Cyprus beaches are excellent and safe, especially in the family-orientated resort area of Paphos. They offer beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear water, in fact most of the Beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag for cleanliness and water quality. There are a number of beaches located in and around Paphos including the well known area of Coral Bay.
There is a varied coastline in the Paphos area with excellent facilities for swimming, superb beaches and safe areas for the kids. The shores are lapped by the crystal clear Mediterranean Sea and the area has beaches and bays where sunbathing and swimming can take place all through the year. Many of the beaches in Cyprus provide excellent conditions for swimming, scuba diving and snorkelling.
For the more adventurous there are a wide range of watersports available including sailing, powerboats, jet skis, waterskiing and paragliding to name just a few.