Porto Roma Beach

Beaches in Zante


Location: At the end of the Vassilikos Peninsular

Getting There: Follow the main road from Argassi. Go through the town of Vassilikos and continue until you come across what looks like a crossroads. Straight on is Gerakas, turning left will take you to Porta Roma

Access: There is a short steep ramp leading directly onto the beach

Sunbeds: Yes, but not many

Toilets: Not on the beach itself

Watersports: No

Safe for Kids: Fairly safe, but some areas have a rocky bottom and there are sea urchins around the harbor end of the beach

Food & Drinks: There is a taverna at the top of the cliffs surrounding the beach

Turtles: No

Seaweed: Some weed in the rocky areas

Sand or Pebbles: A mixture of sand, pebbles and shingle extending a few metres into the water then mostly sandy bottom

Car Parking: There is a nice parking area adjacent to the taverna with trees giving shade

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