Elpida Hotel - (Accommodation in Alykanas)

Janice W


im going to the elpida in august this year im a first timer on the island and any tips on the apartments and area be very welcome thanks

Elpida Hotel - (Accommodation in Alykanas)

Janice W


we got a bargain with thomas cook we were going to florida all booked but due to the credit crunch and lack of funds we transfered it to the cheapest elpida come up at 1 week 774 for a 1 bed apt and 3 people 2 adults and my 13 yr old classed as a adult though!!!!!!!
very cheap for august

Alykes Tourist Train - (Zante Excursions)

Janice W


we are going in august for a week and this train sounds like fun we are sure to try it especially the wine!!!!!!

Elpida Hotel - (Accommodation in Alykanas)

Janice W          10/10

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just got back had a great time, here lovely family run hotel in the country next to a farm so yes cockerels do make a rackett!!! but you get used to it.
pool area lovely,nice bar selling a good variety of snacks,small shop with all the bits you will need,we had a one bedroom apartment with a upstairs basic but clean and very big.
near shops bars and restaurants not far from beach lovely   

Alkionis - (Restaurants in Alykanas)

Janice W


had meze here last week and was ill for 2 days dodgy belly,dont go here

Mantelena Restaurant - (Restaurants in Alykanas)

Janice W          10/10



went here twice last week on our holiday very nice had gyro pittas 2 euro to eat in and 1.60 to takeaway very tasty mmmmmmmmmmmm

Levante - (Restaurants in Alykanas)

Janice W


didnt go here cos they hassled us everytime we walked by

Psarapoula Lemon Tree - (Restaurants in Alykanas)

Janice W


nice meal here lovely atmosphere and horse and cart there and free mini bus back

Blue Caves and Shipwreck Cruise - (Zante Excursions)

Janice W

Well we booked last week with Thomas cook and was a bit disappointed there must have been 300 people on the boat took hours to get there and the coach picked us up half hour late!!!!we got to shipwreck beach and was only on there 40 mins which wasn't long enough,very long day

Greek Night - (Zante Excursions)

Janice W          10/10


went on this trip last week went to st nicolas port to la grotto restaurant first they took us on boat to blue caves which was lovely,then back to restaurant for food and wine was lovely entertainment was really good had a right old laugh well worth the money

Bochali View Point - (Places to Visit in Zante)

Janice W          10/10

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well just got back yesterday and was one of the high lights of my hols the view was unreal felt like crying never seen anything like it in my life

Zakynthos Airport - (Places to Visit in Zante)

Janice W          7/10


well was surprised that the airport wasnt as bad as i thought it was..
nice big duty free shop small snack shop expensive but always are in airports...
not bad but hot need air conditioning turnly up!!!

Alykanas Resort - (Resorts in Zante)

Janice W          10/10

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we went for the first time this year....
well what can i say...beautitful!!the scenery was out of this world lovely resort, lovely friendly people,cheap places to eat,good gift shops with really lovely cheap gifts all shops got same things but some have diffrent and all diffrent prices so shop around..beach is great very clean can see your feet,watersports on beach,lots of places to eat on beach spoilt for choice...if you like walking theres a variety of diffrent walks you can walk to alykes the next resort very nice lots of shops,bars,restaurants..we walked to old alykanas beach which was lovely and had lunch in the shoestrings restaurant...we have just booked for next year cant wait

August - (Best Time to Visit)

Janice W          10/10

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we went in august was hot but not unbearable nice breeze..and didnt need to buy air con while we was there..the only thing was the mossies but next year ill take vitamin b tablets and garlic tabs heard very good to fend of the pests!!!