Framed by mountains and clear-blue Ionian Sea, the family-run Hotel Contessa enjoys a quiet location among pine trees and olive groves. Expect a typically warm Greek welcome and genuine hospitality throughout your stay as you make the most of its services and bright, spacious rooms. You’ll soon embrace its calm and relaxing atmosphere, lounging on the terrace by the large swimming pool, while the children enjoy their own swimming pool, playground and entertainment. There’s a stone-built bar for drinks and snacks during the day, and in the evening, enjoy laid-back barbecues and its sea view restaurant.
Overview of Argassi
In the foothills of Mount Skopos, surrounded by pine forests, lemon trees and wildflowers, is Zante’s oldest town, Argassi. On the tip of Vasilikos peninsula, it has views that stretch along the beach and offers many shops and lively tavernas. It’s the ideal spot for your holidays to Zante – just 4km from the island’s capital, Zante Town and 6km from the airport.
Things to do in Argassi
You’ll be forgiven for wanting to soak up every bit of this peaceful paradise, but there’s lots to see and visit in Argassi beyond Hotel Contessa. There’s a big sand-and-shingle beach lined with bars and plenty of fun to be had on the water, with banana boats, snorkelling, water-skiing and pedalos. Join a cruise to Smuggler’s Cove, accessible only by boat. And catch the train for a ten-minute trip to Zante Town to stroll along its harbour and among its ornate Orthodox churches. Combine the calm and friendly Hotel Contessa with the breath-taking scenery and lively atmosphere of Argassi, and you’ve got the making of an amazing family holiday.