Being active or just relax

»A life without a holiday in Greece is possible, but absolutely meaningless!«
Quote of a well-known German comedian.

Villas Cavo Marathia is a Greek oasis of calm and recreation. Perfectly suited for those in favour of a holiday away from mass tourism, and an ideal basis for those who like to create their own holiday activities.

Our special tips for acitivities

We have put togehter some information as well as our insiders’ tips for excursions on Zante island. Villas_Cavo_Marathia_Exkursions_booklet_en.pdf 


Hiking and Mountain Biking

Discover the beautiful hinterlands of Zakynthos on foot or by bike. Ideal traveling season is the springtime (May and June) and autumn (End of September and beginning of October). Suggestions for touring routes will be given to you by your hosts, Petra and Janis.


Zakynthos is a divers’ paradise. The crystal-clear water on the coastlines offers ideal conditions. One of the most favorite diving spots is nearby, the blue caves of Keri, directly at the Cape of Marathias. You will find a diving base in the nearby town of Limni Keri.


Villas Cavo Marathia offers different types of massage as well as manicure and pedicure. Further information at the reception.


We warmly welcome small groups. We also offer privat lessons with a qualified yoga instructor. Please as us!

Painting on Zakynthos

Inspired by the extraordinary location, you will find endless ideas and inspirations for motives within or outside the Villas Cavo Marathia. Ideal also for painting groups - please ask for special conditions.

For gourmets: wine tasting

Fine Greek wine from the Ionian, made in the old ways and certified by the modern. In our winery you will find not regular, commercial labels, but only varieties provided within the history and culture of the Heptanese: rare, red Avgoustiatis and lively, golden Robola.