Holidays in
Ayia Napa

A party paradise – and much more

Ayia Napa’s nightlife credentials are well-established, but buzzing bars and clubs are just one strand of this multi-layered, much-loved town’s identity. Those on Ayia Napa holidays don’t need to look far to uncover the area’s wealth of cultural charms, with museums, a sculpture park and historical sites waiting to be discovered. This resort also has a deserved reputation for gorgeous beaches, and whether you’re looking for an Instagram-worthy stretch, water sports, a pre-club warm-up or just a place to unwind, there’s a spot of sand for you.

Then there’s the legendary party scene. It’s true that holidays to Ayia Napa are perfect for night owls, but it’s not all clubs pulsing to house and garage beats until the early hours – for a change of pace, there are classy cocktail bars, comedy nights and relaxed late bars, too, alongside countless quality restaurants. Whatever beat you’re moving to, Ayia Napa has plenty to offer.

Your Ayia Napa questions, answered

Alongside its reputation for nightlife, Ayia Napa is also great fun for children, with theme parks, water parks, playgrounds and kid-friendly beaches, plus loads of family-friendly restaurants.

Konnos Bay is beautiful and offers calm swimming, with few waves. Popular Nissi Beach is the place for party vibes, while Kermia is more relaxed and Makronissos has a bit of everything.

The coolest months are January and February, but even then, the average temperature is still around 12°C, making Ayia Napa an appealing destination at any time.

Best things to do in Ayia Napa

Soak up the nightlife

You’re in a town that’s known as one of the party capitals of the Med, so be sure to enjoy the many lively bars and clubs it has to offer.

Beach out

Ayia Napa’s beaches boast a string of Blue Flags, representing high environmental standards and cleanliness. Allow yourself time to discover – and lounge on – a good few of them.

Visit the sea caves

In a quiet part of Ayia Napa’s coastline, these magnificent natural phenomena can be explored on foot or by boat, or by swimming, snorkelling or diving.