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Snorkelling in Alykanos

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Snorkelling in Alykanos

Recommendations please for quiet beaches good for snorkelling- ones where you dont have to walk out too far! Thankyou.

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1. Re: Snorkelling in Alykanos

Snorkelling off the beach at Alykanas is generally pretty poor but if you go across to the outer harbour wall I've seen some good fish about there virtually above the rocky wall there. Bass, mullett and a few moray eels lurk around the area and first light is a good time to snorkel there. In general the coves and inlets on the other side of the island have good fish numbers also the beaches down off the Vassillikos peninsular. If you're lucky down there at this time of the year you may spot the baby turtles emerging from the their nests at first light, however most beaches down there are protected and patrolled during the hours of darkness, all a question of right time right place !!

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If im honest snorkling is not fantastic around Zante but as Mondeo says i find the beaches at Vasilikos is best.Ive snorkled at Kalamaki and been lucky a few times to see loggerhead turtles but this is not guaranteed.Just pure luck if one or two are around.

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Hi We were in Alykanas beginning of September last year and the snorkelling was very poor off Alykanas beach the harbour as Mondeo1 said is a tad better but we went on a turtle spotting trip and the boat moored up off the cliffs on the small island they go to and we went snorkelling off the boat and that was much better

loads off large fish and other sea life around a large sea mount but the water was very very deep there so try and go on a boat trip if you can with a swim stop

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