Larnaca is the oldest city in Cyprus and is one of the major seaside resorts on the island. Larnaca holidays are extremely popular with families as there are a number of attractions on offer and is less busy than places such as Ayia Napa. Situated on the east coast of the island, Larnaca is close to the more lively resorts of Ayia Napa and Nissi Bay but also has the quieter neighbour of Protaras nearby.
With beautiful beaches and many attractions available, this city is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the city's historical content and enjoy the local nightlife.
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The summer months are perfect for sun lovers who find 30° Celsius temperatures a must but those wanting lower temperatures should take their Cyprus holidays at the beginning or end of the year. Cyprus is known for its stunning temperatures all year round so those wanting some winter sun will find this island perfect. Do not forget to pack your suncream!
Cyprus is known for having stunning beaches and crystal clear seas so beach lovers will find the quality outstanding. There are plenty of summer sports and sea activities available so why not try some scuba diving or take a dip in the warm seas. Where ever you are on this island, there is stunning scenery coming from all directions, so why not take a walk down to the Marina and take in all the sights.
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There are plenty of historical places to visit on holidays to Larnaca, including St Lazarus Church and Larnaca Castle. The castle is home to an impressive archaeological museum, so those wanting to explore the culture should definitely take a trip here. Those wanting to stay modern should head out for a film at the main six screen cinema which is on the edge of the town or why not spend your hard earned cash visiting the number of shops available.
Larnaca holidays are not complete without visiting some of the glamorous beaches that are on offer. The main Phinikoudes and McKenzie beaches have both been awarded Blue flags so these are perfect for those with families.
Many of the major festivals take place around the City Promenade and one of the most important for this city is Kataklysmos which is also known as the Festival of the flood. This is celebrated in the early summer with a series of cultural events.
If you plan on taking your Larnaca holidays around Easter, the townspeople celebrate the feast day of their patron saint, St Lazarus at the castle which has a lively procession. Fans of music will want to head to the city in the summer as they hold a festival full of music and performing arts which is a must see.
Holidays to Larnaca caters for all taste whether you want to dance through the night at a local nightclub or sip cocktails at a local restaurant whilst watching the sun go down. There are a variety of restaurants, tavernas and bars available so however you choose to spend your evenings, there will be something to suit everyones needs. If you ever want a night of non-stop parties then head to nearby Ayia Napa, the party capital of Cyprus.
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Larnaca is a beautiful city in Cyprus which has enough to offer anyone looking for a top holiday destination. Whether you are a family or a young couple, you will find something here to keep you entertained, along with fabulous weather all year round.
Larnaca holidays should be top of your list, so why not book today with On the Beach and pick up some great deals on flights and accommodation for the perfect customised holiday in Larnaca.