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Karpaz Gate Marina win prestigious Marina of the Year – Cyprus award in the 2024 LUXlife Travel and Tourism Awards.
Karpaz Gate Marina win prestigious Marina of the Year – Cyprus award in the 2024 LUXlife Travel and Tourism Awards.

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Karpaz Gate Marina Recognised as Marina of the Year – Cyprus in the LUXlife Travel and Tourism Awards 2024

Karpaz Gate Marina, the leading marina destination in North Cyprus, proudly announces its growing portfolio of international accolades as the recipient of the prestigious Marina of the Year – Cyprus award in the 2024 LUXlife Travel and Tourism Awards.

The LUXlife Travel and Tourism Awards recognise and celebrate businesses and destinations that demonstrate excellence in the travel and tourism industry. This award acknowledges Karpaz Gate Marina's commitment to providing exceptional services, maintaining high standards, and contributing significantly to the tourism sector in Cyprus.

Situated in the breathtaking setting of Northern Cyprus, Karpaz Gate Marina has consistently set itself apart with its world-class facilities, exceptional customer service, and dedication to creating an unparalleled experience for yacht owners and visitors alike. The marina's commitment to excellence in every aspect of its operations has not only contributed to its success but has also elevated North Cyprus as a promising and unique destination for maritime enthusiasts.

Liza Singer Managing Director at Karpaz Gate Marina, expressed gratitude for the prestigious recognition, stating; "We are honoured to receive the Marina of the Year – Cyprus award. This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, who continually strive to provide an outstanding experience for our clients. Karpaz Gate Marina is a unique marina resort and has become synonymous with excellence, and this award motivates us to maintain and exceed these high standards in the future."

Karpaz Gate Marina has consistently invested in state-of-the-art sustainable facilities, ensuring a high-end experience accompanied by a secure and luxurious environment for yacht owners and visitors alike. The resort’s commitment to environmental responsibility, community engagement, and innovation has further solidified its position as a leader in the tourism industry.


For further press information, contact:

Karpaz Gate Marina

Office Tel: +90 533 833 7878


Charlotte Bulloch

Saltwater Stone

Tel: +44 (0)1202 669244


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About Karpaz Gate Marina Resort

Our Vision: Karpaz Gate Marina’s mission is to introduce the less travelled areas of the Eastern Mediterranean to lead the development of this region to create a unique Home, Haven and Heaven on Earth for guests by land and sea.

To achieve the high standards required and to be able to realise our vision, we recognise the importance of upholding the dedication and commitment of our well-trained, motivated and enthusiastic team of employees.

We are committed to making a difference, both for all of our clients as well as for our local community in the remote and beautiful area of the Karpaz.

We are Different, Better, Special.

  • Location: the northern shore of the Karpaz Peninsula in North Cyprus, 20nm west of Cape Andreas and 48nm east of Girne (N35 33.5’ E34 13.6’)
  • Awards: TYHA’s rating of 5 Gold Anchors was received in July 2013 and the rating of Platinum and Clean Marina status in April 2023; ICOMIA Clean Marina standard achieved in July 2013
  • Berths: 300 accommodating up to 60m vessels, including 15 berths for superyachts
  • Berth services: power and fresh water available for every berth; TV connection; high speed Wi-Fi to all areas of the marina

Karpaz Gate Marina was named The Yacht Harbour Association’s (TYHA) International Marina of the Year Runner-up in 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022, and the 2017 International Marina of the Year Winner

Karpaz Gate Marina won’s Traveller Review Awards 2023; three LUXLife awards, a Restaurant Guru award for Hemingway’s and a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice award


  • Berths: 300 accommodating up to 60m vessels, including 15 berths for superyachts
  • Berth services: power and fresh water available for every berth; TV connection; high speed Wi-Fi to all areas of the marina
  • Security: 24/7 CCTV and security personnel throughout the marina as well as access control and access cards for each marina area
  • Boat Yard: 18,000 square metres of dry storage area, with modern and fully-equipped workshops and a 300-ton travel lift accommodating yachts with a beam up to 10m. Services include: yacht painting, carpentry, hull repairs, anti-fouling (including Coppercoat application), polishing and varnishing, teak work, engine and reduction gear servicing, rudder system servicing, navigation equipment servicing, electrical works
  • Fuel: Euro diesel and gasoline available
  • Duty Free status: includes duty-free prices on fuel, technical services and supplies, as well as berthing fees
  • Yacht Club: boat owner and crew meeting place with lounge, kitchen, play area, meeting room
  • Yacht Charter: sailing yachts and motorboats available for full and half day trips
  • Port of Entry: marina office provides full assistance with clearance procedures
  • Group membership: ICOMIA Marinas Group (IMG); ‘Destinations’, a network of exclusive marinas established by ART Marine Marinas
  • Contact: Marina Office on VHF Channel 10 ‘Karpaz Gate Marina’. The marina also listens on Channel 16
  • Cruising locations: there are miles of sandy beaches, coves and bays along the north east coast of Northern Cyprus, with Famagusta (67nm) and Girne (48nm) a short sail away. The nearby southern Turkish coastline includes the harbours of Alanya, Antalya, Marmaris and Bodrum. In just under 300 nautical miles it is possible to reach Rhodes, gateway to the Greek Islands


  • Hotel: on-site boutique Karpaz Gate Marina Hotel featuring nautical design, with 52 cabins, each with terrace or balcony views, including 44x32sqm Standard Cabins, 4x58sqm Family Corner Cabins, 4x58sqm Corner Suite Cabins
  • The Gallery: 20m indoor pool, jacuzzi and gym are exclusively available for marina and hotel clients; 2 x corporate meeting rooms with tables, chairs, audio and visual equipment
  • Hamam and Spa: treatment rooms, saunas and tradition hamam
  • Beach Club: with 33m Infinity pool, watersports centre providing kayaks and SUPs, private beach with cabanas, children’s pool and play area, restaurant and bar
  • Hemingway’s Resto-Bar: serves international and traditional cuisine all day on the promenade
  • Fitness studio: for pilates, yoga and other classes
  • Events and occasions: music events, weddings, parties, business meetings
  • Shore services: on-site mini-market, chandlery, laundry room, international currency ATM
  • Concierge: airport transfers and border pass assistance, transportation around the island, tours, activities, car rental, all personal assistance
  • Freshwater: produced on site
  • Pollution controls: waste water collection and treatment plant; solid waste collection stations; bilge water collection service; waste engine oil collection stations; independent desalination plant on site
  • Sustainability: solar plan, recycling, on-site vegetable and herb garden, green house and nursery
  • Hotel and activity packages include: Golf & Relaxation; Gourmet; Wellness; Sail; Pilates, Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat
  • North Cyprus sites and attractions include: Karpaz National Park, Golden Beach, St Hilarion, Kantara and Buffavento Castles, Apostolos Andreas Monastery, the ruins of Agia Trias Basilica (Siphai Village), the Ancient City of Salamis, Famagusta old city, Kyrenia (Girne) old harbour, Kyenia Castle and the Shipwreck Museum, Nicosia (Lefkosa) old city, Alagadi Turtle Beach, Bellapais Village and Abbey, Five Finger Mountains and Ayios Philon Church. An abundance of shops and restaurants and interesting attractions are available at the main hubs of Famagusta (Gazimağusa), Nicosia (Lefkoşa) and Girne (Kyrenia).


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