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Ayia Napa Medieval Festival

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The Ayia Napa Medieval Festival is an annual event that transports all its visitors to the fairytale world of medieval times, where crusaders, knights, princes and princesses roamed the world. The festival is held every October. The purpose of the festival is to reproduce medieval Cyprus and how this period left its mark on the island’s cultural heritage.

The medieval events include medieval theatrical plays, street theatre performances, music concerts and dance performances performed by various European dance groups. Besides the entertainment section, visitors can also enjoy the medieval market where products such as wine and food are sold as well as medieval workshops like basketry and pottery. Visitors also marvel at the medieval exhibitions depicting medieval items.


Ayia Napa International Festival

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The Ayia Napa International Festival was launched to give locals and tourists the opportunity to enjoy the traditions and customs of Cyprus through folklore arts and music. The annual event takes place in September at Ayia Napa’s Sepheris Square, where the town’s Venetian Ayia Napa Monastery is found.

The festival was first launched in 1985 marking the beginning of an incredibly successful event. The festivities mirror the cultural, historic and agricultural customs and traditions of Cyprus. The Ayia Napa International Festival program includes concerts, operas as well as theatrical performances and Cypriot and international folklore dancing. All the events illustrate the past and present traditions and life of Cyprus. Besides the performances and events, visitors also enjoy the various kiosks that offer traditional agricultural produce and delicacies.


Ayia Napa Cultural Winter Festival

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Most believe that Ayia Napa is the ideal summer destination; however the magical coastal town is also a wonderful winter destination due to its many cultural events. One of the most popular is the annual Ayia Napa Cultural Winter Festival. The Ayia Napa Municipality and the Cyprus Tourism Organisation first launched the cultural festival in 1997 attracting both locals and tourists alike.

The festival begins in November and ends in April every year. Its captivating and exciting program includes concerts, symphonies, recitals, theatrical and dance performances and art exhibitions presented by foreign and local artists. The majority of the events take place at Ayia Napa’s Municipal Town Hall and a free of charge


Sea Caves in Ayia Napa

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The marvellous Sea Caves of Ayia Napa are also known locally as Palatia (Palaces). Undoubtedly, the Sea Caves are a crowd-attractor amongst locals and tourists alike not only due to their impressive beauty but also for their environmental and geological importance.

All holidaymakers must visit the Sea Caves while in Ayia Napa. Visitors enjoy strolling in the area while marvelling of the crystalline waters of the caves as well as the captivating landscapes and blossoming nature. Don’t forget to dive into the azure waters!


Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa

Nissi Beach is probably the most popular bay in Ayia Napa, attracting the crowds with its golden sands and glistening azure waters. Besides the crystalline waters and golden bay, visitors enjoy exploring the tiny islet which is connected to Nissi Bay with a sand lane.

Nissi Beach captivates the crowds with its natural beauty, it’s simply stunning. Being of the most popular beaches across the island, the beach provides many facilities such as sun-beds, umbrellas, water sports as well as restaurants, beach bars and cafes.

Nissi Beach is the perfect for those looking to enjoy a beach day!


Makronissos Beach in Ayia Napa

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Makronissos Beach literally means long island. As you can imagine, the beach was named after its length! The bay is known for its soft-golden sands and crystalline blue waters, attracting locals and tourists alike.

The beach was formed by a group of smaller coves and bays which extend in diverse directions. Part of the bay is located within the island’s Natura 2000, an unspoilt area that captivates all its visitors.

Makronissos Bay is one of the most visited bays across the island. Besides the stunning emerald waters and golden bay, visitors enjoy many activities such as a variety of water sports. The bay is also a popular summer venue for beach parties.


Limanaki Beach in Ayia Napa

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Limanaki Beach is a sight for soar eyes with its breathtaking golden strip and crystal blue-green waters. Limanaki Beach is a top choice for those travelling with children as the waters are shallow, making it ideal for children to play safely. The beach is also dotted with a variety of restaurants, snack bars and kiosks providing food and beverages throughout the day.

People of all ages enjoy Limanaki Beach due to its soft-golden sands, shallow crystalline blue waters as well as the relaxing and serene ambience.


Landa Beach in Ayia Napa

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Landa Beach is especially popular amongst locals and tourists alike due to its perfect glistening blue waters and golden stretch. The waters are quite deep, in contrast to other beaches in the area, making it ideal for those looking to enjoy swimming in cool blue waters.

The locals named the beach Landa, which means water pool, due to the rocky-pools found on both sides of the bay. However, the beach is also known as the Golden Beach of Ayia Napa.


Konnos Bay in Protaras

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Surrounded by towering pine-filled hills and cliffs, Konnos Bay is considered one of the most scenic and beautiful beaches to visit when holidaying in Ayia Napa. During the summer months the bay tends to overflow with visitors as it is a popular destination amongst all ages and crowds.

Besides enjoying the soft golden sands and green-blue waters, beach lovers marvel at the wonderful vistas of the sea and the surrounding landscapes as well as the many facilities such as water sports.

The beach is also famed for its strange-like sun-beds. They are made of yellow plastic-like material which can be taken into the sea just like floats or small canoes. Before walking down to the secluded bay, you will notice a beach bar which provides beverages and snacks.


Grecian – Glyko Nero Beach in Ayia Napa

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Glyki Nero Beach , which literally means sweet water in English, is most known as Grecian Bay. is located close to Ayia Napa’s centre, establishing it as one of the most preferred bays in the area.

The long-golden-white bay is famed for its shimmering blue shallow waters, providing lots of fun and play for children. Along the coast visitors will find numerous cafes, snack bars, restaurants and beach bars providing food and beverages to all beach-goers.