CULTURE AND ADVENTURE
Visit awe-inspiring ancient monuments or try exhilarating adventure sports on Larnaca holidays.
Flights to Larnaca
from: £79 one-wayBook
Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:
Let the choice of things to do in Larnaca amaze you. Whether you’re looking for beach relaxation or outdoor adventure, rich culture or electric nightlife – Larnaca and its neighbouring towns and cities have something for everyone.
Unwind on gorgeous golden sands on Larnaca beach holidays. Book a stay at one of our hotels overlooking idyllic shores in Protaras, Limassol or Ayia Napa. Try exhilarating water sports or a jeep safari adventure. Hire a car and drive to the stunning Larnaca Salt Lake or visit awe-inspiring historic sites and monuments. Feast on mouth-watering meze or experience Ayia Napa’s renowned nightlife.
Take a photograph of famous Aphrodite’s Rock near Limassol. Soak up the party atmosphere of Ayia Napa’s Nissi Beach, or stretch out on sugary white sands and snorkel in clear azure waters at Fig Tree Bay in Protaras. Escape the summer crowds at the idyllic and Blue Flag-accredited Konnos Beach.
Visit the beautiful Church of Saint Lazarus and learn about ancient medicine at the fascinating Kyriazis Medical Museum. For an unforgettable experience, go diving in crystalline waters around the Wreck of the Zenobia. Or take in magnificent Larnaca Salt Lake in winter, when colourful flamingos enhance its scenic splendour.
The 1900 Art Café in Larnaca will delight art lovers, with its floor-to-ceiling paintings. Sample cuisine from all over the globe at Viva La Vida in Limassol. Or for an authentic taste of Cyprus, make your way to Ayia Anna Taverna in Larnaca and tuck into tasty traditional meze.
Spend a memorable family day out at Fasouri Watermania, where thrilling rides, lazy rivers and even fish pedicures await. Children can meet gentle donkeys and help out at the Vouni Donkey Sanctuary. Buckle up for an exhilarating jeep safari. Or try rock climbing, biking and kayaking with Zephyros Adventure Sports.
Make your way to Larnaca promenade for buzzing bars and clubs. Dress to impress at the upmarket Dolce or groove to classic hits at Metropole Retro, in Limassol. Try the ultra-trendy Pepper, or cool off after dancing in the private pool at Aqua, in the party capital of Ayia Napa.
Just a two hour drive from Larnaca brings you to historic Paphos, where awe-inspiring ancient ruins mingle with specialist shops galore and a vibrant nightlife. Explore the world-renowned Archaeological Park and wander around an array of shops proffering leather goods and more. Dine on fresh seafood by the picturesque harbour, or unwind on the sand and shingle beaches. On your way to Paphos stop at lively Limassol, where golden shores, great shopping, eateries of every kind and buzzing nightlife awaits.
Just 57km from Larnaca is the beautiful walled city of Nicosia. Within the ancient walls lies a labyrinth of narrow streets just waiting to be explored. Wander around historic churches and mosques, or browse market stalls offering everything from clothing to fresh fruit and vegetables. Discover an array of archaeological treasures at The Cyprus Museum. Then drive up to the spectacular Five Finger Mountains in Kyrenia and marvel at the Gothic beauty of the Bellapais Monastery.
Use your Larnaca car hire to visit Ayia Napa, with its pristine golden sands and clear azure waters. Shallow surf and Blue Flag-awarded beaches make this a bathing haven for families. While adrenaline-seekers are spoiled for choice with a host of water sports. Those with a taste for exuberant nightlife will find throbbing clubs and bustling bars a-plenty in the heart of the town. Or families can enjoy fantastic evening entertainment for all ages at our All-Inclusive hotels across Ayia Napa.
On longer Larnaca holidays, combine a day enjoying the beautiful beaches and city attractions of Limassol with time spent exploring the region’s cultural delights. Discover the ancient treasures of the Kourion Archaeological Site. Admire the magnificent Greco-Roman theatre and gaze at the stunning mosaic flooring in the House of Achilles. Then take a drive along the scenic coast to visit the striking Petra tou Romiou, or Rock of Aphrodite – the birthplace of the Goddess of Love according to legend.
Escape the summer heat in Larnaca at the cool Troodos Mountains. Take in the scenic splendour that surrounds you and admire the wonderful flora and fauna on walks or bike rides. Hit the ski slopes in winter, or visit in autumn and sample the region’s renowned wines at the annual Grape Festival. Marvel at the stunning Byzantine architecture of the UNESCO-listed painted churches. Or gaze at the shimmering silver icon of Saint Luke at the famous Kykkos Monastery.