Cape Greco, also known as Cavo Greco, is situated at the South Eastern part of Cyprus. It is at the southern end of Famagusta Bay and lies between the resorts of Ayia Napa and Protaras.
It is frequently visited by tourists for its natural beauty and is a protected nature park. From the high points on the cliff that rests at the cape, there are amazing views out to sea. There are the remains of a Venetian Lighthouse, which is popular with bird watchers.
According to local legend it is also the home of the ‘Ayia Napa sea monster’.
There are about 300 plant species in the area. Wildlife found include species of partridge, wood pigeon, crow, owl, as well as a large number of migratory birds, which stop on the island to rest. These include blackbird and thrush. Also observed in the area are foxes, hares and various species of bats, reptiles and butterflies. To date, 9 hiking trails have been constructed in the Cape Greco area.
In the waters below there are sea caves which are located just before the lands end which is Cape Greco.
There are regular boat trips to Cape Greco from Protaras which offer excellent views of the caves from sea level.