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Argasi

A busy touristic resort in the eastern side of Zakynthos!

It is visited not only by the tourists but also by the locals as they prefer it for their night outings. Argasi is very close to the most beautiful beaches of the south-eastern side of the island.

 

Argasi Beach

The beach of Argasi is sandy with warm, shallow sea water. The more adventurous can have a go on the water sports provided (jet ski, canoeing). There are a lot of beautiful beaches not far from Argasi that we as locals recommend you to visit. Porto Azzuro, Porto Zoro, Banana, Agios Nikolas, Porto Roma and Ionio beaches are developed and next to beach bars or restaurants.The price to rent two sunbeds-one umbrella is 5 to 8 euros.

Do not miss to visit Gerakas and Dafni beaches, both of them are parts of the National Marine Park that protects the turtles, therefore they close when the sun sets.

 

Ideal for

Argasi is ideal for groups of friends and couples who wish to spend their vacation in a resort with intense night life. The food lovers will love it as there are a lot of different cuisine restaurants and taverns.

 

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Argasi is a busy, touristic resort situated on the eastern side of Zakynthos island. It is 4km away from the port and Zakynthos town while the airport is in the distance of 6km.

 

Sights in Argasi:

* The unique beaches of the south-eastern part of the island: Porto-AzzuroBananaAgios Nikolas

* The touristic train that sets off from Argasi and reaches Zakynthos town through the beach road.

* The monastery of Panagia Skopiotisa with the panoramic view, the magnificent frescos and the valuable objects

 

Trips you must book:

* Trip Caretta-Caretta: see the turtles from very close and swim in the clear, blue sea water of Marathonisi and Keri Caves.

* The round of the island on "Piratiko": crew dressed in pirates costumes, stop at Navagio and the Blue Caves, that is a special trip for children.

* Water sports at Banana Beach: choose the water sport that suits you best.

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

 

The locals suggest:

* Have a meal in ''Portokali" restaurant. A place with special decoration, greek and international cuisine in reasonable prices.

* Have a drink at the garden of Barrage ClubFamous Djs play loud music till late at night.

* Visit Bohali hill and see the panoramic view, enjoying a drink, coffee or a traditional sweet.

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Trips you must book

* Trip Caretta-Caretta: see the turtles from very close and swim in the clear, blue sea water of Marathonisi and Keri Caves.

* The round of the island on "Piratiko": crew dressed in pirates costumes, stop at Navagio and the Blue Caves, that is a special trip for children.

* Water sports at Banana Beach: choose the water sport that suits you best.

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

 

Sights and activities

You must not miss a visit to the monastery of Panagia Skopiotisa a church built in the 15th century and reconstructed in 1962-63. The view from up there is panoramic and breathtaking.

Take the local train and enjoy the route to Zakynthos town or pay a visit to the local pottery factory, seeing for yourselves the construction of hand made jewellery or pots.

 

Dining

Argasi has to offer a wide choice of dining.There are restaurants serving greek and international cuisine, traditional taverns with zakynthian dishes and live music, cafes, snack bars, fast food , gyros-pitta places. The prices are reasonable starting from 5 to 10-15 euros.

 

Shopping

Super markets, souvenir shops, bakeries, a pharmacy, a gasoline station and shops that sell local products like raisins, ladotiri (zakynthian spicy cheese) pasteli ae situated and mantolato arlong the main road of Argasi.

 

Entertainment

Argasi has to offer an intense night life. Cocktails at Fuego del Mar, pop music at Barage club, greek music at Minima club are some of the options offered. The sure thing is that there is a wide range of bars to spend the night.

How to reach to Argasi

 

KTEL (public local buses)Argasi is 6km away from the airport of Zakynthos and 4km from Zakynthos town. You can use the local buses that run quite often from and Zakynthos town.

 

TAXI: The best way for your transfer to Argasi from the airport or the port of Zakynthos is by using a taxi that you can easily book through www.zantetaxi4u.com in reasonable prices.