Location: In the resort of Alykanas next to Alykes about 20km northwest of Zakynthos town
Getting There: Quite a distance from the other main resorts, you will probably combine a visit here with a tour of the island. The main road will take you through Katastari, although there is a more scenic route around the coast
Access: Several access points, most without any steps
Sunbeds: Yes, but large areas where you can lie on the sand away from the centre of the resort
Toilets: In the nearby bars and restaurants
Watersports: Yes, including boat trips to the Shipwreck and Blue Caves
Safe for Kids: Yes, the water remains very shallow along most of the beach.
Food & Drinks: Plenty of nearby bars and restaurants
Seaweed: Not usually a problem
Sand or Pebbles: Fine sand
Car Parking: Easy to park except in the centre of the resort itself
4.0A big sandy beach which rarely gets crowded despite new tourist developments nearby. Plenty of tourist facilities nearby without feeling overly commercialised.
|Fairly narrow in places, but quite a long beach so it only gets crowded close to the resort centre.
|A very quiet area with small sandy beaches. Easy to get to if you are staying nearby in Alykes or Alykanas.
|A beautiful series of small beaches and all within easy walking distance of the nearby resort of Alykanas.
|No big hotels in this area. A series of small beaches which are usually very quiet except in July or August