When it comes to holidays with the kids it's difficult to find the best place to go. Of course you want them to have a good time but these are also your two weeks away from the troubles of everyday life, your time to recharge your batteries and you're not sure a fortnight with some children's entertainers and adults dressed as animals will cut it!
Thankfully you can avoid all this pressure and go somewhere everyone will enjoy - Kalamaki on the Greek island of Zante. Kalamaki offers a family-friendly holiday with plenty for everyone to do and enjoy! Whether it is a beach holiday with fun nights out or something a little more relaxed, you'll find it all and more with a holiday in Zante!.
Kalamaki has a Mediterranean climate meaning it is hot and sunny all summer long and pleasantly mild in the winter. The best time to come on your Greek Island holiday is April to September when the temperatures are at their zenith, all the restaurants and bars are open and the water is warmest. If you visit Zante in the peak summer months, don't forget your sun cream - you'll need it!
Winters in Zante are cooler with the chance of an odd shower. It is very rarely anything less than cool so while you may want to bring a sweater for the evenings you'll still get to enjoy the sun during the day.
Jan - 12ºC
Feb - 12ºC
Mar - 14ºC
Apr - 19ºC
May - 23ºC
Jun - 26ºC
Jul - 30ºC
Aug - 30ºC
Sep - 24ºC
Oct - 20ºC
Nov - 15ºC
Dec - 13ºC
Things To Do on Holidays
There's plenty to do in Kalamaki including crazy golf and a reptile house which the kids will love. If you fancy taking in some scenery take a walk into the nearby resort of Laganas. The main attraction though is the stunning beach, which is really a continuation of Lagan Beach. This long stretch of soft sand is fringed on either side by magnificent cliffs.
If you visit Kalamaki at the right time you might just be able to spot the Caretta turtles who come back to the same beaches to lay their eggs.
Things to do: Culture
Zakynthos was flattened by an earthquake in 1953 and only one building in Kalamaki survived. However many of the buildings, especially the churches were rebuilt and are extremely popular with tourists and locals alike.
Things to do: Nightlife
Kalamaki has some great bars, the Safari bar being one of the most popular, but the best thing about it is its restaurants. Authentic tavernas offer fresh fish and delicious Greek cuisine all day and into the night. Michaelos, to the north of the resort is one of the best tavernas anywhere in Zante.
As far as clubbing and late nights out dancing goes, Kalamaki is not for you. If it is late night partying that you want, then head to nearby Laganas.
Kalamaki has one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. The white sands and crystal blue waters make it a favourite with tourists and locals alike. There's plenty of sun loungers, deck chairs and umbrellas so you're sure to find a great sunbathing spot.
This is quintessential Greek countryside with long beaches, steep cliffs and green hillsides all round. There's no shortage of memorable vantage points for the perfect backdrop in your holiday photos!
Book a Holiday now!
Kalamaki offers everything you need for a great family holiday so why not get the best of both worlds and treat yourself and the kids at the same time. On the Beach offers a great selection of holiday deals with some of the cheapest Greek Island holidays around. Book now and get next years family holiday sorted in double quick time using our live booking system!
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