Relax in a pretty harbour town

Ever fancied staying in a peaceful port town on the Med? Latchi shows it’s exactly as dreamy as you would imagine. Set on Cyprus’s northwestern coast, life in Latchi revolves around its small harbour, where super-yachts bob gently next to tiny fishing boats, and locals and tourists kick back in waterside cafés. This all makes Latchi holidays blissfully easy-going and great for anyone who wants a laid-back break. But that’s not to say there isn’t plenty to keep you occupied.

Latchi Beach offers water sports and boat trips, and there are numerous tours and excursions available, plus the immense Akamas Peninsula National Park on your doorstep. There are also numerous tavernas dotted around, plus a decent selection of bars – some with live traditional music to up the pace. But things never get too lively in Latchi and, as you watch the world go by with your harbourside view, you’ll agree that’s precisely what makes holidays to Latchi so charming.

Your Latchi questions, answered

With its mix of sand and pebbles, Latchi Beach is one of the less-crowded beaches in the area. It’s great for swimming and has sunloungers, cafés and dramatic mountain views.

Children will love many of the main activities available in Latchi, including the beach, boat trips and 4x4 tours. There’s also a playground in nearby Polis.

If you want to drive through Akamas Peninsula National Park yourself, you’ll need to hire a 4x4. There are also several quad-bike rental agencies in town if you just want to explore locally.

Best things to do in Latchi

Explore the harbour

Take a leisurely stroll around Latchi’s charming harbour. Watch the boats pulling in and out, enjoy the many cafés and restaurants dotted around the area, and just relax as if you live here.

Visit the National Park

The vast expanse that is Akamas Peninsula National Park starts a few miles from Latchi and is full of flora and fauna. It’s great for cycling or hiking, or you can take a 4x4 tour.

Hit the water

Being in a harbour town, you won’t be short of boat-trip options. Many excursions cruise up to the beautiful blue lagoon near the top of Akamas Peninsula National Park, which is definitely worth a visit.