In the high season, Cyprus beaches are perfect for trying new fun sports that do not require any special training. Wakeboarding, rowing, water skiing and cycling and lots of other attractions are offered to vacationers basically in every coastal city on the island. In this review, you can find the information about beach and water sport activities during your Cyprus holiday.
How to fly above the sea? In Cyprus, you will only need a parachute, a hawser, and a strong motorboat. Parasailing adventure is available in most Cypriot resorts: a parachute can take one, two or even three persons up in the sky. An instructor and a motorboat driver control the entire flight; a special ground on a boat is used for landing.
Wakeboarding And Water Skiing
Wakeboarding is an exciting water sport both children and adults can try. The most important thing a beginner has to learn is how to get up on the wakeboard from the starting horizontal position in the water. A rider is moving behind a motorboat making turns and jumps. The main advantage of wakeboarding (in comparison with kite surfing and many other water sports) is that you can start training on the water immediately — without long briefing and theory classes. If a rider falls, a motorboat stops moving until he or she is ready to continue breaking the waves.
Flying Fish, Banana Boat, and Other Fun Water Sports
Flying Fish attraction always involves a lot of happy screams and laughter. This fun water sport is perfect for a group of friends and families with kids. So-called Banana boats or Flying Fish boats move fast behind a motorboat or a wave runner. Be sure to fall down in the water every time there is a sharp turn — this is what this sport is about! Different water sports centers in Cyprus have pneumatic boats of different shapes.
Catamaran Or Water Bicycle
You can rent a water bicycle not only in any water sports center on the island but also in most of the hotels and equipped beaches. This is a very relaxing water activity that allows enjoying the landscape. A bit of exercise is always perfect after a long sunbathing session.
Water Motorcycle Or Wet Bike
To rent a water motorcycle in Cyprus you need to be at least 18 years old and participate in a safety briefing beforehand. Ride it fast, make corners and have fun!
Canoeing rentals are very widespread on the Cyprus coast. These boats are very difficult to overturn and are stable when the weather is windy, though we do not recommend canoeing in stormy weather. Those who have a fishing license can rent a canoe to find more remote and picturesque fishing spots.