Protaras is a resort town in eastern Cyprus, known for its beaches and for Fig Tree Bay which boasts fine, golden sands and crystal-clear waters. It takes its name from a single, solitary fig tree that has been there since the 17th century.
It is located not far from the famous Ayia Napa, it is a quiet place to stay but has the benefit of being close to Ayia Napa with its vibrant night life and restaurant scene. One of the main attractions of the area is the Natural Forest Park of Cape Greco with its cliffs, caves and coves. Aside from its breath-taking views, the park is ideal for swimming, diving, boat trips, walking and cycling, all in beautiful natural surroundings.
Excursions can be organized to surrounding towns such as Derinia, Paralimni and Famagusta, which are full of history.