Midway between Kantara and the tip of the peninsula is YENIERENKÖY, now populated by migrants from the Kokkina Enclave in the west. It has a bank, a petrol station and a tourist information office. Before reaching the village a turn-off some 11km west leads to the villages of Gelincik (Vasili) and Boltasli (Lythrangomi). Between them lies the church of Panagia Kanakaria, made famous by the theft of its mosaics after the 1974 invasion, and even more so by their return in 1991.

East of Yenierenköy are some fine beaches, though the view is now dominated by the luxury Karpaz Gate Marina. Seemingly aimed at superyacht-owning oligarchs, the marina was opened in 2011 and boasts a 200-seat restaurant, dive centre and a 33m infinity pool among its attractions.

On the edge of the village of SIPAHI, to the right off the main road about 5km after Yenierenköy (follow the yellow sign), are the remains of an impressive early Christian basilica, Agia Trias  dating from the fifth-century AD. Particularly remarkable are its large geometric mosaics, with, at the northern and southern end, inscriptions acknowledging the men who financed the church. Further along the main road (8km from Yenierenköy) and occupying a terrace on the shore is the old stone church of Agios Thyrsos, in the crypt of which is a sacred spring said to have healing powers.

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