Vassilikos is a paradise of natural beauty and calm, a paradise for those who love the sea. It combines a lot of green with many magical beaches that each one have her own beauty and it is easy for you to visit or with the car or with the legs. Vassilikos is more a region of peninsula despite an independent resort, a splendid piece of Zakynthos with a lot of villages that are thin lived. Apart from a beautiful and paradise region is a part full with olive groves. Under the mountains are hidden the more beautiful sandy beaches of the island of zakynthos, and not only of the island but also of the entire Ionian. The Vassilikos is acquaintance because in many of the big coasts with gold sand stays the famous turtles Caretta-Caretta, that is protected from the National Marine Park of the island Zakynthos. It is an exceptionally calm resort that offers all the comforts that you would wait for, restaurants, taverns, mini markets and shops that are found in a lot of points of the region.
It would not be difficult each day of your interruptions in the Vassilikos for you to find a different beach or bight. Begin from the Kaminia and continue in the Porto Zoro, Ionian, and the Banana, the Agio Nikolaos, the Porto Roma, the Gerakas or the beach of Laurel. Amazing, gold beaches with clearly shallow waters suitable for adults and children included many comforts as shower, relaxing beds for rent as well as dives, marine ski, ringo, bicycle of sea etc. The water sports as well as certain other in certain beaches are prohibited (Gerakas, Laurel) for the protection of marine turtle. The season of reproduction of turtle coincides with the period of summer interruptions. At the duration of July and August the female turtles come out in the coast in order to dig for their eggs 50 centimetres under the surface. The heat sand nourishes the eggs and the baby turtles come out 8 weeks afterwards, sliding to the bright sea.
How you are moved
There are frequent itineraries of bus for the city of Zakynthos and a lot of companies of renting of cars, jeep, motorbikes and bicycles. There is also a station of taxi in the central street, in the turn of Agios Nikolaos.
Where to stay.
The Vassilikos has a big variety of luxurious hotels, studios, apartments, bungalows and also has traditional stone houses, which offer all the comforts that someone would wait for comfortable and convenient interruptions. Also there are varieties of prices depending on what you are allocated to allocate. Easily you will find in good relation gardens and traditional type rooms. Here you will find whatever you need in order to feel as in your house, even if you are found a lot far away from this.
Most shops in the Vassilikos are found in the main street and they include enough supermarkets, shops with fruits, shops with goods of gifts and souvenirs, bakeries that they offer to you almost what you can need. In many of the shops with souvenirs you will find miniatures turtle and big variety hand-made products, traditional objects as ceramic and gently made from honey and almonds as the nougats and the nougats with honey.
The Vassilikos does not have many bars or cafeterias and there are not clubs in this region. It is quiet, small paradise full of couples and no one wants to change this way of life.You can pass your evenings in one of the coffee-bars that are open all the day. An alternative proposal is to combine a tasty dinner in the taverns and the restaurants under the sound of live Greek music and traditional dances.