Agia Napa is renowned for its vibrant life, especially at night, and is a popular destination for tourists around the world as is also Protaras in the coastal area of Paralimni. Dine at many of the restaurants and check out the buzzing nightclubs. During the day enjoy the white sandy beaches with their crystal waters and have fun with the numerous activities available including boat trips along the coast. Check up close the multitude of windmills in the area. Cape Greko, the national park forest is a unique and amazing place lying on the Eastern peninsular of the island. A great diving and snorkeling experience can be had here. With its rocky protrusions, secluded coves, sea caves and amazing views from the cliff peaks, it is just the place for adventures.
A group of villages which lie in the Famagusta district are known as the “Kokkinochoria” (the “red soil villages”). They are known thus due to the rich red earth where potatoes are grown. Cyprus potatoes are famous and are one of Cyprus’ biggest exports. The village of Sotira is one of the villages where medieval churches abound in this area. Folk art museums like the one in Deryneia have wonderful rural artifacts on display. In Agia Napa, you and your family would do well to visit the Marine Life Museum or the recently built Sea Museum which contains a brilliant replica of a 4th century trading ship which sunk off the coast of Kyrenia. Visit the little estuary locally known as ‘Potamos’ and see the fishing boats bring in their catch of the day.