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Holidays in Nissi Bay

Nissi Bay is the quiet corner of famous Ayia Napa, set in a turquoise bay on Cyprus’ southern coast. Recently developed into a resort in its own right, Nissi Bay boasts the best beach in the area and a laid-back resort centre, with the best of Ayia Napa’s attractions within walking distance. You have kid-friendly things to do like Water World and go karting to hand, plus the legendary nightlife of Ayia Napa.

27 °C

June and July for daily sunshine.

4.5 hours

Larnaca International Airport (LCA).

Book a Thomas Cook holiday to Nissi Bay to have Cyprus’ most beautiful golden beach on your door step, with all of Ayia Napa’s attractions within walking distance.

Recommended offers in Nissi Bay

Apartments Cosmelenia

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • 600m away from Waterworld waterpark
  • Restaurant for evening meals
  • Outdoor swimming pool and splash pool

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Nissi Park Hotel

7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
Hotel highlights
  • Short walk to the sandy beach
  • Outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace
  • 600m from bars and restaurants

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Based on 254 reviews

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Adams Beach Hotel

7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
Hotel highlights
  • Perfect beachfront location
  • À la carte rooftop restaurant
  • Adults-only Deluxe Wing

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Nissi Beach Hotel

7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
Hotel highlights
  • Spectacular beachfront location
  • Sea view swimming pool
  • Shops, bars and restaurants within 20m

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Based on 1573 reviews

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Pavlo Napa Beach Hotel

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Overlooking the gorgeous sandy bay
  • Perfect for couples and families
  • 2km to bars and restaurants in Ayia Napa

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Based on 1056 reviews

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Based on 23 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • Resort service
  • ATOL Protection
  • Return Transfers

Tsokkos Paradise Village

7 Nights, Half Board
Hotel highlights
  • Short walk to Lanta Beach
  • Only 100m to bars and restaurants
  • Outdoor swimming pool and kids' pool with sunshade

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Based on 395 reviews

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Head straight to the silky white sand of Nissi Beach to find the best spot for sunbathing, or wander a few minutes towards Ayia Napa to enjoy the party atmosphere and top line-up of beach bars. The water sports here are fantastic, from zipping across the water on a jet ski to scuba diving out to the famous wrecks off Cyprus’ coast. There are plenty of family attractions in Nissi Bay, with Ayia Napa’s top water park within easy reach as well as fun stuff like mini-golf and go-karting. In the evenings, keep it low-key with a meal on Nissi Avenue, or head to Ayia Napa for a big night out.

The dazzling white sand and pale blue shore of Nissi Beach is one of the finest on the whole island. Blue Flag-awarded for its upkeep and quality, the beach has beautifully clear waters and lots of sun loungers, umbrellas and lifeguards. The beach reaches all the way to Ayia Napa, and this end is loud and lively with buzzing beach cafés and bars and some of the best beach activities in Nissi Bay. Try jet skiing, banana boats or pedaloes, or visit the local dive centre for an excursion off the coast. If you’re after a little peace and quiet, you’ll find less crowded areas closer to Nissi Bay.

There are lots of things for kids to do in Nissi Bay, with local favourite WaterWorld just five minutes’ drive away in Ayia Napa. The park has dozens of water slides, from hair-rising Kamikazes to gentler ones for little kids. You can also hang out on the lazy river and wave pool, then grab lunch at the park’s pizzeria or fish and chips bar. Challenge the kids to a game of mini-golf by Nissi Bay’s waterfront, or take stroll into Ayia Napa to visit the popular Seasons Go Karts for a race on the tracks. 

Nissi Bay is the ideal place for boat trips, with Ayia Napa’s bustling harbour providing a variety of excursions along Cyprus’ turquoise coast. Take a glass-bottom boat trip for front row seats to the underwater life without having to get wet, or take a dolphin-spotting safari further afield. In the evenings, Nissi Avenue is the place to go in Nissi Bay for family-friendly restaurants and a handful of upbeat bars, plus some good options for fresh seafood and Cypriot cuisine. If you’re interested in a big night out, Ayia Napa’s legendary bars and clubs are on your doorstep.


Families: Nissi Bay is packed with kid-friendly attractions, with lively beaches, a water park and go-karting tracks.  

Beach lovers: The award-winning beach is one of Cyprus’ best, with powdery white sand and a colourful seafront promenade.

Couples: Nissi Bay is a beautiful spot for a couples’ getaway, with Ayia Napa’s famous nightlife on your doorstep.


Language: The languages spoken in Nissi Bay are Greek and Turkish.

Currency: The currency used in Nissi Bay is the Euro (€).

Local time: Nissi Bay is 2 hours ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Larnaca International Airport (LCA). 

Flight time from UK: Approximately 4.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further Nissi Bay tourist information can be found at

Visa & Health: Before you travel, visit for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Nissi Bay.


Temperature: Around 27°C in the peak summer months.

Best time to visit: June and July for daily sunshine.

Cyprus experiences a Mediterranean climate, with dry summers and mild, wet winters. The weather in Nissi Bay starts warming up around May, staying around the mid 20s (°C) before hitting its peak in the hottest months of July and August.


By taxi: It’s easy to find a taxi in Nissi Bay, and they're a good option for airport transfers and quick transport into Ayia Napa.

By car: For visitors interested in exploring the island and doing lots of day trips, driving will be the easiest way to get around Cyprus. The island is fairly small and there are plenty of international car hire companies at the airport.

On foot: Nissi Bay itself is a small and flat resort, making it very walkable. The beaches, main street and even Ayia Napa are walking distance from most of the hotels.


Ayia Napa festival: Neighbouring Ayia Napa hosts its Summer Festival every August. Taking place in the town’s main square, the festival is a great way to experience Cypriot culture and customs, with a variety of free performances including music concerts and exhibitions.

Wine festival: Around an hour’s drive away is the city of Limassol, the centre of Cyprus’ winemaking. In August and September, the city hosts the Limassol Wine Festival in the peaceful Municipal Gardens. Visitors are required to pay a small entrance fee, and then can sample unlimited local wines.

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