An island where ancient myths echo through streets and hidden beaches entice the curious.
Exotic flavors and exquisite dining delight the well-traveled. And rugged mountains and underwater adventures satisfy the adventurer.
Zakynthos is a haven for those seeking peace as much as adventure. And whether you choose to lounge or leap, it will be with the most spectacular backdrop. Here memories are made, and family stories are born.
The best way to experience Zakynthos is on your own luxurious charter yacht.
Discover Zakynthos with OCEDA…
Why is Zakynthos ideal for every luxurious taste?
Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is the perfect destination for a luxurious vacation because it offers the perfect getaway balance, from strolling the iconic Shipwreck Beach to cave diving.
The island offers a mix of serene spaces for relaxation and adrenaline-pumping activities.
Restorative spas, iconic beaches, charming towns, award-winning restaurants, and thrill-seeking adventures—all of it on one breathtakingly beautiful island.
Experience the show-stopping beauty on your luxury yacht cruise
Join us on a luxurious super or mega yacht charter and experience the ultimate in relaxation and luxury as you cruise the beautiful Ionian Sea and explore where to eat, drink, swim, and explore on Zakynthos.
Discover the beauty of this island as you sail along its coast, taking in the breathtaking views from your cabin or the private deck of your yacht.
Onboard, get the personal attention and privacy you seek. Ashore, immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of the Greek islands.
Soak up the sun-bathed beaches, wander quaint and colorful villages, and breathe in the sweet scents from the citrus groves and olive orchards. Taste the fresh local flavors prepared by some of the most world-famous chefs.
The cosmopolitan beaches & the hidden gems of Zakynthos
The beaches of Zakynthos are divine.
Whether seeking seclusion or wanting to soak up the full social experience at some of the most exclusive all-day beach resorts on the Aegean Sea, Zakynthos has a perfect-fit beach for you.
The famous Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Beach, is an iconic spot for visitors to admire the shipwreck stranded on the shore and to swim in the crystal clear waters.
While the Blue Caves offers the stunning natural phenomenon of the sun illuminating the caves, creating a mesmerizing blue light.
Or head to Xigia Beach, a secluded spot known for its natural sulfur springs which are said to have therapeutic properties.
On Zakynthos, you’ll find beaches accessible from shore, or you can request your yacht’s crew to take you to beaches and coves only accessible by private boat transport.
The once-in-a-lifetime family experience of Zante
Cruising on a yacht allows families to spend quality time together away from the distractions of daily life and to bond over shared experiences.
OCEDA provides a tailored experience that caters to your specific desires and arranges activities and excursions that suit the interests of all family members.
Here are just a few family-friendly activities to enjoy while on your cruise in Zakynthos.
Swim, snorkel, or scuba dive in the crystal clear waters, or take a private boat tour to get a close-up look at endangered Caretta-Caretta sea turtles in their natural habitats. For more experienced family members, the clear waters and unique natural underwater formations make Zykynthos a world-class diving destination.
Strolling hillside organic farms and wineries, like the Logothetis Farm, where you can have a privately prepared lunch or learn local recipes in a cooking class using freshly picked and pressed ingredients.
Visit the town of Zante, also known as “Proto Zante,” which is home to many traditional shops and restaurants and various cultural and historical sites. Or rejuvenate with a spa treatment at Porto Zante Villas & Spa (child-friendly spa services are available, too).
Get your adrenaline high with diverse activities
Looking to pump up the action?
Here’s a handful of ideas…
Horseback riding: See the island differently. Explore the island’s beautiful landscapes and secluded beaches on horseback. Guided tours are available for all levels of riders. Yianni’s Horses even offers carriage rides and swimming with horses.
Paddleboarding, kayaking, and canoeing: Explore the island’s picturesque coastline, and hidden caves close up. The island’s crystal clear waters and diverse marine life make Zakynthos coast one of the most stunning places to paddle. Paddle Surf Zante offers paddleboard tours and lessons, or you can explore right off the back of your own yacht.
Jeep Safaris, parasailing, windsurfing, big-game fishing: OCEDA can arrange your favorite activities like 4x4ing so that you can experience the island’s rugged terrain and off-the-beaten-path views. If you’d rather stay in the water, parasailing and windsurfing are great ways to enjoy the island’s scenic beauty from a new perspective.
OCEDA gives guests an authentic and enjoyable experience during their cruise; whatever your passion, we’ll bring it to the next level.
Indulge your senses in the best restaurants & bars
Fresh from the sea and out-of-the-garden flavors are easy to find in Zakynthos.
If you are seeking a blend of traditional Greek cuisine and modern culinary techniques, an extensive wine list, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere, Prosilio Restaurant serves up an excellent night out.
Ask your crew to reserve you a table for a special evening ashore at this downtown gourmet Mediterranean restaurant located in the picturesque village of Prosilio.
Or savor the warm evening salt air and dine al fresco on a terrace with a sea view. Nobelos Restaurant offers an intimate dining experience featuring Mediterranean cuisine cooked in traditional wood ovens and menus that change by the season. Ingredients come directly from the Nobelo’s organic farm or local farmers and fishermen. The romantic ambience and remarkable dishes make a memorable dining experience.
Other seaside bars and restaurants await discovery as you explore the island as well.
Discover Zakynthos under the experienced lens of OCEDA
Indulge in the island’s rich culture and history, enjoy delicious local cuisine and wine, and make unforgettable memories with your loved ones.
OCEDA is a charter yacht brokerage and offers a full suite of personalized services to make your dream charter a reality.
Experience the best of Greek island cruising with OCEDA’s personalized and luxurious experience built upon our in-depth knowledge and desire to deliver a transparent and tailored experience.