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Discover the 12 best beaches in Cyprus

Discover Cyprus' Most Popular Beaches from Malama Beach to Ayia Thekla Beach & More

If you’re researching for the best beaches for your next holiday in Cyprus, check out the following list.

1) Malama Beach in Kapparis - Protaras

Malama beach is one of the most well-known relaxing beaches. With municipal sun beds and umbrellas available as well as a priceless view from the very popular cafeteria/restaurant on the cliff top. Malama combines the blue waters with a green scenery bay.

2) M.M.A.D. Beach in Kapparis - Protaras

A fabulous Blue Flag Beach protected by rocks and caves from the southwest winds, MMAD beach is relatively small, has a sandy shore and crystal-clear waters. Newer less it offers its visitors a specious parking, cafeteria and WC with showers.

3) Ayia Triada Beach (aka Trinity Beach) in Pernera - Protaras

Home to a couple of sea turtles, Trinity beach is easily accessible and great for families, with municipal sun beds and umbrellas available as well as a kiosk, wc and changing room facilities. A small church dedicated to the Holy Trinity decorates the area. This beach provides a quiet getaway.

4) Sirena Beach in Pernera - Protaras

A stunning beach tucked in a small bay overlooked by a rustic bar oozing Bohemian vibes, Sirena Bay is the place to chill. Better suited to couples and families. Its turquoise waters are great for snorkeling.

5) Golden Coast Beach in Pernera - Protaras

This beach is just in front of the Golden Coast Hotel in Pernera by a picturesque fishing harbour and boat marina with a small church dedicated to Saint Nikolas with municipal sun-beds, umbrellas and water-sports available.

6) Pernera Beach in Pernera - Protaras

Located by the popular Pernera hotel this sandy beach has beautiful clear beaches, great for families with municipal sun-beds, umbrellas, kiosks and water-sports available.

7) Fig Tree Bay Beach in Protaras

Fig Tree Bay is the most popular beach in Protaras. Golden sands, restaurants, bars, and cafes line the promenade/boardwalk which stretches to 4km along the coast. The bay is named after the solitary fig tree which stands at the headland of Fig-tree bay beach. Its crystal-clear waters and fine-grained, golden sand has made the beach very popular and is among the best beaches in Europe. It has been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag for its outstanding sea water quality and public facilities and it is a Green Beach under the eco-initiative “Green Cyprus Beaches”.

8) Konnos Beach in Cape Greco - Protaras

This beautiful piece of paradise seems to be a world of its own and for decades has been the choice of anchorage for yachters from all over Cyprus. I’ts beautiful cliffs covered with wild pine trees for a shady green blanket until they meet at the bays clean white sand and turquoise waters. This bay is also ideal for taking wonderful nature walks and trails between swimming and sunbathing. Municipal sun-beds, umbrellas amenities and water-sports available.

9) Limanaki Beach in Ayia Napa

This beautiful iconic beach with its long stretch of crystal-clear water and white sand offers its visitors a vast area to relax and enjoy the sun with all the amenities available, near the town center.

10) Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa

One of the most famous beaches in Cyprus. With its crystal-clear waters and gently shelving white sand, Nissi Beach is a great place to chill out and top up your tan. Beach parties are held at the Nissi Bay Beach Bars featuring some of Ayia Napa’s well-known DJ’s as well as guest artists and celebrities, special guest appearances, dance contests, foam parties and all kinds of fun and shenanigans.

11) Makronissos Beach in Ayia Napa

Located at the end of Ayia Napas coastline is one of the most relaxing beaches of the area offering peace and quiet as well as all amenities one would expect of this beautiful calm beach.

12) Ayia Thekla Beach in Sotera

Set in the residential suburbs of Ayia Napa, once a fisherman’s village, Ayia Thekla is rapidly developing with the new luxury Ayia Napa Marina project, shopping center and super luxury residential project currently under construction, New beach areas line the coast of this much sought-after area popular for tourism and residential accommodation.

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This paradise has plenty to offer

Take a moment to read the following guidebook which we have carefully put together, with the aim of helping you get the most out of your holiday in Cyprus.