Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa - A beautiful beach to discover

Attractions | Updated: 25. Apr 2023

The snow-white beach Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa attracts many tourists and party lovers every year to enjoy the beach fun here. If you want to know more about Nissi Beach and the hotel with the same name, you should definitely read the following text.

What to expect at Nissi Beach

The almost snow-white beach of Nissi Beach is located in the tourist resort of Ayia Napa and is surrounded by mountains, cliffs and picturesque islands. You can experience Europe's best DJs here. Besides many cultural performances and concerts, Nissi Beach also hosts crazy parties. But Nissi Beach also has a lot in store for families and beach lovers.  

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Nissi Beach, a beach with many advantages

The weather at Nissi Beach is calm and on 270 days the sun shines from the cloudless sky here. Gently the beach merges into the transparent light blue water, which is very popular not only with families. Nissi Beach has a perfect microclimate. The landscape around Nissi Beach is, surrounded by lush palm trees, exotic shrubs and British lawns. 

The central area of Nissi Beach is given over to the party goers and here too there are the legendary foam parties. The eastern area of Nissi Beach serves as a place for sunbathing, swimming, tasting cocktails and socializing. Beach active people get their money's worth in the western area of Nissi Beach. From beach soccer to volleyball to leisurely strolls, you have everything to keep you moving here. 

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West of Nissi Beach you will discover a tiny island. Here you will find singles in search of peace and quiet and also lovers of substance-free sunbathing. You can reach this small island via a small strip of shore. If the tide comes in, you may be cut off from the mainland and, if you don't want to swim, you'll have to take a boat.

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Popular is the beach of Nissi Beach because of the exemplary cleanliness, safe bathing conditions and low crime rate. The view over the beach, across the coast with the picturesque mountains, the tourist boats and the beautiful sea in front of you, is a point of attraction, as evidenced by the fact that Nissi Beach is probably the most photographed beach in Cyprus. 

When a beach is this popular, it is predictable that you will not be the only one drawn here. In season, the beach fills up and by 9am the best spots are already sorted out. But Nissi Beach also has a low season and there it is quieter and invites the people who just like it more relaxed.

When does the season start at Nissi Beach?

Right at the beginning of the vacation season, at the end of April, is the time when the sea warms up and invites you to swim. When the temperatures rise to 26-30 degrees in June, it is the most pleasant time to relax with a fresh sea breeze. High season is in July and August and temperatures also reach their peak. If it goes towards September and October, Nissi Beach again shows comfortable conditions for a relaxing day by the sea. Nissi Beach occupies the 25th place in the list of TOP-50 beaches in the world according to "Flight Network". 

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Water sports at Nissi Beach

Water sports are also very important at Nissi Beach. Nissi Watersports was founded in 1976 by four men. At that time they generated their income with a few canoes, steel pedal boats and a water ski facility. Over the years, they expanded again and again, so that today you can expect much more than pedal boating.

Wassersportangebote am Nissi Beach und was sie kosten

Jet Ski1 Person 30 Minutes 40 Euro
Stand Up Paddling30 Minutes 15 Euro, 1h 20 Euro
Boat Rental30 Minutes 120 Euro, 1h 200 Euro
Twister 8 PersonsPer Person 15 Euro
Crazy UFOPer Person 15 Euro
SliderPer Person 15 Euro
AQUA RocketPer Person 15 Euro
Banana SliderPer Person 15 Euro
Tretboot30 Minutes 15 Euro, 1h 25 Euro
Kajak für 130 Minutes 10 Euro, 1h 15 Euro
Wasserski15 Minutes 40 Euro
Drift SliderPer Person 15 Euro
Wakeboard15 Minutes 40 Euro
Space Buggy30 Minutes 50 Euro

Living and dining at Nissi Beach

If you want to spend not only one day at Nissi Beach, but a whole vacation, here you will find all the localities to make you spend a nice day or a nice vacation. 

Living on Nissi Beach at Nissi Beach Resort

Located directly on Nissi Beach, Resort Nissi Beach has 3 pools in a tropical garden of about 100 hectares. A wellness area with sauna, whirlpool and massages is also waiting for you. From the balcony of your room you have a fantastic view of the crystal clear waters of Nissi Beach. With 3 restaurants and 5 kiosks by the sea, you are well catered for throughout the day. 

To make sure your children don't miss out, Nissi Beach Resort offers a Kids Club for children aged 4 to 12. The children's program offered under supervision includes:

  • Children make up
  • Games and videos
  • Arts and crafts
  • Mini bingo and disco
  • Games on the beach
  • Scavenger hunt 
  • Water polo
  • Summer picnic

A shallow children's pool also ensures that the little ones can splash and swim safely. 

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Eating and drinking near Nissi Beach

In "Petra Snack Bar" you can get not only pizza, but also good salads and gyros are perfect to satisfy the small hunger in between. From your bath towel it is only a few steps to this location, so you don't even have to change your clothes.

Also located directly on Nissi Beach is the "Taverna Nissi". Here you can enjoy fish dishes and international specialties under the open sky. Every noon a lunch buffet is served and all this in a casual beach ambience. 

In June 2022, a "Habanos Lounge" was opened. The Habanos Lounge is part of the NissiBlu Beach Resort and can be found on the second floor. A 250 m² lounge with a 60 m² terrace. From here you overlook the resort's pool and enjoy a beautiful view of Nissi Beach. 40 indoor and outdoor seats offer you a perfect environment to enjoy a good cigar.

Parking at Nissi Beach

Free Parking

Parking for 3€ a day

Franz Langstein
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