Larnaca: Beach

White washed houses, palm-trees and sandy beaches

Larnaca Beach

Larnaca is an ideal destination for sun worshippers, and is blessed with 25 kilometres (15 miles) of sandy golden public beaches. Most of these public beaches are furnished changing rooms facilities for swimmers, as well as parasols, deck chairs and reclining seats for hire at around 10 Euros. Take your pick from four beaches in Larnaca that will suit all beach holiday makers. Larnaca, Phinikoudis and Mckenzie beaches all have the Blue Flag award for cleanliness. Stepping out from Larnaca airport, you are greeted with the delights of Mckenzie beach where you can sunbathe, water-ski, windsurf and eat fresh fish. Faros beach is perfect for couples who want some peace and quiet, whereas the playground and bars at CTO beach is ideal for parents with young children. Marina boat trips are available from Phinikoudis beach. There are countless hotels and villas that back on to these sun drenched sands, so for a beach holiday, Larnaca is the place to be.

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Phinikoudes Beach
Location: Larnaca - Cyprus
Phinikoudes (Palm Tree) beach is in the center of Larnaka and is lined with cafes, restaurants and bars where you can sit and enjoy the sun. The beach is sandy and the waters are shallow so perfect for children. There is a great choice of water sports available too.

Mckenzie Beach
Location: Larnaca - Cyprus
Mckenzie Beach is well known for its beautiful white sand and refreshing waters. Here you can enjoy the water sports facilities, which include scuba diving. Less than a five minute drive from Larnaca airport, Mackenzie Beach offers a great choice of restaurants famous mainly for their fresh fish.

Larnaca Bay
Location: Larnaca - Cyprus
One of the longest and best sandy beaches in Cyprus is located in Larnaca Bay.