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Location: Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey
Geographic coordinates: 35° 0' N, 33° 0' E
Coastline km: 648 km km
Climate: temperate; Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool winters
Terrain: central plain with mountains to north and south; scattered but significant plains along southern coast
Elevation: highest point: Mount Olympus 1,951 m
Natural hazards: moderate earthquake activity; droughts
Currency: Greek Cypriot area: Cypriot pound (CYP) Turkish Cypriot area: Turkish lira (TRL)
Population: 780,133 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Greek, Turkish, English
Divisions: 6 districts; Famagusta, Kyrenia, Larnaca, Limassol, Nicosia, Paphos; note - Turkish Cypriot area's administrative divisions include Kyrenia, all but a small part of Famagusta, and small parts of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and Larnaca
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|Surf Spots (8)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|Caretta Caretta||1 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Cripplers||1 / -||Left||Reef-rocky||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Curium Beach||- / -||Right||Beach-break||Beginners wave|
|Helios Beach||2 / -||Right||breakwater/jetty||All surfers|
|Potima Point||4 / -||Right||Point-break||Experienced surfers|
|Sandy Beach (Queen Victoria Beach)||5 / -||Right and left||Sand-bar||All surfers|
|Shipwrecks||2 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Venus Beach||3 / -||Right and left||Sand-bar||Beginners wave|
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By firstname.lastname@example.org , 07-08-2012
Great Surfing lesson From Airtime! - I have been living in Cyprus for two years and i finally stumbled across the Airtime website and gave Steve Morris a call to discuss whether i could take up surfing in Cyprus. He was very helpful and i popped into his brilliant shop the very next day. He then took the time to explain the basics and we agreed to meet for a lesson last weekend near Akrotiri. Although the waves were small, Steve did all he could to make the lesson informative and enjoyable and i loved it! Good price and very helpful. I am now going to get a board and start my journey! Can't wait! Thanks again to Steve, he is the man you need to get you started.
By babbsmonteiro87 , 09-03-2012
surfing - ooo im sooo glad that i found this website... i am going to pafos at the end of this month... and wondered if they did surfing... i started surfing in fuerteventura... and wanted to carrt it on... im excited to go and see steve i also have his number becuase i need to get a soft board for my self im sooo excited... i cant stand on the board yettt but i will be soonn.... are you stil out there annoynoumous who posted a wall post on 2nd feb x
By Anonymous , 02-02-2012
Cyprus Surf - So I moved to Cyprus in March2011 for work thinking that my surfing days are over in this land of flat seas and baking sun....how wrong was I?
Thanks to this site and the comments below I looked up Steve at Airtime in Limassol last week. Steve is a top guy with the true spirit of surfing deep in his bones. I'm a real part time paddler due to work (and age) but Steve took the time to discuss and think about what would be right for me and never once tried a hard sell and he never got impatient with me for all my dithering trying to choose a board! He gave me the full lowdown on all the places with full directions and then still offered to meet me. If you come to Cyprus for surfing (or other stuff like skateboarding, mountain biking or roller blading) you have to look up Steve - he'll help you out!
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