Alykanas occupies the south part of a large bay which it shares with the neighbor resort of Alykes. Alykanas also has a harbor from which boat trips run to the Blue Caves and Navagio beach.
Alykanas beach is sandy and part of it is organized with sunbeds and parasols to rent. The water is shallow and suitable for kids. Water sports are available in Alykes which can be reached after a short walk on the beach. The village has tavernas, cafes, mini markets and everything necessary for the tourists. It is visited mainly by mature couples and families with children.