• Fig Tree Bay, Protaras Shallow, gentle water and a gorgeous sweep of golden sand make this a family favourite.
  • Aphrodite’s Rock & Beach, Pafos Named after the goddess of love, so particularly well suited for romancing couples.
  • Golden Beach, Karpas Peninsula Leave the crowds behind at this beautiful and tranquil sandy beach.
  • Nissi Beach, Agia Napa This is where you come to party with sand between your toes.
  • Lara Beach, Akamas Peninsula Left undeveloped to protect the seasonal nesting turtles; pristine and unspoilt.


  • SPOT Turtle Watching Tours, around Kyrenia. Makes a change from dolphins; a great way to see the turtles up close.
  • Paphos Sea Cruises, Pafos. This quintessential holiday essential combines swimming, sipping and endless sea views.
  • Highline Tandem, Kyrenia. Fly like a bird and go paragliding over Cyprus. Unforgettable!
  • Coastal Path, Pafos. Forgot your hiking boots? Never fear, the coastal paths are a delight for strolling.


  • Cydive, Pafos. Particularly great for kids with dedicated courses and their own pool.
  • Crest Dive Centre, Lemesos. Leads diving trips to Aphrodite's Rock and Cape Greco.
  • Sunfish Divers, Agia Napa. Dive at a choice of 10 of the region's most stunning sites.
  • Scuba Cyprus, around Kyrenia. Discover the crystal-clear waters around this picturesque region.