Alykes: Alykes is a tourist village that is found in the western coast of island 18 km from the city of Zakynthos. It is characterized by the salt marshes that provide the entire island with salt and from which the village took his name, and it is mainly a tourist region with hotels, rented houses, restaurants, pump and all kinds of tourist infrastructures. Apart from the salt marshes, there is a small river that is poured in the sea above which they have been built little bridges that you should pass in order to reach in the centre of the village. The place of Alykes is an exceptional place for the tourist that in his interruptions he want to be moved, in advanced that so much the sightseeing in the north as the Shipwreck and the light blue caves, as the most southern regions as Tsilivi and Zakynthos they are found in distance of few kilometres at length of the main road of the island. The village is flat, and it is found a few kilometres before the mountain range that separates in the two departments the entire island, facilitates activities as excursions with mountain-bike and run in the green hoods. The extension of Alykes is another hamlet that is named Alikanas, and with difficulty distinguishes no one that begins the one and that finishes the other, same if it walks at length of the beach that connects them.
The beach of Alykes embraces a very wide gulf and shapes an extent of thin sand. This gulf is ideal not only for relaxation with sun tanning but since he is very well equipped for the tourist, it can satisfy also the people who like "active" interruptions that here can deal with marine sports and visit the snack bar in the beach. Opposite from the homonym village, the beach of Alykes embraces a very wide gulf and is presented as big length surface from thin sand. This gulf is ideal not only in order for you to relax absolutely and making sun tanning, but allocating good equipment for the reception of visitors, it can satisfies also the lovers of the "kinetic" interruptions that here have the possibility of selecting between marine sports and snack bar. This beach is also ideal as intermediary station for those who they want to visit the northern department of the island, beginning from the capital.
Alykes are connected with Zakynthos with buses that they make enough daily itineraries. It is also possible for you to rent a car, jeep, motorbikes or bicycles in order to you moved from your own autonomously in the island.
Alykes is a village of big extent and it offers various solutions in order to stay as, hotels, and apartments, studios of all kinds and for each requirement.
The day in the beach you can have fun with marine sport, while the evening, after you choose between the many formal taverns, with international cook or fast food, you can take a drink in one of the many pump where is played music for different emotions.
Beach with: Sand
Distance from the city Zakynthos: 22 km
It is found in the region: Alykes
It belongs in the Municipality: Alykes
Geographic place: G. width: B 37, 5 - G. length: A 20
Other near beaches: Amoudi, Alikanas, Xigkia, Long Seashore.
Other beaches in the same Municipality: Amoudi, Alikanas