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Makris Gialos Beach Beach Road between Mikro Nisi and Xigia, Makris Gialos 221 00, Greece
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

On our way to the north of Zakynthos to see Blue Caves, we stopped at the restaurant right next to Makris Gialos beach. The food was good and quickly served. See picture of this nice restaurant which also had a panoramic view of a beach...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Andre W
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The beaches are steeper in this part of the island the further you get from Alykes. Beautiful refreshing deep and cooler clean waters. Shale beech, but stay away from noon to 4:30pm as there is no shelter from the sun!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank crofty217
Reviewed 10 September 2015

It is a small and rocky beach, which has a blue/green water that is amazing. Very nice for swimming, but be aware that the sunbeds are limited. There is one restaurante above the beach. In this place there are boat trips to Shipwreck and Blue...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank FelipeGaliza
Reviewed 5 September 2015

It is a very nice bach, pity there is no service on the other hand, then there will be a lot of people there LOL

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Bratislava_SKDanka
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Water and rocks, small caves, wonderful water. Small beach, little stones. Water is getting deep after 5-7 metres. Great for snorkeling. Sunny, but you can find shades close to the high walls. Boats for rent, inclusively glass bottom. A lot of parking zones in the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Mihai B
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Kefalonia for two weeks in August in a nearby hotel. We went to this beach nearly everyday as it was fabulous. It did get a bit busy sometimes but that added to the buzz of the beach. Sunbeds and parasols were reasonably...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This is, in my opinion, one of the top five beaches of Zante. The beach is with small pebbles, so even when you lay down on your towel you won't get hurt. There is this see-through, near boiled water that you will wish to stay...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank 617ivak
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Makris Gialos Beach is located right next to the road between Mikro Nisi and Xigia. There is plenty off street side parking and two stretches of loungers and umbrellas (E8 per set). The beach is small pebbles with clear water and good for swimming. Not...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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The name of the business is "The Captain of Cruises". Zaferis Spinos is one of the captains and you can whats app him on 6986138598 + put in Greece int code +xx at the start.