Plessas Palace Hotel is a family-friendly hotel on the northeastern coast of Zante, one of Greece's Ionian Islands. The hotel is in the village of Alykanas, which has a sandy beach. It's comprised of Mediterranean-style buildings with terracotta tiled roofs, set against a backdrop of green hills. Plessas Palace Hotel has an outdoor pool where you can take a dip, and a separate pool for children. There's also a games room to keep younger guests entertained. When you get thirsty, you can visit the cocktail bar, which is open from early in the morning until after midnight. If you fancy some privacy, you can have a drink on your own balcony or terrace. When it's time to venture out of the hotel, you'll find a beach and several bars and restaurants in Alykanas. You could choose a table at a taverna overlooking the sea and order a glass of retsina, the local wine. The island of Zante is small enough for you to visit any part of it in a day. The west coast, with its rugged limestone cliffs, offers many places of natural beauty to admire. Or you could head east and look around Zante Town, with its arcaded streets, museums and Venetian fortress.
The hotel is in the centre of Alykanas, a traditional Greek seaside village surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Here, you can while away a few hours at the beach, which is a short walk from the hotel. Further afield, you could head north to Agios Nikolaos, a small harbour town that's within driving distance of Plessas Palace. On the west coast, near the town of Navagio, is Shipwreck Beach. This secluded cove, surrounded by vertical cliffs, is one of the most famous in Greece and can only be accessed by boat. You could also head inland to visit one of the island's traditional rural villages.
You'll have hot plates, a fridge and kitchen equipment in your room, so you can prepare simple meals. You can also get food at the cocktail bar. In Alykanas, you'll find restaurants and tavernas offering Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. You might want to try some locally caught seafood during your stay.
Life at Plessas Palace is centred around its outdoor pool area where you can relax with a drink in between refreshing dips in the water.
The rooms at Plessas Palace are decorated in a traditional style, with tiled floors. Each has individually controlled air conditioning, a safe and Wi-Fi.
Distance to city centre 0.1km
Distance to beach 0.6km
Distance to airport 18km (ZTH)
Address: 0030 26950 29498, Alykanas (Ano Gerakari), Zakynthos, Greece
Alykanas, Zante, Greece
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My partner and I have just returned from a blissful 2 weeks at this hotel. This was our second visit, we went Sept 2019 and loved the place so much we returned again this year. The lovely Plessas family are so warm and welcoming and can't do enough to make your stay pleasurable. The rooms are spacious with comfy beds and a powerful shower. They are cleaned on a daily basis and towels and bedding changed regularly. The bbq night is great value at 10 euros but obviously there was no Greek dancing this year due to covid. Niko's bar is great fun and the food tasty and very reasonably priced, he makes fab cocktails! There is never a struggle for sunbeds and the pool is lovely and clean. All in all a great family run hotel with everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay in the lovely village of Alykanas. We will be back! 😎
From the minute we arrived in this place we felt like we were part of the family. Such a warm welcome from Nikos, Maria, Joanna and the whole Plessas family - even Dennis across the road was so lovely giving us free grapes. The rooms are basic and on the whole clean. We did not use the self catering facilities to cook but we could have done with a kettle. Covid rules are being adhered to across the Hotel and whole resort. The pool and bar area is so nice plenty of spare beds and the backdrop of the mountains is quite spectacular.The food is fine and the weekly 10 euro bbq is well worth the money. Breakfast is continental and can be purchased for only 3 euros a day. Nikos transported us to other locations when taxi's were a problem. We initially went in July for 9 days to attend a family party we loved it so much we took our family back for a further visit as we knew they would love it too. We generally go to Spain as we have a property there but we feel blessed to have tried this place and have fallen in love with Zante, the people are so friendly and it is only a 10 minute walk to the lovely beach at Alykanas. The Greek people could not have made our holiday more special. We loved it and we love the Plessas family. Thank you Nikos and team wonderful memories and fantastic service.
Nice relaxing time here, hotel clean. Staff were great. No problems, but would have liked a kettle. Linen and towels changed regularly . Will be back hopefully in 2021.
Loads of hand sanitizer around for residents and staff.