One of the main things that draws tourists to Ayia Napa is the beaches. With so many blue flag beaches with fine golden sand and crystal clear waters, there’s the perfect beach to suit everyone’s needs. Whether you’re a young person, or simply young at heart, looking for high adrenaline water sports and a party atmosphere, a family seeking a safe place to spend an enjoyable day, or a couple wanting a secluded and romantic spot to take in the views and relax, you’ll find it all in Ayia Napa.
We take a look at just some of the best beaches Ayia Napa has to offer…
If you’re looking for a lively atmosphere then head to Nissi Beach. Once you see the beautiful white sand and the clear calm water you’ll quickly understand why this is one of the most popular beaches in the whole island. It’s well located near to local shops and restaurants so you won’t have to travel far if you want a cool drink or to sample the local cuisine.
Makronissos Beach, to the west of Ayia Napa is perfect for families. It’s very easy to get to, and the waters are calm and shallow so the little ones can play safely. Throughout the summer there are life guards on duty and a first aid station for extra peace of mind. Makronissos is a large beach made up of three bays, so you’ll always find a lovely spot to spend your day.
Like all the beaches in Ayia Napa, Ayia Thekla beach has been given the blue flag designation. This small beach is incredibly beautiful. The perfect spot to relax on the fine golden sand watching the waves gently lap on the shore. If you fancy a break from the sunbathing, there are some lovely walks in this area too.
For the most romantic experience, seeking out the secluded Sirena Beach is well worth it. This little piece of paradise is shaded by trees and is the perfect spot for a picnic for two. This hidden gem is popular with couples and there’s even a beach bar to enjoy a delicious, refreshing cocktail while you soak up that amazing view.
If you’re looking for stunning scenery, Cape Greco near Potaras is certainly the place to visit. With the awe-inspiring cliffs and magical sea caves, it’s perfect for nature lovers and photographers alike. Here you can enjoy snorkelling in the clear waters, fishing and diving. A visit at sunset is a must for the romantic, it’s truly beautiful.
Discover your perfect beach in Ayia Napa
Now you know a little more about the beautiful beaches of Ayia Napa, you’re bound to have found some you’re looking forward to visiting. Rent a villa close to your favourite beach and you can simply stroll to the seafront whenever the fancy takes you. For more information on holiday villas close to the best beaches of Ayia Napa, check out our website and make your booking today!
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