Our island Cyprus, is famous for its beaches globally.
This comes from the fact that they are considered the cleanest beaches in ALL of Europe and are flagged as Blue Flag Beaches. This is the highest achievement a beach can reach in terms of cleanliness,safety for the swimmers as well as facilities provided at the beach.
Below look at a Top 10 list of the best beaches in Cyprus:
1. Ladies Mile Beach
Located in the district of Limassol, Ladies Mile beach offers relaxation and tranquility. Throughout the week, it is mostly empty as it is pretty far from the city center. However, during the weekend it is full of childrent and families.
2. Curium Beach
The beach is located of the village of Episkopi. It attracts a lot of foreigners due to its proximity with the English Bases. Its main attraction is the sunset which seems that it is eaten by the sea! A perfect beach for photographic opportunities. Visitors can also enjoy the amazing fish restaurants located by the coast.
3. Nissi Beach
Nissi Beach, located in Agia Napa is one of the most famous beaches in Cyprus! Attracting thousands of tourists annually, Nissi Beach offers all the amenities of a beach; watersports, restaurants, kiosks, sunbeds. Its crystal blue waters and golden sand make it an idea place to for parties as it is mostly targeted by party-goers and young adults.
4. Mackenzie Beach
Mackenzie Beach is located very close to the International Airport of Larnaka. This being said the beach is ideal for watching passing by airplanes moving over you. Additionally, there is a string of bars and restaurants along it, satisfying every visitors needs. It is very famous for its exciting nightlife and provides sunbeds, lifeguards and changing rooms.
5. Cape Greco
Cape Greco is one of the most unspoilt by nature beaches on the island. With its crystal clear water, it is famous as a jumping spot where brave visitors jump off the top of the cliff into the water. Its view is breathtaking and is a must see spot in the area.
6. Petra tou Romiou
Petra tou Romiou beach has historical value as it is associated with the Goddess Aphrodite. Myth says that Aphrodite was born on the rock in the beach and swam out into Cyprus on this specific beach. It is also impressive due to the formation of the rocks on the beach. A must see for visitors of the island!
7. Makronissos Beach
Makronissos Beach is located in Larnaka and is suitable for all ages. It is also used as a venue for some of the most iconic concerts hosted on the island. It offers parasailing, snorkeling, jet biking, and many other water activities. There are also cafes with fresh snacks and refreshments. In wintertime, kite surfers can be seen in Makronissos beach occasionally.
8. Fig Tree Bay
Featured among the travel guides of Europe’s Best beaches, Fig Tree Bay in Protaras never ceases to amaze any vistors. Its crystal blue waters and golden sands attract thousands of visitors during the summer. It is also a Green Beach as it has launched the eco-initiative “Greening Cyprus Beaches”.
9. Ammos tou Kambouri
Ammos tou Kambouri is an isolated beach that provides serenity and calmness. With moderate waves visitors can relax and enjoy the sound of the sea. It provides facilities such as a kiosk, lifeguards and sunbeds in order to make your visit more comfortable.
10. The Sea Caves
The Sea Caves in Ayia Napa provide visitors a chance to explore marine life as well as the sea caves which are easily accessible. The most beautiful thing is the view of the area and might provide a different experience than a normal beach.
10+1: Konnos Beach