Beaches in Ayia Napa and Protaras
Here you will find many of the island’s most beautiful beaches and some of its most stunning coastline. Calm and crystal clear turquoise waters with powder-soft white sand beaches. It is by no surprise that the beaches can get very crowded during the summer period. A lot of the beaches are easily accessed on foot or bicycle but we recommend you to hire a bike or a car and drive to explore the numerous small, gorgeous and secluded beaches along the coastline.
Lifeguards and lifesaving equipment are available from 11.00-17.30.
Many beaches proudly display the Blue Flag, an annual award to beaches that meet very strict criteria, ranging from water quality to area management and safety.
Agia Thekla Beach
Agia Thekla Beach is a small beach named after a tiny old church situated nearby and located in Agia Napa. Calm waters with fine golden sand.
Cape Greco is on the way to Potaras and it is the south easternmost top of Cyprus. The area is amazingly beautiful a must visit for nature lovers with eroded cliffs, stunning sea caves and crystalline waters.
Fig Tree Bay
Fig Tree Bay in the heart of Protaras it bustles with life. Fig Tree Bay is one of Cyprus´s best known and most popular beaches with soft sand, clear waters with a small craggy island offshore which attracts swimmers, migrating birds and sea life. The small rocky island, a short swim away, and the blue-green water all contribute to the idyllic setting.
Kermia Beach is situated 2km east of Agia Napa on the west of Cape Greco. Golden sand 350m long and 25m wide beach with moderate waves.
Konnos Bay is a cosy, protected bay favoured by the locals situated 4km east of Agia Napa on the road between Cape Greco and Protaras. It is one of the most picturesque beaches on the island and is well sheltered from heavy winds and had practically no waves at all. Be prepared for a walk down the hill towards the bay. It is a 200m long by 35m wide and covered with fine golden sand. Water sports are available here.
Makronissos Beach is located a few kilometres west of Agia Napa town centre. The beach has calm, shallow water and it is preferable to families with small children. It is a popular place, a cluster of three bays surrounding the bay.
Nissi Beach is a very popular beach located 2 kilometres west of Agia Napa, with white sands and clear calm waters. ´Nissi´ means island in Greek. A small rocky island is connected with the beach with a sandy passage. Accommodation facilities, restaurants and convenience stores are available nearby. The beach is one of the island´s busiest and liveliest beaches during the high season.
Pernera Beach is 350m long and 25m wide covered with golden sand and has moderate waves.