We thought some photos of Zakynthos might help you decide whether to visit this beautiful island in the Ionians. And if you've already visited, perhaps they'll bring back some memories.
Above three photos: Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Beach
This Athens dining guide doesn't list restaurants but gives practical advice on types of eating places, tipping, hotel breakfasts and picnics.
Spetses in the Saronic Gulf Islands of Greece is an easy day trip from Athens and has some good beaches. This page gives details of ferries and what to do.
Athens Airport hotels include the luxury Sofitel at the terminals, Holiday Inn near the airport, and others close by like the Hotel Pantheon.