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One of Cyprus’ most notable shipwrecks is the Three Stars, wrecked on the rocks near Akrotiri.  We went to check it today and here’s what we found.

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The Edro III, an 83 meter long, 2,517 ton freighter ran aground in stormy weather in the Sea Caves area of Paphos between Coral Bay and St. George’s Island on 8 December 2011

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Snorkelling in Cyprus Akamas

On 3 September 2011 By

Our firm favourite for snorkelling in the west of Cyprus is the north coast of the Akamas Peninsula stretching from Latsi (Latchi) in the east to Cape Arnauti in the west.  Sheltered from the winds, the waters are the clearest and warmest we’ve found.

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The west coast of Paphos tends to be rocky with waves – and that’s exactly what we found at Paphos Lighthouse.  Snorkelling there isn’t for the faint hearted – read on to find out why.

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The north coast of the Akamas Peninsula nature reserve has some great diving and snorkelling.  A favourite is the shipwreck of the Accelo in just a couple of metres of water near Fontana Amorosa. Here’s what we found..

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Diving in Cyprus

On 10 May 2011 By

Cyprus is one the best places in the world to enjoy scuba diving. The combination of the clear, warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea with the abundant and exotic fish life makes scuba diving in Cyprus an activity not to be missed.

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As you travel along the main road from Paphos to Coral Bay, you can’t miss the shipwreck just off the coast at Chlorakas.

Local knowledge of what it is and how it comes to be there is pretty thin.  So for the curious, here’s the story.

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