A tropical sanctuary
The sun-drenched resort of Alykanas is a stunning change of scenery in the sun, sea and sand island of Zante. With lush green countryside making a home for an array of flora and fauna, Alykanas feels like a tropical retreat away from the busy waterfront. The village has kept to its traditional ways and holidaymaking amongst the locals gives a break to Alykanas an atmosphere that feels truly Greek. While the resort still has all the facilities you’ll need for a luxurious holiday, it lacks the dodgy commercial side that can often come hand in hand with tourist traps. If you want a laidback Greece holiday that gives you the option to find fantastic nightlife nearby, an Alykanas holiday is the perfect solution.
Enjoy every grain of sand
With three beautiful bays of white sand and clear waters, holidays in Alykanas can be spent just making the most of your time on the beach. The friendly atmosphere makes the sun, sea and sand destination even more enticing – you certainly won’t be having towel wars over who saved what spot on the sand. Along the waterfront you’ll find a relaxed promenade where you can enjoy a cool drink or do a spot of retail therapy. Water sport centres are also available for those who want to include some adrenaline-pumping activities in their stay.
Away from the beach, Alykanas village is made up of narrow winding streets and alleyway cafes and bars. Home to a handful of locals, the village is the most authentic feeling area of the resort and is a photographer’s paradise. Just under one kilometre away is the town of Alykes, another Zante destination that escapes the stereotypes. The nightlife here is slightly livelier and it has the novelty factor of horse and carriages instead of taxis!
See a different side of Zante
Most people associate Zante with the nightclubs and hangovers from a night out in Laganas, while this ticks the boxes for some holidaymakers there are others who would like to see what more this island has to offer. For the latter, Alykanas is the perfect destination. With lastminute.com you can find an affordable Alykanas holiday that will let you see a completely different side of Zante. Find a great value deal that suits you and don’t worry about the price, you’ll have plenty of change for an extra drink by the sea.