Tsilivi beach

Tsilivi is one of the picturesque beaches of Zakynthos, which is located in an incredibly beautiful area with developed infrastructure. The proximity of its location to the capital, combined with almost ideal conditions for recreation, gave it the glory of one of the most popular places for couples with children and romantic couples.

Beach description

The Tsilivi Beach is located in the resort village of the same name, just 7 kilometers away from Zakynthos and 1 kilometer away from the big Planos resort, in a picturesque area surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. These beautiful landscapes and convenient location make it especially attractive among tourists.

Families with children flock to this place in huge amounts because of the perfect conditions.

  • The shoreline is 40 meters wide. The azure water is crystal clear, and the shore is covered in sand, with rare occasions of pebbles.
  • The descent is smooth, depth starts rising 100 meters away from the shore.
  • The picturesque views and well-developed infrastructure brought this beach the Blue flag award.

Whether you like calmness or partying, this beach is perfect for you - interesting water activities and parties all night long await. It's important to take care of hotel booking beforehand. The location is amazing, and you can find a good place to stay the night close to the beach where beautiful views of the sea and the mountains covered in grass open up from the balconies.

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The infrastructure is developed on a good level both in the village and at the beach itself. The beach provides rent of sling chairs and umbrellas, along with all the equipment necessary for water games (windsurfing boards, water ski), motor boats and bicycles. Parasailing is possible.

The village has a mini park of recreational facilities and a diving center where you can order the professional instructor's services and rent the equipment you need. A car parking lot is located near the beach.

There are plenty of hotels for any budget, along with other accommodation offers.

  • Caravel Zante 4* is a hotel closest to the beach, also considered one of the best on the island. 6 kilometers separate it from the capital. The splendid sea view opens from the balconies. The hotel has the sand and pebble beach area equipped with umbrellas and deck chairs.
  • Planos Beach Hotel 3* is located only 80 m away from the beach and in immediate proximity to the resort community center. Luxury studio rooms are offered to tourists there.
  • Phoenix Beach 2* is the most low budget dwelling option in Tsilivi. A small beach hotel is surrounded with picturesque gardens in the close vicinity to the sea.

many discos and karaoke clubs, cozy Italian and Chinese restaurants are located near the beach. In the village of Tsivili, you can find several taverns serving local dishes, mostly fish and seafood, which this corner of Greece is famous for.

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Zante Maris Hotel & Spa Adults Only
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Useful information

  1. From the airport you have to get to the Zakynthos bus station and from there take a regular bus to the village. The bus runs 5 times a day. Car rental will allow you to get to the resort quickly and also visit many interesting places in the vicinity.
  2. You should definitely visit the Maritime Museum of the island, which displays exhibits on the history of Zakynthos dating back to the 17th century. In its collections you can see how the ancient Byzantine ships looked. The prior registration is required. It’s better to take an organized tour.
  3. Most resort nightclubs constantly host original parties in traditional Greek style. You can not only have fun, but also informatively spend your holidays here. Listen to Greek music and join the national dances of the Greeks. But it’s especially popular, oddly enough, the Irish pub “Molly Melouz” is here, where you can order delicious cocktails and the best beer on the island, as well as dance to the fiery music of the Irish.

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