Laganas (Greek: , alternatively called Lagana) is a village of the synonymous municipality located in the southern part of the Greek Ionian island of Zakynthos. It is a modern place on an old style Greek island, with a high proportion of nightclubs and bars. The main attraction of Lagana is the migration of the loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). Each year during the months of June, July and August the turtles migrate to the bay of Laganas to lay their eggs on the beach. This is a protected beach which is watched over by ecologists at all times. The beach is quite shallow even when you walk out for a long distance. The resort has a large number of Club 18-30 hotels, being their second largest destination, and a few run by 2wentys.
The Caretta caretta loggerhead sea-turtle (see the Marathonisi island in the Laganas Bay with a shape that reminds a turtle)
Heading along the main road towards the beach, the nightclubs are:
- On the left hand side.
- On the right hand side
Restaurants popular with english-speaking visitors include:
Division of the municipality with a population 5894 (in the year 2001)
Keri ist a sea-side village 20 km SW from Zakynthos city, close to Keri is the small island Marathonisi. The church Panagia Keriotissa is in Keri. Outside Keri in Marathias two white giant rocks in the sea known as Mikri and Megali Myzithra.
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