The CTO makes 47 beaches accessible to people with special needs (Full list)

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The CTO makes 47 beaches accessible to people with special needs (Full list)

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), as part of its efforts to upgrade Cyprus’ beaches, announced on Tuesday that today 47 beaches were now accessible to people with special access needs, including 26 fully accessible and 21 partially accessible beaches.

FULLY ACCESSIBLE BEACHES
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The following 26 beaches have full access to the beach, as the wheelchair user is able to get from the beach into the sea moving on a wooden or plastic ramp. There are also hygiene facilities and parking places for disabled persons.

On five of these beaches there is an innovative system (Seatrac) that enables disabled people to have full access to the sea. It is an automatic system powered by photovoltaic energy, consisting of a seat fixed on a rail that drives the disabled person into the sea at an approximate depth of 60cm.

Moreover, many beaches have Floating Wheelchairs that can be easily moved on the sand and float in the water thanks to their floating armrests and wheels. Seatracs and…