Cape Greco - A Natural Treasure of Cyprus

Jan. 23, 2022 | Cyprus

Cape Greco is considered to be the best and most romantic place in Cyprus. For those vacationing in Ayia Napa or Protaras, the best choice would be to rent a car and go to this paradise place. If you get from Larnaca airport, the road by car takes about an hour.

Why a visit to Cape Greco is a must:

  • there are plenty of biking and hiking trails, surrounded by unspoiled nature;
  • there are ideal conditions for diving and swimming;
  • developed infrastructure, which fits perfectly with the conditions of nature.

Main landmarks

For hikers and cyclists, the Aphrodite Trail is suitable. Leave your car in the free parking lot and you can enjoy the local nature.

If you want to swim, dive and just sunbathe on the beach - the Blue Lagoon. The road to it runs past the British military base, it is also worth a look. The lagoon itself has beautiful seascapes, unusual bottom topography and perfectly blue water at any time of year.

The Agioi Anargyroi Chapel is one of the few buildings on Cape Greco. It is a confluence of traditionally white and blue colors of the Greek flag, standing at the cliff's edge. The place is very popular with honeymooners. From here begins the territory of the national park.

If you are a photographer or just a lover of luxury views, then Kavo Greco Nature Park is the best place for you. It occupies most of the cape. The ideal time to visit is from February, when nature is in full bloom. You can walk a lot, enjoy the mountains, caves, the sea and blooming glades with trees.

For couples in love and lovers of sunset, a symbolic place can be the "bridge of lovers. It is a rocky arch bridge of natural origin. Local guides say that if you kiss in the middle of the bridge and make a wish, it will certainly come true.

When you want to eat and have a picnic, there is a great place on the Cape. It starts at the hiking trail to Connos Beach. The picnic area is equipped with tables and gazebos, with a beautiful view of the sea.

By the way, Konnos Bay Beach should be singled out. It is considered one of the best in Cyprus. White sand, high rocks that surround the bay, the water is decorated with boulders, the middle of the white sandy bottom. Well developed infrastructure. Ideal for holidays with children. Here it is easy to get by car, if walks do not entice, and you just want to relax on the warm sand and swim.

Tip of the day

Near the beach there is a good place where you can eat tasty overseas food and settle in for the night. This is the Grecian Park Hotel with the Pirelli restaurant. Delicious food, summer terraces, surrounded by Mediterranean nature. Guests can use the pool and sun loungers, and prices are much lower than in the cafes of Ayia Napa and Limassol.

When is the best time to visit

This place is beautiful all 365 days of the year. You'll enjoy the scorched yellow stones in summer and fall with the perfect turquoise water and a pleasant climate, while from February to May the local flora blossoms wildly. So whenever you decide to come here, nature and recreation is beautiful in its own way.

Alla Bregova