Pissouri Beach, Cyprus.  One of Cyprus' Blue Flag beaches

Forty-nine beaches in Cyprus were awarded the Blue Flag meaning they meet environmental management criteria covering sewage treatment, coastal planning and protection, bathing water quality, safety and services and environmental education.

The Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to over 3,650 beaches and marinas in 44 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean.

The Blue Flag Programme is owned and run by the non-government, non-profit organisation the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).

The Blue Flag works towards sustainable development of beaches and marinas through strict criteria dealing with Water Quality, Environmental Education and Information, Environmental Management, and Safety and Other Services.

In Paphos area the beaches with the Blue Flags are:

  • Alykes beach of Pafos Municipality
  • Municipality Camping site of Polis Chrysochous (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Coral Bay beach of Pegeia Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Faros beach of Pafos Municipality
  • Geroskipou beach of Geroskipou Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Laourou beach of Pegeia Municipality
  • Municipal Baths of Pafos Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Municipal Beach of Polis Chrysochous Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Pachyammos beach of Pafos Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Vrysoudia A beach of Pafos Municipality
  • Vrysoudia B beach of Pafos Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)

In Limassol area the beaches with the Blue Flags are:

  • Akti Olympion beach of Lemesos municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Aoratoi beach of Community Board Pyrgos (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Aphrodite beach of Community board Agios Tychonas (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Armonia beach of Community board Agios Tychonas
  • Castella beach of Community board Agios Tychonas (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Kalymnos beach of Community Board Pentakomo
  • Loures beach of Community board Agios Tychonas
  • Onisilos beach of Community board Agios Tychonas (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Parekklesia Community Beach of Parekklesia Community Board (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Pissouri beach of Community Board Pissouri (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Santa Barbara beach of Community board Agios Tychonas
  • Vouppa beach of Community board Agios Tychonas (facilities for the handicapped)

In Larnaca area the beaches with the Blue Flags are:

  • Castella beach of Larnaka Municipality
  • Mckenzie beach of Larnaka municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Phinikoudes beach of Larnaka Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Yanathes beach of Voroclini Community Board (facilities for the handicapped)

In Famagusta area the beaches with the Blue Flags are:

  • Ammos tou Kampouri beach of Agia Napa municipality
  • Agia Thekla beach of Agia Napa Municipality
  • Gliki Nero beach of Agia Napa municipality
  • Katsarga beach of Agia Napa municipality
  • Kermia beach of Agia Napa municipality
  • Konnos beach of Agia Napa municipality
  • Landa beach of Agia Napa Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Loukos tou Mandi beach of Agia Napa Municipality
  • Louma beach of Paralimni Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Macronissos beach of Agia Napa Municipality
  • Nissi beach of Agia Napa Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Nissi Bay beach of Agia Napa municipality
  • Nissia Loumbardi beach of Paralimni Municipality
  • Pantahou beach of Agia Napa municipality
  • Pernera-P beach of Paralimni Municipality
  • Pernera-A beach of Agia Napa Municipality
  • Potami beach of Paralimni Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Protaras beach of Paralimni Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Vathia Gonia beach of Agia Napa municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Vrisi A beach of Paralimni Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Vrisi B beach of Paralimni Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
  • Vrisi C beach of Paralimni Municipality (facilities for the handicapped)
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