Alykes Zakynthos

In the northern part of the island are, Alykes. The beach is long and safe for small children, with golden sand and crystal, shallow water ideal for sun worshippers and watersport enthusiasts.

  • Alykes is one of the most highly frequented resort centers providing a variety of water sports. The name was derived from the saltworks (alykes) behind the beach. Near Alykes is Alikanas, where Mycenean vessels have been found, and which many believe is one of the most likely sites for the ancient town of Arcadia.

  • During the day. Enjoy the plentiful watersports available on the beach or take a horse and carriage ride into neighboring Alikanas

  • In the evening Alykes boasts a relaxing atmosphere with a few cafes and taverns