Cape Greco, Ayia Napa, Cyprus (with Map & Photos)

Cape Greco (Ακρωτήριο Κάβο Γκρέκο) is located about 10 minutes by car from the pretty town of Protaras, a town rich in sun and beaches that is well worth a stop on our way.

Cape Greco
Cape Greco

Protaras offers a good number of services and gastronomy and leisure establishments. The atmosphere in this part of Cyprus is lively and lively. One of the highlights of the town is the church of San Elías. This temple, built in the fourteenth century, is located on the top of a cliff and to reach it we will have to dare to climb the steep staircase that takes us to the top. It is worth it, both for the church and for the spectacular views.

Cape Greco is also located just minutes from another little gem: the town of Ayia Napa, the charming tourist town to which it belongs. It has busy beaches and a lively port full of locals.

Cape Greco
Cape Greco

A spectacular monastery in the center of the city is its most emblematic construction. Built in the early 16th century, this building of great historical and heritage value became a pilgrimage site for the entire island.

Leaving the town, on the way to Cape Greco, we find the church of San Epifanio, a beautiful place that invites us to contemplate Ayia Napa with the sea in the background.

Cape Greco
Cape Greco

We move on. Our destiny awaits us. We are going to visit the Cape Greco National Park, a protected area of ​​great natural wealth and spectacular landscapes. Cliffs, impressive rock formations, sea caves, trees and vegetation and the crystal clear waters of the intense blue color of the area will take our breath away.

Here we can do many activities: from a simple walk or bike ride to exploring caves or diving and discovering the beauty of the seabed of the place.

Cape Greco
Cape Greco

Lovers have an unavoidable date with the popularly known as' Puente del amor, an impressive natural arch created by the effects of erosion on the rocks.

Cape Greco is a particularly quiet and relaxing area, ideal for enjoying the outdoors. Except for a few chapels and an area designated for picnics, there are no buildings or premises that interrupt the natural beauty of this beautiful Cypriot corner.

Cape Greco Map