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Active and Creative holidays in Zakynthos
Zakynthos, The pearl of the Ionian Islands, covers 405 square kilometers of diverse landscape that gives a new dimension to the word breathtaking. The climate in Zakynthos is perfect for all kinds of holiday activities. The flora and fauna, along with a fascinating history and culture, makes for a perfect active holiday filled with cycling, walking, horse riding, diving and kayaking. Nefis Travel works on a close range with a lot of passionate professional in these fields.There can be no better way to explore a coastline than on a simple kayak. Paddling quietly between rocks, your small vessel takes you to places that boats are too large to reach. Gliding through calm waters, you get to see the land from a totally different perspective. You can access small, deserted bays that are inaccessible from the land and experience a tranquillity rarely found in modern life. However you choose to get around the island you will be enchanted by the peaceful atmosphere in the monasteries and enjoy stunning panoramic views, such as those from the highest point of the island at the top of the Vrachionas mountain. Off the main roads and out of the tourist resorts, you will discover another side of Zakynthos; filled with olive groves, vineyards, orange trees, lemon trees, and clear country air mixed with the enchanting scents of pine and wild herbs.
Swimming is of course one of the most popular activities in Zakynthos – a refreshing dip in the waters of the Ionian Sea, with its mesmerizing blue colours, will undoubtedly be a highlight of your active vacation. There are also many workshops held in Zakynthos – you can follow workshops for ceramics, drawing, theatre, music and even poetry.
Wellness holidays in Zakynthos
Apollo, the God of Light, Order, Music and Theatre, who legend tells us visited Zakynthos with his twin sister Artemis, loved Zakynthos and released his spiritual light to shine on the island. Many believe this great energy has been responsible for creating a great spirit on the island. With one of the best climates in the world, a natural Sea spa at Xingia rich in sulphur and collagen, beaches with sea crystals and therapeutic clay whose properties were already known in antiquity, Zakynthos is an ideal place for those looking to explore an intuitive life path in an environment that is full of life’s energies. Spiritual holidays are a kind of spa for the soul. On Zakynthos you can go into the silence of a church or a monastic retreat. Here you will find peace, inspiration, comfort and strength. You can join Yoga and Thai-Chi Classes or maybe you would like to travel the path of the alternative healing powers; Hot Stone Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Chocolate Indulgence Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Crystal Healing, Aura Clearing, Cleaning and Balancing, Hot Stones & Crystals Chakra Clearing & Balancing, Facials, Indian Head Massage, Hopi Ear Candles and Past Life Regression. Also by appointment – Manicures & Pedicures, Waxing, Hatha Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Chiropractic Treatments, Free Body Analysis provided by a personal wellness coach, Soul Coaching, Spiritual Healing, Hypnotherapy, Tarot & Card Readings. Daily Workshops and Yoga and Thai-Chi classes are available by appointment.