Beaches in Larnaca
Mackenzie is the entertainment central for the party people, and it attracts a trendy crowd of youngsters, club-goers and sun-loungers. The beach has undergone a striking revival in the past few years, and it is the ultimate spot for clubbing on the sand, and party with the hippest crowd in Larnaca.
It is also immensely popular amongst water sports enthusiasts, and beach bummers can enjoy the noisy and edgy vibe of the beach. The area is brimming with high-end bars, modern cafes, day/night cafes, and some traditional taverns. Mackenzie Beach exudes a Miami-style vibe with the white and blue décor of night clubs and restaurants.
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The most popular beach of Larnaca, Finikoudes Beach attracts all kinds of crowds with its palm-lined promenade, which is home to the best beachside cafes, restaurants and attractions on the island. Finikoudes Beach is popular amongst locals, tourists, youngsters and even senior citizens.
It is a family-friendly beach that offers spectacular watersports, including scuba diving and windsurfing. The shallow, and calm waters of the sea are ideal for beginners and those who don’t swim very well. You can soak up the sun on the comfy sunbeds that are scattered across different sections. The beach offers multiple amenities, including changing rooms, showers, sun loungers and watersports facilities amongst others.
The best part is, the Finikoudes Promenade is the hub of entertainment and fine dining, and you can always stroll around to explore the Larnaca Medieval Castle, or enjoy a bite at the lovely taverns across the street.
Located on Dhekelia Road, the CTO beach is the most child-friendly beach in Larnaca, and ideally suited for families. It is perfectly equipped to handle those ill-timed child bathroom emergencies, and it is extremely safe and convenient.
The CTO beach is highly organized, and the shallow waters of the beach are extremely ideal for kids and beginner swimmers. The beach is decked with facilities and amenities, including toilets, changing rooms, sun-loungers, umbrellas, and showers, alongside easy parking facilities. The strip also offers a diverse variety of local and traditional cuisines, alongside modern restaurants, fast food joints and fresh fish taverns, amongst others. It is the ultimate spot for a family day-out filled with action, watersports and delicious food.
The beach is also equipped with a children’s playground, and state of the art facilities for volley ball and beach tennis. The sandy beach is also home to some amazing tournaments, and children can take part in some, while others are meant for adults.
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Tucked away in Oroklini, the Yannathes Beach is extremely famous amongst nature enthusiasts and environmental activists. It is the only beach in Larnaca that has been selected for the ‘Greening Cyprus Beaches’ initiative of environmental safety.
This environmentally-friendly beach is home to countless species of endemic plants, locally crafted clay ashtrays, picturesque natural beauty, and impressive water quality. The beach is equipped with innovative amenities to provide nature lovers the convenience of changing rooms, toilets, lifeguards, and more.