Water Sports

Boat Tours

One of the "must do" things when visiting Northern Cyprus is to experience one of the many boat tours leaving from Kyrenia harbour. You can relax whilst exploring the Kyrenia coastline or enjoy a range of watersports including; jet skiing, parasailing, banana boat rides, rubber ring, speed boat and...
Boat Tours

Catalkoy Beach

If you fancy quieter and less developed beaches, go east of Kyrenia. With one notable exception, these are better loved by seekers of solitude. The first worth a mention is Çatalköy Beach, 7km from Kyrenia. It is reached via a signposted road off the main road. Look for Seamus O'Flynn's pub,...
Catalkoy Beach

Horse Shoe Beach

Horse Shoe Beach | North Cyprus The bare northwestern tip of Northern Cyprus is known as the Koruçam Burnu (Cape Kormakitis) and, apart from being yet another 'land's end' in the same sense as Cape Greco and Cape Arnaoutis in the South, or Zafer Burnu (Cape Apostolos Andreas) in the east, it is...
Horse Shoe Beach

Lara (Vakıflar) Beach

Lara Beach | North Cyprus Popular with expats is Lara (Vakıflar) Beach, 3km further along from Alagadi - Turtle Beach and signposted just before the large power station. There is no charge to park and swim. The somewhat scruffy dark sand beach is nonetheless generally clean, and there are...
Lara (Vakıflar) Beach

Turtle (Alagadı) Beach

Alagadi (Turtle) Beach | Kyrenia 19km from Kyrenia is Turtle (Alagadı) Beach, where the Society for the Protection of Turtles (SPOT) has a small monitoring station, affectionately called the 'Goat Shed'. The twin sandy beaches here are generally undeveloped and are strictly speaking total turtle...
Turtle (Alagadı) Beach

Vrysi (Acapulco) Beach

A short drive from Çatalköy Village is the private Vrysi (Acapulco) Beach, now looked after by the large five-star Acapulco Spa Resort Hotel, which caters for package tourists, but takes in casual guests as well. One of the finest sandy beaches on the island, due to it being private and...
Vrysi (Acapulco) Beach