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Famagusta District

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Protaras: Blue Lagoon and Turtle Cove Boat Trip

Protaras: Blue Lagoon and Turtle Cove Boat Trip

You will be taking full advantage of your time in the area as we will make sure that you visit the best places Protaras has to offer. Relax with a cocktail and revel to the panoramic east coast of Cyprus delightful view. Daily boat trips includes a guided 3 hours visit to the east coast of Protaras, from Famagusta view from Paralimni Marina to the area of Cape Greco. We will be visiting places of interest such as: Ayios Nicolas church and Paralimni Marina The ghost town Famagusta, with history guided ( view from Paralimni Marina) Area of Cape Greco – Konnos bay – Ayioi Anargyroi Cave – "Lover's bridge" aka "Kamara tou koraka"– Shark’s mouth cave- Pirate's cave- 30 minutes for swimming stop at Blue Lagoon - 30 minutes swimming stop with sea Turtles The sea is not a zoo and we can’t guarantee what you will see-all the wildlife is undisturbed in their natural environment.

Ayia Napa: Blue Lagoon and Turtle Cruise

Ayia Napa: Blue Lagoon and Turtle Cruise

Welcome Onboard! Embark on a breathtaking cruise along the coast on board our luxury cruiser departing from the vibrant Ayia Napa harbor, bound for the legendary Blue Lagoon and the Turtle Cove. Prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking beauty of the coastline, passing by iconic landmarks that dot the landscape as you leisurely glide through the turquoise blue waters of Ayia Napa. Enjoy unparalleled fusion of natural beauty and indulgent relaxation. Let yourself unwind in ultimate comfort as you soak in the panoramic views and be caressed by the gentle embrace of the ocean breeze. Quench your thirst with a selection of refreshing beverages, from chilled cocktails to frosty beers, available at our onboard bar. Indulge in not one, but two invigorating swimming stops with idyllic breaks at Konnos Bay Turtle Cove and the renowned Blue Lagoon, each lasting one hour. Dive into the azure depths for a refreshing swim or immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world. Swim with turtles around and plenty of marine life. For the thrill-seekers among us, a daring plunge from the upper deck promises an exhilarating rush of adrenaline. Alternatively, bask in the glorious summer sun atop our plush sunbathing deck, boasting 20 inviting mattresses for your relaxation pleasure. Let the cares of the world slip away as you perfect your tan in sheer bliss. As the cruise wanes, relax on the gentle return, reflecting on a day rich with sun, sea, marine life and unforgettable memories. Our unforgettable Blue Lagoon cruise concludes back at the harbor of Ayia Napa where your journey first began leaving you with cherished memories and a longing to return to Cyprus's coastal paradise.

Ayia Napa: Blue Lagoon and Turtle Cove Cruise with Lunch

Ayia Napa: Blue Lagoon and Turtle Cove Cruise with Lunch

Departing daily from the picturesque Ayia Napa Harbour, our crew will be ready to greet you as you join us for a truly relaxing day onboard the Aphrodite 2-Lazy Day Cruise! View all the bays & beaches during the longest cruise of the eastern coast, and marvel at the Ayia Napa Sea Caves, Cape Greco, Lovers Bridge, the Cliffside Chapel, Konnos Bay Turtle Cove, Fig Tree Bay & Protaras. Basking on the sun-deck, chilling in the shade, or dangling your legs over the side, let loose with a cocktail from our well-stocked bar, or simply relax in the interior air-conditioned lounge and take-in the panoramic views on the cushioned comfort of this nautical experience. At our first 50min swim-stop, immerse yourself in the breath-taking crystal clear waters of the Blue Lagoon. Entering via the easy access steps at the back of the boat, or jumping from the top deck for those seeking an adrenaline rush, the invigorating waters of the Mediterranean await you. Life-jackets of all sizes available for those who just want to relax in the ripples. You can then freshen up with our fresh-water showers! We continue around the peninsular for a chance to view the Famagusta Ghost Town where we give you a brief commentary/history of the area and the events of 1974. Lunch is then served with a choice of either roast chicken accompanied by our famous Cyprus roast potatoes, all freshly cooked onboard, and served with vegetables, coleslaw, cypriot bread & butter, or our vegetarian/vegan option. Then on to our second swim stop at Konnos Bay Turtle Cove - an undoubtedly magical experience. Marvel at the natural wealth of the sea where turtles and an abundance of marine life grace the waters. Snorkeling equipment is free onboard (with returnable deposit) for all to enjoy this coastal gem. As we make our open-sea return to Ayia Napa, the fabulous landscapes, contagious smiles and musical vibes will surely complete your day and leave you with memories to last a life-time!

From Protaras: Cruise to Blue Lagoon, Turtle Cove & Sea Cave

From Protaras: Cruise to Blue Lagoon, Turtle Cove & Sea Cave

Welcome on board on the Biggest Glass Bottom Boat in the area for an exciting adventure in the beautiful coastline of Protaras where you'll witness breathtaking natural wonders and fascinating historical sites. Our boat tour takes you on a journey through the viewpoint of the "ghost" town of Famagusta, where you'll hear about the history of the town. As we will travel through the national park - Cape Greco, you'll be amazed at the incredible sea caves, the Lover's Bridge and many rock formations along the coastline. You can enjoy our diving show and a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of the Blue Lagoon and the Turtle Cove, where you may even be lucky enough to see and swim with the sea turtles and from our comfortable fully air-conditioned underwater deck you have a chance to see dolphins, fish and the sea world without even getting wet. On board we have a bar with refreshments, steps into the water and life jackets (if you want) for swimming, diving platform for jumping, two big water slides for adults and and a small water slide for the kids and if you want to swim, you can use them & have great fun. Our highly educated crew members are there for you and our priority is always your safety and good mood. On the way back after nice music, fun and many views from Connos Bay and Fig Tree Bay, all these moments will make you and your day very special .Whether you're looking to embark on a family adventure or simply enjoy a boat trip, join us for a truly unforgettable experience that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime. Departure from Protaras Pier in Protaras.

Protaras: Luxury Yacht to Turtle Cove with BBQ & 1 Wine/Soda

Protaras: Luxury Yacht to Turtle Cove with BBQ & 1 Wine/Soda

The St Georgios is a beautiful luxury yacht that will take your breath away. You will be sailing the coastline with panoramic views from the relax deck and for those that would like the comfort or air conditioning we have the lounge at your disposal. The captains table at the front of the boat will be the place that everyone will want to be! Join us and relax on this family cruise, you can meet us at the boat or we can arrange transfers from local resorts and back again. This facility is available when you book. We will leave Protaras behind us as we head towards Famagusta to view the ghost town of Varosha, and learn about what happened back in 1974 to divide this beautiful island. Then, hugging the coastline, we pass Fig Tree Bay before arriving in the Cape Greco National Park Area where you will see the Agioi Anargyri Church, Lovers Bridge and the Sancta Maria Shrine. These really are instagram moments! Steering in the direction of the beautiful Blue Lagoon, we will moor the boat so that you can take a dip in the turquoise waters before we tempt your taste buds with our delicious BBQ chicken, home made chipped potatoes, Cyprus cous cous, salad, bread & Tzatziki, Cypriot Style. For our vegetarian Friends we have a vegetarian patty, and to keep the kids happy we can prepare chicken nuggets. Please request these at the time of check in for the cruise. Our bar will be open throughout the cruise where you can purchase drinks and snacks, or you can always upgrade to our inclusive package of unlimited wine, soft drinks and fruit juice As we re-trace our tracks back to Protaras we will pop into Turtle bay where we hope you will experience the unforgettable thrill of swimming with turtles. Sailing past the picturesque coastline of Protaras you can look through the beautiful pictures that you have taken during your cruise and share the precious memories with friends and family, using the free WiFi. At the end of your cruise, we will return those with transfers back to their resorts.

Paphos: Land Rover Jeep Safari Coastal Tour and Blue Lagoon

Paphos: Land Rover Jeep Safari Coastal Tour and Blue Lagoon

Take part in a full-day excursion as you explore the coastline with a guide on board a 4x4 Land Rover. See the Blue Lagoon, swim in the crystal clear waters, visit Turtle Beach, and witness sea caves up close. Start the day with a convenient pickup service from your accommodation. From here you will head off-road into Akamas to begin visiting your first location. Discover Thalassines Spiles, a quirky part of the coastline that is full of fascinating wind-sculpted rock formations. See the Banana Plantation, an area close to the Akamas Region where you can get a glimpse into what makes the Cypriot Banana so special. Visit the Avagas Gorge and walk in a gorge well known for its 30-metre-high limestone walls. Marvel at rich vegetation and fresh springs that create an atmosphere of positivity that will last you the rest of the day. See Lara Bay, a location well known as one of the most important breeding sites in the Mediterranean for the Green Back Turtle and Caretta-Caretta. Continue on to a viewpoint which is one of the highest points in the region where you will enjoy great views over the Peninsula. After a lunch break in Latchi, visit the Baths of Aphrodite where legend has it she would come to bathe and take care of her eternal beauty. Stop at the famous Blue Lagoon for a swim in the crystal-clear waters that never cease to amaze. Drive through typical traditional villages in the wine region of Paphos where we will visit a winery in the winter season while on route back to your accommodation.

East Coast National Park: Half-Day Caves Jeep Safari

East Coast National Park: Half-Day Caves Jeep Safari

Enjoy an in-depth, off-road adventure in Cyprus that takes you to the easternmost point of Konnos National Park. You’ll have breathtaking views throughout this 4.5-hour adventure from Ayia Napa. Visit numerous secluded caves and natural bridges and discover forgotten churches. Enjoy an exhilarating swim in the crystal clears waters off a secluded beach. This is a tour that’s suitable for young and old alike, and is sure to leave you with vivid memories of the park’s natural beauty. Refreshments are available for purchase during the excursion. The vehicles we use for this off-road adventure are Landrover Defenders (fully serviced, seatbelts available for 10 passengers, no airconditioning) they are not the most comfortable vehicles but they get you to places other cars can't and are a lot of fun!

Cyprus: Introductory Scuba Lesson and Dive with Transfer

Cyprus: Introductory Scuba Lesson and Dive with Transfer

Begin your journey into the underwater world of scuba diving with a fun and informative crash course to make the most of your Cyprus holiday. Get picked up from your hotel to discover the local sea life and take advantage of the crystal-clear waters as you perform your very first dive. Learn all you need to know about basic diving through a 20-to-30-minute comprehensive classroom lesson. Once you're all set with theory, get geared up and take a short drive to the local beach for your first underwater test. Practice your skills in shallow water to start gaining some confidence. Once you feel comfortable, begin your tour to Blue Bay, with a maximum depth of 6 meters. Feel the thrill of scuba diving for the first time and discover the incredible species that lie underwater. You'll have the chance to feed the fish and have some photographs taken. After the dive, go back to the school to enjoy some refreshments as you watch your photographs on TV. Finish off your adventure with a convenient drive back to your accommodation.

From Protaras: Catamaran Cruise to Blue Lagoon

From Protaras: Catamaran Cruise to Blue Lagoon

Join us on our sailing catamaran, Mediterraneo III for a unique experience. We head towards Famagusta to view the ghost town of Varosha and a dip in Derynia Bay. We then head along the coastline, passing Fig Tree Bay before arriving in the Cape Greco area and the beautiful blue Lagoon. We will ensure that there is time for another swim stop along the way to explore the crystal clear waters. Enjoy refreshing drinks from the complimentary bar as well as your buffet meal, including seasonal fresh fruit and dessert.

From Ayia Napa: Ghost-Town Famagusta Tour

From Ayia Napa: Ghost-Town Famagusta Tour

Take an exciting in-depth view of Famagusta and learn about the city's ongoing state of affairs with the Ghost Town and the illegal occupation of the Northern territories. Start your tour with a pickup by your friendly guide at your accommodation. After a short meet and greet you will set off on your journey. Start by seeing Famagusta as it is considered today: an abandoned ghost town. Get some insight into the history of the area by watching a short film showcasing Famagusta before the invasion. Then, continue on your adventure to the border and drive along the fence which surrounds this once glamorous city. You'll arrive on the area's renowned sandy beach and get a closeup view of the deserted hotels that line the coast. Get some time to stroll the streets of the ghost town to see the abandoned hotels, homes, and shops. Next, you'll circle the moat of the old gothic city where the castle walls tower over you. Before the end of the trip, enjoy time to explore the city within the castle walls where 356 churches and cathedrals once stood. Witness centuries of history that have gone by. 

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It was a great experience. We were picked up from our hotel, which was very important for us. The diving was very impressive. The guide was really nice and we felt comfortable at all times, so we booked it a second time. I can only recommend it!!

Absolutely phenomenal, our guide/driver Debbie was, friendly, kind, informative. Her in-depth knowledge of the island, animals, people, plants and culture were truly phenomenal

Very friendly guide, trip was well organised and the lunch was in beautiful location on the beach and very delicious. Definitely recommended 👌

Absolutely recommended. Great crew. Great food. I would order in advance. You will definitely get hungry. So everything is 100%

Great value for your money. Professional, knowledable. I saw more than the original description.