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Alikanas

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Alikanas Introduction

Alikanas is a quiet resort next to Alikes on the north-eastern coast of Zante. Set among fragrant olive groves and orchards, Alikanas has a wonderfully soft, sandy beach washed by crystal clear waters and provides a variety of water sports. With a good range of accommodation, fine restaurants and some lively bars and pubs, Alikanas holidays appeal to a large number of people. Zante is an island with stunning scenery, great sightseeing opportunities and many recreational activities.

Why Go To Alikanas?

If you are looking for a relaxed resort with a good beach and activities to entertain and occupy, Alikanas holiday may be just the ticket.

Alikanas attracts a wide variety of people as it is very popular with families looking for soft sand, couples seeking a peaceful retreat, and water sports enthusiasts searching for thrills at sea.

When To Go To Alikanas

The most popular time to visit Alikanas is in the summer, although the season extends from Easter to the end of October. The temperature range is from 20 rising to 30 degrees at the height of the season.

Alikanas - The Place

Alikanas is located very close to Alikes with only one kilometre between them. Lying amid olive groves, Alikanas holidays offer a relaxing retreat in a warm friendly atmosphere. Its beach of soft, golden sand is perfect for children and as it slopes gently into the sea, it offers safe bathing for youngsters and less confident swimmers. A variety of water sports are available from the jetty and the shore.

A variety of accommodation from first rate hotels to self-catering apartments caters for most budgets. While numerous restaurants, tavernas and bars serve a diverse cuisine including international dishes, local food is hard to beat. Alikanas is noted for having several excellent fish restaurants. The original village of Alikanas has a number of good traditional tavernas that are well worth visiting. There are many shops providing for all your holiday needs, including the obligatory gifts and souvenirs.

Alikanas holidays are all about relaxing in a charming seaside resort where the sun is guaranteed to shine throughout the summer. You can be as lazy or as active as you wish as holidays in Alikanas offer many recreational activities and sightseeing opportunities. A trip to Smuggler's cove should not be missed. It is the most photographed cove in Greece with its tall cliffs, golden sands and wrecked ship half-buried in the sand. Although it can be viewed from above the best place to see it is out at sea.

Alikanas Nightlife

Alikanas nightlife is fairly low key reflecting the resort's popularity with families and couples. Although there are a number of lively bars, much of the entertainment is hotel based. Evenings are often spent meandering through the resort enjoying a meal and a drink under the stars.

Alikanas Shopping

Alikanas shopping is limited to holiday essentials and the usual gifts and souvenirs. Popular purchases include leather goods, jewellery, ceramics and embroidered linens. Markets are a good place to find your holiday bargains and there are several around the island.

Alikanas Eating

Numerous restaurants, tavernas and bars provide a diverse cuisine catering for all tastes, with international as well as traditional dishes being served. Traditional island food relies heavily on fish which simply cooked is quite delicious. Moussaka is another Greek favourite made from minced lamb and aubergines. Local wines are pleasant as well as inexpensive. Children are always made very welcome in restaurants and their taste preferences and portion sizes are usually accommodated.