Ayia Napa with its spectacular white sandy beaches and its vibrant nightlife is, perhaps, the most popular tourist resort on the island offering a wide variety of restaurants, bars, night clubs, shops and medical facilities.
The town is built around an old picturesque monastery, a few hundred meters away from a harbour with traditional fishing boats and boats offering excursions to visitors. In Ayia Napa you can also find Water World Water Park, a paradise for adults and children.
A world class marina will be constructed there soon which will have over 600 births, man-made beaches, restaurants, bars, sports facilities and a five star hotel. Preliminary construction work has already begun.
This area covers approximately 10km of the golden Famagusta coastline. Before becoming a tourist resort, it was essentially uninhabited and the area was mostly covered by a multitude of windmills, some of which still stand today, adding to the character of its landscape.
Artifacts uncovered during recent excavations dating back to the Greco-Roman era (58BC-395AD) suggest that the ancient town of Lefkola, notable in those times for its hustling port, was there.
Protaras area became an idyllic holiday resort largely due to the many beautiful golden sandy beaches and crystal clear waters in its vicinity.
The area also has many hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, schools and hospitals making it ideal for holiday or residential purposes.