One of the most popular resorts on the island, Alykes beach takes its name by the salt flat found in the area. The municipality of Alykes has greatly developed the area over the recent years and is now one of the top destinations on the island with many excellent hotels and restaurants to choose from. The open sea in the region is ideal for water sports like wind surfing and water skiing. The surrounding villages offer a taste of traditional Zakynthos with local arts and sights to be enjoyed by the the whole family.