Ayia Napa, a land where the world’s colours meet and harmonize; where different languages echo across the horizon; where hearts are one and welcoming.
Discover golden beaches behind the crystal clear turquoise waters. Enjoy all the latest sea sports; challenge your strength and endurance and possibly discover new realms of potential within.
Explore the untamed natural beauty of Cape Greco and hike, bike or walk nature’s trails of wild flowers and fauna where your heart may find new found tranquility. Laze around in the warmth of the sun. Take a cruise around Ayia Napa’s coastline. Shop in trendy boutiques and talk with locals whose ancestry goes back to the ancient seafaring Greeks. Wander picturesque streets; take in colourful seasonal festivals such as the Medieval and the September’s three day international festival with plenty of dancing, singing and enjoyment of cultural activities. Treat your taste buds to delicious local and international favourites. Day and night enjoy Ayia Napa’s many restaurants, pubs, cafes, taverns and clubs. Look forward to fine casual atmosphere and service with a smile. Moreover, do not miss a visit to the wonder sea historical Municipal Museum THALASSA. Find out about its paleontological, archaeological and marine life exhibits, while music nights can be enjoyed on summer nights at its amphitheatre.
Fun and friendship fill Ayia Napa.
Embrace Ayia Napa. It is a joyous celebration of life lived fully and simply, with joy and with passion.
Geographically, Ayia Napa lies near Cape Greco at the eastern part of Cyprus, just south of Famagusta and forms part of a larger are known as Kokkinochoria (a name derived from the red colour of its soil).
One may wonder where the name of Ayia Napa is derived. The word ‘Napa’ is archaic and it means ‘’wooded – valley’’. In ancient times this area was covered with thick forest. According to local legend, the now renowned original icon was accidentally discovered by a hunter in hot pursuit of his prey. Upon discovery, the icon was named the Virgin Mary of Ayia Napa. The present monastery, built in 1500 AD, was built around the cave, in honour of the Virgin Mary of Ayia Napa, while at the same period is considered the building of the Medieval Aqueduct of the town.
So do not miss the chance to visit Ayia Napa, you are cordially invited to visit the destination for everyone, for all seasons.