A guide to nightlife in Kalamaki

Holidays to Zante offer a wide array of nightlife options for all tastes. Peaceful Kalamaki has managed to retain much of its traditional Greek charm and enjoys a laid-back vibe. You’ll find enough bars and restaurants to keep you busy, and you’re close enough to visit the neighbouring resort of Laganas if you’re craving a wild night of clubbing until sunrise.

Relax at the Oceanic Chill Out Bar

Set back from the beach front along Old Kalamaki Road, Oceanic is a simple, no nonsense bar serving a fantastic collection of cocktails using original spirits and recipes. No TVs, no entertainment, no gimmicks and no food, just sit back on one of the sofas in the candlelight with a banoffee pie cocktail and enjoy great conversation with friends old and new.

Red Tail Cocktail Bar

Just off the main strip you’ll find this welcoming, family-run bar. Offering a selection of traditional frozen ice cream and champagne cocktails plus a wide range of beers, wines and spirits, you’ll have great fun working your way through the exciting drinks menu in a welcoming atmosphere.

Something a bit different at Cave Bar

The unique service and style of this bar is immediately obvious as the friendly staff meet you at the bottom of the hill and drive you to and from the bar if you don’t feel like walking. At the top you will find a beautiful garden with fantastic views, featuring a small castle-like tower you can sit atop and a cosy little cave in which to escape.

Get your sports fix at Why Not Sports Bar

If the thought of holidays to Greece with no sport for a week or two sends shivers down your spine, the Why Not Sports Bar with its fun and inviting atmosphere will be right up your street. Offering a multitude of sports over several screens, you can relax in the large outside area or try your hand at a game of pool.

Home away from home at Black Pearl Bar

Nothing is too much trouble for the local owners at this lively little bar. Featuring TV screens, a pool table and a games console, the bar hosts regular live entertainment including fire dancing and karaoke. Expect to find amazing deals on cocktails, shots and fishbowls.

Family-friendly fun at Melon Cocktail Bar

The British owners of the Melon Cocktail Bar take great pride in giving each and every guest a warm Greek welcome and an enjoyable experience. Serving freshly made cocktails and a selection of British ales and lagers, the bar also features a small play area for younger children and a selection of books and games for the older ones.

Drink cocktails on the roof terrace at Iguana Bar

Overlooking the fields, relax on the comfortable roof terrace with your favourite drink, watching the sun go down over the mountains. Hosting regular karaoke, a pool table and screens showing live sports this cheerful little bar promises a great night. Keep your eyes peeled for the in-house pet.

Wonderful hospitality at Tiki Bar

Tiki Bar offers a fantastic selection of cocktails and snacks within a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. The outdoor terrace is great for kids to run around and evenings see the whole family dancing and joining in the fun.

Proper pub grub at Venue Club

This happening bar promises to fill Zante holidays with all of your British favourites, from draught beers and snacks to all-day breakfasts and Sunday Roasts. As well as more than 50 cocktails to choose from, major sporting events shown, karaoke and live band performances, Club Venue enjoys a separate games room with a pool table and board games to keep the young ones entertained.

Never a dull moment at Big Al's Beach Bar

Big Al is a larger than life character intent on giving his guests the best time. Famous for its Bananafest and International Swingball competition, there’s never a dull moment at this eccentric beach bar, with a whole host of kid- and adult-friendly entertainment on tap.