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NISSI BEACH SUNBEDS AND UMBRELLAS
You can hire sunbeds and umbrellas att Nissi beach for a according to me a small fee. You either hire just a sunbed or umbrella, or both ofcourse. You can only hire for a whole day.
Sunbed - 2,5€
Umbrella - 2,5€
- Family Travel
There’s never a reason to be bored in Ayia Napa. There are just too many things to do. Start with the must-see attractions, move to the big sights and fine museums, check out some tours, dig in to some outdoor activities, and work your way down to the between-the-cracks, off-the-beaten-path gems. Just leave some time to catch your breath.
- Diving and Snorkeling
- Water Sports
- Sailing and Boating
The town of Agia Napa
Agia Napa - just another lousy tourist-place! I did not really like this town very much, except for the interesting monastery and the other few places that I mentioned above. The village seems to consist only of restaurants, discos, nightclubs, souvenirshops, tattoo-studios etc.
This town seems to be the favorite place for scandinavian and british tourists, and even at the beginning of November it was really very hot there and a perfect weather for a day on the beach.
- Road Trip
Sunbathing at Nissi Beach
Ayia Napa has some of the best beaches in Europe, maybe the best. Nissi Beach is a beautiful and stunning beach about 3,5 KM from the centre of Ayia Napa. The fine, white sandy beach with palm trees and clear, turquoise water is beautiful. The water is warm and lovely and it's shallow. It can get quite crowded in the summer though but it's so worth it!
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- School Holidays
The beach where I spent most time was Lanta Beach. This is the next beach to Makronissos (towards the centre) and is much busier. The beach has fabulous soft sand, the bay is 2-3 times the size of Makronissos and there is access across sand into the sea along most of the length.
Even in mid-October the water was deliciously warm, and it's ideal for kids as it goes a long way out over sand without getting deep. Watch out for currents where it does get deeper, though (about 150m out). It does mean, though, for snorkelling, there is not a lot to see.
How shallow how far? Well in the picture, I sat on the sea floor to take it. The building is the Adams Beach Hotel, which is one of the top rated on the island.
There are a number of beaches in the Ayia Napa area, though none actually by the resort centre. The most famous is Nissi Bay, with its island and sunsets. All have shallow water for quite a distance out, watersports, some are Blue Flag beaches with lifeguards.
Nearest to my apts was the Makronissos beach (just by the Dome Hotel). Smallish beach with coarser sand, but seemed to have more fish so good for snorkelling. On the headland next to this are a number of Roman burial chambers to view.
Nissi Beach is the most popular beach in Ayia Napa and luckily for us, it was just across the road from our hotel.
As expected, the beach is pack out with holiday makers every day and there are the normal holiday water sports available - paragliding, jet skis, paddleboats etc
There are also a few shops nearby so once there, you don't need to leave the beach all day.
BEACHES: AYIA THEKLA BEACH
Ayia Thekla is 7km west of Ayia Napa and it is by far the most quiet beach in town. It is next to a beautiful tiny church that is visited by both locals and travelers. Its only frequent visitors are the owners of the neighbouring villas. Ideal for couples.
BEACHES: GRECIAN BAY
Along the coast of Grecian Bay hotel, more famous as the harbour beach. It is the most easily accessible beach of Ayia Napa, just next to the fishing harbour. This is a bussy beach with people of all ages, mostly people who stay in the neighbouring hotels.
Ayia Napa Harbour
The original fishing harbour was the main area of what was once a small fishing village. There are several nice restaurants around the harbour specialising in sea food.
Liminaki Beach is to the left of the harbour and is well worth spending a few hours on. The quality of the sea is good though you can often find some seaweed floating.
The best beach in Cyprus. You can walk out probably over 100 meters and the water is still shallow. Right by the beach you have a bar, cafe, showers, mini market. Every thing you need is here.
- Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
- Family Travel
It is the most popular beach with Cypriot families. Similarly with the other beaches it offers full servises. It is located 6km from the town.
BEACHES: LANDA BEACH
Nearby Nissi beach, it is a medium size beach, the ideal place for a relatively quiet day tanning. Mainly is visited by couples and families.
BEACHES: SANDY BEACH
Not far from the town's centre Sandy beach is a little beautiful beach not so popular. It is mostly visited by couples and families.
BEACHES: KONNOS BAY
Konnos Bay is the beach that is mainly visited by Cypriots, that is because is propably the most beautiful beach in the area. It is also suitable for diving once.
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