Nissi Bay travel guide

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

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

Best time to visit: June and July for daily sunshine.
Cyprus experiences a typical Mediterranean climate, with dry summers and mild 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.

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NISSI BAY IS BEST FOR...

Families: From the beautiful sandy beach and shallow waters to fun-filled water park and go-kart track, Nissi Bay holidays are packed with kid-friendly attractions.  

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.

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FAST FACTS

Language:  Greek and Turkish.

Currency: Local currency is the Euro (€).

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

Fly to: Larnaca International Airport. From Larnaca, it's 1 hour to Nissi Bay.

Flight time from UK: The flight time to Nissi Bay is 4–5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further tourist information can be found at www.visitcyprus.com.

Visa / Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/cyprus for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Nissi Bay.

Holiday destinations related to Nissi Bay:

  • Limassol
  • Larnaca
  • Paphos
  • Ayia Napa
  • Protaras
  • GETTING AROUND

    By taxi: It’s easy to find a taxi in Nissi Bay and they provide a quick and convenient way to get to Ayia Napa or the surrounding areas. If you want a taxi airport transfer then it’s always advisable to book in advance. 

    By car: Hire a car in Ayia Napa or at the airport for the freedom to explore off the beaten track. Cyprus is relatively small and easy to get around, and renting a car can be a good way to see a different side to the island, from archaeological ruins to the wild mountain areas in the north.

    On foot: Compact and flat, it’s easy to walk around Nissi Bay. The beaches, Nissi Avenue and Ayia Napa are all within walking distance of most accommodation.

    EVENTS

    Ayia Napa Summer Festival: Every August you can experience traditional Cypriot culture and customs at the Ayia Napa Summer Festival. A series of free music concerts and exhibitions take place in the town’s main square.

    Wine festival: Cyprus is home to many fine wines. For 12 days in August and September, the Limassol Wine Festival takes place in the town’s Municipal Gardens. It’s around an hour’s drive from Nissi Bay and you’ll pay a small entrance fee to get into the festival. Once there, you can sample unlimited local wines as well as find delicious local food and great entertainment on offer.