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West Coast

Beaches on Zakynthos Western Coast

The west coast is the rocky area of Zakynthos, access to the sea has been created over the years by local activities. On this side of the island stands the famous Shipwreck Beach, a destination for thousands of tourists every day who reach it with one of the many excursions. In recent years, the offer of private boats with skippers is growing, leading to the discovery of the hidden coves and caves that characterize this coastal side. Porto Limnionas is the 2nd most popular destination for tourists, for those seeking tranquility Porto Roxa, Korakonisi and Stenitis are certainly the most suitable.

 

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STENITIS BEACH

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Port Stenitis is a small inlet with crystal clear water that ends in a tiny pebble beach. This inlet is located south of Porto Vromi and can be reached with some difficulty by car / scooter from the town of Maries. The best way to reach this hidden bay is by renting a boat or by an excursion to the wreck beach that starts from Porto Vromi.

STENITIS BEACH

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Port Stenitis is a small inlet with crystal clear water that ends in a tiny pebble beach. This inlet is located south of Porto Vromi and can be reached with some difficulty by car / scooter from the town of Maries. The best way to reach this hidden bay is by renting a boat or by a shipwreck excursion from Porto Vromi.

SHIPWRECK BEACH

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The Shipwreck Beach is the main tourist attraction of Zakynthos. This beach has become the reference image for holidays in Greece. The bay is trapped by two huge headlands and bathed by a beautiful sea with blue shades. It takes the name “Shipwreck” because in the center of the beach there are the remains of a boat wrecked in 1983. Do not forget to check from the list of things to see in Zakynthos, the panoramic point located at the top of the promontory that overlooks it, from where precisely most of the photos are taken.

SHIPWRECK BEACH

shipwreck beach

The Shipwreck Beach is the main tourist attraction of Zakynthos. This beach has become the reference image for holidays in Greece. The bay is trapped by two huge headlands and bathed by a beautiful sea with blue shades. It takes the name “Shipwreck” because in the center of the beach there are the remains of a boat wrecked in 1983. Do not forget to check from the list of things to see in Zakynthos, the panoramic point located at the top of the promontory that overlooks it, from where precisely most of the photos are taken.

PORT VROMI BEACH

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Porto Vromi has a small beach of sand and pebbles with a clear and crystalline sea. Located inside a rocky fjord that forms a small natural harbour. From here it is possible to rent a boats or buy an excursion to Shipwreck Beach.

PORT VROMI BEACH

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Porto Vromi has a small beach of sand and pebbles with a clear and crystalline sea. Located inside a rocky fjord that forms a small natural harbour. From here it is possible to rent a boats or buy an excursion to Shipwreck Beach.

PORT LIMNIONAS BEACH

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Porto Limnionas, is the second most popular spot of this side of the island. The sea enclosed in this inlet has the color of a swimming pool, thanks also to a source of spring water which flows into this bay. This beach is ideal for those who love snorkeling or diving, as a matter of fact the seabed here is rich in Posidonia which offer shelter for many fish. In the past Porto Limnionas had few shady places, in recent years it has expanded considerably by providing numerous sunbeds and umbrellas for a fee. For those who want to save money, they can lay the towels directly on one of the numerous rocks here.

PORT LIMNIONAS BEACH

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Porto Limnionas, is the second most popular spot of this side of the island. The sea enclosed in this inlet has the color of a swimming pool, thanks also to a source of spring water which flows into this bay. This beach is ideal for those who love snorkeling or diving, as a matter of fact the seabed here is rich in Posidonia which offer shelter for many fish. In the past Porto Limnionas had few shady places, in recent years it has expanded considerably by providing numerous sunbeds and umbrellas for a fee. For those who want to save money, they can lay the towels directly on one of the numerous rocks here.

PORT ROXA BEACH

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Porto Roxa is wilder than the nearby Porto Limnionas lido. The main feature are the rocking beds facing the sea (completely free consuming at the bar) which, however, in recent years have been gradually being replaced by normal sunbeds to increase the space for tourists. The access to the sea is and we recommend wearing shoes. The seabed is rocky and rich in starfish and fish.

PORT ROXA BEACH

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Porto Roxa is wilder than the nearby Porto Limnionas lido. The main feature are the rocking beds facing the sea (completely free consuming at the bar) which, however, in recent years have been gradually being replaced by normal sunbeds to increase the space for tourists. The access to the sea is and we recommend wearing shoes. The seabed is rocky and rich in starfish and fish.

KORAKONISI BEACH

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Korakonisi is located south of Porto Roxa. This beach is completely rocky and to get to the sea you have to go down the steps carved into the rock. Korakonisi is almost considered an island because when the sea is rough it is completely separated from the mainland. The waters of this area are very deep and are recommended for experienced swimmers.

KORAKONISI BEACH

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Korakonisi is located south of Porto Roxa. This beach is completely rocky and to get to the sea you have to go down the steps carved into the rock. Korakonisi is almost considered an island because when the sea is rough it is completely separated from the mainland. The waters of this area are very deep and are recommended for experienced swimmers.

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