Protaras holidays 2020
Located on the eastern coast of Cyprus, Protaras is a picturesque resort that looks out to the shimmering Mediterranean Sea. Blessed with many, many days of gleaming sunshine a year, you will quickly learn why many choose this area for their Cyprus escape all year round. An hour's drive from Larnaca, and situated in the Larnaca region, Protaras is an alternative getaway to some of Cyprus' more popular spots.
With a landscape of hidden coves, turquoise waters and sun-kissed stretches of sand, it’s no wonder Protaras holidays are so popular. Whether you dream of stretching out on the beach with the sand between your toes, or tearing through the crystalline water on a jet ski, Protaras has it all. For a fantastic holiday any time of the year, Protaras is a perfect 2020 or 2020 cheap holiday choice.
Known as the ‘land of the windmills’, this purpose-resort also offers you a multitude of charming churches, exhilarating live shows and luscious nature trails to explore. Along the Famagusta coast, Protaras has an abundance of luxurious hotels and spa resorts, as well as quieter hotels next to peaceful Kalamies Beach. These wonderful resorts are in a prime position with many local shops, spas and restaurants within walking distance.
For those wanting a bit for action during their holiday to Protaras, try exploring the local coastline, which boasts interesting caves and rock formations. A trip to the glittering cove of Cape Greco is in a protected national park and is a great place for walks and picnic. Situated on the most south eastern point of the island, the cove makes a day out.
Protaras at a glance
Top attractions to visit
Church of St. Elias is a must-visit landmark
Discover the best beaches
We love Fig Tree Bay & Sinera Bay
Lush natural wonders
The cinematic rock formations of Cape Greco
Sample the local food
Plenty of olives, warm Cypriot bread, fresh calamari & halloumi
Perfect for watersports
The crystal Mediterranean waters here are perfect for diving
Hit the nightlife & bar scene
For nightlife, take the trip to buzzing Ayia Napa
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Things to do in Protaras
For a typical Cypriot meal try a Meze, a delicious mix of traditional Cypriot appetizers and savouries in up to 20 saucer like dishes, which can be enjoyed a bottle of wine from one of the small, local, family-owned vineyards. Then indulge in a Souflakia or Kebab with lamb or pork skewered and roasted by slow charcoal fire. What a way to enjoy your Protaras holidays.
La Cultura Del Gusto in Pernera is a classy restaurant that dishes up modern Cypriot cuisine. You can experiment with more unusual local flavours on the menu such as wild boar, venison and monk fish and watch your meal be prepared by the chef as he prepares it all in the open kitchen.
In the centre of Protaras, the Hippocampus Lounge Restaurant is set under a white bougainvillaea tree, with Greek island style decor, serving simple dishes in a stylish environment. On the menu is a range of eclectic dishes, including Greek Moussaka and delectable seafood plates, locally caught.
Protaras holidays offer plenty of lively clubs, sports bars and karaoke bars, as well as a number of discos. Much of its evening entertainment also occurs in the hotels and resorts. Unlike its neighbour Ayia Napa which has a thriving nightlife, the resort has a low-key feel when the sun goes down.
For amazing cocktails and great prices, the Love Boat is great place to spend an evening on your Protaras holiday. With great seating, the bar hosts several acts every, like Michael Jackson and the Elvis tribute.
Opposite the Vrissiana Boutique Beach Hotel, the stylish Bliss Bar offers an al fresco drinking area, along with a lit-up onyx bar and contemporary white sofas. Order a signature apple mojito or frozen strawberry daiquiris whilst DJs keep the party going until the early hours.
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