Blessed with a picturesque coastline, Tsilivi’s golden sands wind through white coves and paddle-friendly waters. From an action-packed water park to leisurely beach strolls, adventurers will be lured in by the opportunity to explore the Ionian island’s surrounding landscapes.
Things to do in Tsilivi
Looking for a day out with the entire family? Get wet at Tsilivi Waterpark, where you can ride various water slides. The park’s lazy river and wave pool are great for lounging, while sunbeds are available for sunbathing.
You’ll want to see Smugglers Cove before you leave Tsilivi, as it serves as the postcard image of the island with its white sands and shipwrecked boat. Framed by towering cliffs on one side and azure waters on the other, it offers a great place to go swimming and snorkeling.
Come face to face with loggerhead sea turtles in the Zakynthos Marine Park. You can go on a snorkeling or diving excursion, where reefs and beaches around Tsilivi are teeming with these beautiful creatures in addition to colourful fish and crustacean life.
Looking for a unique souvenir? Shop for homemade ceramics at Dionysia Avouri’s studio in nearby Marineika or browse the cluster of shops in Tsilivi for blue-glass eye beads and leather bracelets. When you’ve worked up an appetite, visit Ammos Taverna in Zakynthos Town for seafood delicacies.
Getting around Tsilivi
You can hire a car or motorbike to get around Tsilivi, while local buses make the short drive to the beach. Tsilivi is nine kilometres from Zante Airport and five kilometres from Zante Port, where you can take a ferry to Corfu island, Kythira island and Bari.