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Cyprus is a wonderful island of contrasts. Where else could you ski in the morning and then be sunning yourself by the pool in the afternoon? Whether you want to sample the culture and visit some of the many archaeological sites and museums or you are more of a thrill seeker and want to brave the rides at Ayia Napa’s Water World Water Park or Ski in the Troodos Mountains – Cyprus has it all. A few examples of things to do are below. Our 30-page Information Pack contains a lot of other ideas for your holiday.

 

 LARNACA AREA

Entertainment - Larnaca Area



Watermania Waterpark Limassol


Watermania Waterpark - Limassol
In 2007 Watermania Waterpark was awarded as Europe's Leading Waterpark attraction - the most prestigious award in the travel industry. The park is open from mid April – Mid Oct yearly between 10am-5pm or 10am-6pm – check website for details. PO Box 56958, 3311 Limassol, Cyprus. Tel: +357 257 142 35.
E-Mail: fasouriwatermania@cytanet.com.cy.
Website: http://www.fasouri-watermania.com

 


Family Skiing in Troodos Mountains

Zeus ski run

Troodos Mountains - escape from the heat in summer, ski in winter
Located in the heart of Cyprus, the locals have christened the mountains a “Walker's Paradise” due to the vast array of fabulous trails. But there’s no shortage of sporting activities for the energetic amongst you from skiing in the winter to paragliding, mountain bike riding, hiking, running and even rock climbing!

Skiing is usually available in the winter months from the beginning of January to the end of March. There are 5 slopes and 4 lifts (Hera, Aphrodite, Hermes and Zeus) and runs vary in ability for beginners through to advanced and they even offer routes for cross country skiers. More info and links available in our 30-page pack.

   


Dreamland Playground and Pool, Tersefanou
When it comes to fun, the Dreamland Playground and Family Park at Tersefanou village has it all. There’s a huge selection of activities for the kids giving mums and dads an opportunity to relax in the restaurant or large leisure pool with pool-side bar. Dreamland incs: Lots of Bouncy Castles/Slides, A Climbing Wall, The Knight's Castle Climbing Frame, The Fun Ball Shooter, Leisure & Children's Pool, Toddler's Slides & Toys, Teenager's Corner with Games, Big Screen TV, and much much more. Dreamland, between Kiti and Tersefanou, near Larnaca. Tel: +357 24 425 318. www.dreamland-cyprus.com (Note: open all year round).

 

Camel Park - Mazotos
The Camel Park at Mazotos is a fun day out for the whole family. Enjoy a camel caravan through the surrounding countryside of Mazotos village, or swim and sunbathe by their pool and pool bar. There’s also a restaurant, small museum, souvenir shop and a games room for the kids. Camel Park, Mazotos, near Larnaca. Tel: +357 24 991 243. www.camel-park.com (Note: open all year round).

 
Diving - Larnaca Area

 

Diving in Cyprus

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, warm water temperatures (15 to 29 C or 64 to 82 F), great visibility (50-130 ft), and interesting marine life, Cyprus attracts diving and snorkelling enthusiasts from all over the world.

One of the finest wrecks in the world, the “Zenobia Ferry Wreck” is near Larnaca where the dive centres below run regular trips. Makenzie, Pervolia, Phinikoudes and Dhekelia beaches are also famous for scuba diving. There are a multitude of dive sites to choose from including: Zenobia, HMS Cricket and the popular Helicopter Wreck Diving Site + many many more.
 



Alpha Divers Larnaca


Alpha Divers - Larnaca
Alpha Divers is a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Dive Resort and a British Sub-Aqua Club Technical Centre located in Larnaca. They are dedicated to quality customer service and the staff are experienced and committed to your safety and enjoyment. The dive centre is located very close to the famous Zenobia Ferry Wreck off the Larnaca coastline. Alpha Divers Dive Centre (Dhekelia Rd), 2 Pyla Gardens, Dhekelia Road, Larnaca 7081, Cyprus. Tel: +357 246 475 19.
E-Mail: info@alpha-divers.com Website: http://www.alpha-divers.com

 



Nemo Dive Center Larnaca


Nemo Dive Center - Larnaca
Nemo Dive Center provides a personal service with the highest possible quality and safety in diving, never forgetting that people also want to have fun. Whether exploring the secrets of Zenobia wreck or exploring the best dive sites around, you will find adventure on every dive and meet others who share your quest for excitement!  PADI Courses run too. Nemo Dive Center, 8 Thermidos Street, Larnaca, Cyprus. Tel: +357 246 663 33. E-Mail: nemodivecenter@cytanet.com.cy.
Website: http://www.nemo-divecenter.com/

 



Dive In Larnaca


Dive-In - Larnaca
Dive-In Larnaca are based in the Mackenzie area of Larnaca and are the nearest dive centre to the wreck of the Zenobia. They offer recreational and technical guided dives and courses from beginner to Instructor level. Using their own boat, they arrange twice daily trips to the wreck of Zenobia where they specialize in guiding small groups in, and around, the wreck. Shallower shore diving is also available with day trips to the many dive sites in the Ayia Napa area. Dive-In Larnaca, Blu View Residence, 132 Piale Pasa, Larnaca, 6027 Cyprus. Tel: +357 246 274 69. E-Mail: larnaca@dive-in.com.cy Website: http://www.dive-in.com.cy

 

 PERNERA / PROTARAS / AYIA NAPA AREA

Entertainment - Pernera/Protaras/Ayia Napa Area

WaterWorld Waterpark, Ayia Napa
The largest themed water park in Europe. If you book your tickets online you get a discount. The park is open from 10am - 5pm daily during the summer season.
18, Ayia Thekla Road, 5345 Ayia Napa, Cyprus. Tel: +357 237 24444. www.waterworldwaterpark.com
Note: highly recommended – very clean with great rides, food and facilities

 

Protaras Water Park
Much smaller than the water park in Ayia Napa, but an alternative if you do not want to travel. This water park is in the heart of Pernera and is within walking distance of many of our villas in Pernera and has been recommended by guests.

 
Anastasia Hotel Water Park

Anastasia Aquamania Waterpark
The Aquamania Waterpark is located at the Anastasia Hotel – opposite the Blue Spice Restaurant. A brand new water park built within the grounds of the hotel. You do have to pay to use the facilities, so please check online before you go. They have their own facebook site with more photos and info: http://www.facebook.com/AnastasiaAquamania#!/AnastasiaAquamania

Note: Very new and with lots of positive comments from guests.
 
Boat Trips along the coast
Daily trips from the fishing harbour. Experience the ghost city of Famagusta and the caves of Cape Greco . Swim in the crystal clear waters of Protaras and dive from the cliffs at Konnos Bay .
 
Fishing Boat Trips – Ayios Elias Trips from Golden Coast Harbour
Professional Deep Sea fishing. Boat fully equipped with radar, VHS, GPS, FiSh Finder, Depth Finder and extra stand by engine. Private trips available on request. Free transportation from/to your hotel/villa.
 


The Black Pearl Pirate Ship

Captain Jack Sparrow & a hostage!!

Pirates Ahoy!

Black Pearl Pirate Ship, Ayia Napa
The Black Pearl Pirate Ship is a very popular excursion for adults and children. Departing daily (in high season) from Ayia Napa Harbour at approx. 11:30am and returning at around 3:30pm.

The trip includes all the sights of Famagusta, 1-2 Swimming Stops, Treasure Hunt for the Children, a Full Pirate Show, Cannon Show and Dress Up for everybody. There’s also a special section of the boat featuring children’s DVDs and games.

Lunch is included: roast chicken, roast potatoes, salad, tzatziki and bread. There is also a bar selling alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, coffees and ice creams.

To book call: 00 357 994 081 32 or visit their web site for further details and a gallery of photos. The kids will LOVE it and it is a great day out.
Click here to view their web site and to see lots more photos.

 
Go Karting
You can have fun or compete with your friends at the only Karting track in Cyprus with international standards. Take a drive on the biggest and safest outdoor circuit in Cyprus at 1,600 m length. Fun Go Karts and Racing Karts for all ages.  Open 7 days a week from 9am to 12pm. PO Box 41126, 6309 Larnaca. Tel: +357 700 07677.  info@kartingcenter.com.cy   Web: http://www.kartingcenter.com.cy/
 
Diving - Pernera/Protaras/Ayia Napa Area

 

Diving in Cyprus

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, warm water temperatures (15 to 29 C or 64 to 82 F), great visibility (50-130ft), and interesting marine life, Cyprus attracts diving and snorkelling enthusiasts from all over the world. There are a wide variety of sites to choose from and Pernera/Protaras itself has some of the finest diving and snorkelling sites in the east coast of Cyprus. A very popular dive site is the famous “Zenobia Ferry Wreck” near Larnaca where the dive centres below run regular trips. There are a multitude of other dive sites/trips to choose from including: Caves, Bays and Canyons, HMS Cricket and the popular Helicopter Wreck Diving Site and many many more.

 



DGR Scuba Diving


DGR Scuba Diving - PERNERA
DGR Scuba Diving is based in Pernera. Dennis offers an extremely professional and friendly service to tourists and ex-pats alike that are looking to dive in a relaxed and informal environment. Dennis knows all the local dive sites very well (such as Zenobia) and his Northern Irish humor and personal touch are raved about by our previous customers. Children from as young as 8yrs are welcomed on his “Bubblemaker” introduction to diving as well. DGR Scuba Diving, 7 Pernera Avenue, Pernera. Tel: +357 9975 3909. Website: http://www.dgrdiving.com.
E-Mail: dennis@dgrdiving.com

 



Go Dive Cyprus


Go Dive Cyprus - PROTARAS
Go Dive Cyprus is based in Protaras and caters for Scuba Divers at all levels from absolute beginners to Padi certified. They pride themselves on offering a personal but highly professional service and most importantly ensuring everyone’s safety and total satisfaction. Go Dive Cyprus are a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort and an appointed S.E.A. (Scubapro Educational Association) Centre. Go Dive Cyprus, Vraka Building, 352 Kavo Gkreko, Protaras 5296, Cyprus. Tel: 00 357 23 833 960/Mobs: 00 357 99 302 629 / 00 357 99 303 980. Web http://www.godivecyprus.co.uk/
E-mail: info@godivecyprus.co.uk

 



Scuba Tech Diving


Scuba Tech Diving Centre - PROTARAS
Scuba Tech Diving Centre is based on the main road between Pernera and Protaras and offers diving for everyone from absolute beginners to Technical Diving, which can involve multiple tanks and decompression dives and/or rebreathers. Whether you are 8 or 80 years old, join their professional, fully qualified team and experience the magic of the underwater world with an adventure you will never forget full of fish, reefs and wrecks. Servicing of equipment also provided by their fully trained on-site service technician: cylinders and regulators and mixed gas fills from regular air to Nitrox to Trimix. Scuba Tech, 298 Cavo Greko Avenue, Protaras.
Tel: 00 357 99 18 4002. Web: www.scubatechdivers.com.
E-mail: info@scubatechdivers.com.

 



UnderseaWorld


UnderseaWorld Scuba Diving - AYIA NAPA
Podvodnyi Mir (Undersea World) is a 5 Star PADI Centre. British owned and managed by experienced Russian and British staff. The centre caters for small groups, families and individuals from novice to pro. They also welcome children from age 8 yrs to join them in their PADI “bubblemaker” programme where they will experience all the wonders of diving with their own individual diving instructor. 37/2 Kriou Nerou, Ayia Napa 5330, Cyprus. Tel: 00 357 23 722 282/
Mob: 00 357 99 511 209. Web http://www.podvodnyimir.com/en
e-mail: madfish@podvodnyimir.com
 
Sport and Leisure
Jogging
The location of our villas is ideal for jogging enthusiasts. If you are staying in Pernera/Protaras it’s only a few hundred meters to the nearest beaches and you can jog along the new wooden walkways along the coastline. In the Larnaca area, our property in Anafotida is spoilt for choice for wonderful jogging terrain.
 
Horse Riding
There are facilities for horse riding at various centres and ranches all year round in Cyprus . Trekking and hacking for all levels of riders is on offer. Riding lessons are also available at the Riding Centres.
For more information contact: www.cyef.org.cy – The Cyprus Equestrian Federation.
 


Eastern Cyprus Walking Group

 

Eastern Cyprus Walking Group

Walking / Hiking / Trekking
Cyprus is a hiker’s paradise. From the coastal shores to the countryside, venturing into the Troodos Mountains. You can book guides or buy books to direct you during your trek. One of the famous trails is the EUROPEAN LONG DISTANCE PATH E4 which links Larnaca with Paphos and traverses the Troodos Mountain range. You will discover beauty at its best with pine forests, mountains, monasteries and places with historical and ecological value. Pick up a brochure on the E4 Path at any tourist office or visit the Cyprus Tourist Office: http://www.visitcyprus.com.

Eastern Cyprus Walking Group
Fortnightly rambles around Eastern Cyprus with a friendly group of people from all walks of life. Exploring Cyprus by foot is the most enjoyable experience you will not find anywhere else. The group is for people who enjoy getting out in the fresh air, walking and meeting new people and has an easy going atmosphere with no age restrictions. Everyone is welcome whether you live in Cyprus or are holidaying there. The group meets up at a coffee house or bar near the walk start point where they enjoy a drink whilst having a briefing on the walk. Contact is via the web site by completing the contact form:  http://www.ecwalking.com/

 
Scuba Diving & Snorkelling
With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, warm water temperatures (15 to 29 C or 64 to 82 F), great visibility (50-130 ft), and interesting marine life. Cyprus attracts diving and snorkelling enthusiasts from all over the world.
 
Eating out
Eating out in Cyprus is a gastronomic delight and the only problem is that you won't have time to sample every single restaurant. There's everything from Chinese to Mexican and traditional Cypriot Meze houses.
 

Zephyros Adventure Sports

Zephyros Sea Kayaking Trips

Zephyros Adventure Sports
If you are looking to venture a little further afield and visit Paphos; why not combine a visit to the many archaeological sites Paphos has to offer with an adrenaline rush doing Rock Climbing or Sea Kayaking? Zephyros Adventure Sports offer all sorts of activities including: Snorkelling, Trekking, Mountain Biking, Sea Kayaking, Rock Climbing, and much more. Give them a call to book on: Tel: 00 357 269 300 37 or check out their website where there are lots of photos of these great days out: http://www.enjoycyprus.com/
 
Biking / Cycling

Biking / Cycling
In the last few years Cyprus has taken off as a destination for cycling enthusiasts both as a place to enjoy the sport and as a means to explore the island. Cyprus has the perfect weather for cycling especially between the months of Oct-Apr when the temperature ranges between 15dC - 25dC. Unlike other Euro or Med countries, the strong headwinds that are a bane to cyclists, here are rare. Tourists are attracted from all around the world to cycle in the forests, villages, mountains and on the island’s roads. Cycling routes vary from extremely easy trails and roads to rough mountain biking up in the forests.

 

To Cycle-in-Cyprus web site

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Cycle-in-Cyprus
Cycle-in-Cyprus has many years experience in the cycling world and its experienced staff will be happy to help with any queries you have and help put together your dream cycling holiday to suit You.
STOP PRESS - STOP PRESS Check out this article from The Guardian Newspaper dated 12/04/2013 where the author explores Cyprus on a mountain bike accompanied by Börje Ekstam from Cycle-in-Cyprus:Go to the Guardian Article about exploring Cyprus by Mountain Bike

Tel Cyprus: +357 99108349, +357 99822718
Tel Sweden: +46 499 20700, +46 733 552300
Website: http://cycle-in-cyprus.com/ukindex.php  E-Mail: info@cycle-in-cyprus.com

 

Cyprus Cycling Federation
The Cyprus Cycling Federation is a great source for news and information on the Cypriot cycling community. The web site has links to events, MTB races and road races together with FAQs and a forum.

21, Amfipoleos Str., Office 220, 1687 Lefkosia, Cyprus. Tel: +357 224 49870
Website: http://www.cypruscycling.com/  E-Mail: ccf@cytanet.com.cy

 

Bikin' Cyprus
Bikin’ Cyprus Event Management organise lots of outdoor sports events in Cyprus and their web site has number of useful links to cycling events and cycling related organisations that may be useful if you are planning on taking your bike on holiday and want to take part in an event whilst there.

Contact Tel: Mike Hadjioannou Tel: 00 357 99 694 900/00 357 22 449 683.
E-Mail: info@mtbcyprus.com Website: http://www.bikincyprus.com.cy/

 

Cycling Cyprus
Cyclingcy.com is affiliated with Bikin’ Cyprus above and their web site lists a number of events and tours that are being held in Cyprus.

Website: http://www.cyclingcy.com/

Our 30 page Guest Information Pack contains a multitude of further information about things to do/entertainment.


And all our properties have a range of tourist brochures
and leaflets giving you ideas for things to do.

Every guest receives a 30-page Info Pack crammed full of ideas for your holiday.

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