Ayia Napa Holidays
Ayia Napa Holidays at a glance
A resort with a split personality, Ayia Napa is a paradise of beautiful, glistening white beaches, narrow, cobbled streets, and sun-dappled squares to enjoy a cuba libre or a coffee. At night it comes alive in the multiple bars, restaurants and trendy clubs.
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Who holidays in Ayia Napa?
From families, through couples to lively groups of singles, Ayia Napa is a great destination for everyone to enjoy, providing the perfect beach holiday, a nightlife as lively as you like, and a stunning scenic backdrop to a relaxing break.
Ayia Napa Holidays - Destination Profile
The resort of Ayia Napa is possibly the most well known of all the resorts in Cyprus and is located 25 miles east of Larnaca Airport. Ayia Napa has become famous for its nightlife and is one of few destinations that could be considered a serious rival to the clubbing capital of Ibiza. Year after year thousands of visitors come here to experience the vibrant nightclubs and bars featuring internationally acclaimed DJ's, and to enjoy the open-air beach parties. Nissi beach is a big draw for young people who crowd it out in summer taking advantage of the wide variety of water sports including water-skiing, windsurfing, and scuba-diving.
Nonetheless, Ayia Napa holidays are also very popular for family beach holidays with plenty of good quality hotels to be found and a wonderful long stretch of golden sand and many stunning bays and beaches considered to be among the best in the Mediterranean. Harbour beach, also known as Limanaki or Pantahou beach, caters more for families. Along with all beaches in Ayia Napa it has been awarded the EU Blue Flag for cleanliness and facilities.
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Ayia Napa Holidays - Things to see
During your Ayia Napa holidays if you need a break from relaxing on the beach or partying the night away then Ayia Napa holidays are an great opportunities for exploring and visiting:-
- The Harbour in Ayia Napa is very picturesque and is a idyllic spot to relax and watch fishing boats and yachts glide in and out of the marina.
- Visit the Venetian Monastery in Ayia Napa which was completed just before the Turkish occupation in 1570.
- Ayia Napa Water World is the largest themed water park in Europe and is great for a fun day out.
Exciting Excursions while on Ayia Napa Holidays
Make your Ayia Napa holidays extra special and book one of our wonderful excursions, we have a range of excursions that have been carefully selected to cater for everyones interests. Some of our most popular excursions are:-
Spirit of Famagusta: Once Cyprus's busiest Tourist resort now a virtual Ghost Town, the occupants long gone. Wander along one of the best stretches of beach in Cyprus and view the abandoned city, experience the secrets and feel the spirit of Famagusta!
Waterworld: Rides, slides, spills and thrills! Kamikaze Crazy or sun bed lazy, Waterworld the Award winning water park has something for all the family.
Splendour of the Sea: Feel the breeze through your hair, the sun on your skin as you glide through the crystal clear waters on this luxury Catamaran. Feel like a movie star for the day on this VIP cruise.
Jeep Safaris: Delve into the heart of Cyprus on this unique adventure. Get up close and personal with these specially designed off road vehicles, go to the parts of the Island unreachable by coach or car and see the hidden beauty that Cyprus has to offer. An unmissable adventure for all the family!
Myths and Legends: Travel back in time to the birthplace of Aphrodite the Greek Goddess of Love and beauty. Marvel in the delights of this romantic area and revel in the rich history that Paphos and the Ancient Curium have to offer. Complete your day with some Cypriot delight! A legendary day of discovery and beauty.
Cairo by Air: Less than one hour away by flight, a wealth of history awaits you in the land of the Pharaohs, Egypt. See one of the few remaining seventh wonders of the world the pyramids, treat yourself to some unique bargains at the largest Souk in the middle East Khan El Khalli. See the original death mask of the boy king Tutankhamen completely crafted from Solid gold. Cruise on the famous river Nile through the cosmopolitan city of Cairo. Surprise your friends with a postcard from Egypt during your holiday in Cyprus.
Dynamic Donkeys and Dancing: For those seeking fun and adventure, this unique day takes you to the magnificent 'red' Villages on the friendly donkeys from the Animal shelter. Experience true Cypriot hospitality with free flowing wine and 'Zivania' and some home cooked specialities as the music and dancing starts. An introduction to true Cypriot village culture.
Dolphin Safari: The clear blue waters of the Mediterranean await you! The open-sea rafting vessels are designed to ensure you get to the best coves and bays on the east coast of Cyprus. Take a dip in the glistening waters and swim through the caves, or snorkel and open the window to the underwater world that awaits you. If your lucky you may see flipper!
For further information and to secure your place on all the above exciting days and nights out, see your Olympic representative in the resort. The best time to book would be at the Welcome Get Together on the day after arrival.
Things to do on a Holiday in Ayia Napa
Popular activities taken by those taking Ayia Napa holidays include:
Watersports: All sorts of beach activities from water and jet skiing to windsurfing and pedal boating are catered for along the coast. Both the beaches backing onto hotels and those further afield provide equipment hire
Diving: There are over forty different dive sites in Cyprus. The best way to find out more is to visit one of the area's dive centres. Around Latchi and Akamas you will find the best scuba-diving available anywhere in Cyprus, with crystal clear water and no tides or strong currents to worry about.
Cycling: Cyprus is a natural mountain-biking place. Its terrain offers many opportunities for exciting mountain-biking in different tracks, making the island a paradise for the sport's fans. Due to the excellent weather conditions prevailing on the island, cycling sports can be enjoyed almost throughout the year.
Hiking: The Akamas peninsular, to the north of Paphos, provides an excellent area for walking as it has been virtually untouched by tourism and development. Further afield, numerous interesting walks can be found among the breathtaking Troodos mountains.
Golf: Cyprus is quickly getting a reputation as the latest holiday Mecca for golfers. There are two 18-hole courses only a short drive from Paphos. The Tsada Golf Club near Tsada village is the oldest in Cyprus and is set in the grounds of a twelfth century monastery. The Secret Valley Golf Club is slightly further away, about 18 kms east of Paphos.
Eating/Drinking During Ayia Napa Holidays
Holidays to Ayia Napa are renowned for vibrant nightlife, the central square is filled with pubs, bars and clubs offering a mix of music that is sure to cater for most tastes. Many of the bars and clubs are open until late so those on Ayia Napa holiday can drink and dance into the early hours. For more relaxed and peaceful entertainment during your Ayia Napa holiday take stroll away from the resort centre where you can enjoy quiet drink.
Ayia Napa Holidays for a Variety of Cuisines
During your Ayia Napa holidays there is no shortage of bars and restaurants serving all types of food imaginable. The resort has a number of English and Irish pubs offering traditional British food. For those with adventurous plates holidays in Ayia Napa are paradise, seafood is heavily featured on most menus with calamari, red mullet and sea bass being particularly popular. The tavernas in the nearby town of Paralimni are renowned for their delicious grilled fish dishes.
Traditional Cypriot dishes such as Halloumi (cheese made from goat and sheep's milk) is a delicious speciality, often grilled and served as an appetiser. The Cypriot equivalent of Tapas is Mezze and is a great way of tasting sampling a variety of local dishes. Local produced wines are very nice and are fantastic value for money.
Getting Around on Ayia Napa Holidays
Car Hire: An excellent way of getting around during Ayia Napa holidays, car hire gives you complete flexibility as well as the ability to see more of the island.
Taxis: Ayia Napa holidays are made convenient by the plentiful supply of metered taxis.
Interurban Buses: Various Bus companies link all major towns with daily routes at specified intervals.
Urban Buses: These operate frequently during daytime, during summer and timetables are extended till midnight. These buses operate in many tourist resorts so you can explore as much or as little on your Ayia Napa holiday.
Bicycles: Bicycles can be hired in most resorts and make a wonderful way to explore the resort when on holiday in Ayia Napa.
Ayia Napa Holidays Shopping
The square in Ayia Napa fills with stallholders in the evening, selling everything from leather goods to pottery. Bargain purchases to be had by those on Ayia Napa holidays include clothing, sunglasses and jewellery.
Ayia Napa Holidays - Beaches
The beaches on offer while on Ayia Napa holidays are absolutley stunning, Nissi beach and Macronissos beach are popula with the young and lively. The beach at Konnos bay is great for relaxation with a tranquil atmosphere.
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