Fig Tree bay is a beautiful sandy beach in Protaras, Cyprus. The water is crystal clear and there is golden sand. This beach is considered a very popular place and it was also declared by Trip-advisor the third best beach in Europe in 2011.
In addition, Fig Tree bay has been given the blue flag award. The beach stretches for about 500m and it was given its name from the fig trees which are found near the coast. A point of interest for visitors is a small islet which can be reached by swimming through the shallow waters.
The beach is suitable for families with children as there is shallow waters. On top of Fig Tree bay there is a coffee-bar where you can get something to eat or drink. Access to the public is free but bed and umbrella hire is chargable. Visitors can also find water sports like water skiing, wind surfing, parasailing and much more.
Very close to the beach there is a municipal car park which provides parking within a short walk.
Lastly, it is also worth mentioning that Fig Tree bay is listed as one of the world’s best beaches.
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