As with all locations in North Cyprus the best way to get around is by hiring a car. It’s the perfect way to explore as there is a good network of roads linking some brilliant locations. Nowhere is too far away. Basing yourself in Esentepe, away from the crowds, gives you the best of both worlds.
In the Town
Esentepe has some stunning beaches, delicious local cuisine and an incredibly relaxed pace of life. The lack of crowds mean that the town retains much of its traditional charm. Make sure you take advantage of it and take your time when wandering the streets.
The beach at Esentepe is set in a beautiful bay, so it is sheltered from rough seas. It is a large beach so there is a lot of space for everyone to enjoy it. Also, if you like golf, make sure you try out the Korinium Esentepe Golf and Country Club for a round.
There are lots of fantastic attractions within easy reach of Esentepe so you can pick and choose your day trips to suit you. If you are interested in the natural world, visit Alagadi Turtle Beach and witness a rare insight into nature as freshly hatched baby turtles waddle towards the sea! A visit here will be both heart-warming and unforgettable.
Alternatively, if you want to try your hand at a new activity such as scuba diving in the Mediterranean, paragliding from the mountains or perhaps even a slightly more relaxing boat trip, these are all on offer close by. The options are endless and all within easy reach from Esentepe.