Sports and Leisure, Archeology, and More!

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North Cyprus is a gem when it comes to Tourism. Sports Enthusiasts, Golfers, nature and Archeology buffs, and Sun Seekers all flock here to see for themselves what this island of tranquility has to offer.

The island of Cyprus is one of the most magical places in the world, and North Cyprus in particular has a unique topography and stunning Mediterranean coastline attracting millions of visitors a year. The industry boasts a plethora of excitement, for young and old, including trips to historical ruins tracing back some 10,000 years, days lazing either at hot Beach Clubs with Water Sports and Restaurants, or quiet, hidden unspoilt Mediterranean bays and coves.

Sports and Leisure Tourism


Currently there are two Golf Courses in Northern Cyprus.

The first and original golf course in North Cyprus, is located directly on the seaside near Guzelyurt, and featuring 9 holes. There are plans for development of this golf course to become an 18 hole Pro Course in the near future.

For discerning Golf enthusiasts, North Cyprus boasts one of the most luxurious 21- hole professional Golf Courses in the Med, with unsurpassed views of the sea. With a stunning golf course, Tennis Club and professional international instructors, a Spa, and restaurants – Golfers may find a property in Esentepe region is just what they need! Click here for Golf Properties.

Water Sports

North Cyprus has stunning beach clubs along the coast with jet-skiing, banana boating, sailing and more. Kids and adults alike can learn sailing at the different Beach Clubs. And of course families, couples, and all travelers flock to enjoy a long or short harbor cruise off of the historic Kyrenia Harbour with its picturesque mountain backdrop and ancient Kyrenia Castle and museum.


For wave and wind seekers, North Cyprus is a kite-surfers haven, with International Surf Schools located in Guzelyurt and several surf spots around the boast, particularly Morphou Bay. In fact, some of the most well -known Surfers have come to the island including Roberto Ricci (RRD Design), LEN10 and more. Remaining natural and less developed, surfers are able to enjoy coastlines of natural sand and clear azure sea surf. Morphou Bay offers a range of Surf Options – Contact Us for more details.

  • • Kite-Surf
  • • Wave Surf
  • • Wind Surf
  • • SUP
  • • Kayak
  • • Sailing


Cyprus offers some of the most beautiful and scenic unexplored waters of the Mediteranean to cruise. From the impressive Besparmak Mountain views from the sea to the undiscovered aqua waters, you can enjoy stopping in hundreds of small unspoilt bays for an exhilarating swim.

The two main marinas in North Cyprus:

Kyrenia Old Harbour

Kyrenia’s Old Harbour is a picturesque masterpiece. Located in the city center, the harbor is surrounded in delicious restaurants located in historical buildings with stunning architecture. The backdrop is of the Kyrenia mountainside.

Furthermore, the Harbour is most famous for the Kyrenia Castle which is located right on the water, with a museum tour available.

Tourists may take half or whole day cruises with lunch included from this Harbour. Additionally, the harbor holds a number of berths for smaller scale boats and yachts.

Karpaz Gate Marina

This is the newest and most luxurious Marina’s in North Cyprus has drawn some of the wealthiest and well travelled yacht enthusiasts from around the world. The Marina is complete with the following:

  • • 300 berths
  • • 500 ton travel hoist
  • • Substantial repair facilities
  • • Gym
  • • Swimming Pool
  • • Beach Club
  • • Market
  • • Hemingways RestoBar
  • • 18000 meters of dry storage area
  • • Art gallery
  • • Private cinema


Cyprus attracts many divers and is the perfect place to take a Diving Course. International professionals run dive courses at Scuba Cyprus.

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