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East Coast

Beaches on Zakynthos Eastern Coast

The east coast of Zakynthos runs from Porto Roma to Kap Skinari and all the beaches are sandy except for Macris Gialos where it is made of white pebbles. In this coast there are the beaches of Banana Beach and San Nicholas which are the best equipped beaches in Zakynthos with umbrellas, sunbeds and numerous watersports. Located to the north is the famous sulphurous beach of Xigia and the long beach of Alykes / Alykanas.

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PORT ROMA BEACH

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Porto Roma beach is located in the Vassilikos area, this beach is named after a famous person from Zakynthos, Alessandro Roma, who lived in this area. Porto Roma is a small, narrow, sandy beach and it has not been affected much by tourist. This beach is characterized by its unique natural beauty, rich in vegetation and pine trees, which provide a pleasant and comfortable shade for visitors. Porto Roma is perfect as a holiday destination in Zakynthos as the whole area, over the years, has remained pure and unspoiled, far from chaos. On the beach you can also find some basic services such as a few umbrellas and deck chairs.

PORT ROMA BEACH

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Porto Roma beach is located in the Vassilikos area, this beach is named after a famous person from Zakynthos, Alessandro Roma, who lived in this area. Porto Roma is a small, narrow, sandy beach and it has not been affected much by tourist. This beach is characterized by its unique natural beauty, rich in vegetation and pine trees, which provide a pleasant and comfortable shade for visitors. Porto Roma is perfect as a holiday destination in Zakynthos as the whole area, over the years, has remained pure and unspoiled, far from chaos. On the beach you can also find some basic services such as a few umbrellas and deck chairs.

SAN NIKOLAS BEACH

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St. Nikolas Beach is located about 14 km kilometers away from the capital and takes its name from the nearby chapel of Saint Nikolas.This beach is characterized by a large golden sandy beach bathed by a crystal clear and transparent sea. Famous above all for its numerous services including watersports such as jet skis, bananas and parachutes, for many years it has been competing with Banana Beach for the most popular beach for young people.

SAN NIKOLAS BEACH

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St. Nikolas Beach is located about 14 km kilometers away from the capital and takes its name from the nearby chapel of Saint Nikolas.This beach is characterized by a large golden sandy beach bathed by a crystal clear and transparent sea. Famous above all for its numerous services including watersports such as jet skis, bananas and parachutes, for many years it has been competing with Banana Beach for the most popular beach for young people.

BANANA BEACH

Banana Beach is the widest beach Zakynthos Island. This beach is characterized by shallow and crystal clear water. Famous above all for the services it offers to its visitors and for the numerous watersports, including jet-ski, parachutes, bananas, flyboards and water skiing that can be practiced here. Chosen mainly by young people and some families, this beach is very popular until sunset, as a matter of fact at sunset it empties quickly due to the distance that separates it from the main tourist centers.

BANANA BEACH

Banana Beach is the widest beach Zakynthos Island. This beach is characterized by shallow and crystal clear water. Famous above all for the services it offers to its visitors and for the numerous watersports, including jet-ski, parachutes, bananas, flyboards and water skiing that can be practiced here. Chosen mainly by young people and some families, this beach is very popular until sunset, as a matter of fact at sunset it empties quickly due to the distance that separates it from the main tourist centers.

PORTO ZORO BEACH

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Porto Zoro beach is located about 11 kilometers way from Zante town This beach is characterized by a long coastline of golden sand and pebbles, bathed by a beautiful crystal clear and transparent sea. The peculiarity of Porto Zoro are the rock formations on the right side of the beach, where it is possible to make clay mud. Porto Zoro offers tourists various services, including sun beds and umbrellas for hire, bars and taverns overlooking the sea.

PORTO ZORO BEACH

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Porto Zoro beach is located about 11 kilometers way from Zante town This beach is characterized by a long coastline of golden sand and pebbles, bathed by a beautiful crystal clear and transparent sea. The peculiarity of Porto Zoro are the rock formations on the right side of the beach, where it is possible to make clay mud. Porto Zoro offers tourists various services, including sun beds and umbrellas for hire, bars and taverns overlooking the sea.

ARGASSI BEACH

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Argassi beach is located a few kilometers from the capital and is certainly the least beautiful and popular on the eastern side of the island due also to the proximity of the port and the river. This narrow and sandy beach improves by exiting the town of Argassi about 3km from the church of Saint Eustachio, shortly after the typical bridge from the 1800s reported in numerous travel guides.

ARGASSI BEACH

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Argassi beach is located a few kilometers from the capital and is certainly the least beautiful and popular on the eastern side of the island due also to the proximity of the port and the river. This narrow and sandy beach improves by exiting the town of Argassi about 3km from the church of Saint Eustachio, shortly after the typical bridge from the 1800s reported in numerous travel guides.

AKROTIRI / ZANTE BEACH

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The whole coast from Zakynthos to Akrotiri is dotted with small pebble beaches, establishments and bars. The only sandy beach on these 4km of coast is the one in front of the Alivizos-Asteria fish restaurant. Frequented especially by the inhabitants of the island, it is a valid alternative for those looking for a relaxing day with a drink or eating with a sea view.

AKROTIRI / ZANTE BEACH

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The whole coast from Zakynthos to Akrotiri is dotted with small pebble beaches, establishments and bars. The only sandy beach on these 4km of coast is the one in front of the Alivizos-Asteria fish restaurant. Frequented especially by the inhabitants of the island, it is a valid alternative for those looking for a relaxing day with a drink or eating with a sea view.

TSILIVI BEACH

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Tsilivi beach, characterized by a very long stretch of fine golden sand, is one of the most touristy beach of Zakynthos Island. The sea is characterized by a shallow seabed, ideal for families with small children. All along the beach there are touristic and sports facilities such watersports like pedal boats and water scooters.

TSILIVI BEACH

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Tsilivi beach, characterized by a very long stretch of fine golden sand, is one of the most touristy beach of Zakynthos Island. The sea is characterized by a shallow seabed, ideal for families with small children. All along the beach there are touristic and sports facilities such watersports like pedal boats and water scooters.

ALYKES / ALYKANAS BEACH

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The Alykanas / Alykes beaches, together with other smaller ones, form the Gulf of Alykes. The gulf is characterized by fine sandy beaches and a shallow seabed ideal for families with young children. Alykanas is 2km south of the more touristy Alykes. Both are large and well-equipped beaches with umbrellas, sunbeds and bar service.

ALYKES / ALYKANAS BEACH

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The Alykanas / Alykes beaches, together with other smaller ones, form the Gulf of Alykes. The gulf is characterized by fine sandy beaches and a shallow seabed ideal for families with young children. Alykanas is 2km south of the more touristy Alykes. Both are large and well-equipped beaches with umbrellas, sunbeds and bar service.

XIGIA BEACH

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Xigia beach is located about 8 kilometers from Alykes beach. The sand is composed of small white pebbles and the sea takes on an incredible blue hue thanks to the high quantity of Sulfur in the water which comes from a sulphurous source. The sulfur present has therapeutic and healing properties, a real cure-all for many skin problems, cellulite, joint and muscle pain. This beach, thanks to its characteristics, is highly appreciated by snorkelers. For families with small children, care must be taken as the water suddenly becomes deep and the seabed, in some places, is rather rocky.

XIGIA BEACH

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Xigia beach is located about 8 kilometers from Alykes beach. The sand is composed of small white pebbles and the sea takes on an incredible blue hue thanks to the high quantity of Sulfur in the water which comes from a sulphurous source. The sulfur present has therapeutic and healing properties, a real cure-all for many skin problems, cellulite, joint and muscle pain. This beach, thanks to its characteristics, is highly appreciated by snorkelers. For families with small children, care must be taken as the water suddenly becomes deep and the seabed, in some places, is rather rocky.

MAKRIS GIALOS BEACH

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Makris Gialos beach is located a few kilometers from Xigia. This beautiful half moon shaped beach is composed in the initial part of white pebbles and sand near the rocky wall. The water is an emerald green color. The seabed is rich in fish and offers small caves to visit for swimming for snorkelers.

MAKRIS GIALOS BEACH

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Makris Gialos beach is located a few kilometers from Xigia. This beautiful half moon shaped beach is composed in the initial part of white pebbles and sand near the rocky wall. The water is an emerald green color. The seabed is rich in fish and offers small caves to visit for swimming for snorkelers.

AGIOS NIKOLAOS BEACH

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Agios Nikolaos beach is located in the north of the island, near the mountainous village of Volimes and is sometimes confused with the beach in the south of the island with the same name. The beach is made up of small pebbles and is quite deep. From here depart the ferries which connect twice a day Zakynthos to Kefalonia. In front of the port there is also an uninhabited islet that can be reached with a nice swim.

AGIOS NIKOLAOS BEACH

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Agios Nikolaos beach is located in the north of the island, near the mountainous village of Volimes and is sometimes confused with the beach in the south of the island with the same name. The beach is made up of small pebbles and is quite deep. From here depart the ferries which connect twice a day Zakynthos to Kefalonia. In front of the port there is also an uninhabited islet that can be reached with a nice swim.

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