Protaras

Cyprus Protaras

Protaras

PROTARAS WEATHER

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Protaras-Paralimni is situated on the southeastern fringe of Cyprus and has the blessing of the first sunrise in Europe. Paralimni, the main town, combines the advantages of a traditional village with the conveniences of a contemporary town and there is an air of timelessness in the Town Center.

Protaras, the tourist area, extends along the eastern coast of Paralimni and stretches for 10km from the district of ‘Kapparis’ to the location of ‘Konnos’. Hundreds of windmills grant its landscape a quaint, tranquil beauty. Fantastic beaches with crystal clear waters are found along this coast, most of them accredited with the prestigious Blue Flag status. Fig Tree Bay is the most precious gem on this coastal tiara and is named after the solidary fig tree that has been planted here by eastern invaders in the 17th century. On the headland of the bay one can see the recently revealed, glass-covered Hellenistic tombs. The selection of watersports abounds at these beaches, ranging from skiing and paragliding to snorkeling and scuba diving and the boats wait on the piers to take you for unforgettable trips.

The lengthy seaside promenade is perfect for a sunset stroll or a leisurely bicycle ride offering at the same time the visitor the opportunity to explore further the area. Visit the harbors of Agia Triada and the picturesque Agios Nicolaos. Take a nature trail or one of the cycling paths and enjoy seamless views of the sea. Along them you’ll discover rare species of flora and fauna and little chapels will greet you betraying the orthodox faith of the place like Agioi Saranta which is set in a mountain cave and Agios Ioannis a little chapel hidden in a valley. The ascend of the 153-steps uphill leading to the chapel of Profitis Elias will definitely reward you with breathtaking views of Protaras.

Hotels, self-catering apartments, a wide range of restaurants, taverns, pubs and clubs are here to cater for the needs of even the most demanding tourist. Therefore, whether you choose to simply soak up the sun, explore the underwater world or wonder in the quaint streets of Paralimni while shopping; visit the byzantine church of Ayia Anna and the Traditional House or enjoy yourself in a club, once you are in Protaras-Paralimni a world of choices awaits you!


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Ayia napa Town

Ayia Napa

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Ayia Napa was a small fishing village which in 1994 was declared as a Municipality and it is today one of the best tourist destinations worldwide, very well known as a cosmopolitan resort.

Ayia Napa is located in the eastern coast of Cyprus very closed to Famagusta City. Ayia Napa is the town of natural beauty – golden sandy beaches with crystal clear varying shades of blue waters, of history and culture with friendly and hospitable people is definitely a unique place for all of you who wish to have unforgettable vacations. As the Greek Nobel Prize Poet George Seferiswrote in one of his poems ‘’Ayia Napa, where all the colours of the rainbow blend into a harmonious whole, different languages resound everywhere, where the hearts beat as one and offer a warm welcome’’.

Don’t forget to visit the Monastery and the Old and New Church inside and outside of it dedicated to Virgin Mary, the Picturesque Harbor, the Municipal Museum ‘’Thalassa’’, the Makronissos Archaeological Tombs, the Venetian Aqueduct, the rural churches and chapels all around the town, the Sculpture Park, the Celebrities’ Square, the Love Bridge, and the Sculpture ‘’I Love Ayia Napa’’ at the Central Square so as to take a memory photo with it.

Discover the 14 golden beaches with crystal and clear waters all awarded with Blue Flag, and indulge into the warmth of the sun, enjoy your swimming, all water sports and a cruise around the coast of Ayia Napa. Explore the wild natural beauty of Cape Greco, do biking or hiking on nature trails with wildflowers and fauna.

You can visit the variety of restaurants and taverns to taste the local and international cuisine, the pubs and nightclubs for fun and pleasure and the trendy boutiques and souvenirs for shopping.


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Top 5 Beaches In Ayia Napa & Protaras

Best Cyprus Beaches

Top 5 Beaches

Ayia Napa & Protaras

FAMAGUSTA WEATHER

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Famous for its stunning coastline, Famagusta District (Ayia Napa & Protaras) is one of the most favoured destinations for holidays, and Wattracts visitors from across the world for its sparkling seawaters, powdery white sands and its natural wonders.

During the day enjoy the white sandy beaches with their crystal waters, there are rugged caves and coves to explore; underwater worlds to dive amongst, and have fun with the numerous activities available including boat trips along the coast.

Here’s a look at the five most amazing & famous beaches of Ayia Napa & Protaras.


Cyprus Konnos Bay
Cyprus Konnos Bay

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Konnos Bay

Located to the East of Agia Napa Konnos bay stands out from within the Cape Greco national Park. Found in between Protaras and Agia Napa the beach is prominent for its white sands and crystal water.

Direction to Konnos Bay

Cyprus Nissi Beach
Cyprus Nissi Beach

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Nissi Beach

The beach Nissi Beach is located 3.5 kilometers West of Ayia Napa’s town centre. It is covered with fine golden sand and it is well sheltered from the winds, hence the mild waves.

Direction to Nissi Beach

Cyprus Fig Tree Bay
Cyprus Fig Tree Bay

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Fig Tree Bay

The bay is named after the solitary fig tree which stands at the headland of the beach and has overlooked the bay ever since its arrival with eastern invaders in the 17th century.

Direction to Fig Tree Bay

Cyprus Ayia Thekla Beach
Cyprus Ayia Thekla Beach

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Ayia Thekla Beach

Agia Thekla (Saint Thekla) is a small beach named after the old small church which is has stood there for centuries. The beach, which lies a few kilometers from Agia Napa, is covered with fine golden sand and surrounded by crystal blue waters.

Direction to Ayia Thekla Beach

Cyprus Makronisos Beach
Cyprus Makronisos Beach

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Makronisos Beach

Makronisos Beach lies 5 km west from Ayia Napa’s centre. It is a golden sandy beach, covered with waves of average intensity. The beach was originally formed by a cluster of small bays.

Direction to Makronisos Beach

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Top 20 Things To See & Do In Famagusta

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Famagusta

FAMAGUSTA WEATHER

Cyprus Cape Greko National Park
Cyprus Cape Greko National Park

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Cape Greko National Park

Explore the multitude of intriguing nature trails lined with pine trees and a diverse botanical splendour whilst pausing to take in the spectacular views from the sea cliffs looking down to the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

Direction to Cape Greko National Park

Cyprus Nissi Beach
Cyprus Nissi Beach

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Nissi Beach

The beach Nissi Beach is located 3.5 kilometers West of Ayia Napa’s town centre. It is covered with fine golden sand and it is well sheltered from the winds, hence the mild waves. It is a beach with a rocky formation on its central and Western part.

Direction to Nissi Beach

Cyprus Thalassa Municipal Museum
Cyprus Thalassa Municipal Museum

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Thalassa
Municipal Museum

The museum has the sea as its subject-matter. The exhibits cover a chronological span, from paleontological to prehistoric periods until present times and includes among other exhibits the replica of a Mesolithic

Direction to Thalassa Municipal Museum

Cyprus Fig Tree Bay
Cyprus Fig Tree Bay

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Fig Tree Bay

The bay is named after the solitary fig tree which stands at the headland of the beach and has overlooked the bay ever since its arrival with eastern invaders in the 17th century. Fig-tree bay is Protaras’ coastal jewel in the crown.

Direction to Fig Tree Bay

Cyprus Profitis Elias Chapel
Cyprus Profitis Elias Chapel

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Profitis Elias Chapel

The Byzantine church of Prophet Elias was built in 1984, around the older ancient chapel. Set on a 100m high granite hill a short distance from the heart of Protaras, it stands out as an imposing landmark.

Direction to Profitis Elias Chapel

Cyprus Ayia Thekla Beach & Chapel
Cyprus Ayia Thekla Beach & Chapel

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Ayia Thekla Beach & Chapel

Agia Thekla (Saint Thekla) is a small beach named after the old small church which is has stood there for centuries. The beach, which lies a few kilometers from Agia Napa, is covered with fine golden sand and surrounded by crystal blue waters.

Direction to Ayia Thekla Beach & Chapel

Cyprus Ayia Napa Monastery
Cyprus Ayia Napa Monastery

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Ayia Napa Monastery

No one knows exactly when the Monastery was built. The cave, the hiding place and the well, testifies to the presence of a Christian community there during the Byzantine years (11th century).

Direction to Ayia Napa Monastery

Cyprus Cape Greko Environmental Center
Cyprus Cape Greko Environmental Center

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Cape Greko
Environmental Center

The Cape Greko Environmental Center includes three aquariums which present the marine habitats of Cape Greko area and host fish of the region.

Direction to Cape Greko Environmental Center

Cyprus Sea Caves
Cyprus Sea Caves

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Sea Caves

There are many caves along the coastline from Agia Napa to Cape Greko National Park. Many people come here to snorkel and the locals come here before the crack of dawn to fish.

Direction to Sea Caves

Cyprus Ayios Nikolaos Chapel & Fishing Shelter
Cyprus Ayios Nikolaos Chapel & Fishing Shelter

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Ayios Nikolaos Chapel & Fishing Shelter

The small scenic harbour of Agios Nicolaos (Saint Nikolas) is located in the resort of Pernera and is overlooked by the chapel which lends its name to the harbor.

Direction to Ayios Nikolaos Chapel & Fishing Shelter

Cyprus Konnos Beach
Cyprus Konnos Beach

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Konnos Beach

Located to the East of Agia Napa Konnos bay stands out from within the Cape Greco national Park. Found in between Protaras and Agia Napa the beach is prominent for its white sands and crystal water.

Direction to Konnos Beach

Cyprus Limanaki
Cyprus Limanaki

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Limanaki

This contemporary harbour is fully renovated with a large fleet of fishing boats, speed boats, sailboats and cruise ships. The land mass incorporates pedestrian lanes which lead to the two lighthouses located in the area.

Direction to Limanaki

Cyprus Makronisos Beach
Cyprus Makronisos Beach

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Makronisos Beach

Makronisos Beach lies 5 km west from Ayia Napa’s centre. It is a golden sandy beach, covered with waves of average intensity. The beach was originally formed by a cluster of small bays.

Direction to Makronisos Beach

Cyprus Famagusta Windmills
Cyprus Famagusta Windmills

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Famagusta Windmills

The windmills made their first appearance in Paralimni in the beginning of the 20th century and were used by farmers to pump water up for the irrigation of their fields.

Direction to Famagusta Windmills

Cyprus Kokkinochoria
Cyprus Kokkinochoria

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Kokkinochoria

Inland from the popular holiday resorts of Agia Napa and Paralimni / Protaras, with their golden sandy beaches.

Direction to Kokkinochoria

Cyprus Ayia Napa Sculpture Park
Cyprus Ayia Napa Sculpture Park

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Ayia Napa Sculpture Park

The Sculpture Park is an area of 20.000 square metres found on the crossroad of Cavo Greco Avenue and Kryou Nerou.

Direction to Ayia Napa Sculpture Park

Cyprus Ayia Napa Waterworld
Cyprus Ayia Napa Waterworld

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Ayia Napa Waterworld

Ayia Napa Waterpark is located on Ayia Theklis Street, on the west entrance of Ayia Napa.

Direction to Ayia Napa Waterworld

Cyprus Nightlife in Ayia Napa
Cyprus Nightlife in Ayia Napa

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Nightlife in Ayia Napa

Ayia Napa has some of the best night life in Europe, with a wide choice of clubs and over seventy bars – there is something for everyone in Ayia Napa.

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Cyprus Mini Cruises & Boat Trips

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Mini Cruises & Boat Trips

A holiday to Ayia Napa & Protaras is not complete without a boat trip. A boat trip is a fun day out for anyone wanting to view the stunning coastline in this area or just do something different to the usual beach activities.

Direction to Mini Cruises & Boat Trips

Cyprus Famagusta District Diving Centres
Cyprus Famagusta District Diving Centres

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Famagusta District
Diving Centres

Cape Greko has a number of picturesque dive sites with easy access from the shore. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver.

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Famagusta

Famagusta Cyprus

Famagusta

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Agia Napa is renowned for its vibrant life, especially at night, and is a popular destination for tourists around the world as is also Protaras in the coastal area of Paralimni. Dine at many of the restaurants and check out the buzzing nightclubs.During the day enjoy the white sandy beaches with their crystal waters and have fun with the numerous activities available including boat trips along the coast. Check up close the multitude of windmills in the area. Cape Greko, the national park forest is a unique and amazing place lying on the Eastern peninsular of the island. A great diving and snorkeling experience can be had here. With its rocky protrusions, secluded coves, sea caves and amazing views from the cliff peaks, it is just the place for adventures.

A group of villages which lie in the Famagusta district are known as the “Kokkinochoria” (the “red soil villages”). They are known thus due to the rich red earth where potatoes are grown. Cyprus potatoes are famous and are one of Cyprus’ biggest exports. The village of Sotira is one of the villages where medieval churches abound in this area. Folk art museums like the one in Deryneia have wonderful rural artifacts on display. In Agia Napa, you and your family would do well to visit the Marine Life Museum or the recently built Sea Museum which contains a brilliant replica of a 4th century trading ship which sunk off the coast of Kyrenia.

Visit the little estuary locally known as ‘Potamos’ and see the fishing boats bring in their catch of the day.


Top 20 things to SEE & DO in Famagusta Cyprus

Top 20 things to SEE & DO in Famagusta

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Ayia Napa Cyprus

Ayia Napa

Ayia Napa was a small fishing village which in 1994 was declared as a Municipality and it is today one of the best tourist destinations worldwide, very well.

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Protaras Cyprus

Protaras

Protaras-Paralimni is situated on the southeastern fringe of Cyprus and has the blessing of the first sunrise in Europe. Paralimni, the main town, combines.

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Ayia Napa Beaches Cyprus

Ayia Napa Beaches

Ayia Napa provides many beautiful sandy beaches, good facilities and water perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

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Protaras Beaches Cyprus

Protaras Beaches

Protaras provides many beautiful sandy beaches, good facilities and water perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

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Museums

Although Famagusta is the ultimate party district, it also has a number of museums worth visiting. The Aqueduct the Thalassa Museum are some of the key Historical Monuments.

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Top 5 Beaches In Ayia Napa & Protaras in Cyprus

Top 5 Beaches In Ayia Napa & Protaras

Famous for its stunning coastline, Famagusta District is one of the most favoured destinations for holidays.

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