Zante Airport which is also known as Zakynthos International Airport “Dionysios Solomos” is situated close to the town of Kalamaki, approx. 6km from the capital of Zakynthos (Zante) on the south east coast of the Ionian island of Zakynthos. The airport receives domestic flights from Athens and chartered flights from European cities. No planes are allowed to land or depart during the night. It is an ideal island from which to hire Car Hire Zante Airport so that you can travel the island at your own pace and stop off at all the lovely coves.
Zante Airport Information
Car Rental Zante offers you cabriolets, family cars, safety seats etc. all to make sure you have everything you need to help you enjoy your stay. The airport is connected to the capital of the island as well as with major resorts. There are regular public bus services but schedules can be a little unpredictable. Quite a few hotels and resorts offer private car or minibus services to and from the airport. Taxis and car hire is readily available at the airport, the airport has a limited number of both short-term and long-term parking. The parking area is located only a short distance from the terminal building.
Facilities at the airport include a café/restaurant, duty-free shop, a first aid station, ATM and a Bureau de Change. Facilities are also available for disabled travellers. Hotels in Kalamaki include the Crystal Beach Hotel, Exotica Hotel and Marinos Hotel.
The island has stunning beaches and one of the famous beaches on the Island is Navagio Beach which has fine white sand. Laganas beach is also well renowned for the endangered specie of the Loggerhead Sea turtle Caretta-Caretta. Many tourists flock to this beach to see these glorious turtles in their natural habitat. This area is part of the National Marine Park. Small coffee shops and picturesque villages are set amongst the olive and almond trees.