Cyprus beaches in the top rankings of EU

Ayia Napa and Protaras beaches were ranked among the top European beaches at a voting, held by a famous European tourism website “Trip Advisor”. Ayia Napa beaches are on the first place and Protaras beaches third among the beaches of Europe.

“Twenty three beaches of Protaras and Ayia Napa were awarded the Blue Flag, something that proves the high standard of quality of those beaches” — the Secretary of the Famagusta Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr Iacovos Hadjivarnavas underlined.

Mr Hadjivarnavas noted that approximately one third of the tourists who visit Cyprus, stay in hotels in the area of Famagusta.

The main reasons which the tourists prefer Ayia Napa and Protaras for their holidays are the very clean waters, the high grade beaches, the welcoming people and the quality of the services provided by the area`s tourism industry.

At the same time, Mr Hadjivarnava stressed that more infrastructure works have to be done in the area of Famagusta, with the target to attract the tourists and to further improve the level of services provided.

Mr Hadjivarnava specifically indicated to marinas and golf courses of Protaras and Ayia Napa. He pointed out that private strategic investors shall undertake those works.

By Irina Lelina for Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC