Escapism and Romance on Tragaki Holidays
Sit back and soak up the laid back country vibes and simmering climate of a holiday in Tragaki. With just a few whitewashed hotels and its charming, rustic restaurants, Tragaki is the perfect place to hide away from the world.
Peeking out from behind the olive groves of its hilltop hiding place, holidays in Tragaki are like travelling in a timeless world. With its stunning sweeps of golden sands nearby, sapphire seas and a cool breeze teasing at your swimming costume, sit back and let the burdens of the outside world simply ebb away.
Things to do in Tragaki
A tangled chemistry set of colourful tubes, chutes and flumes, Wet ‘n’ Wild water village in Sarakinado is the perfect fun-fuelled family outing that will keep the kids occupied for hours. With its kamikaze slides and sink holes, there is enough to keep seasoned thrill-seekers happy while the lazy river caters for the fainter of heart. If you’d prefer not to spill your drink, the sun-loungers on the terrace are perfect for a snooze.
The clear Mediterranean water is like stepping into a warm bath, so diving into the dazzling array of water sports is one of the essential things to do in Tragaki. One of the most popular pursuits is scuba diving. With beautiful kaleidoscopic reefs and abundant marine wildlife, you won’t know what’s more beautiful - above or below the water. Look out for the most famous residents of Zante’s waters - loggerhead sea turtles.
Get a flavour for traditional Greek cuisine at one of the local tavernas. For fresh fish straight of the boat, or Greek favourites such as moussaka, look no further. Cooked lovingly using home-grown ingredients and family recipes, you’ll feel like one of the locals. Down the hill in Tsilivi, the beachside grills dish up ouzo-marinated ribs and roasted lamb.
A Romantic Retreat
With a range of luxury resorts, boutique hotels and stylish apartments, you won’t have a problem finding the perfect bolthole for a romantic holiday in Tragaki. The only problem will be choosing which beach to sink into first. With a myriad of beautiful secluded coves just down the hill, you won’t have to fight for elbow room to enjoy this little slice of paradise.
Just a stone’s throw away, lively Tsilivi’s 2km stretch of golden sand and shallow water is ideal for families, while Amboula is a blue-flag winner with a clutch of harbour-side bars and stylish shops.
Bask in Timeless Tranquillity
Situated just a short drive from the coast, this sleepy inland paradise radiates old-world charm that seduces the body and soul. With tiny coffee shops and bougainvillea clad walls, Tragaki holidays epitomise traditional Greek life and are perfect for relaxing on the sun-drenched beaches. Scattered with secluded bays to explore, you’re bound to find a romantic spot for a peaceful dip or a private picnic. Framed by sky-high cliffs and with the rusting hull of a real-life pirate ship resting in the sugar-white sands, the spectacular Smugglers’ Cove is the perfect chance to get away from it all.
After an afternoon exploring the byways and beaches of Zante’s north coast, you’ll be ready for a well-deserved drink. Tragaki’s tavernas will offer a perfect quiet night with the locals. For something a little livelier, the buzzing beachside bars of Tsilivi are just a stone’s throw away. Watch out for flying crockery though, plate-smashing is something of national sport.