Akrotiri Peninsula attractions

Church in Akrotiri Peninsula

Holy Monastery of St Nicholas of the Cats

This monastery was founded in AD 327 by the first Byzantine governor of Cyprus, Kalokeros, and patronised by St Helena, mother of Constantine the Great. A delightful small chapel here dating from the 13th century ha…
Nature Reserve in Akrotiri Peninsula

Akrotiri Environment Centre

Just south of Akrotiri village, this centre has exhibits on the area’s flora and fauna, a wildlife observation kiosk and a short 2km cultural trail that leads to the village. It's great for kids, with plenty of hand…
Beach in Akrotiri Peninsula

Lady’s Mile Beach

This 7km stretch of hard-packed sand and pebbles is a popular weekend beach. Named after a horse belonging to a colonial governor who exercised his mare here, it runs south beyond Lemesos’ New Port and along the eas…