caretta: see the Caretta-Caretta turtles from close, swim in the magical sea water of Marathonisi and sail across Laganas Gulf. Ideal for children

* Boat trip on a private rental boat up to Mizithres: reach up to Mizithres rocks, sail across Laganas Gulf, with a GPS device

* Boat trip on a private rental boat for the whole dayvisit Laganas Gulf, Marathonisi island, Cameo island, dive into clear, blue sea water.

If you wish to be informed about all the trips we provide, trust our team and visit our web site!

 

The locals suggest

* Discover the sea bottom of Zakynthos: Live a unique experience of scuba diving even it is the first time you dive.

* Guided tour in Aristeon oil press museum at Lithakia village: See step by step the procedure of producing the olive oil.

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Boat trips you must not miss

* Boat trip  Caretta-Caretta: see the Caretta-Caretta turtles from close, swim in the magical sea water of Marathonisi and sail across Laganas Gulf. Ideal for children

* Boat trip on a private rental boat up to Mizithres: reach up to Mizithres rocks, sail across Laganas Gulf, with a GPS device

* Boat trip on a private rental boat for the whole dayvisit Laganas Gulf, Marathonisi island, Cameo island, dive into clear, blue sea water.

* Discover the sea bottom of Zakynthos: Live a unique experience of scuba diving even it is the first time you dive.

 

If you wish to be informed about all the trips we provide, trust our team and visit our web site!

 

Sights and activities

See the caves, Mizithres rocks and the turtles during a boat  trip  to Marathonisi, reaching the island you will have the chance to enjoy swimming and sunbathing. Do not forget to get your supplies before the trip as there is not a canteen in Marathonisi. Keep in mind that Marathonisi is protected because of the turtles therefore you cannot stay after sunset.

For the more adventurous there is also a scuba diving school for both beginners and experienced divers.

 

Cameo island is worth while to be visited. It is easily accessed by a wooden bridge at Agios Sostis port. Finally there is the Olive Press museum, located in Lithakia. You will have a guided tour and learn about the production of oil in the past times while you will taste home made bread, olives and local wine.

 

Dining

In Agios Sostis there are plenty of taverns and restaurants serving dishes of traditional or international cuisine, located most of them on the main road of the resort. There is a wide variety of choice for any taste like italian restaurants, taverns with fresh fish and delicious sea food, romantic restaurants with a panoramic view of Laganas Gulf, small taverns in beautiful yards full of colourful flowers and green trees that serve home made food and also cafe-bars that offer tasty snacks and cool salads. The prices are affordable while several restaurants have a playground for the young children

 

Shopping

Agios Sostis has a market with shops that sell souvenirs, beach gear. The mini markets of the area are equipped with fresh fruits, vegatables and bread. Still there are shops that sell hand made pottery and jewellery.

Farmacy and gasoline stations are available in Laganas in the distance of 2 klm together with a wider choice of shops.

 

Entertainment

The entertainment in Agios Sostis is quite calm. The view of the gulf is ideal for romantic nights. The bars and the cafes are open till late serving cocktails, beer, and wine. The most popular club of the resort is on the Cameo Island with pop modern music. A wider choice of etertainment is available in Laganas 2klm away.

Laganas is famous for its intense night life. Beach bars, night clubs open for the whole night, happenings, parties and also well-known DjsFree via Sky

How to reach to Agios Sostis

 

KTEL (local Bus): Agios Sostis is 10 km from Zakynthos airport and 12 km from the city. For your transportation to and from the town of Zakynthos you can use the local bus.

 

TAXI: The best way for your transfer to Agios Sostis, from the airport or the port of Zakynthos is using taxi or mini bus, which can be booked easily and cheaply with the www.zantetaxi4u.com