What can i say about Costa's Bar, well its my own little peace of tranquility, free sunbeds and a nice pint of beer just chilling watching the waves roll into the beach a mere 10 feet away and the hot sun beating down, as i said tranquility.
Every day we went to Costas beach bar, cheapest beds on the island, great food and nice cold beers. Costas is a great host, a true gent and always has time for a quick chat. Can't wait to go back.
costa's you are great! you are just so friendly, this was our 3rd year back to alykanas and every year we come back to see you. you will know who this is when i say i hope you are keepin my autograph safe because that will be worth millions one day my friend!! can't wait to come back, we'll be there next year with the baby!
Had lovely relaxing time down at Costas beautiful beach and bar, nothing is too much bother for him, food is always gorgeous, just sorry we missed our last day on the beach due to sprained ankle (again!) but will see you next year! (still best chips in Alykes)
Love from Helen and Richard x
Costas is just the best! I go on holiday with Alex and her family and we used to go to Costas bar at least 3 times a day. He so polite and lovley, he used to always sit out and talk to us, we are going to Zante again in less than two weeks so we will be seeing him soon! He taught us greek in exchange for geordie, he drove past us one day saying 'Wey aye man!' everybody go there and give him your service because its a good place to go for a drink before your meal or during the day. xx xx
We stay in Agrassi when we come to Zante but after finding Costas Bar five years ago we make the trip up to Costas on our bike at least three or four times during our stay and always remain for a few hours. The small beach in front and the sun beds are ideal and usually you can find a little breeze, it's wonderful to take a dip in the sea etc etc. The hospitality and food are great and suggest you have a bowl of melon and ice cream. Cannot wait to get back.
we always visit Costas Bar. The view is wonderful, the sunbeds reasonably priced and the snacks are good value. We stay in apartments nearby , but I wont say where as it's our own piece of heaven. He also has an exchange library so take your books along.
i didn't ever eat at costas's but we had a mythos and watched the sunset here most nights. it was great, costas would call hello even if we were just walking past and we watched him put his fishing nets out for his dinner! there was hardly ever anyone else there, especially after dark, although his sunbeds were always packed when we walked past during the day. if you want a lovely greek welcome and a nice quiet relaxing beer, costas's is the only place to go.
Costas snack bar is the best it should have 10/10 not 4!!! costas is great he is very welcoming we were there for a week in july and went at least 3 times everyday for a snack at lunch then a peaceful drink at night before we went out then again on our way back to the apartments! his family are all fabulous as well and his mam is a brilliant cook her food is gorgeous! you realy have to go to costas i highly recommend it to everyone! yamas costas for making our holiday great see you next year because we are already booked and can't wait! x x x
We had a fabulous holiday in July 2004 based in the wonderful Alykanas Beach Apartments. The apartments were themselves brilliant and in a wonderful setting, on the beach in the centre of the magnificent bay. Not complaining, but the apartments are for families and there are a lot of children. On the first afternoon while our families relaxed around the pool I wandered down the beach in sweltering heat to explore the locality and check out Alikes. At the junction almost where the beach ends and the road branches off into Alikes I noticed an innoculous bar 'Costas'. I ambled in gagging for a drink, I was served by a very pleasant Greek who spoke perfect English. It turned out to be Costas himself and a perfect gentleman. I sat under the shade with a perfect, cold bottle of Amstel looking out over the sea towards Kefalonia which is clearly visible. It was a totally relaxing and uplifting experience. The sea lapped gently onto the beach and the music at the time was absolutly 'The business'. It was my own 'Shirley Valentine Bar' for men, I had another bottle and don't think I have ever felt so relaxed in my life. There were eight of us in our party My wife, me and daughters 13 & 20 with friends who also had daughters 13 & 16. I actually went to Costas Bar 4 times that day. Over the course of the week we visited many times. Everyone Adults and Children loved the bar, Costas and his family, his drinks were fantastic as was the food (snacks) and music which was never loud. The ambiance of this place is 'Greek Heaven'. Costas my friend we are already booked and we cannot wait to see you again on 17th July 2005. Yamas Efharisto Polie.
NB: Advice to all don't take the road from Alykanas to Alikes walk down the beach, it's about the same distance and call in at Costas, there and back again.
costas bar was the best we loved it we stayed at alykanas beach a couple minutes down the beach from it so we went everyday we were there for a snack at lunch because costas and his family made gorgeous food then whenever we went out on a night we would stop there for about an hour early on then again on our way back to the apartments costas was brilliant we was alwats up for a good chat! we would teach him geordie (why aye man!) then we would teach us greek! (yasou costas!) we will definetly be going back there to see him next year!
We visited Alykes in the summer of 04, and discovered Costas bar on our very first day. The bar overlooks a private section of the beach, which is a lot quieter than anywhere else along the bay. This was especially good for us as it meant that we were able to relax without being disturbed by families with young kids. Costas himself is extremley friendly. He is always up for conversation and makes the best concoctions in Alykes! Infact, we did not miss a day at the bar in the entire two weeks we were there. Definately recommended for singles and young couples who want to escape the typical tourist scene. There are sunbeds for hire, and a selective menu for snacks. All in all we will definately visit Costas when we return next year.
We had a great few days any 1 going these are the cheapest sun beds on the island. Costas mum is the best calamari cook in the world.small beach but fantastic people
Costas get the frappies on we are coming back again see you in septembar love you lots Mick and Debbie
Can highly recommend a visit to Costas, good food, really friendly atmosphere, small quiet beach
This restaurant/cafe/snack bar was brilliant - right on the beach, prices very good, all food cooked freshly - only problem was that we only found it on our second to last day!! Will definitely be there every day next time - also hires out the cheapest sunbeds!! D'oh - shouldn't have said that!!