Gerakas Beach is located 16km south of the Zakynthos town and it offers a shelter for the endangered loggerhead sea turtles Caretta Caretta who choose the sandy beach to lay their eggs. Is considered one of the most attractive beaches of Zakynthos for its turquoise waters and unique unspoilt features.
The long sandy beach of Gerakas is a much preferred for swimming and sunbathing. It is actually a large cove with crystalline waters and golden sand. Some rock formations are scattered on the seashore offering a feeling of protection and isolation. The beach of Gerakas is one of the finest examples of the enchanting landscape and the natural beauty that characterize the island of Zakynthos. There is free parking before you follow the path down to this idyllic beach.
All access is forbidden between dusk and dawn from May to October.