Makronissos Kandi Beach


Makronissos Kandi Beach Vacation & Travel Guide

Makronissos Kandi Beach is a beach in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. It is located in the Kandi Bay, and is surrounded by the Domes Nature Reserve. It was the first beach in Cyprus to be awarded the prestigious Blue Flag. 

It is a secluded beach known for its clear waters and beautiful views.

The beach is situated on the outskirts of Ayia Napa, making it a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. There are plenty of sun loungers and parasols available for hire and a few beach bars. The sand is clean, and the water is crystal clear.

The beach is a great place to relax and take in the stunning views. It is also a great place to dip in crystal clear waters. There are no lifeguards on duty, so it is essential to take care when swimming.

Makronisos is a free beach located in the resort town of Ayia Napa on the island of Cyprus. The beach is covered with sand, the water is clear and has a turquoise hue. Makronisos has been awarded the prestigious international Blue Flag award, which speaks of the purity of the water and compliance with the conditions for safe bathing. The beach is located about 5 km from the city center, you rarely see it empty, but still, there are fewer people here than on the central beaches.

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Beach infrastructure

Beach Loungers


There are usually quite a few people on the Makronissos Kandi Beach from November to February.

Makronissos Kandi Beach Weather

You can relax in Ayia Napa all year round. The classic Mediterranean climate (subtropics) favors this. Winter in the city is warm, summer is hot, the off-season is short. Autumn comes in November, spring comes in February. The holiday season opens in April and lasts until November.

There are more than 320 sunny days a year. So, no matter what month you are going to Cyprus, take your sunglasses with you. In summer, the air temperature in Ayia Napa averages + 30–35 ° С during the day and + 20–25 ° С at night, in winter – + 15–17 ° С during the day and + 7–10 ° С at night. The heat peaks in July-August, but it is neutralized by refreshing sea breezes and high humidity.

There are no “rainy seasons” in Ayia Napa. There is practically no precipitation from May to October. Whether there will be enough rain in winter to fill freshwater reservoirs is one of the main topics of conversation in Cyprus. There are no large rivers on the island, and small ones dry up in summer. Artificial reservoirs are filled with desalination plants, snow melting in the mountains, and precipitation. But vacationers in Ayia Napa are not affected by this climate feature. There is enough drinking water for tourists.

Air and water temperature

From May to October the air temperature at Makronissos Kandi Beach is perfect for sunbathing.

Some people feel that the water at Makronissos Kandi Beach is too warm in August.

Average Monthly Rainy Days

Makronissos Kandi Beach rarely experiences rain from May to September. Generally, the weather is good.

Sports on the Beach





How to get to the Makronissos Kandi

You can get to the beach by bus No. 101 and 102. You need to warn the driver to stop at Makronisos Beach. From the stop, you will need to walk a little to the beach. The fare is: in the daytime (from 04:00 to 21:00) – 1.5 euros, at night (from 21:00 to 04:00) – 2.5 euros. Children under 6 years old travel for free.

Hotels near Makronissos Kandi

Ayia Napa has a variety of accommodation options to suit different budgets. For lovers of luxury relaxation, comfortable secluded villas with excellent living conditions are perfect. There are also hotels offering a high level of service. You can also find quite budget apartments with all the necessary amenities.

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