This place has a big lagoon pool and an international restaurant. Plus, there's plenty here for children. This place has a pair of pools. One's a huge lagoon number with a Jacuzzi ... Continue reading

This place has a big lagoon pool and an international restaurant. Plus, there’s plenty here for children.

This place has a pair of pools. One’s a huge lagoon number with a Jacuzzi®, while the other’s a shallow pool just for children. There’s also an international restaurant with a spacious sea-view terrace.

These apartments are in the heart of Protaras, a couple of minutes’ walk from the nearest shops and tavernas. And it’s just a 15-minute walk to Fig Tree Bay, a sandy Blue Flag beach.

There’s a big lagoon pool here, complete with a waterfall and a Jacuzzi®. The pool’s divided into sections, separating those who want to swim from those who’d rather relax.

The lagoon pool has a swim-up bar serving cocktails and soft drinks. Plus, there’s a separate children’s pool which has its own little fountains and water features.

Activities

  • There’s a floodlit tennis court – you can get rackets and balls from reception
  • There are also bikes* for hire
  • At the pool
  • There are games and quizzes
  • Along with water polo and aqua aerobics
  • Children get a Thomson Kids’ Club so they can join in with a wide range of supervised activities
  • Everything from games to arts and crafts
  • There’s also a children’s playground
  • Occasional evening entertainment includes karaoke
  • Bingo, and live cabaret
  • Every now and then
  • There’s a parrot show
  • While other nights you'll see singers and tribute acts
  • There are chocolate parties for children
  • Too
  • The contemporary-style lobby bar does a great line in cocktails
  • It’s also got two flatscreen TVs that show big sporting events
  • In terms of pampering
  • There’s a whirlpool bath and a sauna*
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  • A Class

Food and Drink

The international restaurant serves everything from cooked breakfasts to three-course meals. You can eat indoors, or out on the terrace which has great sea views. There’s a weekly poolside barbecue, too.

The hotel has a great dining programme if you’re on Half Board, which lets you eat out in three speciality restaurants on Protaras’ main strip. The trio of eateries serve Greek, Italian and Asian cuisine.

Accommodation

Room facilities

ROOM OVERVIEW
With light walls, light coloured furniture, tiled floors and patio doors leading to the balcony or terrace. Studios sleep up to 3 and apartments sleep up to 4. Apartments and studios have a kitchenette with a fridge, 2 electric rings, microwave, kettle and toaster. The apartments also benefit from maid service 5 times per week and linen change twice.

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Price Overview

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Brilliant Apartments in Protaras easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Brilliant Apartments with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

The holiday resort of Protaras on the south east coast of Cyprus has all the trappings of the larger, more frenetic Ayia Napa that is a few minutes drive away, but it is far more family friendly and boasts the best beach on the island, fabulous Fig Tree Bay.

Protaras is actually a town built on a piece of flat, scrubby land expressly for the purpose of catering for British holidaymakers. Just adjacent to the village of Paralimni, Protaras consists mainly of a grid of restaurants, nightclubs and shops surrounded by numerous hotels and holiday apartment blocks. Landscaping is rather lacking and the buildings do not follow any theme: it is a hodge-podge of architecture and concrete that can get blistering hot in the summer sun.

No-one seems to mind the lack of genuine Cypriot atmosphere, however, because Protaras does what it was intended to do, and that is give everyone a great holiday. Then, too, it has the magnificent golden Blue Flag beach, which stretches for 10 miles (16km) or so shelving gently into the crystal clear Mediterranean, and further up and down the coast a choice of secluded coves and inlets for those wanting more privacy.

Resort Rating

Scenery

Shopping

Family

Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

The main beach at Protaras offers a vast range of water sports opportunities and equipment hire, from paddle boats to jet skis. The resort caters particularly well for children, most of the hotels and apartment complexes offering excellent Kid's Clubs. There are two exciting water parks nearby at Ayia Napa, which provide thrills and spills for all ages. Most visitors enjoy a stroll along the clifftops of the coastline, particularly in spring when the landscape is covered in wild flowers. The more energetic can hike up the steep crag on the outskirts of the resort to the Ayios Ilias Church from where there is a spectacular view. Local operators offer several day trips, sea cruises and excursions to places of interest, like into the Troodos Mountains or to explore the city of Nicosia.

Restaurants

Holidaymakers will find that Protaras has dozens of restaurants and fast food outlets, mainly catering for the usual tourist fare of pizza, curry, burgers and the like. Many local establishments are run by British ex-pats. Visitors who enjoy making the most of the local produce should opt for one of the many open-air seafood restaurants. For Cypriot specialities try Bambos, which serves a mix of local and international fare, or the Nicolas Taverna renowned for delectable kleftico.

Nightlife

At night Protaras main street erupts into a noisy sound and light show as the many disco/bars, pubs and clubs turn up the volume to draw in the crowds and holidaymakers up for a party. Many establishments offer live entertainment or karaoke and the discos feature English deejays and laser lights. There are only a few nightclubs, and serious all-night clubbers prefer to travel to Ayia Napa for the evening. Recommended for an entertaining evening of dancing is Sfinx, the bar at the Paralimni end of the main road.

Shopping

The shops in Protaras centre may look a little tacky, but they provide everything required by holidaymakers, from beach paraphernalia to souvenirs. There are several hundred retail establishments in the resort including supermarkets, clothing stores and jewellers. Serious bargain hunters are advised to take a bus or taxi to nearby Agia Napa where there is an abundance of stores selling tax free designer goods. Local jewellery and leather goods are also good souvenirs from Protaras.

Negatives

Protaras resort is not aesthetically pleasing or scenic, and the nearby village of Paralimni is also far from a quaint, authentic Greek Cypriot town. Young clubbers may be disappointed in the nightlife, which is more family-oriented, but there is the option of travelling to nearby Ayia Napa.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 240V 50Hz
Language: English,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.77

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This hotel have Wi-Fi available in the lobby, gardens and in all apartments. There is also an Internet corner in the lobby with 2 computers

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