The town of Protaras is situated between Cape Greco and the village of Paralimni. Among its highlight is the fabulous Fig Tree Bay, which stretches over 10 miles of Sandy Beach and has been awarded with the Blue Flag. Compared with Ayia Napa, the purpose-built resort of Protaras offers a more relaxed atmosphere while still offering a comprehensive selection of restaurants and bars for an enjoyable evening out.

The resort of Protaras is the ideal destination for a family. The hotels in Protaras offer plenty of facilities and activities, while the shallow waters make the magnificent beaches of the area the perfect spot for a safe swim. Children will enjoy the local water park and, if that’s not big enough, a day trip to the bigger water park in Ayia Napa will be surely something for them to remember.

There are many restaurants and tavernas locally, serving a variety of cuisines. Among those you’ll find a number of international eateries, fast food and traditional Cypriot restaurants. The seafood is to die for and a must for those taking holidays in Protaras.

The nightlife in Protaras is mainly family orientated, so if you want to spend the whole night out, the close by Ayia Napa will offer you the best nightlife.

When it comes to shopping, Protaras provides everything you could want, with a selection of items available from souvenirs to beach balls. The resort has a number of supermarkets offering essential items. Popular purchase for guests on Protaras holidays include leather goods and jewellery.

There is a big selection of watersports on offer in the area, including water-skiing, windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, pedal boats, motor boats, parasailing, scuba diving and snorkelling.


Typical local prices*:
Glass of beer: €3/€4
Lunch: €10
Dinner (incl. wine): €20
* Prices are approximate

Location: On the south east coast of Cyprus, and about 70 km from Larnaca.

Flight duration: Approx. 4 hours and 30 minutes

Airport: Larnaca

Transfer time Larnaca Airport to Resort: approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes