Located just one kilometre east of the centre of Ayia Napa, the 250-metre long beach of Glyki Nero is a beautiful coastal stretch that reaches to the impressive Ayia Napa Sea Caves, and continues west to the picturesque harbour.
The beach is separated into stretches called A and B. Glyki Nero Beach is a designated dog-friendly beach until December 31, 2018.
Its name means ‘sweet water’ in Greek, and it is a sandy, natural beach of fine, golden sands, and shallow and calm, crystal-clear waters. Facilities on the beach include toilets, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports facilities, whilst there are a variety of restaurants, kiosks and accommodation in the general area.
Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach in April, May, September and October, from 09:00 – 17:00, and in June, July and August, from 10:00 – 18:00. Access is easy by foot, bike or car, and there are car-parking facilities.