For an evening filled with lights, magic and music, look no further than Cyprus's very own Magic Dancing Waters show. The lights will be dimmed and thousands of nozzles will come to life spurting jets of water into the air – all in time with the music. Expect a colourful display involving holograms, state-of-the-art laser beams and all sorts of audiovisual tricks. It'll come to dramatic close as a manmade volcano erupts, complete with flowing lava, in a finale that's truly unbelievable. Oh, and you might get wet if you're near the front. A pre-show dinner option is also available.
Lazy days under the sun are exactly what holidays in Cyprus were made for. And with this adults-only luxury catamaran cruise, you'll have nothing but tranquillity around you. You'll sail from Green Bay towards Famagusta and Konnos Bay and the famed Blue Lagoon, where you'll stop for swimming and an alfresco meal on board.Your day will begin with pick-up from your hotel and transfer you to the catamaran. Once you're on board and settled in, we'll cast off into the distance towards Famagusta, skirting the sun-soaked coastlines of Cape Greco and Protaras. Before reaching Konnos Bay, your captain will drop anchor so that you can cool off in the inviting water in preparation for even more sunbathing.On board, you'll have plenty of space to sunbathe with spacious net decks and shaded lounging areas as well as facilities such as showers. Once we reach the bay, you'll enjoy a meal served up by the crew. Then, there's a last chance to swim and snorkel before returning to the harbour.
Leaving just a cloud of dust behind you, set off on an exhilarating adventure up and along Ayia Napa's rugged coastline. There are viewpoints, caves, bays and coves to discover as you hurtle along country tracks on a guided quad bike ride.
On this exclusive tour, you'll leave no stone unturned as you explore Cyprus's hidden corners. Leaving the busy beach resorts behind, you'll arrive at the UNESCO-listed Fikardou Village. All cobblestones and medieval houses, you'll have free time to explore. Next, you'll head into the mountains to tour the 12th Century Macharias Monastery, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Then, you'll stroll around charming Lefkara, famous for handmade lace and embroidery. Finally, you'll stop in Skarinou to try your hands on halloumi- and bread-making and enjoy lunch while you reflect upon your day.
Blackbeard, Barbarossa and Jack Sparrow can eat their hearts out – the real pirate adventures are here in eastern Cyprus. Under the watchful gaze of Captain Jack, the Black Pearl's crew will take you from Ayia Napa harbour on a swashbuckling pirate adventure that'll entertain the whole family. Sail towards some of the best snorkelling spots and sea caves along the coast and there'll be swimming stops at Konnos Bay and off Protaras. And in between, there'll be a treasure hunt for little ones as well as a pirate show. The ship is equipped with a fully stocked bar too, so bring some cash if you want to have a drink in the sun.
There's a whole treasure chest of sea life living around Cyprus's shores, and this tour lets you experience the underwater world without the need for a diving course or even heavy equipment. You can even keep your glasses on or contact lenses in. Choose an underwater walk to stride across the seabed in a helmet with fresh air constantly pumped in so there are no breathing regulators. Or, pick the environmentally friendly underwater scooter to admire marine life without getting your hair wet. It works by using a B.O.B – a Breathing Observation Bubble – and an instructor to guide you along.
This half-day boat trip lays out all of Ayia Napa's sights for you. After casting off from the harbour, the morning's yours to chill out as a family, soak up some rays and check out the views. The first stop of the day is the Blue Lagoon whose jet blue waters are the stuff of postcards. Then it's time for the off again as your captain steers the boat to Konnos Bay. You'll even get to spot the 'ghost town' of Varosha from afar. Take some family snaps at Konnos Bay then head back to Ayia Napa in the mid-afternoon.
You're in for a treat or two on this Troodos Mountains small group tour. As well as fantastic scenery, there'll be village stops to meet the locals and taste some of the products they've been making here for generations. There's an element of surprise as to what local delicacies you'll sample, but a full meze lunch is guaranteed.
Create your own tour on this eight-hour day out in Cyprus. You call the shots here – whether it be visiting the main sights or venturing further to find the hidden gems – it's totally up to you. And what's more, you'll be joined by your very own private guide to help you plan the perfect day. Choose between visiting Famagusta, Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos, Nicosia or the Troodos Mountains. Hassle-free sightseeing – exactly the way you want it.
Uncovering some of Cyprus' wildest landscapes is what this private 4x4 tour is all about. Venture through the forests of the lower Troodos Mountains and see vineyards, waterfalls and mountain villages like Omodos, Lefkara and Platres. What's more, you'll enjoy a tasty lunch in a traditional taverna too.Our first pit stop is in Lefkara where you'll enjoy a welcome drink and explore the village before moving on to try a local coffee. Next, we'll go a bit off-piste. Zigzagging through the Mesa Potamos forest, you'll really feel the advantages of travelling by 4x4. Break for lunch in a typical taverna and we'll head to a waterfall where you can admire the lofty cascades of water. Finally, we visit the charming village of Omodos. In the heart of Limassol's wine growing region, you can stop for a glass of vino, call by the Monastery of the Holy Cross or just take a well-earned break before the journey back.
The north of Cyprus oozes history and culture at every turn with stunning landscapes in between. You'll kick off by crossing over the border to reach Kyrenia. Picture postcard perfect, the harbour is dominated by the ancient fortress of Kyrenia Castle – there's an optional visit. Then, it's on to the 13th century Bellapais, or ‘the Abbey of Beautiful Peace'. There's then free time in the village, where novelist Lawrence Durrell lived in the 1950s. Next, head to Nicosia, where you'll cross the UN buffer zone into the southern sector at Ledra Street. You'll have free time to explore.
You'll get a taste of the real Cyprus on this hands-on tour in the Troodos Mountains. First, you'll meet some local ladies who'll show you how to make halloumi cheese – you'll even get to milk the sheep and goats. Rounding off the visit is tasty brunch. Then it's on to meet both a honey producer and donkey milk farmer. Finally, meet more local ladies at Lefkara and observe them weave lace.
The journey into the Troodos Mountains is a journey to another Cyprus. Rustic stone villages dot verdant valleys and traditional ways of life still hold sway. As you go into the depths of the pine-clad Troodos Mountains, you'll reach the star of the show, the beautiful Kykkos Monastery. Perched on top Mount Kykkos, you won't be able to keep your eyes off the golden icons and frescoes. You'll also have some free time to wander around the grounds. Afterwards, we'll head for a traditional lunch of local dishes and wander the narrow stone streets of Kakopetria village, nestled amid vineyards.
As far as snorkelling experiences go, this one's hard to beat. The Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa is a one of its kind for Cyprus, combining nature-inspired art with the thrill of the underwater world. You'll head out by boat, and after donning your mask and snorkel, jump right in for a chance to see up to 93 organic sculptures, all designed with the local fish and marine life in mind.
Create your own tour on this eight-hour day out in Cyprus. You call the shots here – whether it be visiting the main sights or venturing further to find the hidden gems – it's totally up to you. Choose between visiting Famagusta, Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos, Nicosia or the Troodos Mountains. Hassle-free sightseeing – exactly the way you want it.
Shimmering seafront scenery, sunset views and a few special touches add extra magic to this evening catamaran cruise. You'll set sail to the sound of live music from a DJ as the island's bleached cliffs and sparkling blue water shimmer all the more brightly as the sun begins to set. Meanwhile, the crew will serve up a meal and drinks from the open bar as you take in the evermore Instagrammable views of a Cypriot sunset. Then, when the stars come out, the party-mood gets going by cranking up the music all the way back to shore. Don't be afraid to hit that dancefloor.
Ayia Napa's Thalassa Museum explores the relationship between Cyprus and the sea from a bird's-eye perspective. Covering 7,000 years of history, it's fascinating to stroll around its exhibits, viewing them from various angles. Among the prize artefacts from the Classical and Hellenistic periods is a life-size replica of an ancient ship. A great spot to visit.
This full day tour to the occupied northern part of Cyprus takes you to three of the country's most intriguing spots. Your journey into the past starts all the way back in classical times at Salamis. Explore its ruined temples as well as the partially restored amphitheatre. And in the Monastery of St Barnabas, you'll enjoy the fascinating icon museum. After lunch, there will be time to gaze at the haunting sight of the ‘ghost town' of Varosha. Before returning to the south, you'll explore Famagusta. Your guide will show you sights such as the Venetian castle and the Gothic cathedral-turned mosque.