Exploring Zakynthos, or Zante, you really can feel like you're on two different islands. While the southern and eastern coasts are hugely popular with package tourists - combining great beaches with all the fun and amenities you could want - the centre and western coast of the island are remote, natural and largely unmarked by the hubbub of the travel industry.
Laganas is one of Europe's most popular party destinations, and the resorts around it are packed during the summer months with visitors from all over Europe. While the beaches of Laganas prohibit water sports, they're extremely popular at Alikes and Argasi. On the other side of the island, but a world away, are the remote tranquil beaches around the cove of Navagio.
There are many sights to enjoy on Zakynthos, from the historic churches and monasteries of the central areas to the stunning Bohali Castle in Zakynthos Town.
As well as a vibrant main town full of museums and history, Corfu is full of enough water parks, riding stables and scuba centres to tire out even the most excitable of families. Blessed with a glorious climate, you'll barely need to spend a minute inside once you reach its shores.
Crete doesn't hold high cultural status for nothing - some of the greatest ancient Greek artefacts can be found here. Perfect for sunseekers and watersports fans alike, its varied terrain makes almost every kind of leisure activity a possibility.
Ancient artefacts and beautiful beaches are just two of the many gems Thessaloniki has to offer. Spoil yourself with trips to the ever popular museums for a culture insight into the past and present day. Once you've strolled along the stunning beach, dine like the locals and experience authentic Mediterranean food like never before!
The largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia's mild climate and plentiful beaches are the ideal setting for a cinematic escape. Quite literally - it was home to the filming of Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Hop on a short flight to explore Kefalonia for yourself - the kayaking opportunities, beautiful architecture and pleasant weather won't disappoint.
Natives of Kos love to spend time on the beach, and considering its beautiful climate, it's no wonder. With miles of sand and sea to explore, you'll be clamouring for a return visit before you've even left the airport.
Land of magnificent palaces, historic villages and stunning beaches, you can live like an ancient Greek on the cobbled streets of Rhodes. Dine on Mediterranean dishes in the sunshine or swim among the fish at Waterhoppers diving centre.
White-washed buildings nestled in the clifftops make Santorini’s famous landscape recognisable across the globe.
With more than 50 beaches enveloped in lush greenery and lapped by a turquoise sea, it's not difficult to see why Skiathos was often used as a backdrop for the box office hit, Mamma Mia.