Ayia Napa holidays have something for everyone
Ayia Napa holidays are in southeast Cyprus, this former fishing village is now a thriving tourist resort. Ayia Napa one of the top ten destinations for the young and lively with its vibrant night scene, although families and couples can enjoy all the delights this resort has to offer.
A captivating town with an old quarter of cobbled streets lined with beautiful old buildings, it’s easy to see why so many holiday makers return to Ayia Napa year after year. At the heart of the resort stands a 16th century Venetian Monastery with a six hundred year old fig tree and marble fountain.
The rugged coastline of Ayia Napa is home to some of the best beaches in Cyprus with all of them being awarded the EU Blue flag. The main beach in the resort, Grecian Bay starts at the beautiful fishing harbour and is a beautiful curved stretch of golden sand that trickles gently into the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean; perfect for swimming and safe for small children. Nissi Beach is very popular and can get very busy especially by clubbers looking to relax during the day after dancing the night away. The longest stretch of beach is known as Harbour beach which caters for families and has a much more relaxing atmosphere. Holidays in Ayia Napa have an array of water sports on offer including windsurfing, waterskiing, snorkelling and scuba diving to name a few. Wherever you choose to build your sandcastle Ayia Napa has it all from beautiful beaches to secluded sandy bays and coves for you to discover and enjoy. Families with children will be surprised by the amount of activities available from bowling and karting to mini golf and parks. The local Water World water park is a fun filled day with plenty of water slides, tubes, a wave pool and an activity pool to keep you entertained no matter how young or old you are.
Ayia Napa has an array of restaurants whether its traditional Cypriot dishes, Thai, Chinese or Italian you are looking for, the resort has it all. British pubs and restaurants are also found in the resort offering you a little slice of home. Seafood is also popular with some of the restaurants giving holiday makers a chance to inspect their fish before it’s cooked. Holidays to Ayia Napa offer plenty of mouth watering dishes to suit every palette.
Quick Ayia Napa Tips
The flying time from the UK to Larnaca airport is approx 4 hour 30 minutes
The transfer time from the airport to resort is approx 45 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes
The currency used in Cyprus is the Euro
Dancing the night away
Ayia Napa is famous for being a clubbers paradise and is known as Cyprus’s party destination; it certainly lives up to its reputation. Holidays in Ayia Napa offer an array of nightlife from music bars, karaoke bars, cocktail bars, sports bars and nightclubs. Many of the larger nightclubs attract international DJ’s playing house music, R'n'B, hip hop and party classics. The resort has an endless choice of venues to keep you entertained the only problem you’ll have is fitting it all in. For those of you looking for a quieter and more relaxing evening then head to Nissi Beach with its array of family orientated restaurants and entertainment including magic shows and quiz nights.
No holidays to Ayia Napa would be complete without a spot of retail therapy. The main square is filled with market stalls selling pottery, jewellery and leather goods with Lefkara lace being very popular. The rest of Ayia Napa offers a variety of boutiques and craft shops perfect for those holiday souvenirs.
Every September the Ayia Napa Festival is held in Sepheris Square and reflects the historic, cultural and agricultural traditions of Cyprus as a whole, with plenty of theatrical performances, concerts, and Cypriot folk dancing.
Throughout the resort are plenty of self catering apartment blocks, bed and breakfast guest houses and luxury all inclusive hotels. There is simply something to suit every budget, and all offer a warm welcome. Book your Ayia Napa holidays online at Latedeals.co.uk
Top Places To Visit
Ayia Napa Beaches
The soft sandy beaches are one of the main attractions in Ayia Napa with many of them being awarded Blue Flag status. The long sweeping stretch of sand paired with calm warm waters are ideal for swimming and water sports, plus there are plenty of hidden coves to discover
Water World Water Park
The amazing Water World Water Park has become one of the main tourist attractions in Cyprus that has won over 24 international awards. With 18 fun filled attractions from the Pegasus Pool and Danaides Waterworks for the children to the Fall of Icarus and Kamikaza Slide for the big kids
The Troodos Mountains stretch across western side of Cyprus with churches and Byzantine monasteries nestling in its valleys and clinging to its hilly slopes are picturesque villages. Dont forget to take your camera as the views are stunning