Zakynthos Alykes beach

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Alykes Zakynthos: The area of Alykes Zante (or Alikes) is located 18 km north-west of the capital of Zakynthos and took its name from the salt-pits (alykes in Greek) hidden behind the village of Alykes. Those salt-pits used to be the main source of income and wealth of the islanders. A beautiful sandy beach can be found in Alykes, attracting many visitors for its amazing sand and crystalline waters. The main road passing through the settlement is boarded by a lot of restaurants, bars and tourist shops.

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Numerous accommodations are available in the area. The coastal settlement of Alykanas is to be found a couple of kilometres from Alykes and is less popular (and less crowded) than Alykes. It offers a beautiful sandy beach which is the continuation of Zante Alykes Beach and also has crystal-clear waters. The whole area has many archaeological sites of great importance and interest for one to visit.

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Alykes Garden Village is an enchanting holiday retreat located in a beautiful area of Alykes, on the northeast side of the picturesque island of Zakynthos. The complex consists of Sellini Apt Hotel and Soula Studios and is set amongst the olive groves. Sellini Apt Hotel has 29 furnished apartments all with sat tv, safety deposit box and air condition. There are 18 studios suitable for 2-3 persons, 5 two bedroom apts for 4-5 persons, 5 larges studios for 4-5 persons and 1 very large apartment for 6-7 persons. Soula Studios have 16 studios rooms suitable for 2 persons.

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The Oscar Villa is a luxurious building consisting of 3 apartments, ground floor, 3-4 people can accommodate up to 10 people (connecting doors) if needed. Upstairs there is a Suite on the second floor of the Junior Suite.

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Welcome to the Clio Hotel on the picturesque island of Zakynthos, nestled amongst olive groves and surrounded by lush green scenery in a quiet area of the enchanting resort of Alykes. The family run Clio Hotel, built in 2004, is the perfect place to completely unwind with its a blend of traditional Greek character and modern amenities, this an ideal retreat for families and couples looking to unwind by day and enjoy some spirited evenings in a resort where you can gain a real insight into the local way of life.

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Reviews of Alykes, Zakynthos

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  • berylriches 08 Nov 2007
    You will come back totally refreshed
    Alykes is so welcoming and you feel completely safe. Never once felt uncomfortable walking around at night. The beach and sea is just the best. Like stepping into a warm bath. This is what Alykes is all about, wonderful beach.The people in Alykes are lovely. The tavernas serve wonderful food at any time you want it. The people go out of their way to make you welcome. Add to that the sunshine. There is nothing else you could want. If you walk up the mountains you get a picture of the history of the place and other attractions are just a boatride away. Interesting scenery. Because of the salt flats it is slightly different. Maybe a little clean up between the Astoria and Montreal Hotel is needed, but it really isn't a problem. Somehow adds to the charm!

    The local food is exquisite. You should always be tasting local cuisine when you visit a different country. For those people who are more fussy they serve a variety of foods from all other countries. So there is something for everyone. There is only one restaurant we would not return to.
    Go to Alykes. Stay at the Montreal and sit on the beach, enjoying the sunshine and view. Visit a different Taverna every evening. You will come back totally refreshed. I am told Argassi is also a lovely place.

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