Gerakas. Gerakas is a beach at the very south end of Zakynthos, in the region of Vassilikos, 16 kilometers (ten miles) from Zakynthos town. It is a beautiful sandy beach, set in a semi-circular bay and surrounded by white cliffs. Gerakas beach is one of the beaches of Zakynthos where Caretta-Caretta turtles are laying their eggs. In summer, Gerakas is visited by many tourists. The beach is well-organized and there are sun loungers and parasols for hire. The water is shallow, making it ideal for families with small children. Water sports are not possible. To find water sports you have to go to St. Nicolas beach which is three kilometers away.
Text: Jorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Text edited by Katrina Butzer