Cyprus is very famous for three things. Its beaches, its culture and its good food. The beaches of Cyprus are certainly a special chapter for their size and the purity of the waters. There you will find crystal clear waters and long sandy shores with golden sand. It is of no coincidence that the beaches of Cyprus have stood out among the best in the world. In 2019, one of them was 3rd among the best of the best. We are talking about the Fig Tree Bay beach in Protaras, a source of pride for Cyprus.
Cyprus: The beach voted 3rd best in the world
The beautiful Tree Bay beach is 3rd among the 50 best beaches of 2019 on a list on the Big 7 Travel website. The Big 7 Travel list catalogues beaches from all over the world. First is Zlatni rat beach (Golden Horn Beach) in Croatia and second is Whitehaven Beach in Australia.
Fig Tree Bay is considered the most popular beach in Protaras. The beach is named after the fig tree at the back of the beach, which the conquerors brought with them from the east in the 17th century. Golden sand, organized beach and people enjoying their swim along its entire length. This is the picture you see when you visit it. The crystal clear waters and fine golden sand have made this beach one of the best in Europe. It is of no coincidence that, in addition to the other distinctions it has been awarded, one of them is the Blue Flag for its excellent water quality.
Photo Source: politis.com.cy
The little secret of the beach is a nearby uninhabited islet easily accessible by swimming in shallow waters. The location of the small island provides a small shelter if you want to leave the world of the coast for a while. The islet is covered with low-level local vegetation. Unlike other beaches nearby, such as The Island, Fig Tree Bay has become a popular destination for families. It is an organized beach where you can even enjoy water sports.
Like most beaches in Cyprus, you will surely enjoy clear waters in a large area with safety for children and fluffy sand for play. They’re waiting for you to find them out…