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Area (sq km): 9,250
Population: 780,133
Nationality: Cypriot
Local Name: Cyprus
Language: Greek,
Time Zone: +2 GMT
Currency: 1 euro =
100 cents
Capital: Nicosia
Dialling Code: +357
Electricity: 240V/50Hz
Internet Code: .cy
Religion: Greek Orthodox,
Climate: Mediterranean
Government: Republic
Inoculations: None
Driving: Left
Int'l License: Not Required
Banking: M-F 8.15-12.30, 15.15-17.00
Major Airports: Larnaca(LCA),

Villas in Cyprus for tranquil beach holidays

Cyprus beaches are world famous and nothing short of divine. Soak up the sun in Paphos, Limassol, Larnaca or Ayia Napa, all places that offer velvety Cyprus beach sand and clean refreshing water from villas in Cyprus.

Cyprus beach
Cyprus beach

Paphos beaches

Search for Cyprus villas near your favourite beaches on our extensive database. Paphos, or Pafos, makes up the western shore of Cyprus. The Paphos beaches are plentiful and absolutely glorious! To the north is Dasoudi Beach. Its silvery clean sand and azure pleasant waters have earned it Blue Flag status. Latchi Beach is a pebble beach popular for sunbathers. The water is ideal for scuba and snorkelling.

Lara Bay is a more isolated Cyprus beach which is perfect for quiet relaxation. The conditions of the beach make it a loggerhead turtle nesting site where you can also see the monk seal. Coral Bay beaches are famed as the most gorgeous Paphos beaches and some regard them as the loveliest beaches in Cyprus. Coral Bay is definitely touristy, but well worth a visit as it too is a Blue Flag beach and is great for all manner of watersports.

Golden beaches in Limassol - Ladies Mile Beach

The beaches in Limassol are long and golden with refreshing breezes and safe swimming waters. Perhaps the best beach in Limassol is Ladies Mile Beach near Limassol Port. The soft golden sand stretches as far as the eye can see. The water is calm and shallow making it ideal for relaxing swims and safe for kids. There are plenty of sports, including windsurfing that are immensely popular on Ladies Mile Beach.

Pissouri Beach is a Blue Flag beach in the charming town of the same name. Pissouri Beach is more tranquil than Ladies Mile Beach making it ideal for relaxation. The quality of both the sand and the water is top flight and this is another location great for swimming. Governor’s Beach is a romantic beach perfect for cosy picnics and casual strolls along the sea. The crystal azure water is a haven for snorkellers also. The beaches in Limassol on the southern coast of Cyprus truly are stunning and will add to your holiday in Cyprus.

Search for villas in Cyprus online now with and escape to the stunning seaside retreat that is Limassol. You can also search our extensive database for holiday villas in other popular European beach destinations.

Larnaca beaches

Faros Beach is a favourite of the Larnaca beaches for its lovely surrounding landscape. It is a quiet beach perfect for finding respite. The CTO Beach is a very active beach. There is skiing, tubing, volleyball and boating available. There is also a kid’s play area to help entertain the youngsters.

Phinikoudes Beach is a beach hot spot for tourists and locals alike. There are plenty of sports available and the water is just right. Makenzie Beach is long, white and palm tree lined. Scuba and snorkelling are fantastic and the water is so inviting! The top rated Blue Flag Larnaca beaches include Kastella Beach, Makenzie Beach and Phinikoudes Beach. Bask in the sun and enjoy an unforgettable beach holiday in Cyprus.

Beaches in Cyprus - Ayia Napa Beaches, Nissi Bay

The Ayia Napa beaches are famed as the most beautiful beaches in Cyprus. Ayia Napa beaches stretch from the Larnaca area to Cape Greco. Ayia Napa has endless white sandy beaches most of which have been awarded Blue Flag status. Ayia Thekla is a small beach with calm waves lapping warm sand in a location suited for unwinding.

Macronissos Beach is a lovely Cyprus beach sheltered by three adjoining bays. Sandy Bay Beach too is sheltered from prevailing winds and has luxurious sand dotted with shading umbrellas. Nissi Bay Beach is the most popular of the Ayia Napa beaches with a wonderful selection of villas in Cyprus. If you are interested in active water pursuits head to Nissi Bay for enough options to make your head spin.

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