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Cyprus accessible travel information and tips

Capital – Nicosia | Currency – Euro | Timezone –  GMT+2

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Public Transport

Transportation around the island can be arranged if prior notice is given to the relevant transport companies

Airport shuttlefrom Larnaca or Paphos to any destination via C&A taxi.

Special buses are available with low gradient ramps, safety belts and air-conditioning, as well as special taxis that may carry a person seated on a wheelchair.

Cyprus Beaches

On this Mediterrenean island you find many accessible beaches. Year round temperatures are really nice. Cyprus is also very family friendly.

FULLY ACCESSIBLE BEACHES

The following 26 beaches have full access to the beach, as the wheelchair user is able to get from the beach into the sea moving on a wooden or plastic ramp. There are also hygiene facilities and parking places for disabled persons.

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On five of these beaches there is an innovative system (Seatrac) that enables disabled people to have full  access to the sea.
It is an automatic system  powered by photovoltaic energy, consisting of a  seat fixed on a rail  that drives the disabled person into the sea  at an approximate depth of 60 cm.

FAMAGUSTA  (7 beaches)

Ayia Napa:  Lanta (Floating Wheelchair)

Pantachou (Floating Wheelchair)

Vathia Gonia (Seatrac)

Sotira – Ayia Napa: Agia Thekla (Floating Wheelchair)

Paralimni:  Protaras /Fig Tree Beach (Floating Wheelchair)

Louma (Floating Wheelchair)

Vrysi C΄ / Yianna Mari (Seatrac and Floating Wheelchair)

LARNACA (5 beaches)

Larnaka: Phinikoudes (Floating Wheelchair)

McKeznie (Floating Wheelchair)

Kastella (Floating Wheelchair)

Voroklini: Yiannathes (Floating Wheelchair)

Alaminos: Municipal Beach (Floating Wheelchair)

LIMASSOL (5 beaches)

Lemesos: Akti Olympion A΄ (Seatrac and Floating Wheelchair)

Parekklisia: Municipal Beach (Floating Wheelchair)

Germasogeia : Dasoudi /CTO (Floating Wheelchair)

Agios Tychonas: Vouppa (Floating Wheelchair), Kastella (Floating Wheelchair)

PAPHOS  (9 beaches)

Pafos: Vrysoudia Α / Sodap   (Floating Wheelchair)

Municipal Baths (Chair lift και Floating Wheelchair)

Geroskipou: Municipal Beach  (Floating Wheelchair)

Peyia: Coral Bay (Floating Wheelchair)

Polis Chrysochous: Municipal Beach (Seatrac)

Dasoudi / Camping Site (Seatrac)

Neo Chorio: Latchi  Α΄(Floating Wheelchair)

Latchi Β΄(Floating Wheelchair)

Xistarokampos (Floating Wheelchair)

Travel Guide PDF

Guide to accessible Cyprus – download here

General

Visa – all information on applying for a visa to Cyprus you find on this website.

Language – the official languages are Greek and Turkish. In most tourist areas people know English.

European Disability Card

If you live in Cyprus, you can apply for a European Disability Card here. This card offers discount or free access to many tourist attractions and museums.

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