KALAMAKI, ZANTE - GREECE
I literally took hardly any photos in Zante; simply because I didn't feel like I wanted to. There's a difference when you're away with either your partner or friend and being away with family. I didn't want to keep waving the camera in people's faces so there's not many photos but what I have are cherished memories indeed :-)
We was given free cocktails by restaurants pretty much every night. It turns out, I'm not really a fan of sex on the beach. Cosmopolitans however...
I was very lucky to receive some lovely swimwear before I went out to Greece. The bikini set in particular that really caught my eye on the website and lived up to its expectations in person is this little beauty below.
The brand is called Seafolly and is available from Coco Bay. Seafolly have a range of swimwear for bustier women which I was SO happy to read about! It's SO frustrating not being able to buy the prettiest bikini tops in shops due to them stocking smaller sizes.
They also mix and match which is a wonderful idea because they have already established that not all women are the same sizes on top and bottom. I picked out the Goddess Bandeau Bra* which is suitable for D-DD cups. It has pleating to the cups, an underwire to keep you 'up' and removable booster pads too. It's incredibly comfortable and was my most worn bikini this time round!
I chose the Goddess Roll Top Pants* to match which can be rolled down to fit like normal bottoms; or rolled up to give you a high waisted fit. These were perfect for me because I'm not that confident in the stomach area so these gave me much more confidence to walk around the pool and hotel complex in just a bikini!
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We were super protected from the sun with factors 30 and 50 suncreams from Ladival*. I usually burn when in the sun on holiday; no matter how much suncream I slap on. However, I only burnt a tiny bit on my chest throughout all of my summer travels so far. I'll definitely be buying my suncream from Ladival next time!
I also made sure to take some time out for myself. Despite being on holiday, I found myself checking my emails every day but I guess I just felt bad neglecting my blog. So, I took myself down to the beach for a few hours with a bottle of suncream, water and my book. Would you believe I've read 3 books in 3 weeks?! Crazy.
We have all had such a lovely and relaxing holiday and we are already in talks of booking up again for next year. I would love to visit some other Greek islands so if you have any recommendations of quiet places to go; do leave them below :)
Disclaimer: The brands mentioned are my travel sponsors this year. However, all words, opinions and photographs are my own.