Alykanas Beach

Beaches in Zante


Location: In the resort of Alykanas next to Alykes about 20km northwest of Zakynthos town

Getting There: Quite a distance from the other main resorts, you will probably combine a visit here with a tour of the island. The main road will take you through Katastari, although there is a more scenic route around the coast

Access: Several access points, most without any steps

Sunbeds: Yes, but large areas where you can lie on the sand away from the centre of the resort

Toilets: In the nearby bars and restaurants

Watersports: Yes, including boat trips to the Shipwreck and Blue Caves

Safe for Kids: Yes, the water remains very shallow along most of the beach.

Food & Drinks: Plenty of nearby bars and restaurants

Turtles: No

Seaweed: Not usually a problem

Sand or Pebbles: Fine sand

Car Parking: Easy to park except in the centre of the resort itself

Beaches near to Alykanas Beach:

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.
Amoudi Beach  (11 Comments)
Amoudi BeachA very quiet area with small sandy beaches. Easy to get to if you are staying nearby in Alykes or Alykanas.
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.
Psarou Beach - Amoudi  (3 Comments)
Psarou BeachNo big hotels in this area. A series of small beaches which are usually very quiet except in July or August

Alykanas Taxis

Alykanas Taxis

Alykanas Buses

Alykanas Buses

Alykanas Video Tour