Though Cyprus may be the ultimate romantic getaway, it’s also a hot spot for family vacations. If you’re planning on bringing the kids to Cyprus on your next holiday, keep reading for five fantastic family activities in Cyprus.
1. Ayia Napa Theme Park:
The Water World theme park at Ayia Napa is a great family escape. The largest in the country, the Ayia Napa Water World is also a Greek mythology theme park, which is both educational and fun. Down the road from the Water World, you’ll also find Go-Kart tracks.
2. The Camel Park:
The Camel Park in the Mazotos village is a wonderfully educational and exciting activity for kids of all ages. The whole family can learn how to mount and ride a camel, followed by a stunning camel caravan through the countryside surrounding Mazotos. The center also features a small museum, pool, and restaurant.
3. Visit the Beaches:
Some of the best beaches in the world are in Cyprus. Recommended and popular beaches include Geroskipou, Dasoudi, Larnaca, Dassoudi Beach, and Germasogeia – all of which boast facilities for windsurfing, paragliding, and swimming.
4. Penguin Village:
The Penguin Village at Le Meridien hotel in Limassol is a life-saving idea for parents. Whether you’re an overnight or day guest, Le Meridien provides a day-camp environment for your children, with a full lineup of daily, educational, and fun activities. The kids have a separate restaurant, play area, pool, and education center – leaving you free to enjoy your vacation.
5. The Donkey Park:
The Oroklini Donkey Park at Lornaca Village cares for more than forty unwanted donkeys. Visitors are welcome, and the facility includes a gift shop, refreshment center, and an educational program for children. Children and adults can go for a short ride or longer trek with experienced donkey riders while simultaneously taking in the beautiful countryside of Cyprus.