Situated on the south-eastern coast of Cyprus, Protaras is renowned for its breaktaking shoreline. Including the stunning Fig Tree Bay, with a Blue Flag status, plenty of space for sun lounging, and a huge range of water sports. Enjoy the unspoilt hidden gems of this resorts on many hiking trails, sample local cuisine in traditional tavernas or dance the night away at one the many bars and nightclubs. A perfect blend of sand, sea, cuisine and nightlife.
Local Markets and Shopping
Our villas are mostly centrally located so you will be a short walk from shops and mini markets for buying your day to day essentials. Strolling down the streets and alleys of Protaras, you will find a variety of markets, shops and selling local handicrafts, shoes, bags and jewellery. Don't forget to try some local wines, and maybe take a bottle or two back home as gifts. At the nearby village of Dheryneia is a Farmers' Market every Saturday where you can pick up fresh meats and vegetables to cook on the BBQ.
Bars and Restaurants
An international line-up of cuisines can be found on Protaras Avenue, the town’s main street anything from Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Chinese and, of course, traditional Greek-Cypriot dishes. To sample some local cuisine, head over to a family run Cypriot taverna and order the meze to enjoy a little bit of everything. The strip in Protaras has it all from neon lights, bars, restaurants and clubs perfect for an evening drink or dancing away till the early hours of the morning.
Fig Tree Bay is the most popular beach in Protaras. With a Blue Flag status, it has golden sand lapped by clear, shallow water. You can hire sunbeds and parasols as well as trying a watersport or two - a great day out for families. You’ve also got secluded coves the likes of sheltered Green Bay, Kalamies, Crystal Springs, Trinity Beach and the golden sand Louma Beach.
Protaras has several attractions such as Star Leisure which is a small amusement park and Protaras Ocean Aquarium and water sports. Children will love Water World Waterpark which has several wave pools, slides and attractions, including go-karting. It's located on the main coastal road on the outskirts of Ayia Napa, around 15 minutes away by car.
Places of Interest
The nature reserve of Cape Greco has amazing views and is famous for its many sea caves. Walk or cycle along one of the many nature trails dotted with pine trees and look down on to the Mediterranean Sea in its beauty from high vantage points on the cliff. The Love Bridge is also a place to visit with a rocky arch bridge of natural origin, with one edge stretching into the crystal clear, turquoise and emerald sea from an elevated coastal plateau. The bridge has formed naturally as a result of natural processes, without human intervention. It is believed that if you kiss while standing in the middle of the bridge arch and make a wish, it will surely come true.