The main beach at Coral Bay

The main beach at Coral Bay

Coral Bay, just north of Paphos, is a mecca for holidaymakers. 

Technically, it’s a part of Pegeia, but Coral Bay has an identity all of its own based around having a good time in the sun.

One of the reasons people visit Coral Bay in the summer is you can guarantee the weather will be perfect, the sea will be warm and you can have a great holiday.

Coral Bay for most people is about the beach.  Sheltered by headlands on both sides, Coral Bay’s sandy beach is perfect for kids of all ages to have a safe, fun time.  In the summer, you can enjoy all sorts of watersports or just laze on a lounger catching the rays. 

The beach at Coral Bay is well served with bars and restaurants so that as you bask in the sun, you needn’t go hungry or thirsty.

The rocky beach that stretches all the way from Coral Bay to Chlorakas

The rocky beach that stretches all the way from Coral Bay to Chlorakas

Immediately south of Coral Bay a rocky beach stretches all the way to Chlorakas.  It’s a pleasant walk from Coral Bay to either sit and enjoy the sea, or just enjoy strolling in the sunshine.  For some reason, the sea here always seems to look impossibly blue!

Immediately north of the main beach at Coral Bay, a short walk takes you to the next bay and the harbour. 

The harbour at Coral Bay - popular for both fishing and diving

The harbour at Coral Bay - popular for both fishing and diving

Coral Bay harbour has a small resident fishing contingent who bring back fresh fish to enjoy in Coral Bay’s restaurants.  It’s also a base for a number of companies offering diving to the wrecks off the coast.  Doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner, they’ll teach what you need to know to enjoy yourself safely.  This part of Cyprus is famous worldwide for the diving in the crystal clear and warm waters of the Mediterranean.

Coral Bay has grown a lot in the last twenty years.  Now there’s a choice of hotels, apartments and lots of villas to give a wide choice of places to stay.  To check out renting some of the best villas in Coral Bay, go to Rent Villas Paphos.

See more pictures of Coral Bay and Pegeia and Agios Georgios.

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