hey all - going to alykenes on 12 sept was wondering how far it is from alykenes to vassilikos beach - keep seeing recomendations and we want to have a nosey
Dafne Beach is a small piece of heaven on earth Dimitri and his wonderful family run the tavern's on this beach With home made bread and tomato puree in olive oil and herbs. The kindest people I have met in a long time. Thank you for yr hospitality. Just be careful going up & down the road, it doen,t take much for scooters to slip/slide.
You can exchange money at the Louis hotels reception.There are 3 hotels together on Mavratzis beach. Excellent place to stay.
If you want a quiet holiday with no lager louts, yobbish behaviour, etc this resort is for you. Mainly for honeymooners, young couples with small children or the 45+ age group. No nightlife to speak of, apart from Yanni's coffee bar which gets a bit lively some nights. Some Tavernas have live music and most impromptu parties seem to happen after there's been a storm and all the tables and chairs are brought inside (well, it happened when we were there, what a laugh we had). I thoroughly enjoyed the slow pace of life there and the people couldn't be more friendly and helpful - 3 supermarkets, one with deli, one bakery and a fruit shop, lots of tavernas though and easy access to lots of beaches. I will definitely be returning.
I love this area.It's beautiful and friendly and quiet.
It has plenty of places to eat.
The deli/supermarket on the main road is great and Tinika and Xhronis(also known as Paul)are extremely friendly and very helpful.
The nightlife really only consists of the tavernas and the coffee bar next to the deli.(also owned by Paul's family)
We're going back in Augustand I can't wait.
I am hoping that my first holiday in Vassilikos will be as enjoyable as my previous visits to Kalamaki. I promise to let everyone on this excellent site know my views. I am returning to the beautiful island of Zante in May with my new husband who has never been to Zante before. Let us both hope that I have chosen well. I wanted to stay in a more peaceful unspoilt area this time.
If you want to get away from it all this is the place to be!
Great beach, nice quiet places to eat and the locals are great!
Hi there happy people!! Going 2 zante in 3 weeks'time ;o) Just wondering whether one can easily reach Laganas (by scooter) from Vasilikos. I'd like 2 stay in vasilikos 4 I've read there are good beaches there, but I also fancy spending my crazy nights in laganas, 4 I know vasilikos is pretty low key for this...while laganas is zante's nightlife spot...but its beach must be very poor... Many thanx for your help Anna
Plenty of good beaches here, though some of the less crowded ones are cleaner and cheaper for sunbeds.
Hi all, have just returned from Vassilikos, stayed in the Mimis Appartments, Very peaceful, people are very polite, no problems in cashing travellers cheques.. no cash points, nearest one is in Argassi.. 20 min by Taxi... has been the best holliday I have ever had..
I stayed in Vassilikos last Oct01, What can i say! The most beautiful place so far, It is very quite and ideal for those who want to get away from the hussle of the average holiday..
fantastic beach, the people there are great.The beach bar is great too- they play loads of bob marley, which is great for chilling out.Made a lot of friends there.Highly recommended we think!!!
VASSILIKOS WAS BEAUTIFULL IN MAY. WILD FLOWERS EVERYWERE VERY QUIET WITH BEAUTIFULL WALKS. BEACHES ALL OVER THE PLACE YOU CAN FIND A BEACH TO YOURSELF THAT TIME OF YEAR. WEATHER WAS GREAT. PEOPLE VERY FRIENDLY .WE HIRED A CAR AND EXPLORED THIS BEAUTIFULL ISLAND.WE STAYED AT THE PLAZZIO DI ZANTE WHICH WAS EXCELLENT HAVE A GREAT HOLIDAY I AM SURE YOU WILL LOVE THE AREA IF YOU WANT PEACE AND QUIET.
Just returned from 2 weeks. Quiet, pretty, lots of walking if you don't have transport altho plenty of opportunities to hire scooters/cars.I had to buy a buggy for my 4 year old due to long walks to beach/pools from our accommodation. People very hospitable and kind. Loads of tavernas serving great food - Greek, Italian and English. Not much activity nights apart from cafes and tavernas but we were not looking for night life. Gerakas beach (turtles) beautiful and best we went to. Local supermarket (Mais) run by helpful woman speaks excellent English. Can recommend glassbottomed boat cruise for turtle spotting - Marios tour. Fabulous weather in August - we are very brown. Most hotel pools are open to all on assumption you will patronise the bar. Panorama Hotel was our choice but we didn't try others. We were happy with it and used its internet service happily - charge 300 drachmas per 10 minutes - approx 50p. Fine resort for R&R but not if you want the highlife. Bus service very erratic by the way.
Can anyone tell me about this resort? I would like to know if it is very quiet and restful, I want to go somewhere very, very low key in Zante? Thanks Jane Irving