Nissi Beach, Cyprus

HOLIDAYS to Cyprus bring sun, sea, sand and fun for everyone with people flying to the Mediterranean island in their droves every year.

One of the most popular places to visit is Nissi Beach with its incredible coastline a tourist hub all year round – but why should you go?

Where is Nissi Beach?

Cyprus’ famous Nissi Beach is located in the southeast of the island on the Greek side.

The nearest major town is Ayia Napa, just three kilometres, or under two miles, to the east.

Other local towns include Protaras – 11 kilometres away – while Larnaca is just over half hour drive to the west.

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Nissi Beach is a seaside haven for everyone in the south of Cyprus with its crystal clear waters and golden sands
Nissi Beach is a seaside haven for everyone in the south of Cyprus with its crystal clear waters and golden sands

What to do at Nissi Beach

Nissi Beach is a blue flag beach, meaning it is known for its water quality, safety and high environmental standards – and that is clear to see.

The shoreline is incredible sight to see with its incredibly blue waters and wondrous golden sands, perfect for relaxing on one of the many sun loungers all day long.

Nissi Beach is a hotspot for all types of people, whether you are enjoying a romantic holiday with your partner or there with the family, even young children as the water is shallow enough near the shoreline for those less confident at swimming.

A sandy path leads from the beach to Ayia Napa Island just under 100m out to sea, where you can get some spectacular views of the whole bay and Cyprus’ landscape.

If relaxing or taking in the sights are not your cup of tea, then you can partake in a range of watersports at Nissi Beach, whether you like to speed around the coast on a jet ski or wakeboard.

With everything ranging from parachuting over the Mediterranean Sea to renting our boats and kayaks to enjoy the other amazing views the nearby shores have to offer.

Where to stay near Nissi Beach

Now that you are sold on coming to Nissi Beach, why not stay nearby.

Just a four-minute walk from laying on the fine sand and having the cool water between your toes is Adams Beach Hotel – a five-star paradise resort with a multitude of swimming pools, waterslides and an array of food choices to satisfy all your eating needs, before looking out to the ocean from your room balcony.

Meanwhile, the hugely popular Ayia Napa is just a a six-minute bus ride from Nissi Beach and is full of incredible hotels and villas to stay in.

If you are travelling on a budget, Pierre Anne Beach Hotel is in a perfect location in Ayia Napa with Loukkos Tou Mandi Beach just metres away, while the rooms and facilities make you feel like you are living the high life – all from just £43 a night.

Or why not stay at the £131-a-night Alion Beach Hotel that has been named as the sixth best all-inclusive hotel in Cyprus by Oyster – where you will be treated like a celebrity as you head through the amazing green landscape to relax on the Gylyki Nero Beach.

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