Alykes Beach is located 18 km north of Zakynthos Town. A beautiful sandy beach can be found in Alykes, attracting many visitors for its amazing sand and crystalline waters.
It is an ideal family beach as the sand gently goes into the water making it safe for young children and swimmers of any level. There are sunbeds and umbrellas to hire and a good range of beach bars, restaurants and tavernas.
Alykes 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.