Cyprus beaches constitute
one of the high value tourist
asset of the island.
Beaches in Cyprus
are clean, and more
than 50 have been
awarded the Blue
Ayia Napa and Protaras
are Cyprus's most
popular beach resorts,
well known all over
With over 2 million tourist arrivals per year,
Cyprus ranks 6th in the world in the list of
popular destinations in regard to its local
Cape Greco is a rocky area located
between the tourist resorts of Ayia
Napa and Protaras on the south east
coast of Cyprus.
With a stunning rocky coastline dotted
with pirate caves as well as a wealth of
plants and flowers, this area is ideal
for nature lovers.
The Akamas Peninsula is an area
of outstanding natural beauty deep gorges, a wild landscape and
wide sandy bays.
It is also an area of great biodiversity and
ecological significance. It is an unspoilt wild
place mostly due to its inaccessibility.
Home to 530 plant
species, a third of the
total for Cyprus, 126
of which are endemic
In the protected area of Lara around
12,000 young Green turtles as well as
the famous Caretta-Caretta are born
Newborn turtles following the moon light
shinning on the surface of the sea are trying
to reach the water.
The Avakas Gorge
provides a challenging
walking trail on the
South part of the
The Salt lake of Larnaca is the
most distinctive landmark while
flying into Larnaca Airport with a
total surface area of 2.2 km².
The lake is a complex network of
four salt lakes of different sizes
Cyprus is used by millions of birds specially
flamingoes as a stopover during their
migration from Europe to Africa and back.
Scattered around the
Troodos mountains there
are many ancient trees
which are more than a
hundred years old.
Few of them are even more
than a thousand years old.
Obviously they deserve our
admiration and respect!
Just outside the
village of Platres,
this waterfall is one
of the most famous
attractions in the
The waterfall Caledonian
rocks is home to the
only carnivorous plant of
Europe, (feeds on small
insects) called Pigkouilina
ΚΟΙLΑDΑ ΤΟΝ ΚΕDRΟΝ
Koilada ton Kedron is situated in
the central part of Pafos Forest.
The site covers an area of 18286 ha
of forests and mountains with rivers
At Paphos forest we can meet the
muflon (agrino in Greek). It is a kind
of wild sheep.
It’s an endangered endemic species
and highly protected.
PETRA TOU ROMIOU
Petra tou Romiou means "the Rock of the
Greek" and refers to a myth that regards a
Byzantine hero Dighenis who threw the rocks
at pirates to protect his lady.
It has also been
regarded since ancient
times as the birthplace
of Aphrodite, goddess of
love and fertility.
According to legend, after
swimming in the crystal
clear waters of the Bay,
Aphrodite used to bathe in
this wonderful pond.
The legend also says that if
you wash your face using this
water you become beautiful
like the goddess of love and