welcome to Tsilivi in Zante island – GREECE
Tsilivi is a very popular resort with families and couples and is now one of the main resorts on the island of Zante. Located on the north east coast of the island, Tsilivi is well known for its lovely beach the proud recipient of the prestigious Blue Flag award. The beach is a long (2km) stretch of soft golden sand which gently shelves into the crystal clear warm water meaning it is safe for children and swimmers of all levels. Watersports are also available at the beach, perfect for the adventurous traveller; why not try something new and exciting? Tsilivi is an attractive resort rich with olive groves, vineyards and other attractive verdant scenery. It has only recently expanded to become a tourist resort and as such still has pleasant surroundings and a traditional Greek feel. Tsilivi has a very friendly atmosphere with a great range of bars, restaurants and clubs to suit everyone’s tastes. Many of the businesses are family run offering exceptionally friendly and helpful service and a chance to experience first hand the famous Greek hospitality.
The beach of Tsilivi, some 1000 meters far from the beautiful tourist resort of Planos, is situated at a distance of 7 kilometers northern to the town of Zante, at a lovely area with luxuriant green. It is a long, sandy beach very popular both for the wonderful sea and the facilities it offers. In summer, especially during the peak periods it attracts a lot of visitors and it is usually crowded.
A lot of hotels, studios and rooms to let of all categories are available at Tsilivi beach and in the area around. It is worth seeing the interesting Nautical Museum, with a rich collection of aquarelles depicting various kinds of ship from antiquity up to nowadays. You may also see many models of ships and ship equipment as compasses, marine uniforms and a good collection of photos about the sea and the marine life. There are several large supermarkets offering everything you could need during your holiday. You’ll also find a few smaller shops in Tsilivi resort selling more traditional items, such as embroidered goods or locally made clothing. Take home some olives and herbs to remind you of your stay. After sunset, streetside stalls appear, bedecked with good value, glittering necklaces, earrings and bracelets – gorgeous presents for those you’ve left back home.