Rooftop bars Zakynthos

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5 best rooftop bars in Zakynthos [2021 update]

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Last updated: March 1st, 2021

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Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, located about 20 kilometres from the mainland. Like many other Greek islands, Zakynthos is a popular tourist destination, much thanks to the pleasant climate, the tropical vegetation, the turquoise waters and the beaches. But also thanks to a vibrant nightlife, which is (of course) best enjoyed surrounded with views at one of the Zakynthos rooftop bars.

This complete guide will take you straight the very best venues for some elevated Mediterranean fun, complete with all info you need about every rooftop bar Zakynthos worth a visit: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. From daytime relaxation to night time vibes, just scroll down and find the Zakynthos rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar Zakynthos Rosto Roof Garden in Zante
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Rosto Roof Garden

$$$ | 4th floor | Zakynthos Town
  • Highlights
  • Fantastic views
  • Intimate & relaxing
  • Rooftop pool

Found on top of the Diana Hotel in the heart of Zakynthos Town, Rosto Roof Garden is a delight available to both residents and none residents. The 4th floor wooden decked terrace comes with a refreshing rooftop pool, stylish and comfy lounge furniture, as well as panoramic views over the Ionian sea and Bohali Hill. Open daily from mid-day to midnight, here you can indulge in a well-stocked menu, including delicious, crafted and freshly made cocktails, served in an intimate and relaxing atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Zakynthos Movida in Zante
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Movida

$$$$ | Zakynthos Town
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Bochali Hill
  • Elegant & unique

Perched on top of the Bochali Hill, close to the Venetian Castle, Movida Sky Bar & Restaurant is an elegant and unique venue, serving some of the best views found on all of Zakynthos. While not on a high floor, the elevated hillside position means that the Movida terrace comes with lovely and panoramic vistas over Zakynthos Town and the Ionian Sea. Open nightly, Movida offers a fine selection of both food and drinks, and it is a great option for a romantic dinner with a view, or some stylish cocktails with friends.

Rooftop bar Zakynthos Base Cafe & Roof Bar in Zante
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Base Cafe & Roof Bar

$$$ | 2nd floor | Zakynthos Town
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • Daytime café
  • Nightlife fun

Set over two floors in the heart of Zakynthos Town, Base holds both a lower level indoor / outdoor café and bar, while the top floor is home to the Base Roof Cocktail Bar. Stylish and modern in setting, the wooden decked rooftop terrace is by no means sky-high, but it offers some really nice views over the historical centre of town. Here you can enjoy a menu including everything from a wide variety of hot and cold coffee brews, to a large selection of crafted and creative cocktails. The rooftop bar really starts coming to life around late afternoon / sunset, with residence and guest DJs keeping the nightlife vibe going until dawn.

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Rooftop bar Zakynthos Iguana Cocktail Bar in Zante
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Iguana Cocktail Bar

$$$ | 2nd floor | Kalimaki
  • Highlights
  • Breakfast to late night
  • Beautiful roof garden
  • Live sports / Pool

Located in Kalamaki, Iguana’s comes with a ground floor "indoor" restaurant and bar with a very open-air feel, but the prime spot is the second floor roof garden. Equipped with a stylish bar, regular tables and comfy daybeds, the bright, spacious and lush terrace is surrounded with lovely views over the island, extra fantastic around sunset. Pretty much a 'must-visit' when in Kalamaki, you can head up to the Iguana’s rooftop garden and just enjoy some tasty food and refreshing cocktails in the friendly and fun atmosphere, or visit to catch some live sports or participate in the karaoke night.

Rooftop bar Zakynthos The Mill Bar in Zante
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The Mill Bar

$$$ | 2nd floor | Alykanas
  • Highlights
  • Tropical oasis
  • Rooftop garden
  • Relaxing days & vibrant nights

Opened in 1988, The Mill Bar is one of the original bars in Alykanas. This 'tropical oasis' hidden amongst the palms holds a ground floor tropical pool, restaurant and bar, as well as an upstairs rooftop garden, surrounded with great views over Zakynthos and the crystal waters of Alykanas Bay. Open from morning to very late night, The Mill serves everything from breakfast, lunch and evening meals, to wine and potent cocktails. Visit for shaded and relaxing drinks on the rooftop terrace, or come at night for a vibrant bistro atmosphere and events like quiz night, toga parties and the famous Greek Night every Friday.

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Rooftop bar Zakynthos

Rooftop-grade: 6/10
Prime season: April-Oct

Which is the best rooftop bar Zakynthos? This complete guide will help you find the all the top rooftop bars in Zakynthos. The third largest of the Ionian Islands, located about 20 km from mainland Greece. As you would expect with a charming island, the Zakynthos buildings are not sky high. But then you only need to get a few floors up to enjoy panoramic ocean views.

Most of the Zante rooftop bars can be found in Zakynthos Town, and while the climate is pleasant year-round, the winters can be quite rainy. So the prime rooftop (and tourist) season is from about April to October.

About Zakynthos

Zakynthos (also spelled Zakinthos and also called Zante) is a Greek island, located in the Ionian Sea. With 123 km of coastline, the island has many great beaches, some isolated by very dramatic high cliffs. You can relax by the tropical vegetation and turquoise waters during the day, and enjoy the vibrant nightlife with many bars and restaurants at night. Zakynthos can be reached by plane, or by boat to one of the two ports.