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Holidays in Protaras are great for families and couples looking for a fairly quiet stay, but there is a good nightlife selection of bars, tavernas and nightclubs
Average Flight Time:
4 hours
Time Difference:
+2 hours
Average Temp:
24°C
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EUR

From the moment you arrive in the beautiful surroundings of Protaras, you'll understand why it's one of the most popular holiday destinations in Cyprus. The superb resort has everything you could possibly wish for on a relaxing getaway and more! Whether you like to spend time on the beach working on your tan, or prefer exploring the culture and history, there's something for everyone on a Protaras holiday.

Speaking of sunbathing, you'll have plenty of opportunity to do so in Protaras. With summer temperatures reaching up a blissful 30°c, kick off your sandals on the sand and soak in the Cypriot sunshine while the kids make a splash in the turquoise Mediterranean sea. If you're looking for more of an active getaway, spring is ideal time to visit Protaras with average temperatures of 23-27°c - the perfect climate for exploring. Winters are mild and between 16°c and 18°c, making this Cyprus resort the ideal destination for a late-year sunnygetaway, too!

You'll soon discover a fabulous selection of sandy beaches to visit on your holiday to Protaras, and the award-winning Fig Tree Beach is one of the most popular. When you fancy a break from sunbathing, try your hand at the exciting beach watersports on offer - from paragliding and parasailing to waterskiing.

Or, why not take a day trip and discover the Troodos Mountains. The largest mountain range in Cyprus is just over two hours away and you can go cycling, hiking and horse riding around the area while you admire the stunning scenery. For family-friendly activities, Ayia Napa is less than 20 minutes away and is home to the exciting WaterWorld Themed Waterpark.

A holiday to Protaras would be incomplete without a boat trip to Cape Greco. In under 15 minutes, you can be experiencing ultimate bliss in the protected National Forest Park. Situated on the southern coast of Cyprus, you'll definitely want to bring your camera with you to photograph the superb coastal views. For a truly unique experience, time your visit to watch the sun set over the magnificent stone arch - or if you're really feeling adventurous, climb up to the top of the enormous rock to take in the views.

In the evening, you can also tickle your tastebuds with the fantastic selection of restaurants in Protaras, which include four star restaurants and international eateries. Or, if you really want to embrace your surroundings, why not try the delicious local Cypriot dishes in a quaint taverna. Either way, you certainly won't go hungry! Nightlife in Protaras is very laid-back, with a small selection of bars and pubs in the resort. However, if you're keen to really let your hair down, venture into the famous party resort of Ayia Napa. Perfect for groups of young friends and couples, you can dance into the early hours in the vibrant bars and clubs.

If an exciting getaway to Protaras sounds like just what you're looking for, call Hays Travel today and start planning something spectacular! At Hays Travel we have over 37 years of experience in booking amazing holidays to Cyprus and are proud to have been voted the UK’s Best High Street Travel Agent. Get in touch with our team of experts today to begin planning your perfect Protaras holiday.

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Below is a selection of our top hotels in Protaras
Capo Bay Hotel
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Capo Bay Hotel
Situated on the famous Fig Tree Bay in a beautiful inlet cove, Capo Bay is exceptionally located in the heart of Protaras. Modern features and amenities combined with traditional excellence in service and holiday accommodation for relaxing holidays. This beach hotel in Protaras emphasises an aura of tranquillity featuring beautiful gardens with running waters and fish ponds leading down to the waterfront and the award winning blue flag Fig Tree Bay.
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Kapetanios Bay Hotel
Kapetanios Bay Hotel
The Kapetanios Bay Hotel is set in an excellent location in a central part of Protaras just a 5 minute walk from the famous Fig Tree Bay and the sapphire blue Mediterranean. Within easy reach of all the major entertainment and shopping venues of Protaras and Ayia Napa.
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Trizas Hotel Apartments
Trizas Hotel Apartments
If you're looking for somewhere calm but within easy reach of Protaras' attractions, the Trizas is the perfect choice.
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Crown Resorts Elemaris
Crown Resorts Elemaris
The lively Crown Resorts Elamaris is situated close to the beach in the Penera area of Protaras. This 3 star apartment complex offers abundant onsite facilities for all the family and great dining options.
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Silver Sands Hotel
(9 reviews)
Silver Sands Hotel
The Silver Sands Hotel sits proudly alongside the beach in Protaras, overlooking Fig Tree Bay. This great value hotel goes all out to impress its guests with a plenitude of onsite facilities.
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Tropical Dreams Apartments
(6 reviews)
Tropical Dreams Apartments
Nestling in its own palm tree filled gardens; the Tropical Dreams Apartments was built with family holidays to Cyprus in mind. This great value apartment complex offers a plenitude of onsite facilities for all ages.
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Veronica Hotel
(4 reviews)
Veronica Hotel
The Veronica Hotel is tucked away amidst tropical gardens on the outskirts of Paphos. This family run hotel may be small but it offers all the facilities you need for a relaxing family holiday in Cyprus.
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Jan
16°C
Feb
17°C
Mar
19°C
Apr
22°C
May
26°C
Jun
30°C
Jul
32°C
Aug
32°C
Sep
30°C
Oct
27°C
Nov
22°C
Dec
18°C
Protaras enjoys a dry Mediterranean climate typical of nearby resorts on the east coast of the island of Cyprus. Summers are long and hot with an almost unfairly generous helping of sunshine. Winters are short, mild and receive light rainfall. Weather conditions are very similar to those in Farmagusta which is just northwest up the coast from Protaras.
Things to see & do

The beach is the main focus of holidays in Protaras but there's plenty to keep active guests busy too! For culture, there's museums, churches and monasteries. There's also Prophet Elias, which is on a 100 foot hill, which has a fantastic view of the whole town from the top. Protaras has the fabulous Fig Tree Bay which stretches over 10 miles of sandy beach number of water sporting activities are offered on the beach, including parasailing and windsurfing. Family attractions include a local water park and the vast Water World at Apia Naya.

Although the resort is well known for being family orientated it has good choice of taverns, nightclubs and bars. Those with children may wish to check the location of their hotel prior to booking to ensure they are not too near the nightclubs, etc.

Food & drink

There is a wide variety of restaurants to tempt your tastebuds in Protaras. Thai, Italian and Indian cuisine features on menus together with local favourites including halloumi cheese and freshlycaught fish and seafood.

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