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20 September, 2019
 
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Construction of Ayia Napa marina enters second phase

Intensive work ongoing as ambitious project is moving along to meet 2021 deadline

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The construction of the Ayia Napa Marina recently entered its second phase, as a recent video allows viewers to imagine how this magnificent project could raise the game for local business and tourism on the island.

Work on the marina is estimated to cost of €300 million, and construction began 18 months ago at the site between the beaches of Ayia Thekla and Makronissos. During the first phase of the project, the breakwater was completed and surveys were carried out on the foundations that will hold two impressive towers.

Crew unfazed by second phase

Two tall structures, 100-metre towers of unparalleled architecture to be built in the current second phase, will offer 190 spacious apartments, 29 luxury homes, along with various commercial shops and restaurants, including public recreational areas for shoppers and visitors alike.

The reclamation of land was already at 83% according to the recent video, while the marina is spot clean after the basin dredging project has been fully completed. The crew is also carrying out inspections on the height of the man-made peninsula, said to be 13 feet above sea level (4 metres). About 250 people are working on the marina.

Operational buildings at the marina are expected to be completed by July 2019

The progress in the overall development corresponds to the increasing interest shown by investors and buyers alike, with 60% of the East Tower already sold, according to Kathimerini, which describes 30% of them as Cypriots.

Operational buildings at the marina are expected to be completed by July 2019, while the completed project is not excepted to be ready until summer 2021.

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