Cyprus Beaches

Limassol Beaches

Limassol Beaches

Pissouri Beach
Pissouri Beach

Pissouri Beach is located west of Limassol and its reputation as being a clean beach with many amenities is growing all the time. The beach is situated on the southern edge of Pissouri village. It boasts fine golden sand, colored pebbles, moderate waves and crystal blue waters.

Limassol Coastline
Limassol Coastline

Limassol Coastline

Ladys Mile Beach

The beach which is lying just outside of Limassol to the west of the town is a golden sandy beach with very shallow and crystal clear waters. There is not much service and amenities on the beach but some Beach restaurants are scattered around this 8 Km beach.

Governors Beach

The Governor’s beach can be found in the east of Limassol and towards Larnaca about 20 Km from Limassol.  The beach has a beautiful blend of golden sand, small pebbles and stunning white stone rocks. T.

Kourion Beach

Many tourists but many locals as well, especially on weekends, are visiting this fantastic and super clean beach. The tourists combine a day out by vising the ancient Curium theatre which is located just on top of the cliff hanging above the beach.

Parekklisia Beach- Blue Flag

The Parekklisia Community beach is one of the few beaches in the Limassol area that is covered by so much sand. It is 400 meters in length and is 30 meters wide. It is covered with fine gray sand. The waves are very mild and the water shallow for about 15-20m inside the sea.

“Akti Olympion” Beach

The “Akti Olympion” Beach is sandy beach, close to town and offers a pedestrian path, bicycle and street parking for cars. The length of this beach is 2 km and its width 40 meters. It is covered with dark gray sand and its waves are mild to moderate. It.

Dasoudi Beach
Dasoudi Beach

The Dasoudi Beach east of Limassol

Ayia Napa Beaches

Ayia Napa Beaches

Ayia Thekla Beach - Blue Flag
Ayia Thekla Beach - Blue Flag

The Ayia Thekla Beach in Ayia Napa

Landa Beach - Blue Flag
Landa Beach - Blue Flag

Landa Beach in Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Makronisos Beach - Blue Flag
Makronisos Beach - Blue Flag

Makronissos Beach in Ayia Napa

Larnaca Beaches

Larnaca Beaches

Mackenzie Beach - Blue Flag

The Mackenzie beach is located near the Larnaca International Airport. It's a long beach with fine gray sand. The sea is usually very quiet and very clean and the pedestrian street that is built alongside the beach promenade provides a unique experience.

Finikoudes Beach - Blue Flag

The Finikoudes beach is located in the center of Larnaca, just on the seafront and is considered one of the most famous beaches of Cyprus. "Finikoudes" means in Greek, “small palm trees” (which now grew up and became big trees) and were planed almost a century ago in 1922. Th.

Paphos Beaches

Paphos Beaches

Coral Bay Beach - Blue Flag

The Coral Bay beach is located in Peyia. It is a sandy beach and easily accessible by car, motorcycle, bicycle and bus. In the afternoons it gets a bit windy having ome nice big waves which kids and adults alike enjoy a lot.

Protaras Beaches

Protaras Beaches

Fig Tree Bay Beach

One of the better known and most popular beaches of Cyprus, Fig Tree Bay gets its name from the fig tree that provided shade to the locals before the area become popular among tourists. With fine white sand and clear shallow waters, the beach is a favorite of locals on weekends, especially those with young children.

Konnos Bay - Blue Flag

The bay is Konnos four kilometers east of Ayia Napa on the road between Cape Greco and Protaras and is the last beach, which defines the border between Ayia Napa and Protaras. It is one of the most picturesque beaches well protected from winds and almost no natural wave.

Statistics show that in Cyprus there is certainly a preference for seaside holidays and both Cypriots and international holidaymakers are quick to stake out their piece of beach soon after breakfast and stay put like that for the best part of the morning.  Some Cyprus beaches are popular with sport made people who favor certain beaches for surfing, beach cricket, volley ball, sand boarding and kite surfing, others select beaches like Makronissos Beach with lots of shallow water where the kids can paddle safely, while others head for the bikini beaches, sunglasses and binoculars where the younger set cavort and party throughout the day and into the evening.

Cyprus Beaches Each Have Something Unique to Offer

There are many fabulous bed and breakfasts, self catering apartments, resorts and hotels along the beaches in Cyprus. As you travel around the different beaches you get  different experiences, and you will find that some beaches are far less commercial than others. Because of the splendid weather in Cyprus, the entire island is always in season. It is worth planning a trip to discover each ones unique character.

All Cyprus beaches provide beach lovers with the best sea experiences around and often these beaches have diverse environments around them. People can don their hiking shoes and hike along the coast and enjoy cliff top walks with magnificent sea views. Of course there are trendy restaurants, pubs and cafes along these beaches serving the freshest fish.

Cyprus beaches have so much to offer; long white beaches and unspoiled coastline . Add to this the host of other attractions Cyprus offers, and you begin to see why you need plenty of time on the island, and a few days on the brilliant beaches just serve to whet your appetite for a longer stay.

The Long Sandy Beaches of Limassol

The fact that Limassol is Cyprus' second largest city with a fascinating mix of old and new architecture and cultures with lots of tourists attractions makes it a hugely popular tourist destination. It draws people who love the long sandy beaches and the brights lights of the hotels that line them. The Wine Festival in September draws a huge crowd of revelers who gravitate towards the beaches in Cyprus for hours of care-free leisure.  A very popular beach in Limassol is the blue flag Pissouri Bay beach, loved by those who enjoy all kinds of water sports.

Governor's Beach is known for its beautiful white cliffs set against the shimmering blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Governor's Beach is about 30km east of Limassol but being a popular beach there is a bus service that runs there. There are some small hotels and restaurants at the beach and people with small children like it for its shallow waters and there is also the chance to go on a few attractive walks.

The Beaches of Paphos

Cyprus is geared up for tourism, and blue flag beaches are just one of the many guarantees offered to tourists that they are using a beach of outstanding quality. Paphos is particularly well known for its variety of fabulous blue flag beaches along the 50km of coastline. Cyprus beaches enjoy good weather all year round but the best time for the beaches is definitely from April to October, when the water temperatures are particularly pleasant.

Guests staying at the hotels along these beaches appreciate the fact that some of these beaches are very private and are almost used exclusively by the hotel guests. Cyprus beaches attract outdoor enthusiasts looking to enjoy sporting activities on clean and safe beaches. Coral Bay is a popular blue flag beach, known for water sports like snorkeling and scuba diving. You can hire umbrellas and sun beds and settle down for a glorious day in the sun, confident in the fact that there are also lifeguards on duty during the swimming season. The beauty of Coral Bay Beach is that it can also be reached making use of public transport, and there are also plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants around the beach offering a variety of light, casual meals.

A Quiet Encounter with Nature

Cyprus beaches aren't all known for their crowds, there are many quieter beaches in Cyprus which attract people who want nothing more than to lie on their spot in the sun to attend to their holiday tans and to catch up on some reading. Nature lovers and those who cannot tolerate the crowds are drawn to Cyprus Beaches like Lara Bay, on Cyprus's north-west coast. Umbrellas and chairs are not allowed on this beach with good reason; the beach is home to green- and loggerhead turtles. Because the beach is more off  the beaten track, it requires a 4x4 to get there, but for those looking for a close encounter with nature and a peaceful, undisturbed swim, Lara Beach in Paphos promises a time of inspiration.

Larnaca Beaches

Beaches in Cyprus don't get much better than the gorgeous Finikoudes Beach, a famous Larnaca blue flag beach. To cater for the crowds, everything has been laid on like showers, changing rooms, lifeguards, cafes, bars and access for the disabled. Wonderful palm trees and well maintained gardens add to the exotic atmosphere. The fact that the town's main shopping center is just behind the promenade just adds to the complete Cyprus beach experience of one of Larnaca's top beaches.

The Party Beaches of Ayia Napa

Not all beaches in Cyprus have lifeguards, but most of the blue flag beaches in Ayia Napa do. They also have other useful features which put the minds of visitors to the beaches at ease. Things like first aid stations, changing cubicles, umbrella and sunbed hire save visitors having to lug stuff onto the beach; its all there. The beaches of Ayia Napa are also linked by a picturesque coastal path, leading right through to Protaras and Pernera.

Nissi Beach is hugely popular and there is an island which you can walk to when the tide is low. Young people gravitate towards this beach because the Nissi Bay Beach Bar plays loud music, encouraging beach parties throughout the day and into the evening. Families and those looking for a quieter beach needn't be disappointed because there is a quieter side to Nissi Beach away from the crowds and music.

A Popular and Picturesque Beach in Protaras

Everybody knows the much loved Fig Tree Bay Beach of Protaras, but the reality is that there are many other fantastic and perhaps more secluded Cyprus beaches for which  Protaras is known for. Apart from the popular but more secluded  Kapparis- and Louma Beaches, Konnos Beach, at the bottom of a rocky climb is sheltered and has also been awarded blue flag status. This beach is particularly picturesque with its lovely clear turquoise waters being a top draw card. There are lifesavers on this beach too even though the sea is nearly always calm. There are also changing rooms, toilets and showers and you can hire umbrellas and loungers. This is the perfect beach to simply chill and watch others paragliding and taking part in other beach activities like jet skiing and sand boarding.

Heaps of Unspoiled Golden Beaches

There can be no doubt that the beaches in Cyprus are an outstanding destination for people who are drawn to the brilliant year round weather, the relaxed atmosphere and clean, safe beaches, making it an ideal getaway for those who want to lap up the sunshine on beaches which have been awarded for their excellence in terms of cleanliness, safety and useful and convenient amenities.