Zakynthos (Greece)

Beach Holiday in Amoudi on the beautiful Greek Island of Zakynthos

We are staying at the small, family-run aparthotel Amoudi, located just 100 metres from a secluded sandy beach in the same-named traditional village of Amoudi. There is no better place to unwind and relax than an unspoilt and peaceful setting amidst lush green countryside and pretty wild flowers, away from the tourist masses.

The Amoudi is known throughout the area for the warm and welcoming approach of its owners, Pepi and Sakis, and you’ll feel part of the family from the moment you arrive. With just 24 apartments in this friendly hotel, our single parent families can relax in the knowledge that they are in like-minded company. Studio apartments come with a furnished balcony, kitchenette, ensuite bathroom, air conditioning, TV, refrigerator, safety deposit box and free WiFi and offer either a pool or a sea view.

Our hotel is set in lush gardens and has a good-sized pool with Jacuzzi and small children’s pool and is surrounded by sun loungers and parasols. There is a small play area for the children and a table tennis table in the grounds. Just behind the hotel are olive forests, and a small supermarket and many tavernas are only a few minutes’ walk away. The hotel offers breakfast, snacks and refreshments throughout the day. Dinner will be organised by your SPoH host in various different tavernas, including the hotel’s own seaside taverna ‘Kritamo’.

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This is a beach holiday designed to allow guests to go their own way and relax on the beach. For any guests who do fancy some activities or excursions, our host will organise any of the following quickly and easily: These activities and excursions are available at a local surcharge and can be booked upon arrival:

  • Water sports
  • Horse riding
  • A day-trip to the water park
  • Turtle watching and boat trips

The secluded bay by the hotel with its crystal clear water is perfect for snorkelling so do take your snorkelling gear!

The holiday is offered on a bed & breakfast basis. For dinner our host will organise tables for our group at the hotel’s seaside Taverna Kritamo including a BBQ night and a range of other beachside restaurants a few minutes’ stroll away. For anyone who enjoys a drink before or after dinner, the hotel’s own bar is right opposite the apartment building.

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Zakynthos is a very popular island in the eastern part of the Ionian Sea, just 20 km west of the Greek mainland. It boasts lush vegetation and beautiful sandy beaches. The most famous landmark is Navagio beach, a cove in the northwest of the island, isolated by high cliffs and accessible only by boat. The beach and sea floor are made of white pebbles, and surrounded by turquoise waters. Zakynthos is also famous for its numerous natural blue caves that are only accessible on a small boat.

One of the most popular beaches is Porto Roxa: a typically Greek rocky bay, with small streams emptying into the sea at its centre. Zakynthos is famous for all its mineral-rich waters bubbling up and fascinating geological formations on the beaches: Guests can try out the beach at Xygia, for instance, where the rocks are bright white because of the sulphur and minerals, and the water is not just a very special colour but also amazing for the skin! We’ll be staying at Amoudi beach, in the eastern part of Zakynthos. Our small, personal hotel is in a secluded bay away from other more touristy beaches. The water is crystal clear and perfect for snorkelling. The beach slopes gently into the water, making it ideal for children to play in. The more touristy resort of Alkiana, with its water sports at the beach and shops and restaurants, is a short taxi ride away.

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Flights are not included in this price:

At Single Parents on Holiday, we do not restrict you to fly from a particular UK airport – we let you choose your most convenient departure point. This means you can travel from any airport in the UK, Ireland or anywhere else in the world. Return flights currently start at £ 250 per person depending on departure airport, airline and time of booking.

Please check Opodo or Monarch or your preferred travel website for competitively priced flights to Zakynthos or call Sandra on 0333 370 3701 for a flight quotation. Your transfer from and to Zakynthos International Airport on the advertised holiday dates is included in our holiday price (short waiting times may apply).

For airport parking, airport hotels, travel insurance and other travel essentials, please check out our Holiday Extras page.

Our Financial Protection Insurance:
Single Parents on Holiday Ltd. are a company committed to customer satisfaction and consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, and in accordance with “The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992” all passengers booking with Single Parents on Holiday Limited are fully insured for the initial deposit, and subsequently the balance of monies paid as detailed in your booking confirmation. The policy will also include repatriation if required, arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of Single Parents on Holiday Ltd. This insurance has been arranged with MGA Cover Services Limited (registered address Farren House, The Street, Farren Court, Cowfold, West Sussex RH13 8BP, company registration: 08444204, authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority registration number 678541) under a binding authority with the insurer CBL Insurance Europe Limited (registered address 2nd Floor, 13-17 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, who are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority registration number 203120).
In the unlikely event of Insolvency you must Inform MGA Cover Services Limited immediately on +44 (0) 20 3540 4422. Please ensure you retain your booking confirmation as evidence of cover and value.
Policy exclusions: This policy will not cover any monies paid back to you by your Travel Insurance or any losses which are recoverable under another insurance or bond.

Your Travel Insurance:
We advise all our customers to take out adequate travel insurance to cover them in the event of illness, injury or other unforeseen events which may prevent them from travelling as well as for transfers back to the UK in case of illness, hospital treatments abroad, lawsuits brought against any responsible party in case of injury as well as other reasons such as the loss or theft of luggage or travel documents. Please check our Holiday Extras  if you need to take out travel insurance.

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