It's not all party
party party y'know. There's also the serious business of catching a
few rays, and posing on the beach. This is where Ayia Napa
comes into its own. Nissi Beach is excellent, though don't expect
to see a grain of sand in the daytime - it's packed with bodies bathing in
the sun. Here are a couple more spots you might enjoy.
Out to the west of Napa Around 7km from town. Expect limited
Not directly linked with the beaches as it's
basically a rock formation, offering splendid views of Napa, and crystal
clear waters. Yeah, right.
Napa's most accessible beach, it's located right
in front of the square.
About 10km drive from town,
popular amongst families and couples seeking a quiet or romantic spot. The
sort of place you'd find your mum at.
Not a bad option when it comes to escaping the
hustle and bustle, but staying hip with the in-crowd. Also known as The
New Golden Bay.
Wanna make an impact?
It's the only place to be. Nissi's 4km from central Ayia Napa. It's a
scene based on the skimpiest of bikinis, six-pack stomachs, Gucci shorts
and Armani flip flops. Apart from enjoying the view (we know you will!),
there are plenty of water sports, great bars and restaurants.
Snorkeling and swimming go down well on this small,
yet picturesque horseshoe bay, based just a couple of kilometeres from the
Now you've sorted out which beach you're going to plonk yourself on,
why not take a few tips from
some of the stars of Ayia Napa on where to hang out and how
to make your mark whilst you're there.