A British tourist aged 59, died while swimming in the sea in Kato Paphos at noon on Thursday.
He was swimming in the sea near a hotel in Kato Paphos with his wife when he lost consciousness.
His wife called for help and an ambulance was called immediately.
The man was taken to the first aid department of Paphos hospital and pronounced dead upon arrival. The date of a post mortem which is expected to be carried out will be announced at a later stage.