Coral Bay, Cyprus

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Coral Bay, Κόλπος των Κοραλλίων
Coral Bay, Cyprus.jpg
View of Coral Bay summer 2007
Location Paphos,Cyprus
Coordinates 34°51′14″N 32°22′10″E / 34.854°N 32.3695°E / 34.854; 32.3695Coordinates: 34°51′14″N 32°22′10″E / 34.854°N 32.3695°E / 34.854; 32.3695
Ocean/sea sources Mediterranean sea
Basin countries  Cyprus
Surface area 2.3 km2 (0.89 sq mi)

Coral Bay is a popular tourist resort in the Peyia municipality 6 km North of the city of Paphos.

The coast to the north and to the south of Coral Bay is characterized by rocky headlands and sea caves, Coral Bay itself is a 600m crescent of soft white sand, enclosed by a pair of limestone headlands.[1]

Coral Bay beach carries an EU Blue Flag certification which means that it adheres to all standards, rules and regulations required by the relevant committee of the European Union.

The broader area of Coral Bay encloses another beach called Potima Bay. It is situated about 1.5 km / 1 mile away bordering the boundaries of Kissonerga village.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Jepson, Anne (24 Sep 2008). "Best beaches on Cyprus: Coral Bay, Peyia". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group Limited. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 

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