Ayia Napa is located on the coast of south eastern Cyprus, south of Famagusta, near Cape Greco. The oldest building in the town is the Ayia Napa monastery which was built by the Venetians around 1500 and remains in a good condition along with its famous fig tree which is believed to be older than the Monastery itself. 

Ayia Napa is visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists every summer season, mostly from Western and Northern Europe. In the summer the resort attracts mainly two types of people; young singles usually under 25 years old who are attracted by Ayia Napa’s reputation of nightlife and popular party scenes. The other type of tourists are couples and families with children who are visiting the resort mainly because of the perfect weather and sandy beaches.

With more than fifty bars and ten nightclubs Ayia Napa deservedly is named one of the top party places in Europe

Visitors in the winter season are mostly from the Scandinavian countries,  European football teams also visit to practise on the football fields built by Ayia Napa municipality.

The resort is suitable also for winter tourism, because of the relevantly high temperatures which are almost never below +10 C.

During the long summer season the tourists in Ayia Napa enjoy the sunny days and the numerous sandy beaches. Among them the most famous beaches are Nissi Beach, Limanaki Beach, and Macronissos Beach. All of the beaches are covered with soft golden sand, the sea water is turquoise and clean, there are sunbeds, umbrellas, showers and wc. Most of the beaches have life guards on duty from 09:00 until 17:00 and almost all of them have water sports on site. 

Ayia Napa is located about 50 kilometres away from Larnaca international airport. 

Mopeds or buggy's are very popular to hire for getting around the resort, all you need is your driving license.

One of the things which has to be done is visit Water World Waterpark. This is great experience for both young party makers and families.

All kinds of restaurants are available around the town. Traditional Cyprus taverns, Italian, Mexican, Chinese restaurants also fast food restaurants like McDonalds, KFC, Pizza Hut, Burger King, there is something for each and every taste.

To be honest there is not a lot that you need to know before visiting Ayia Napa as everything works more or less in a similar way to most European countries. Shopping you will find almost everything you can buy at home. 

 

 

 

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