Protaras is the ideal place for a peaceful family holiday.
One of the best places for vacations in Cyprus, Protaras is a resort town with sandy beaches and beautiful rocky bays that make it an ideal place for a quiet family vacation. There are many modern villas and beautiful apartments for rent so you can surely find the best holiday home for you. Protaras can also be recommended to those who prefer to live near Aya Napa with its entertainment but in a calmer place.
Protaras area stretches along the famous beach of Fig Tree Bay. It is one of the main tourist destinations on the southeast coast and the whole of Cyprus.
There you can swim in the calm and clean waters during the day, enjoy a cold frappe or fruit cocktails, lying on fine sand and enjoy the quintessence on of the best beach of the Mediterranean sea. Protaras has a 15 km long coastal promenade, many shops, restaurants, bars and breathtaking views from the hill.
You can get to Protaras quickly and conveniently from Aya Napa, which is only 10km away. It is worth taking a cab as it will be very inexpensive (about 15€). There are also municipal buses connecting the cities
If you plan to drive around the island by car, you can rent it directly from us during your booking or after by contact our support team. There are also rental points in Protaras itself, but the price is a little higher there. Renting an economy car will cost 20-30 EUR per day and luxury car rental will cost 150-200 EUR.
The coast in Protaras is sandy, surrounded by picturesque rocks, and the resort is located in a bay, so it is always windless. Even in January the air temperature here never falls below +17°C and the water cools down to +15°C during winter time. In the summer months the temperature rises to 40°C on average and the water temperature is about +23°C. The holiday season lasts from April to the end of October.
The best beaches of Protaras are located in the area of FigTreeBay. Here you can spend your day sunbathing but also practice any kind of watersports
Protaras is an ideal place for families and children, as well as for those who prefer to spend their vacations in quiet seclusion. There is no fuss here, the days are very measured and at night you can have fun at one of the local bars which attract tourists for a fun night. A fountain comes to life in the centre of the town and pleases all passers-by its colourful show.
In Protaras area, there is a large choice of shops, souvenir stores, cafes, and restaurants for both local and international cuisines.
In general, everything in Portaras is kind of monotonous that it may seem even boring to someone, but in fact, this is what the unique charm of this resort is all about — the city is as if immersed in the dark, no one is running anywhere, everyone is just enjoying the current moment. A dream for those who in normal life does not get out of the frenzied rhythm of the big city.
It should be noted that in Protaras you will not fight a huge number of attractions as in other cities of Cyprus, which, again, only promotes complete relaxation. Although it is unlikely that you will get bored here, because there are a couple of outstanding places in this area and its surroundings.