Alykanas, a traditional seaside village, is located in the north-eastern part of Zante, next to Alykes village. Alykanas is a village of great archaeological interest as in excavations carried out here Mycenaean vessels were discovered. These findings together with some others from the surrounding area led scientists to believe that the ancient city of Arcadia was situated here. Alykanas is ideal for relaxing holidays and the perfect holiday destination for families or couples.
Alykanas maintains its traditional character, amongst lush olive groves and vineyards. The resort is ideal for hiking, cycling or even horse-riding. Moreover you can visit Vertzagio Agricultural Museum, in Pigadiakia village, by train that performs daily shuttles from Alykanas. In Alykanas you can find mini-golf as well as some seaside cafes for refreshing coffee and drinks. Last but not least you can enjoy this picturesque village by hiring a carriage to go from Alykes to Alykanas. Activities for children in Alykanas there is a children’s trampoline ideal for a few hours of carefree jumping around.
In Alykanas there are many family run traditional taverns with local cuisine. Most restaurants offer a varied menu including Zakynthian and a mix of international (Italian, British) cuisine. In addition there are also Chinese and Indian restaurants and grill houses offering the traditional souvlaki and pitta.
In Alykanas center there are several shops such as jewelry shops, leather products and gift shops, souvenir shops, local products, like mantolato and pasteli, shops and super markets catering for your everyday needs in affordable prices.
Alykanas is a holiday destination ideal for relaxing holidays, therefore it is not known for a hectic nightlife. Nonetheless, there are a few bars and pubs offering delicious cocktails in the sound of relaxing music. Some bars organize karaoke nights or Greek nights and others are situated just by the sea, for an amazing view to the crystal blue sea of Zakynthos.
Alykanas Hotels Studios Apartments & Villas
In Alykanas there are several accommodation types such as contemporary hotels, studios and apartments and traditional villas. Some of them are situated amongst sleek gardens and close enough to the sea, with amazing views to the turquoise Ionian Sea and others in Alykanas center close to the traditional taverns and shops. Zantehotels4u.com￼ has carefully selected a great variety of exceptional accommodation at affordable prices, taking into consideration your need for pleasant and great value for money accommodation in Zante. In Alykanas you can find accommodation varying from 3 and 2 stars hotels, 3 and 2 keys studios and apartments
In Alykanas there are several hotels choices varying from contemporary hotels to family run hotels depending on the type of accommodation you are looking for.
In Alykanas you can find a great variety of studios and apartments situated amongst sleek gardens and close enough to the sea, with amazing views to the turquoise Ionian Sea at affordable prices.
Here there are a few traditional villas for you that you seek a traditional accommodation combined with a touch of luxury Alykanas Beaches.The golden sandy beach of Alykanas is the natural continuation of Alykes beach and it is separated from Alykes by a small river called Skourtis. The beach is ideal for families with small children as the sand shelves gently into the sea. Alykanas beach is organized with umbrellas and sunbeds to rent and a variety of watersports to try. It is worth mentioning that here there is a ramp leading to the beach for disabled people as well as some beach bars.
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Cheap Taxi transfers to Alykanas
Alykanas is located 13km away from Zante Port and 15km away from Zante Airport. It takes about 20 minutes to visit Alykanas by car or taxi from Zante Port and 35 minutes from Zante Airport. Book now online your Zante Taxi Transfer to Alykanas at Zantetaxi4u.com. You can hire a car or bike to visit Alykanas beaches as well as the surrounding areas or utilize the local bus, which performs daily shuttles.
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