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Located in the district of Famagusta, Ayia Napa has become synonymous for Sun, Beach and Fun Holiday Experience. Especially with its year-round warm Cyprus weather and sandy beach it is easy to see why this resort is so very popular among travellers.

With crystal clear waters, glorious views and never-ending stretches of golden sand, Ayia Napa is home of one of the most attractive beaches in Cyprus. And the beach choices in Ayia Napa are plentiful, catering to every taste or need, but at the same time making it overwhelming for visitors to choose between them.
That is why we have we have compiled a list of the best beaches in Ayia Napa that you must(!) visit.

Without further ado, here are the top 9 of the best beaches in Ayia Napa

 

1. Konnos Bay

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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.

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

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.

Makronissos beach is very popular with families with young children due to the gently shelving sands and calm atmosphere.

Makronissos Beach amenities:
Watersports
Lifeguard
Cafe / Snack Bar
Bus Stop near by

3. Landa Beach

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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 fine stretch of golden sand which is gently shelving into the crystal clear mediterranean sea.

Landa Beach amenities:
Watersports
Lifeguard
Cafe / Snack Bar
Bus Stop near by

4. Ammos Tou Kambouri Beach

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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
Bus Stop near by

5. Glyki Nero Beach

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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

6. Nissi Beach

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Nissi Beach is the most popular 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 and the waters are clean and clear. 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.

Nissi Beach amenities:
Watersports
Lifeguard
Cafe / Snack Bar
Bus Stop near by

 

7. Limnara Beach

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Limnara Beach (also referred to as Kermia) 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
Lifeguard
Cafe / Snack Bar
Bus Stop near by

 

8. Agia Thekla Beach

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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.

Agia Thekla Beach amenities:
Watersports
Lifeguard
Cafe / Snack Bar
Bus Stop near by

 

9. Vathia Gonia Beach

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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 it’s coastline. It is 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 near by