Alykes Resort

Resorts on Zante


Alykes Summary:

Alykes and Alykanes are less developed than the resorts in the south, but they too have grown-up recently and this year you will you find karaoke bars for the first time which you will either love or hate. It's still much quieter than resorts like Tsilivi and Laganas, and will probably suit more people now than previously. Horse and carriages have replaced taxis and will provide free transport to local restaurants. The beaches are excellent, long and sandy and very safe for children. It is still a very relaxing and friendly place but if peace and quiet is your priority then why not look at Amoudi a couple of kms south of Alykanas. No British tour operator covers this resort and there have been few changes in recent years. If you get up early you can even have the beach completely to yourself.

Reasons to Visit:

• Great beaches - Not crowded & very safe for kids

• Village atmosphere with traditional tavernas & friendly bars

• Boat excursions & hire

• Good watersports - Paragliding & Jetskis

• Good for couples and families

• Good location for exploring the north side of Zakynthos

Reasons to Stay Away:

• Too quiet for some

• Very British

• A bit remote from the other resorts

Beaches near Alykes:

Alykanas Beach   (150 Comments)
Alykanas BeachA big sandy beach which rarely gets crowded despite new tourist developments nearby. Plenty of tourist facilities nearby without feeling overly commercialised.
Alykes Beach   (54 Comments)
Alykes BeachFairly narrow in places, but quite a long beach so it only gets crowded close to the resort centre.
Old Alykanas Beach   (12 Comments)
Old Alykanas BeachA beautiful series of small beaches and all within easy walking distance of the nearby resort of Alykanas.
Xigia Beach - Volimes   (3 Comments)
Xigia BeachA stunning little beach famous for the aroma of 'bad eggs'. It's sulphur escaping from the surrounding rocks apparently!
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Popular Bars:

Iris Bar   (118 Comments)
Yria Cafe Bar   (117 Comments)
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Popular Restaurants:

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Alykes Taxis

Alykes Taxis

Alykes Buses

Alykes Buses

Alykes Video Tour