Situated on the east coast, north of Famagusta and well signposted from whichever direction you approach. A cooling swim is most welcome after the heat of walking around Salamis ruins. Facilities; Restaurant showers, sun loungers and sunshades.
If you follow the main road to Famagusta from Nicosia, turn left at the roundabout in Famagusta and keep going straight for about 4 km until you spot the sign for Glapsides Beach on the right. This beach is only 200m away from the Bediz Beach and is one of the busiest beaches around Famagusta . Visited mostly by young, majority of whom university students, Glapsides is a long and sandy beach with shallow water up to 150 m from the shore. Facilities available are Glapsides Restaurant, bar, mini market, showers, cheap sun loungers with sunshades and dolphin rides. From the bar you will hear dance and club music played by a DJ who usually continues to make people parting until early hours during summer weekends.
Situated at the far south of the Salamis ruins, this is a great spot for swimming and snorkeling. The sand shelves slowly making it safe for children. It is most interesting to explore the now submerged harbor of the ancient city. There are not many facilities here other than cafeteria.
The most magnificent beach in the whole Cyprus, a great crescent of golden sand surrounded by dunes and broken into two unequal parts a promontory, fills Nagomi Bay, in Karpas peninsula.