Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Zante, Greece

Epitomising exclusivity, this award-winning resort, with its own stretch of sandy shore, accommodates just nine very special villas. Porto Zante Villas and Spa is arguably Europe’s most private beach resort, enjoying a lofty perch above the Ionian Sea. This hidden haven is the place to come if you want to unwind, sample some bespoke experiences and enjoy meticulous service from arrival to departure.  

An Enchanting Island 

Porto Zante is just a 20-minute drive from Zakynthos International Airport, with daily non-stop flights from/to major European cities. Zakynthos itself is a lively destination with an array of attractions and entertainment options. Yet within the confines of the resort, you can enjoy an enhanced level of serenity and privacy, allowing you to do as little or as much as you like. 

World-Class Villas 

Each of the nine villas is set on the beachfront, offering spectacular views and a true sense of seclusion. Sizes range from one to four bedrooms, making a stay here suitable for honeymooners, through to families, groups and those with an entourage; as such, the resort has a long history of illustrious and well-known clientele. The decor elegantly harmonises with the natural surroundings of Zakynthos and of course, the amenities are of a five-star standard. 

Ocean-View Dining

While the island has many bars and restaurants, you don’t have to leave the grounds to fine dine and enjoy live entertainment. There are two waterfront eateries, where guests can experience a flavour journey spanning Greece, the Mediterranean and Asia whilst listening to the easy sounds of a live pianist and singer every evening at the Club House. The resort also offers the luxury of a 24-hour in-villa dining service and can arrange intimately romantic meals for two right on the beach.

The Waterfront Spa 

The hotel boasts the only spa in Europe located on the water. Nurturing wellness treatments are inspired by Ancient Greece and can be enjoyed individually, or as a bonding experience, as a couple. Guests can also stay active with a wellness programme that includes beach yoga and daily fitness classes. Plus there’s a gym by Technogym to stay fit. 

Activities For All Ages 

Kids have their own club and a playground and the nearby waterpark always proves popular with Porto Zante’s younger guests. Adults and teens can try watersports, explore under the sea with some scuba diving, snorkel and go swimming with turtles. Activities on terra firma include horseback riding, tennis, table tennis and mini golf. But if you’re itching to see what lies beyond the resort and you can tear yourself away from the views and pampering, there’s much to be seen close by.

Exploring Zakynthos and Beyond

The resort can arrange private yacht cruises ranging from three to six hours in duration. Taking in famed local attractions like the shipwreck, Turtle Island, Kefalonia (recognisable as a filming location for Captain Corelli’s Mandolin), Ithaki Island and Ancient Olympia (the birthplace of the Olympic games), these can be designed as a romantic sunset sail just for two, or as a fun-filled ocean escapade for your group. Alternatively, take an overland excursion to Ancient Olympia just one hour away, or a historical tour of Zakynthos including the island’s museums, churches and picturesque traditional villages. 

With its stunning natural landscapes and rich heritage, Zakynthos is undoubtedly a captivating destination. And Porto Zante Villas & Spa goes that extra mile in providing guests with unforgettable moments in unparalleled luxury. 

Porto Zante Villas & Spa is included in our guide to the best hotels in Zakynthos

Contact Details

Website: portozante.com
Address: Τραγάκι 291 00, Greece

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