Coasts and Beaches

In Paphos area there is a wide variety of sandy beaches, which are constitute the most valuable assets of the island, ranging from highly crowded and more popular ones and others which are more remote and quiet. It all depends on what each visitor searches for. Some of them are awarded with a blue flag designation, as they include all necessary facilities and lifeguard equipment while at the same time their waters are uniquely clean and unpolluted. You only have to take a deep breath and have a long deep dive in the crystal clear blue waters surrounding the entire island.

Below you can enjoy some of the best beaches in Polis Chrysochous and Latchi area.

La Plage beach (Polis Municipal Beach)

La Plage beach is located in Polis Chrysochous, near to Latchi Marina, next to La Plage Restaurant. It is a sandy beach mixed with pebbles and is easily reached by car, motorbike and bus. Water sports, sun bed and umbrella hire are available on site. There are accommodation facilities nearby while lifeguards are on duty with lifesaving equipment from 11:00 to 17:30 hours during the bathing season.

Polis Camping Site

This camping site beach is located in Polis Chrysochous, near to the Hospital. It is a sandy beach mixed with pebbles and is easily reached by car, motorbike and bus. Water sports, sun bed,umbrella hire and a volley ball field are available on site. There are accommodation facilities nearby, while lifeguards are on duty with lifesaving equipment from 11:00 to 17:30 hours during the swimming season.

Blue lagoon Coast, Akamas Peninsula

The Blue Lagoon is a popular, large bay with an island in the middle, located in the north coast of the Akamas peninsula coastline. In Blue Lagoon you can explore the magical seabed which has a beautiful turquoise colour because of its sandy bottom and discover a fair number of different fish, shells and other aquatic life. Don't forget also to explore the rocks around the edges and around the island.

Giannakis Beach

Giannakis beach is a famous local spot in which you can enjoy the clean waters of the sea and some nice food from the restaurant above the beach.