Cyprus is blessed with over 3 million tourists yearly. Most of the visitors to the island come to enjoy the sun and sea, for which the island is famous for. There are many beaches located around the island, you will find sandy beaches in the south, rocky bays in the north and rugged cliffs in the west. Cyprus has many blue flag awarded beaches which are enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Discovering these beaches and some of the secluded areas with sea caves and natural habitat is very rewarding. Below are some of the most popular beaches in the Republic of Cyprus.