self-drive boat hire

Take one of our superb powerboats for a spin around Latchi & Polis and to the Akamas

Latchi Watersports Centre is located at the Foothills of the idyllic Akamas National Park.

What better treat during your stay in Cyprus than by exploring these calm, crystal clear waters with one of our superb self-drive boats.

Self-Drive Boats up to 10 Meters are available to hire by any person over the age of 18 with a vaild Car Drivers License.

So don’t forget to bring it with you!

Karnic SL701 Boat Hire from Latchi Watersports Centre is our biggest, sleekest, luxury self-drive speedboat at 7.9m long


Please note, instant confirmation bookings can only be booked up to 1 month in advance. For advanced bookings more than a month away, please fill out the enquiry form or send an email and we will reply within 24 hours to confirm your booking.

  1. Pick your desired boat
  2. Choose date, start time and duration of rental period
  3. Select number of people on boat (Please note, if booking a Captain/Guide then capacity is reduced by one passenger.
  4. Select if you require a Captain/Guide, Inflatable Tube, Water-skis, Wakeboard.
  5. Pay the deposit to confirm booking (You will receive a confirmation e-mail instantly).

Owing to current Covid Restrictions we are unable to offer mask and snorkels on boat rentals

Our Boats

We have a wide range of self drive powerboats (Boat Hire) available, from 5 metre 50hp speedboats right up to 8.6 metre luxury Italian 250hp boats. Many boats include features such as: MP3 Players (Ipod compatible) or bluetooth, fresh-water shower, on-board toilet, small cabin and storage space. And, ALL boats come with a large retractable sun-shade and 4 sets of Masks and Snorkels are included with the rent of each boat for your use with additional sets available for sale in our shop.

Additional items, such as waterskiis, wakeboards, towable inflatables, kneeboards are available for hire upon request. A full briefing of the coastline and the boat is given to customers before departure, as well as a taxi service in and out of the harbour.

The Akamas National Park
…a Journey by Boat

The Akamas National Park has many beautiful coves, bays and scuba diving sites to be explored on a journey by boat. You’ll have a memorable time along the coastline from Latchi, both above and below the water.

You may be wondering where you can stop and relax or where you can swim and snorkel when you hire your self-drive boat on a visit to the Akamas National Park. Or, where we might take you on a Luxury Yacht Charter direct from Latchi Harbour.

Karnic SL800 Boat Hire with Latchi Watersports Centre in Cyprus

Guided Trips

We can also offer skippered charters if you wish to enjoy the coastline by sitting back, relaxing and letting us take the wheel.


Huge range of boats from which to choose!
We have great offers each month, both online and in our Latchi Harbour Shop!

How to Hire a Boat in Cyprus when you’ve never done it before?

NO FRET! 99% of people that come and hire a boat in Cyprus with us have never done it before! We spend at least half an hour with you, providing a full safety briefing of the Akamas coastline. It is full of BEAUTIFUL bays and lagoons. However, there are a couple of ‘no-no’s’ to watch out for.

Safety Patrol Boat

Latchi Watersports Centre operates two safety boats that continuously patrol the coastline. They’ll keep an eye on you and assist you as and when necessary. If you need them, you can use your VHF Radio to call them on Channel 12

We also provide:

  • All boats are equipped with VHF Radio, medical box, flares and fire extinguisher, canopy, life-jackets, 4 sets of masks and snorkelling equipment , coolbox and local coastal map.
  • Loss/damage insurance is included in the rental price subject to an excess of €350 (€850 for all boats 150hp or above).
  • In Cyprus, boats can be driven by any person over the age of 21 years who holds a valid driving license regardless of your nationality or what country issued your car driving license.
  • Those without previous boat experience are given a full briefing and basic training before departing for their trip.
  • Being a large company we also have a beach base along the coastline, a safety boat and a dive boat available, so we can get there quickly should assistance be needed.
  • We have 3 bases along the coastline as well as a safety boat in the area making sure our customers are 100% at ease.

Fuel and other equipment hire:

  • Fuel per litre is charged at market rates
  • Hire of Crew – €25 per hour
  • Hire of Wakeboard or Waterskis – €20
  • Additional Masks and Snorkelling Equipment are available for sale in our Shop.
  • Hire of tubes and inflatables – €20-25