Laganas

Laganas is located 8klm to the south-west of Zakynthos town. Laganas is the most popular beach on the island as it is also in the liveliest and busiest resort. The magnificent beach is a long 5 km stretch of soft golden sand, which gently shelves into the clear warm water. This beach is part of the National Marine Park , which works to protect the endangered Caretta- Caretta sea turtles which nest their eggs on this beach. Some boat trips are available to see the turtles, but the water sports are kept at a minimum to avoid disturbing the turtles. There are many beach bars, restaurants and taverna's lining this beach and shops are also within easy reach. A great advantage of this resort is that it is very flat so all amenities are only a short and easy walk away. In Laganas, the visitor has a wide selection of hotels, apartments, restaurants, taverns, bars and clubs.

Your stay
There are lots of lodging establishments in Laganas, for every possible taste and cost: Hotels, studios, apartments, bungalows and camping. Many of the hotels can be found away from the main strip surrounded by olive groves and vineyards which prove popular with families and couples of all ages.

Transportation
There is a frequent bus service to the town of Zakynthos and many places where one may rent a car, jeep, bicycle or bike. There is also a taxi station on the main road of Laganas.

Restaurants
Laganas is full of taverns and restaurants that offer menus from Greek, English, Chinese, Italian and Indian cuisine. There are also fast-food type restaurants. Some of the taverna's also offer a live Greek music show with traditional singing and dancing.

Beaches
Laganas beach is the largest on the island, of exquisite natural beauty. It´s 5 km long, with warm, clean waters.
There are umbrellas and sun beds for rent, and there are many taverns along the beach. If you don´t like the crowded center of the beach, just a few minutes walk will take you to more quieter spots.
The beach is ideal for children, owing to the shallow, warm waters and the fine sand. Laganas beach has been a reproduction place for the world-famous Caretta- Caretta sea turtle. Their egg-laying period coincides with the summer vacations. During July and August, the female turtles come ashore to bury their eggs about 50 cm in the sand. The warm sand causes the eggs to hatch and the baby turtles emerge 8 weeks later, immediately heading to the moonlit sea. So, in order to protect the turtle, no power sea sports or boats are allowed at the eastern part of Laganas bay. During the daylight hours, you may watch the turtles in their natural environment using special glass-bottom boats. There are numerous small boats that take people to other beaches.
Shopping
There are many shops in the area of Laganas, offering everything a visitor may need: Supermarkets, groceries, bakeries (offering many kinds of bread and sweets), gift shops, jewelry, leatherwear and clothes shops. Many of the gift shops offer, among other things, miniature Caretta-Caretta dolls and many hand-made products.

Nightlife
Laganas is renowned for the best and most lively nightlife. At night, the music is loud, as the clubs and bars complete to capture the visitor's attention!
Most of the clubs and bars are along the main road of Laganas, where you may find:
- Alcohol beverages, lively atmosphere and dancing music at a multitude of places
- Many cafés with wide-screen TV sets playing a different movie every night
- Quiz-nights and snack-bars
- English type bars
- All kinds of music
- Karaoke bars
- Theme nights, live dancing and singing at dancing clubs
Most of the bars and clubs open (free admission) at about 18:30 and close at four o' clock in the morning (weekdays) and six o' clock in the morning during weekends!



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