Fig Tree bay is a beautiful sandy beach in Protaras, Cyprus. The water is crystal clear and there is golden sand. This beach is considered a very popular place and it was also declared by Trip-advisor the third best beach in Europe in 2011.In addition, Fig Tree bay has been given the blue flag award. The beach stretches for about 500m and it was given its name from the fig trees which are found near the coast. A point of interest for visitors is a small islet which can be reached by swimming through the shallow waters.
The beach is suitable for families with children as there is shallow waters. On top of Fig Tree bay there is a coffee-bar where you can get something to eat or drink. Access to the public is free but bed and umbrella hire is chargable. Visitors can also find water sports like water skiing, wind surfing, parasailing and much more.
Mackenzie beach is about 15 minutes from Pervolia in Larnaca. It is a flat beach which makes it suitable for families with children. There are many facilities at the beach such as sunbeds and umbrellas. There are water sports available at the beach such as jet skis, speed boats, water skiing and windsurfing.
The waters in Mackenzie Beach are usually calm thanks to its sheltered position and you can walk in the sea for almost 50 metres and still only be waist deep in water. Larnaka Municipality keeps clean the beach and the water quality is regularly monitored, and the beach has Blue Flag status. Kids will enjoy the beach as the sand is particularly good for building sand-castles, or drawing in the sand. Behind the beach you can find a lot of local restaurants, including fish tavernas as well as others.
Glyki Nero or Grecian Bay beach is one of the main beaches in Ayia Napa with crystal clear waters. This beach, is the one closest to the centre of Ayia Napa, starting at the harbour and stretches eastwards towards the sea caves of Ayia Napa. It is a very beautiful beach, made up of a long stretch of white sand which spreads from the harbour towards the Ayia Napa sea caves. It is also considered a safe beach and therefore preferable for families with children. Kiosks, snack bars and a number of restaurants can be found so that visitors can enjoy lunch or refreshments. Visitors who love water sports can find various options such as pedaloes with slides, jet skis, parasailing and much more.
Nissi beach is a famous sandy beach in the province of Ayia Napa Cyprus which belongs to the Famagusta district. The beach stretches out for 500 metres and the waters are crystal clear. The beach took its name from the small islet near the beach which in Greek means Island from the Greek word “νησί”.
Limassol marina is a landmark for Cyprus and it has changed Limassol’s image, The Limassol marina has already been named as one of the most attractive and outstanding projects in Europe.
Baths of Aphrodite are located in the Akamas Peninsula near the little fishing village of Latchi and is considered as a famous mythological site. It is believed that on this romantic site, Aphrodite used to take her baths in the pools of the natural cave. The cave is surrounded by a fig tree with beautiful natural wildlife.
Just south of the main Phinikoudes and past the small yacht marina is Kastella or Castella beach, about a 15 minute walk from Larnaca centre and near the Psarolimano fishing shelter.
Kastella gets its name from Larnaca Castle which lies just over 1km to the east. Fine sand stretches south of the marina for about 400 metres, east facing and well protected by the long marina wall to the north. Ranks of sunbeds pack the grey sand overlooked by a set of low rise apartment blocks.
The sea is shallow, so this is a good beach for families and there are lifeguards on duty over the peak summer season. There is a large car park in front of the marina and there are showers, toilets and changing rooms nearby. There are the restaurants and cafes you might expect of an urban beach as well as the usual watersports.