The Mediterranean island, Cyprus, makes a wonderful vacation destination, thanks to its geographical location, superb climate, pristine beaches, rich history and a wide gamut of tourist activities.
The northern part of this island country is blessed with cities that boast remarkable sites, restaurants, cafes and shops. The beaches are spectacular. Two key places amongst all northern cities of Cyprus are Bafra and Karpaz.
Very, very pristine and clean is the Bafra Beach. It is an ideal place for families, children, friends and large groups for a lazy evening. Absolutely astounding vistas over the infinite horizon, ships slowing looming in the distance and charter boats and fishing boats hitting the shores after a full day in the middle of the ocean. This part of Cyprus allows visitors to engage in a wide assortment of activities including swimming, surfing and sunbathing. For young swimmers and novice, Bafra Beach is just suitable. Sun decks, sun umbrellas and sun-beds are well organized on the beach.
The Karpaz Peninsula also known as Karpasia or the karpas Peninsula is a small piece of land, finger-like peninsula, spreading over seventy kilometers and can best be explored by a car. The jewel of North Cyprus has a number of things under its belt. The peninsula is blessed with as many as forty six sandy beaches that bring a vast selection beach activities and attractions. Apostolos Andreas Monastery is a landmark in the area.
Check out some of the must-visit attractions in Bafra and Kapras:
The top-notch attractions in the area are Ayios Philon Church, Apostolos Andreas Monastery, Kantara Castle, Karpaz Golden Beach, agias trias basilica and Iskele Icon Museum.