ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING
Northern Cyprus provides all kinds of entertainment activities for sport keeners and those who prefer tranquil vacation. In case you haven't defined what type you are, look up for some tips which will help to find out what suits you better.
North Cyprus beaches provide great opportunities for all kinds of sea entertainment including swimming, sunbathing, sailing, windsurfing, parascending, water skiing, banana riding, and more. The waters of the Mediterranean near the cost of the northern part of Cyprus are one of the cleanest. Just don't forget a good sun lotion.
Your vacation can be more fascinating if you try as many sport activities as possible. You may practice water sports, attend a gym, subscribe to yoga classes, visit a carting club; or even go hiking. No matter what you are willing to do, remember that sport and moving make you healthy.
North Cyprus cinemas present recently released films, and the repertoire is usually changed every week. All the movie theatres are equipped according to the modern technologies, providing image and sound of high quality. Most of the cinemas have several halls to present several movies at one time.
If you like going out at night, you may go to a disco to dance, communicate with friends, have a drink and just have fun. Discos in North Cyprus are especially popular among young people although nobody has set the age of disco lovers. Discos in Cyprus are usually combined with bars, where you can move from the dance floor, get some rest and have a drink or refreshment.
North Cyprus has a lot of opportunities for those who can't imagine a vacation without emotional risk-taking. Yes, this section is about casinos. Situated near or combined with hotels, local casinos offer excellent service. It is an exciting pass-time for those who would like to try to bet for the first time in their lives or experienced gamblers.
Those who have already visited Turkish Cyprus would agree that this island has been designed by nature as a great sea resort. Swimming, sunbathing, sailing, windsurfing, parascending, water skiing, banana riding, - you will find everything you want for an unforgettable vacation with your family. As the sea bottom in most of the beaches is plain parents can feel safe for their children who like playing in shallow places.
Private and hotel beaches have all the modern facilities to make staying at the beach as comfortable as possible. They offer visitors sun lounges, bathrooms, sunshades, showers, bars and restaurants. Some of the beaches have special equipment for water skiing, banana riding, Jet Ski, wind surfing, and scuba diving.
Some of the Private Beaches
Acapulco Beach - Kyrenia
Alsancak Beach - Kyrenia
Bediz Public Beach -Famagusta
Deniz Kizi - Kyrenia
Escape Beach Club - Kyrenia
Glapsides Public Beach - Famagusta
Golden Sands - Karpaz
Lara Beach - Kyrenia
Malibu Beach - Karpaz
Mare Monte - Kyrenia
Nangomi Beach - Famagusta
Silver Beach - Famagusta
Sunset Beach - Kyrenia
If you prefer to take pleasure in natural atmosphere we would advise you to go outside Kyrenia or Famagusta and spend a day in a wild or public beach. These places do not have any facilities, but bring you relaxation away from civilisation.As some of the beaches don't have any places to eat, bring some refreshments and snacks with you. Don't forget towels and sand rugs, as well as the sun umbrella that will protect you from burning (you may purchase the latter for less than 7 Euros). A couple of bottles with drinking water are essential as staying under the sun makes the body lose a lot of liquids. Don't forget the importance of a good sunscreen protection.
Some of the Public Beaches
Alagadi Alagadi - Esentepe
Akdeniz Public Beach - Akdeniz Koyu
Bafra Public Beach - Bafra
Bediz Public Beach - Salamis
Esentepe Municipal Beach - Esentepe
G.Magosa Municipal Beach - Famagusta
Glapsides Public Beach - Famagusta
Karakurum Beach - Karakurum
Kervansaray Beach - Kyrenia
Nese Beach - Iskele
Tatlisu Municipal Beach - Tatlisu
Yedidalga Public Beach - Yedidalga
Yeni Erenkoy Municipal Beach - Yeni Erenkoy
Situated on the Coast at the foot of The Five Finger Mountain in Esentepe, the prestigious Korineum Golf & Country Club is proud to be the first 18 hole golf course in Northern Cyprus. Carved from a natural forest of Umbrella Pines and Olive trees, amongst others, with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea on one side, and breath taking views of the famous Five Finger Mountain range on the other, this makes for a truly memorable experience you will never forget.
If you want to go to the cinema, please take into consideration that some of the movies are dubbed in Turkish. Cinemas in North Cyprus present recently released films, and the repertoire is usually changed every week.
All the movie theatres are equipped according to the modern technologies, providing image and sound of high quality. Most of the cinemas have several halls to present several movies at one time. They also offer refreshments and snacks to be purchased in the lobby. Movie theatres in North Cyprus have a break during the show.
Galleria Cinema Club
Galleria Cinema Club
Misirlizade Cinema Club
Galleria Cinema Club
If you like going out at night, you may go to a disco to dance, communicate with friends, have a drink and just have fun. Discos in North Cyprus are especially popular among young people although nobody has set the age of disco lovers.
Discos in Cyprus are usually combined with bars, where you can move from the dance floor, get some rest and have a drink or refreshment. Although usually discos put recorded music played by disk jockeys, some of them may invite local live bands.
Some discos are advertised by the handing out of flyers on the street, and at other clubs and events. Don't miss a chance to party at night.
North Cyprus has a lot of opportunities for those who can't imagine a vacation without emotional risk-taking. Casinos are situated in all the main towns of the country offering excellent service. Most of them are situated near or combined with hotels, which means that you may complete the evening in a restaurant.
It is an exciting pass-time for those who would like to try to bet for the first time in their lives or experienced gamblers. A player may choose several casino games: table cards and dice games, slot machines, or random number games, such as famous Roulette, - all of them for those who dare to face their luck.
Celebrity Hotel - Kyrenia
Oskar Club - Kyrenia
Chateau Lambousa Hotel - Kyrenia
Deniz Kizi Casino
Deniz Kizi Royal Hotel - Kyrenia
Dome Hotel - Kyrenia
Jasmine Court Hotel - Kyrenia
Green Karmi Holiday Village - Kyrenia
Merit Cyprus Gardens Hotel - Famagusta
Grand Rock Casino
Grand Rock Hotel - Kyrenia
Liman Hotel - Kyrenia
L.A Holiday Center
Palm Beach Casino
Palm Beach Hotel - Famagusta
Acapulco Holiday Village - Kyrenia
Riverside Holiday Village - Kyrenia
Royal Hotel - Nicosia
Salamis Bay Hotel - Famagusta
Saray Hotel - Nicosia
Park Hotel - Famagusta
Club Lapethos - Kyrenia
Whatever your memory is of North Cyprus, shops have that special memento to remind you of the journey to the island. Take a moment to visit some of them, and remember what made Cyprus special to you.
Shopping is variable in Turkish Cyprus. You may make it traditional and visit well-known high street shops; or more exciting by visiting eccentric souvenir and gift shops, exploring the diversity of the flea markets and China bazaars. You will find unique collections of Turkish pottery, silk, cushion covers, copper, bronze and onyx objects, Turkish dolls, etc. Jewellery shops keep a great variety of gold and silver ware of unique design and at reasonable prices. Both gold and silver are priced according to their weight.
Shops are opened from 8 am till 1 pm and from 4 pm till 8 pm in summer; from 9 am till 1 pm and from 2 pm till 6 pm in winter. Open markets and bazaars are opened before lunch time.