hi we stayed her from the 13/10/2011,for a week, its a liitle cool this time of year water park couldve done with being heated for this month,the caretta beach hotel is massiveits like a village ,theres about 7 pools not included the water park, and numerous apartment blocks,i would imagine its heaving in summer,there are loads of bars across the complex,we stayed in the d blog which is the red block,there are many different coloured blocks,this was nice and quiet,all have the same tv with about 5 engish channels,safe, air con/heating,shower gel,and soap,kettel microwave,fridge,very clean,bedding changed daily as were towels,moped, bins emptied,food in restuarant was ok,as with all inclusive, gets repetitive ,drinks were ok,i only had the wine and baileys,didnt like the cocktails all taste the same, and no pina coladas lol.would like a suggestion for management ,would be nice to have a carvery,for the evening mealsand fresh omlette and smoothies at breakfast,this is what we have had previously at other hotels,snacks were naff tbh,we dont eat cold beefburgers/hotdogs,and toasties well not everyone likes cheese,snacks are ususally chips,pizza,sandwiches,crisps,and the biscuit n coffee afternoon snacks,werent ready available,should be set out on a table really .one of the main things i was really peeved about ,it is eu and they allow smoking everywhere,its gross,even in the reception and childrens area,apartments.entertainment was ok if you like that sort of thing it was 70s to 90 s ,you know elvis stuff lol,but it was late in the season,so tbh,probably is more tunes and other stuff going on in the hieght of the season.staff and management are all very nice.
off site didnt like the beach,its manky,full of sea debris n trash,so we didnt sunbathe shame as i love swimming in the sea and the water was really warm,we did walk up to laganas,this place is a doss hole,but it is for kids,kalamaki is much nicer.and yes dogs do bark cockerals do doodle doo,but locals all have farm land and the dogs are there to guard this dont judge too harshley they are used as working dogs,not pets, this doesnt mean they arent looked after,and they do get out from time to time and run down the beach,and will follow you,but hey there dogs ,dont pay them any attention.all in all a good holiday very friendly people,one last thing please go to the drunk corner,they are sooo nice there!! if you love football you will love greece haha
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Caretta Beach is a modern hotel situated in Kalamaki on the south coast of the most beautiful island in the Ionian Sea, Zakynthos. The hotel is in a private, picturesque area by the main road of Kalamaki, only 4km from the capital city Zakynthos Town and 2km from the International airport of the island. The soft sandy beach is only a 5 minute walk away and is the home of the famous loggerhead turtles, Caretta-Caretta. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Caretta Beach Kalamaki
- Hotel Caretta Beach
- Caretta Beach Hotel Kalamaki, Zakynthos