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Drosia

Drosia beach is a series of rocky, pebbled bays near Alykes on the north eastern coast of Zakynthos. For those itching to strike out off the beaten path, Drosia Beach is perfect, This undeveloped haven is ideal for swimmers and anyone else seeking a little peace and quiet.

Xigia

Xigia beach is towards the north of Zakynthos island on the east coast. As Xigia has natural spring waters filled with collagen and sulphur it’s renowned as a top-notch therapeutic hot spot and is the perfect place for a relaxing, healing float.

Gerakas

The stunning bay of Gerakas is an unspoiled section of coast that’s the perfect spot for a tranquil break away from the more tourist heavy beaches on the island. There's only a few sun beds available to rent, no water sports, no taverna and no music.

Ionio

Ionio beach is a continuation of Banana beach on the north coast of the Vasilikos peninsula, it's just 10m deep in some places but over 40 in other areas and around 300m long with the entire length from Banana beach up past Ionio beach being way over a kilometre.

Kalamaki

The crystal clear, shallow waters of Kalamaki Beach offer safe swimming for kids and excellent snorkelling for nature lovers. In addition to loads of fish, you might encounter a sea turtle, as this extension of Laganas Beach is a common nesting location.

Agios Nicholaos

Agios Nicholaos beach, otherwise known as St Nicholas Port has a handful of sunbeds available and a couple of tavernas that offer cold drinks and delicious food for lunch or snacks. The beach is just 75 metres long and 15 metres at it’s widest with mainly pebbles.

Agios Sostis

There are actually two sections to Agios Sostis beach which are separated by Sostis port. Both beaches have sand under foot, sun loungers to hire and tavernas at the rear. There’s pedalos and boats available to rent on both so you can explore the coast if you want.

Alykanas

Alykanas beach is located close to the centre of the north east coast, it's a natural continuation of Alykes Beach with water sports and plenty of beach bars for food and drinks. Its sheltered, shallow waters are ideal for children and weaker swimmers.

Alykes

The pristine golden sands of Alykes beach gently slope into the Ionian Sea, with plenty of clear, shallow waters, making this famous beach a perfect choice for families with small children. There’s also a selection of water sports including paddle boarding.

Amboula

Amboula beach is just outside the resort of Tsilivi on the north east coast of Zakynthos. The beach is sand with pebbles around the shoreline. It’s just 10 metres wide but stretches out for over 300 metres with both sun loungers and pedalos available.
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