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Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Ayia Napa boasts stunning beaches that cater to all preferences. Nissi Beach is renowned for its crystal-clear waters and vibrant atmosphere, perfect for partygoers. For a more serene experience, head to Konnos Bay or Cape Greco, where you can relax and enjoy the picturesque surroundings.

With a wide variety of beautiful coastal spots to choose from, Ayia Napa offers an excellent beach experience for every visitor. Whether you’re seeking a beachfront paradise, breathtaking beauty, or a fun-filled coastal destination, Ayia Napa has it all. In this guide, we’ll explore the top beaches in Ayia Napa that are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying the remarkable coastal beauty.

Ayia Napa’s beaches are known for their exceptional beauty and are well-maintained to ensure a remarkable beach experience for all. That is why we have we have compiled a list of the best beaches in Ayia Napa that you must visit.

1. Konnos Bay

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Situated midway between Ayia Napa and Protaras, Konnos Bay attracts a mix of visitors from both resorts and is also very popular with local people, especially at weekends and during national holidays. The white sand beach melts into crystal clear waters which are a favourite spot for private yachts and motorboats to drop anchor for a few hours. This beautiful beach offers crystal-clear waters, perfect for snorkeling and swimming, and is a favorite among nature lovers.

Konnos Bay is nestled in a picturesque bay surrounded by cliffs and lush greenery. The high rocky headlands on either side of the beach are fringed with pine trees with various viewing points on the winding road down to the beach from which spectacular photographs can be taken.

Konnos Bay amenities:

  • Watersports
  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Bus Stop near by

Get Directions to Konnos Bay

2. Makronissos Beach

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Situated at the western edge of AyiaNapa, Makronissos Beach is characterized by a laid-back atmosphere, making it ideal for relaxing in the sun with a good book. Made up of a collection of three stunning bays with soft golden sand and shallow, calm waters. Makronissos Beach is very popular with families with young children due to the gentle sand and calm atmosphere. It’s an excellent choice for families and those seeking a peaceful beach experience.

Makronissos Beach amenities:

  • Watersports
  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Bus Stop near by

Get Directions to Makronissos Beach

3. Landa Beach

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Landa Beach (also known as Golden Paradise Beach) is a little-known peaceful beach at the western edge of Ayia Napa, in between the famous Nissi Beach and the coves of Makronissos, with a long stretch of sandy shoreline with shallow waters, making it an excellent choice for families with children. Lando Brach also offers a range of water sports activities for the more adventurous visitors.

Landa Beach amenities:

  • Watersports
  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Bus Stop nearby

Get Directions to Landa Beach

4. Ammos Tou Kambouri Beach

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Ammos Tou Kambouri beach is located on the eastern edge of Ayia Napa, just beyond the town limits. This peaceful beach has a small sandy area, cabanas and luxury sunloungers and you will also find numerous rock pools and sandy patches along the rocky coastline surrounding it. This area was recently upgraded and is also a popular wedding venue.

Ammos Tou Kambouri Beach amenities:

  • Watersports
  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar

Get Directions to Ammos Tou Kambouri Beach

5. Glyki Nero Beach

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Glyki Nero Beach is the closest beach to the centre of Ayia Napa and starts at the harbour. The beach stretches eastwards towards the Ayia Napa sea caves and is one long sweep of fine golden sand.

Glyki Nero Beach amenities:

  • Watersports
  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Bus Stop near by

Get Directions to Glyki Nero Beach

6. Nissi Beach

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Nissi Beach is the most popular and iconic beach in the Ayia Napa area and probably the most well-known on the island of Cyprus. It is made up of 2 connecting beaches, one long and lively, the other smaller and quieter. The beaches have golden sands, crystal-clear turquoise water and a vibrant beachfront atmosphere . It is possible to walk out for up to a hundred metres without the water passing your waist and there are many sand bars in the shallows, offering a perfect setting for both relaxation and fun.

Nissi Beach amenities:

  • Watersports
  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Bus Stop near by

Get Directions to Nissi Beach

7. Limnara Beach (Kermia Beach)

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Limnara Beach (also referred to as Kermia or Rocky Beach) is a small bay with a sandy beach leading to rock pools at the edges. It has few other facilities and is generally a quiet and peaceful beach.

Limnara Beach amenities:

  • Watersports
  • Bus Stop near by

Get Directions to Limnara Beach

8. Ayia Thekla Beach

 

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Ayia Thekla is the most Westerly beach in Ayia Napa and consists of a small main beach and lots of small private patches of sand along the coastline. It is generally a quiet beach but gets busier during peak season and national holidays when many of the nearby holiday villas are occupied with visitors. This is a more off the beaten track beach for those looking to get away from the main tourist beaches.

Ayia Thekla Beach amenities:

  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar

Get Directions to Agia Thekla Beach

9. Vathia Gonia Beach (Sandy Bay Beach)

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Vathia Gonia Beach, also known as Sandy Bay, is a sheltered beach nestled between two headlands The rocky headlands also provide fantastic views over Ayia Napa and its coastline. It offers a relaxing atmosphere and is ideal for sunbathing and swimming making it popular with families and is more low-key and quieter than its busy neighbour.

Vathia Gonia Beach amenities:

  • Watersports
  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Bus Stop nearby

Get Directions to Vathia Gonia Beach

10. Cape Greco

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Cape Greco is a coastal gem known for its stunning natural beauty. While it may not be a traditional sandy beach, its rugged coastline, sea caves, and crystal-clear waters make it a remarkable spot for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts.

Cape Greco amenities:

  • Cliff Jumping
  • Boat Trips
  • Watersports
  • Lifeguard
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Bus Stop nearby

11. Grecian Bay Beach

La Mer Homes - Guide To The Best Beaches in Ayia Napa: Discover the Beauty of Ayia Napa's Shoreline

Grecian Bay Beach is a well-maintained and family-friendly beach with soft sand and clear waters. Its central location near the town’s amenities makes it easily accessible for visitors.

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