"One of the main attractions of Ayia Napa and, in fact, the whole of Cyprus is its rugged and breath taking coastline"
Explore on Ayia Napa Holidays
Holidays in Ayia Napa are incredibly popular due to its beautiful white sandy beaches and lively nightlife to rival Ibiza. With a transfer from Larnaca airport of less than an hour, you could be soaking up the sun in no time. This legendary resort boats blue flag beaches, lively bars, great restaurants and fantastic nightclubs, perfect for groups and families looking for a memorable holiday!
Things to do in Ayia Napa
Ayia Napa, best known for its flamboyant nightlife and vibrant parties, is found in Europe’s southernmost corner, past Greece and close to Turkey’s coastline it enjoys year-round mild temperatures. You could easily be forgiven for assuming Ayia Napa holidays are only suitable for students and young adults looking to drink the bars dry! However, there are a host of things to do in Ayia Napa away from the pubs and clubs which are sure to impress even the most discerning holidaymaker. Discover the serenity of some of Ayia Napa’s truly paradisiacal beaches or explore the island’s fascinating past through its ancient monuments and captivating architectural structures which are sure to change any misconceptions of this area of Cyprus.
Wine and Dine
Whether you are travelling to Ayia Napa as a family, couple or with a group of friends – there are a whole host of eateries to suit all and the local food is certainly one of the key Ayia Napa attractions. If you are keen to sample some traditional Cypriot mezes or indulge yourself with some locally-caught and prepared seafood, there are a range of fine restaurants serving up fantastic cuisine as well as providing stunning sea views while you dine. For those looking to grab a cheap and cheerful meal before heading out to the main strip for the evening, there are a number of great eateries serving up everything from Italian, American grill and burgers and chips!
Action and Adventure
If you consider yourself an outdoorsy-type you will find much satisfaction in the many things to do in Ayia Napa, found out in the warming Cypriot sunshine. Asides from the obvious stunning coastlines from which you can soak up the sun, the Cape Greco National Forest Park offers visitors the chance to explore Ayia Napa’s luscious greenery, amid unique flora and fauna. Depending on the time you visit, Cape Greco will offer a very different experience with its scenery changing to match the seasons. One thing that does not change though is the abundance of activities to get stuck into - from walking, hiking, and cycling to fishing, diving, or simply just admiring the sunrise - you will not be left short of action here.
Couples embarking on holidays here will enjoy the endless options of Ayia Napa attractions to spend their days exploring. If its sun-worshipping that’s on the top of your list then you will be hard pushed to settle on just one seaside location; with Ayia Napa being home to 14 Blue Flag beaches, you will be left spoilt for choice. For a slice of culture and history be sure to take a trip to the monastery, a 15th-century sandstone Venetian building hidden among the modern bars and clubs of Ayia Napa, it is well worth checking out during your visit.
Out of all the things to do in Ayia Napa, nightlife is not done by halves. Renowned for having some of the best nightlife in the whole of Europe, you will find a number of karaoke bars, pubs, and nightclubs situated within the main square where you can dance until the early hours of the morning. If you are keen to carry on the party once the sun has risen, you can head on to one of the late night clubs which are open until breakfast! For couples and families seeking a quieter evening there are many less crowded spots where you can enjoy a nice meal and a few drinks with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Festivals and Parties
Those choosing Ayia Napa for its undeniable party atmosphere will fit right in on an Ayia Napa boat party. With many companies offering these daytrips you can easily book upon arrival. What’s not to love about spending a day cruising along the coastline of Cyprus while playing games and having your fill of local beer? If you prefer to stay on land then why not check out Nissi Bay Foam Party – the island’s biggest foam party on the beach with live DJ’s, competitions and bars right in front of the ocean.
Ayia Napa Beach Holidays
Enjoy the bustling party atmosphere on the beautiful Nissi Beach where you're able to try your hand at great water sports, such as water-skiing, windsurfing, scuba diving and speedboating. Party-goers will no doubt enjoy the day-long DJs at the Nissi Bay Beach Bar, as well as the incredible summer parties. If you prefer your beaches a little more peaceful and remote, then head just outside of Ayia Napa to the beautiful sands of Cape Greco. You will also want to enjoy the thrills of the flumes at the biggest waterpark in Europe, “WaterWorld” theme park.
If you’re looking for a quieter holiday in Cyprus, wander around the Museum of Marine Life or explore the incredible ancient burial site of the Makronissos Tombs. One of the most beautiful places on the island is the nature park of Cape Greco, which is only a ten minute drive up the coast and offers fantastic views. Restaurants in Ayia Napa are affordable with a wide variety of menus to choose from, and make sure you head up to the Troodos mountains to enjoy a picnic in the cool shade of the trees.
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