18 November 2008

Winter sun in Cyprus: Ayia Napa

In the eastern end of the Island of Cyprus there is a beautiful white sanded beach called Ayia Napa. Absolutely stunning, this fine white sanded beach is one of the most popular beach of the island. Almost any type of accommodation is available near the beach wherein they could easily be fully booked during summer.

Aside from the beautiful white sand, the facilities that complement the beach is also at par with the world's best. Water activities are very popular in Ayia Napa as most equipments could be rented at the right price.

But what makes Ayia Napa so popular to tourists is the vibrant nightlife. The popularity of the island attracts a good number of visitors every year that entertainment should not be during the day alone. Summertime in Ayia Napa showcases the best nightlife Cyprus could give to its tourists.

Aside from the stunning beach and an enjoyable nightlife, Ayia Napa is also a city of culture. There are a number of museums that could be found inland which features the way of life of the people related to the sea. If you happen to be in the city in September don't miss their annual festival which adds colour to the increasingly popular city of Cyprus. If you can hike a little bit, you can visit the Ayia Napa monastery. A highly revered area in Cyprus, it has stood the test of time and witnessed the transformation of a small fishing village to one of the most popular beaches in Europe.

A holiday in Cyprus is £266 per person, including return flight and 7 nights in a hotel.

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