Villas are located in the village of
Skala is known for its long, beautiful and clean, sandy beaches
and nearby there are small nature bays with secluded beaches.
Here the sea is almost always calm. This has become very popular
with tourists and has a livelier night life than most other
villages in the area. The coast road from Skala to Poros is
about 12km long and offers wonderful views of the changing sea,
rocky cliffs and long pebbled beaches.
The original pre-earthquake village of Skala stood on the slopes
of the hill to the North-East of the existing village. Many of
the remains are still there and it is well worth a walk up the
At the nearby beach of Potamakia you can find the
caretta-caretta turtles which lay their eggs in the sand. Close
to the village are mosaics from a Roman villa of the 3rd century
On the outskirts of the village, there are the ruins of the
ancient temple of Apollo, dated the 7th century B.C. The whole
area affords a splendid view of Zakynthos (Zante) island ,
Peloponnesus and the Ionian Sea.