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Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

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Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

Hi there,

We are planing to go to Cyprus for 6 days in April.

Can anyone tell us what is the best beach in South and North Cyprus ?

We are a family of 5 people, like to go out to restaurants, but do not like clubbing or bars, should we go to North or South Cyprus ?

Can anyone provide any good tour company to do any Day trip to either Turkey or Egypt ?

Thank You

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1. Re: Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

For the south, you could try visiting Lara Bay, but you will need to hire a jeep as it's off road. Or the beaches at Curium, and Pissouri are both very nice. You can book trips to Egypt from the harbour area once you get there, if not try googling and see what you get.

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2. Re: Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

Some of the nicest beaches are in the south east part of the island, Protaras, Ayia Napa and Pernera although the season in this part of the island will only just be starting up in April. The western side of the island, Paphos, is an all year round destination and Lara Beach is certainly stunning - completely natural and not spoilt by tourists.

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3. Re: Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

Hi everyone,

Thanks for the suggestion.

It sounds like Lara Bay is a great place to visit for a day.

I have decided to go to Paphos.

I am looking for a good area to stay with good sandy beach ( not crowded ) and few restaurants ( not nightclubs) in that area, and easily access to by car. Can you anyone suggest an area near Paphos?

Thanks

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4. Re: Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

Try Coral Bay.

On the outskirts of Paphos, it is a holiday destination in its own right with hotels, villas, apartments, supermarkets and shops, restaurants and a smattering of bars. It is a pretty low key resort; ideal for a family holiday. The best "commercial" beaches in the Paphos area can be found here and you are only a short distance away from Lara Beach.

The beaches at Coral Bay shouldn't be very busy in April but they can get crowded in peak season. There are the usual facilities such as sunbeds, parasols, parking, beach bar and watersports. The beach at Lara doesn't have any of the facilities above apart from a kiosk selling drinks and snacks.

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5. Re: Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

Hi Karen,

Thanks for your reply.

Should we decide to stay at Lara beach area, is that a very quiet area ? We like to stay at an area with at least few restaurants and supermarkets.

Thanks

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6. Re: Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

Lara Beach isn't somewhere you would stay. For a start off, it is off the beaten track and you need a 4x4 to get to it. Secondly, the area is a National Park and there is no development (the beach itself is a protected nesting ground for the endangered Loggerhead turtles).

As I said previously, Coral Bay is a low key resort attracting families and couples. If you want something even quieter you could always stay on the outskirts in the village of Peyeia or in the Sea Caves area. You would then have the benefit of staying away from the resort but having it nearby for evenings out.

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7. Re: Best Beach in Cyprus, and Tour Company for Day Trips

It should also be pointed out there are no facilities at Lara ;,what you need you take including a brolly. My advice is just visit first

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