Are there sharks in Cyprus?

There are a number of sharks in Cyprus waters but sightings are rare as most are in deeper waters. Those sighted in recent years include the Mako, Basking and Blue sharks.

Has there been any shark attacks in Cyprus?

Cyprus has only recorded one shark attack, more than 100 years ago, on September 23, 1901 at Larnaca. … Since the early 1800’s there have been a recorded 216 shark attacks along the Mediterranean’s 28,600 miles of coast.

Do they have sharks in Cyprus?

Yes there are sharks in Cyprus!!! in the sea museum in Ayia Napa!

Are there sharks in the Mediterranean Cyprus?

Sharks are found in Cyprus but not in a higher number. People these days create hype over social media over anything. Most of the time, when they see, they have seen or spotted a shark, it turns out to be a dolphin, seal, or plastic debris. Still, sharks certainly can be found in local waters from time to time.

Are there sharks in Cyprus Ayia Napa?

Ayia Napa is a popular resort with families and its beach is the main attraction. Other distractions include WaterWorld (www.waterworldwaterpark.com), a fun water park on the resort’s outskirts, and the Marine Life Museum, which has a modest collection of shells and preserved sea life including sharks.

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Is it safe to swim in the sea in Cyprus?

Cyprus has more than 650 Km of coastline with sandy beaches and warm sea, comfortable for swimming from early May to October. Safe swimming areas are marked by red buoys, which indicate the areas where speed-boats and any other floating craft are not allowed to enter.



Safety in the Water
Red Swimming Forbidden

Are there jellyfish in Cyprus?

Jellyfish are common in Cyprus but they are not everywhere all of the time. Sometimes, in some locations, a large mass of jellyfish will “invade” the beach. Many jellyfish have tentacles that trail down from their bodies into the water. …

Is it safe to swim in the Mediterranean Sea?

Is it safe to swim in the Mediterranean Sea? Generally speaking – yes! The Mediterranean Sea is actually up there with the safest seas in the world. Calmer waters and protected bays mean the currents are rarely what they are with the open Atlantic Ocean over in Portugal or on France’s west coast.

Sunny Cyprus