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The Resort of Alykes/Alykanas

Alykes and Alykanas are two resorts situated on the east coast of Zakynthos close to Katastari, around 16km north of Zakynthos Town and around 12km north of Tsilivi. Despite being two resorts they are barely 2km apart, so many people often think of them as one resort. There are regular …

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Lifeguards

The committee to define the nature of the seashore or beaches where bathers flock for a swim, as to being a very busy crowded area, has been formed the Regional Unity of Zakynthos. The committee set a total of 11 beaches that meet the criteria to be classified as crowded, …

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Zakynthos on UK TV – Drain the Ocean

This week, a new TV documentary called Drain the Ocean appeared on UK TV. The new Channel 5 documentary series uses scientific exploration and digital recreation to explore maritime mysteries at various locations across the world. The first episode called “Atlantis, draining the lost city” features a number of locations including Alykes/Alykanas …

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The salt flats of Alykes

Situated on the east coast of Zakynthos is the resort of Alykes, named after the Greek name for “Salt flats”. Nowadays it’s one of the most popular resorts on the island pulling in visitors from around the world. Close to the resort are the Alykes Salt Flats, a beautiful place …

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