Famagusta
Popular destination for the sea lovers, with white sand beaches, crystal blue tranquil waters, vibrant nightlife, high standard hotels and services.

Ammochostos region, also known as Famagusta, is located on the east coast of the island. The region is one of the 6 Municipalities of the island. Whether you are looking for a family vacation or holiday with friends, Ammochostos will not let you down. The area is called a paradise, with white sand beaches, crystal blue tranquil waters, vibrant nightlife, high standard hotels and services.

Since the tragic events of 1974, the municipality is divided into the occupied and non-occupied area with Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots living respectively in the two areas. Part of the city of Ammochostos, Varosha, was fenced off by the Turkish army and remains until today in the state that the citizens had left in 1974. The area is called “the Ghost Town”. The rest of the city of Ammochostos is inhabited by Turkish Cypriots.

Nowadays the temporary administrative centre of the Ammochostos is in Paralimni which is the largest municipality of the district. The town of Ayia Napa, once a small fishing village, is the landmark of the district, with its tiny picturesque fishing harbor, the windmills, vibrant nightlife and small churches that spread out to the surrounding villages of Paralimni and Protaras. The area provides popular stunning awarded beaches such as the Nissi Beach, Cape Greco, Makronisos Beach, Sea Caves and Ammos tou Kambouri. If you are interested in some sightseeing, the charming medieval monastery of Our Lady of the Forest which is partly underground and cut into the rock, it is worth to see. It is located in the center of the village and it is dated back to the 16th century.

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