Ayia Napa Beaches

Nissi beach in Ayia Napa

Nissi Beach

Located 3.3 km west of the centre of Ayia Napa, the 600-metre long beach of Nissi Beach is among the most famous in the region, attracting large crowds with its alluring combination of beautiful coast, music, bars and beach parties. Covered in fine, golden sands, the beach is formed inside a natural bay, and has shallow and calm seawaters, that are sheltered against winds. It forms part of the larger Nissi Beach area, and takes its name from the small island (‘nissi’ in Greek) that is located nearby.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas, water sports facilities, beach bars, a diving school and organised events, whilst there a variety of accommodation, restaurants and kiosks in the area. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach in April, May, September and October, and in June, July and August.

Access is easy by foot, bike or car, and there are car-parking facilities. The beach also offers disabled access.

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Nissi beach in Ayia Napa

Pantachou (Grecian Bay) Beach

Located east of the harbour of Ayia Napa, the 1.2 km long beach of Pantachou is the longest coastal strip in the region, starting from the harbour and stretching all the way to the beach of Glyki Nero. The long, natural bay is covered in fine, golden sands and its crystal-clear seawaters are relatively calm.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports facilities, whilst there a variety of accommodation, restaurants and kiosks in the area. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach in April, May, September and October, and in June, July and August.

Access is easy by foot, bike or car, and there are car-parking facilities.

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Makronissos Beach in Ayia Napa

Makronissos Beach

Located 5 km from the centre of Ayia Napa, the 350-metre long beach of Makronisos is actually a picturesque cluster of three bays, stretching from the well-sheltered Makronisos Beach. With fine, golden sands and relatively calm, crystal clear seawaters, the small bays extend in different directions; out to the west, the southwest and the southeast. The southwestern part is within a special protected area of the Natura 2000 network.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports facilities, whilst there is a convenience store located close by. The general area also has a variety of restaurants and kiosks. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October.

Access is easy by foot, bike or car, and there are car-parking facilities.

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Ayia Thekla Beach in Ayia Napa

Ayia Thekla Beach

Located 6,5 km west of Ayia Napa, the 300-metre long beach of Agia Thekla is a beautiful coastal stretch that is located within the SPA (special protected area) of the Natura 2000 network. The beach is named after the saint Agia Thekla, to whom the nearby carved temple and the new white church are dedicated. As a sandy, natural beach, it has a rocky bottom covered in fine, golden sands, and its crystal-clear seawaters are relatively calm.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports facilities, whilst there is a convenience store located close by, and the general area has a variety of restaurants and kiosks. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October. The beach offers a special wheelchair at the lifeguard tower to help disabled persons enter the sea with assistance from the lifeguards.

Access is easy by foot, bike or car, and there are car-parking facilities.

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Landa Beach in Ayia Napa

Landa Beach

Landa Beach is located 4 km west of the centre of of Ayia Napa, is 400-metre long and is situated halfway between the beaches of Nissi Bay and Makronisos. The large sandy beach has a natural bay and is covered in fine, golden sands, with crystal-clear and calm seawaters.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports facilities. The general area has a variety of accommodation, restaurants and kiosks nearby. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October. The beach also offers disabled access, including a special wheelchair at the lifeguard tower to help disabled persons enter the sea with assistance from the lifeguards

Access is easy by foot, bike or car, and there are car-parking facilities.

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Vathia Gonia Beach in Ayia Napa

Vathia Gonia Beach

Vathia Gonia Beach is located 2.2km west of the centre of Ayia Napa, is a beautiful 300-metre long beach, located 400 metres east of the Nissi Beach. As a sandy beach with a natural rocky bay, it is covered in fine, golden sands, and its crystal-clear seawaters are relatively calm. There is a complete lack of headwinds at the beach.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports facilities, whilst there is accommodation and a variety of restaurants located close by. An innovative system (Seatrac) that offers autonomous full access to the sea for the disabled, is installed on the beach. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October.

Access is easy by foot, bike or car, and there are car-parking facilities.

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Limnara Beach in Ayia Napa

Limnara Beach

Limnara Beach is located within the Cape Greco National Park, is 350m long and is mostly positioned in front of a hotel complex. The beach has fine, golden sands and calm, crystal-clear seawaters, with rock pools at the edge of the bay. Located near the stunning sea caves of Cape Greco, the beach offers access to all that the National Forest Park, great for hiking and diving.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports facilities, whilst there are a variety of restaurants and accommodation in the area. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October.

Access is easy by foot, bike or car, and there are car-parking facilities.

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