welcome to Alikanas in Zante island – GREECE
Alikanas is near to the neighbouring resort of Alikes and with less than 1 km between the two it is a pleasant and easy flat walk from one resort to the other. Alikanas is nestled amongst olive groves and surrounded by lush green scenery. It is a quiet resort, with a friendly, relaxing atmosphere that becomes livelier in the peak season. The beach is a continuation of Alikes beach and has the same soft sand and clear waters. This year the watersports have relocated from Alykes to Alikanas, so there are now a whole range of watersports to keep visitors to Alikanas occupied, such as pedaloes, bingos, paragliding, banana boat and much more! The resort has many shops, bars, restaurants and tavernas, sure to suit everyone and has in particular a good reputation for having several fine fish restaurants. On the outskirts of Alikanas, is the original village of Alikanas now called old Alikanas. This charming village is near the coast, has retained its traditional Greek feel and has a handful of tavernas and accommodation ideal for those wishing to experience traditional Zante in a quiet and beautiful area
The sandy beach in front of the tourist resort of Alikanas starts just after the famous beach of Alikes. Alikanas is less crowded, but the beach and the sea here is equally nice as at Alykes. Situated within a nice landscape with luxuriant green, the beach is 3 kilometers long. It is found at a distance of 16 kilometers northwestern to the town of Zakynthos and 2 kilometers southern to Alykes. you decide to leave the beach and the wonderful sea, it is worth visiting the area. Archaeological surveys have brought to light potsherds and pottery of the Mycenean period, which makes archaeologists to suggest that Mycenean Arcadia, the most ancient town of the island was situated here. If you decide to stay here, you will find many alternatives for accommodation: hotels of all categories, studios and rooms to let are available both within the settlement and in the area around. Most of them are open from April or May to October.