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Laganas Beach: Our most recommended tours and activities

Zakynthos: Turtle Spotting, Marathonísi & Keri Caves Cruise

1. Zakynthos: Turtle Spotting, Marathonísi & Keri Caves Cruise

Depart from the Gulf of Laganas where your cruise begins. After boarding the boat your guide will give you some information about the loggerhead turtles "Caretta Caretta", while the crew will try to spot some turtles as they surface for air. Grab the opportunity to observe the turtles and take some great souvenir photos and videos. Continue to the stunning caves of Keri and stop for a relaxing swim in the crystal clear waters. Arrive at the turtle-shaped island of Marathonisi. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling as the clear turquoise waters surround you and explore the Golden Nesting Beach, where sea turtles lay their nests. Return to the Gulf of Laganas at the end of the tour.

Zakynthos: Half-Day Tour to Turtle Island and Keri Caves

2. Zakynthos: Half-Day Tour to Turtle Island and Keri Caves

Spend the day at sea on this multi-stop boat tour in Zakynthos. Visit the Gulf of Laganas and the picturesque Cameo Island, Turtle Island (Marathonisi), and a local olive oil press. Meet the resident turtles, swim near the Keri Caves, and taste olive oil samples.  After hotel pickup, start discovering the highlights of the southern region of Zakynthos. The first on our list will be Cameo Island, walk and take pictures on the bridge and visit for a short swim stop or for drinking a refreshment admiring the unique landscape. Next, embark on a 3-hour cruise on a glass bottom boat around the beach of Laganas. Keep an eye out for the Caretta turtles who inhabit the surrounding waters and wait for them to come out of the water to take a photo. Stop at the nearby island of Marathonisi, also known as Turtle Island. Admire its beautiful caves and white sand beaches, swim in the crystal clear waters, or snorkel into the caves to explore the amazing sea life. Continue sailing to the Keri Caves, located on the southern coast of Zakynthos. Make a 20-minute stop for swimming into a large cave before returning to the port and traveling to the Aristeon Olive Oil Press.  At the press, learn about the long history of olive oil production on the island and taste some samples before returning to your hotel.

Zakynthos: Marathonisi, Cameo Island and Keri Caves Tour

3. Zakynthos: Marathonisi, Cameo Island and Keri Caves Tour

After a convenient pickup from your hotel, head to the small port of Agios Sostis on the southern shores of Zakynthos. Admire and pass the famous Cameo Island bridge and visit this small fairy tale piece of land to take the most amazing photos and enjoy a swim in this unique landscape. Next, board the glass-bottom boat and participate in some turtlespotting of these unique creatures Careta Careta, without disturbing them of course, along the way to Marathonisi, an exotic, green, and coincidentally turtle-shaped island. Relax with an hour of swim or snorkeling in the pristine beach with soft sand and warm waters, protected by National Marine Park. See where the endangered loggerhead sea turtles nest. Hop on the boat again towards the Keri Caves, carved by time, tides, and wind. Follow the coastline, admiring the white beaches, rock arches, forested hills, and enormous limestone cliffs that fall into the sea. Pass through the famous rock arch, Kamara. Stop for a 20-minute swim just outside the entrance to a vast cave. Climb back on board and head to the port where the minibus waits for you to lead you to the final stop at the award-winning Aristeon ecological olive oil press museum in Lithakia. Explore the history of olive oil making on the island with experts and taste-free local olives and traditional bread with different flavored extra virgin olive oils (most likely lemon, orange, and garlic). Full of images and new experiences you will be dropped off at your accommodation.

Laganas: Zakynthos Marine Park and Turtle Spotting Boat Tour

4. Laganas: Zakynthos Marine Park and Turtle Spotting Boat Tour

Discover the underwater world of Zakynthos Marine Park on a glass-bottom boat trip in Laganas Bay. See loggerhead sea turtles (caretta caretta) in their natural environment, and make stops to swim in crystal-clear waters. Head to the meeting point to board the glass-bottom boat. Then, set off over Laganas Bay, viewing the world beneath the water's surface through the transparent floor of the boat. During the boat trip, feel free to relax on the sundeck or in the shaded seating area. Stop near the Keri Caves for a refreshing dip in the sea, then continue to Turtle Island to discover the large cave and enjoy another chance to swim. Next, make your way to Marathonissi. Stop on the islet's sandy beach, and buy a drink, snack, or ice cream. Cool off in the sea again before returning to the starting point in Laganas.

Zakynthos: Turtle Island and Caves Private Boat Trip

5. Zakynthos: Turtle Island and Caves Private Boat Trip

A 3 hour private boat trip where you will experience the magically National Marine Park in Laganas Bay. The adventure starts from Agios Sostis harbour where you wil be familiar with the experienced skipper. During the trip you will spot Caretta Caretta, the turtle that lives and nest in Laganas Bay. Admire and explore the hidden gems of the small islet "Marathonisi". Its shape looks like a turtle and it is one of the bech where turtles nest ots eggs. Adventure in Keri Caves and Mizithres rocks where you will dive into the clear crystal waters, admire the breathtaking landscapes and the turquoise waters. Snorkel in the caves and feel the essence of the island. Capture the momments up and under water with your family or your friends and live like a local for a day.

Private Cruise to the Turtle Island, Keri Caves & Mizithres

6. Private Cruise to the Turtle Island, Keri Caves & Mizithres

Relax on a large front leather sundeck and enjoy the comfort & luxury of italian pleasure craft, powered by 100 horses. Marinello Eden 18 offers shower & clear water, large canopy and leather front and rear lounge, cool and freeze boxes and snorkeling equipment, as you sail in the hands of a professional skipper. We cruise you round Marine Park, to spot Carretta Sea Turtles, stop at Marathonisi, swim at the famous Keri Caves and Mizithres Beach. Keri Caves are the absolute time and space escape. Crafted by the forces of nature, Mizithres Beach is a recently formed paradise. Offering pearless shades of blue along its sandy coasts, visitors call it the „new Shipwreck”! We will take your breath away further up to Eros Cave, swimming at still unknown Piscines Beach. You will beg us to leave you there forever as time seems to stop in this spectacular beauty ...

Zakynthos: Boat Cruise to Navagio with Swim Stops

7. Zakynthos: Boat Cruise to Navagio with Swim Stops

Zakynthos or Zante is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the third largest of the Ionian Islands. Zakynthos is a separate regional unit of the Ionian Islands region From Zakinthos cruising the coast till Navagio - Shipwreck for the first stop for swimming, Second stop at Blue caves for photos opportunity and swim, Keep your camera ready and swim at Sigia beach before we cruise back to Zakynthos. Total Duration: 4 - 5 hours Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Anafonitria 290 91 Greece, 1 hour Blue Caves, Korithi Greece, 50 minutes Viewpoint from Xigia Beach to Alykes Beach, Epar.Od. Zakinthou - Volimon Greece, 50 minutes

Zakynthos: VIP Half-Day Tour to Turtle Island & Keri Caves

8. Zakynthos: VIP Half-Day Tour to Turtle Island & Keri Caves

Half Day Cruise: Turtle Spotting - Turtle Island(Marathonisi) - Keri Caves & Olive Oil Press Factory Collected from your resort and taken to the port of Agios Sostis where you will board on a Glass-Bottom Boat. This is the ideal trip to see the famous Caretta Caretta Loggerhead Turtles. Next stop, the exotic Turtle Island. Thee you are sourounded b white sandy beach. Marathonisi Island has the shape of the turtle also and is the nesting beach them. As we go around the island you can enjoy the exquisite coastal scenery. We enter into one of the nicest caves of the island and have a swim stop in the crystal clear waters, a great pace for those who love snorkelling among the fisg. We promise you will go home with great photos of the sea turtles! At the end of the trip, bofore taking you home, you wil visit Aristeon Olive Press Factory/Museum for olive oil tasting and more...

License Free Boat Rental to Turtle Island & Keri Caves

9. License Free Boat Rental to Turtle Island & Keri Caves

Book a small boat to drive it yourself and enjoy a day out at the sea. Rent it from Laganas Beach and decide where you want to go. Don't forget to bring your own food, drinks and sunscreen. At the time of rental you will have support per telephone. Also, we suggest you take sunscreen, towels, swimwear and maybe a light summer jacket in case it gets windy. We will advise you where to go to ensure you don’t miss any of the most beautiful places. - 60hp engine - fuel - cup holders - ice box & cool boxes - sun deck lounge - snorkeling equipment

Laganas: Private boat rental with or without captain

10. Laganas: Private boat rental with or without captain

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the enchanting National Marine Park in Laganas Bay on a private boat excursion that spans three hours. Commencing at Agios Sostis harbor, you will become acquainted with our highly skilled skipper who will guide you through this immersive experience. Prepare to witness the majestic presence of the Caretta Caretta, the magnificent turtle species that calls Laganas Bay its home and nesting grounds. Discover the hidden treasures of the picturesque islet known as "Marathonisi," which boasts a captivating resemblance to a turtle. It is here that turtles seek refuge to lay their precious eggs. Immerse yourself in the wonder of this natural wonderland as you explore its unspoiled beauty. Unleash your adventurous spirit as we venture into the remarkable Keri Caves and Mizithres rocks. Dive into the crystalline waters, which possess an unparalleled clarity, and marvel at the awe-inspiring landscapes and turquoise-colored depths. Engage in snorkeling escapades within the caves, allowing yourself to truly absorb the essence of this remarkable island. Create lasting memories with your loved ones as you capture these extraordinary moments, both above and beneath the water's surface. Embrace the local way of life for a day, immersing yourself in the rich culture and natural wonders that this extraordinary destination has to offer.

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What people are saying about Laganas Beach

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(378 reviews)

It was an amazing tour with Angelo! The boat was clean, beautiful, speed. The route has included snorkeling and swimming places, white sand beaches, and beautfilul rocks. We offer Angelo tour.

So much fun. We got to see so many amazing views we wouldn’t have been able to see on our own and learned so much about the island that we didn’t know and authentic Greek food.

The tour was really nice, we visited a lots of places, saw some turtles and also we had the opportunity to swim at turtle island and the Keri caves

We saw turtles , we have visited the oasis beach with crystal clear waters , and visited the turtle island. Was perfect experience

It was a miracle, I didn't expect it. Recommended to everyone