Ayia Napa. There is a huge selection of golden beaches in this area. The most famous and popular ones are Nissi Beach, Sand Bay and Golden Sands.
Protaras. Being a "Riviera" of the island, Protaras offers perhaps the best beaches in the Mediterranean. The famous Fig Tree Bay and the Flamingo Beach with their beautiful sugar-white sand are worth visiting.
Larnaca. You can find sandy beaches in this area where the water is shallow and safe, such as Mackenzie, Finikudes and recently opened beach of the Cyprus Tourism Organization on the Dhekelia road.
Governor's Beach. If you enjoy scuba diving, it's best! Located to the east of Limassol.
Lady's Mile. The longest beach on the island, located to the west of Limassol and is very popular with local residents.
Curium Beach. Located on the western coast of the island. Its a long sandy beach with a number of tavernas.
Avdimou beach is located on the way to Paphos, its a quiet, beautiful pebble beach with a small tavern.