Latchi

Latchi in Cyprus, a picturesque fishing village which stretches 3km along the North West coast of the Island and lies on the edge of the beautiful Akamas National Park. The pretty harbour offers a number of excellent fresh fish tavernas that have turned out to be famous across the island.

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The coastal road separates the clear blue sea, pretty shoreline and local amenities from the surrounding lush green countryside. At the harbour, sit back and enjoy a seafood meal in one of the harbour side tavernas and watch the boats come and go.

There are several beaches in Latchi which are perfect for swimming. They are covered with fine sand. Sunbeds and parasols are available to hire.

Latchi beach
Latchi beach

Latchi is the perfect resort for water sports as it has such clean sea water. You will find windsurfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, parasailing, sailing and fishing in Latchi. There are also plenty of boat trips to choose from. Latchi is home to beautiful scenery and nature, making it perfect for trekking and there are plenty of organised nature walks for you to enjoy.

Latchi Harbour
Latchi Harbour

The Akamas Peninsula is an area of breathtaking beauty associated with Aphrodite and is just along the coast from Latchi. According to myth, the goddess Aphrodite used to bathe in the pool of the nearby natural grotto, which is shaded by a fig tree, and has a continuous run of water from the overhead rocks.

The baths are considered a source of fertility.

 

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