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. The beach has many public facilities and offers access to the sea for visitors with disabilities. Lifeguards are on guard during the summer months and assist with the use of the special machine for visitors with disabilities. There are also many restaurants, bars and cafes near the beach. Visitors can also find water sports like water skiing, wind surfing, parasailing and much more.
There is a municipal car park which provides parking within a short walk from the beach.