A beach resort with remarkable landscapes, sumptuous beaches, various entertainment, amusement parks and sports complexes. The beaches of Ayia Napa offer great facilities for surfing and scuba diving, divers can see multiple underwater caves, rocks, amphora’s and boat wrecks.
The Marine Park is a place of interest, here there are multiple concerts, festivals and carnivals are organized throughout the year, the most important date in the calendar is the Ayia Napa Festival at the end of September. There are several entertainment centres for children, including the dinosaur park and the modern Water World aquarium. Every year Water World becomes bigger with new attractions, pools and mountains appearing, the park is recognized as the largest in Europe.
Ayia Napa is famous for its nightlife. There are many clubs and discos, a wide variety music to suit all tastes.
The town’s main landmark is the imposing medieval monastery dedicated to ‘Our Lady of the Forests’ which stands in the middle of Ayia Napa surrounded by a high wall enclosure. Its 16th century church is partially underground, carved into a rock. The guest house to the east of the church belongs to the World Council of Churches. An ancient sycamore tree, believed to be over 600 years old, grows in front of the south gate.