Cape Greco National Forest Park in Protaras
The amazing biotope, Cape Greco became a designated National Forest Park back in 1993. The unspoilt park is considered a place of natural beauty and tranquillity as well as offering a number of things to do and see!
The park is spread across 385 hectares of unspoilt pine-fringed landscapes. It is home to a diverse range of botanic plants, sea caves, cliffs and marvellous glistening blue bays. The biotope is also home to hares, foxes and hedgehogs as well as 80 different species of birds, butterflies and lizards.
The park is ideal for adventurers looking to explore the area by setting off on one of the many hiking or cycling trails available. Depending on the hike you choose, you will encounter a variety of impressive landmarks and attractions as well, like the Hermit’s Sea Cave, the picturesque white-washed Church of Agioi Anargyroi as well as a lighthouse and the ruins of an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Aphrodite.
Besides trekking across the park, many prefer exploring the areas underwater sea caves and waterbeds by diving or snorkelling. The waters are rich in sea life making it one of the top sites in Cyprus for snorkelling.
All in all, Cape Greco National Park is a dream area for nature enthusiasts as well as the adventurer and sea lover.