Iskele – A Beachfront Paradise

Long Beach is an important tourist destination and a fantastic coastal town popular for its inherited white sand beaches stretching for kilometres. Where a fascinating historical reflection of the Kantara Castle meets forests and mountain range off the far eastern coastal shores of Cyprus in a class all of its own.

Long Beach – a dazzling address on the Mediterranean
Long Beach is a perfect getaway place and lies 68 km from the capital city of Nicosia and 72 km from the touristic town of Kyrenia. Many thousands of worldwide visitors travel here to pay homage to its breath-taking geographical location, weather and warm hospitality. But you can be sure the region of Long Beach, Iskele, offers more than just dreamy crystal blue seashores and mountain landscape – it’s where an idyllic tourist adventure awaits you.

What To Do
A 20 minute drive south leads you to Famagusta, the third biggest city in North Cyprus, famous for its beaches as far as the eye can see. Furthermore, the East Coast offers green habitat with lush green terrains, mountain peaks, Karpaz Natural Preservation Park at the farthest corner of the peninsula, the ancient Salamis Ruins and Amphitheater, places of worship and eco villages. It also wears the crown hosting the district’s newest roaring success, Bafra town. This massively popular touristic region has been built primarily for tourism with luxurious five-star beach-front Casino Hotels on duty 24/7, prepped with entertainment centres for all types of shows and concerts throughout the year. Visitors thirsty for entertainment options welcome this new addition of Wine n’ Dine venues, choice of Hotel Spa Health Centres, Night Clubs, and additional hotel facilities until the late hours.

Activities & Leisure Time
This region is ripe for leisure time for every age and type. Offering the simplest of pleasures from a cocktail by the sea, a mere shopping trip to mountain rock climbing, para sailing and deep sea diving. Sea or land? Whatever your style, you can be sure to find what you’re looking for. There is something for everyone – with a hubbub of all year-round activities awaiting you!

Long Beach is perfect for sea lovers with all year-round water sport activities including; fishing, sailing, wind surfing, open water diving, power boating, jet skiing, waterskiing and wakeboarding, para-sailing, banana and tube rides, pedalo, canoe, kayaking and paddle boarding, water parks, snorkelling and kite boating.

The smartest way to approach and appreciate the island’s adventurous possibilities is of course by land. Explore and discover the beauty of Cyprus’s natural habitat and tucked away treasures up close. This way you can be sure to take home some genuinely great memories.

Land lovers: Flora and Fauna walking trips (private or group walks), trekking trails, Jeep Safari, Cycling, Mountain rock climbing as well as endless all round leisure and entertainment such as: Bowling, Go-karting, Tennis, Golf, Dance Classes [Salsa/Dance Clubs] Paintball, Festivals and Concerts, Cuisines, Sight-Seeing and Museums.

Silver Beach – considered one of Long Beach’s best and most popular beach destinations. Take a stroll along kilometres of virginal beaches on the island’s mideastern points. Nestled a little further along the south coastal road lies the quaint fishing village of Boğaz.

The central and eastern portions of the area contain beach clubs, seafront restaurants and bars, historical sightseeing as St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum to the famous Salamis Ancient Ruins and Amphitheater. Famagusta historical walled city lies just 17 kilometres from the region.

Distances from Long Beach:
Kyrenia Harbour Town Centre: 72 kilometres
Nicosia City Centre: 68 kilometres
Famagusta Centre: 17 kilometres

… Buying The Beach – Long Island – North Cyprus

Take a trip to Long Beach and you will see for yourself why so many people flock to this stunning 25 km stretch on the east coast of North Cyprus. The idyllic natural geographic area of Long Beach is inclined to continue developing to target tourism and international growth concerned with international relationships and interests. As well as inclined to offer more homes to the visitor considering to buy abroad. This is a topic which brings in a vast number of visitors to the region each year. Channeling and processing this interest, clearly displayed by the property buying visitor for a slice of ‘the sunshine lifestyle’, has today resulted in the growth of this sector – essentially now seeing a new progression in North Cyprus by leaps and bounds.


About Sophia Söderholm 2779 Articles
At the age of ten Sophia moved from Sweden in 1998 and has since lived in several locations around the world including Spain, and has been residing in North Cyprus for four years now. Her educational background is in marketing, hotel management and real estate, and she now works as a real estate agent and is editor in chief for New Cyprus Magazine. If you any questions for Sophia, please write to: