Every Day – Beach Day! The 5 Best Beaches in Cyprus

In Cyprus every day is a beach day!

The island of Cyprus is one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea and offers plenty of beaches, most of them awarded with the blue flag.

The beaches in Cyprus offer everything you might be looking for; light golden sand, crystal clear waters and untamed seafronts. The breathtaking sandy beaches combined with the beautiful coastal regions is where you as a visitor can enjoy nature at its best.

Although most of the beaches are blue flag awarded and very popular they still include all beach facilities and lifeguards, all the while at the same time the waters are crystal clear and unpolluted.

So when in Cyprus on holidays, each day should be a beach day!

We have listed below some of the best beaches in Cyprus worth a visit during your stay!

The 5 Best Beaches in Cyprus

1. Nissi Beach, Ayia Napa

Nissi Beach in Cyprus

Nissi Beach – © Strüby Patric/Flickr

Nissi Beach is located 2 kilometres west of Ayia Napa and attracts thousands of tourists every year. This 600 metres long 40 metres wide beach is covered with fine golden sand. It is well sheltered from the wind and has calm waters. Water sports, sun bed and umbrella hire are available on site. There is also a diving school nearby.

2. Konnos Bay, Cape Greko

Konnos Bay - one of the top 5 beaches in Cyprus

Konnos Bay

Situated 4 kilometres east of Ayia Napa on the road between Cape Greko and Protaras is Konnos Bay. One of the most picturesque beaches on the island, it is well sheltered from heavy winds and has practically no waves at all. Water sports, sun bed and umbrella hire are available on site. There are restaurants and convenience stores nearby while lifeguards are on duty with lifesaving equipment from 10am to 6pm during the bathing season.

3. Coral Bay, Paphos

Coral Bay - one of the top 5 beaches in Cyprus

Coral Bay

One of the most amazing beaches in the area of Peyia, Paphos and around 20 minutes drive from the town of Paphos. Known for the crystal clear shallow waters and its golden sand, the beach will impress you immediately. The beach can be reached either by car or bus. At the beach there is all kind of watersports for you to try, good service with umbrellas and sunbeds as well as bars, tavernas and shops. Lifeguards are available from 1pm to 6pm daily during high season.

4. Makronissos Beach, Ayia Napa

Makronissos Beach - one of the top 5 beaches in Cyprus

Makronissos Beach – © mester.tibor/Flickr

Coming together with Dome Beach you will find Makronissos Beach, which offers white sands leading the way into crystal clear waters.  As Makronissos is a former reef, on this peninsula you can also find many interesting rock formations.

5. Kourion Beach, Limassol

Kourion Beach - Makronissos Beach

Kourion Beach – © Andrew_dub_6/Flickr

Kourion beach is located at Episkopi Bay. It is a 1 kilometre long sandy beach and is easily reached by car, motorbike, bicycle and bus. The beach has several services and facilities such as toilets, showers, changing rooms, sun beds and umbrellas. There are lifeguards on duty with lifesaving equipment from 10am to 5pm during the bathing season. A number of restaurants are available along the coast and within a short distance (about 1 km) are convenience stores, children’s playground etc.

So no matter what area of Cyprus you are holidaying in, you can make every day a beach day!

If you’re looking for a holiday that includes freedom, flexibility, space and privacy then take a look at our exciting range of handpicked Cyprus Holiday Villas, value for money Holiday Apartments and all our Cyprus Vacation Rentals or contact us on +357 26030210 to speak with a member of our team. We are more than happy to help you choose your perfect base near one of the stunning beaches in Cyprus!

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