Ayia Napa Attractions
Ayia Napa Monastery is a must see for every visitor of Ayia Napa. This 15th century monastery is located at the town square. Visitors with fertility or pregnancy difficulties visit the monastery daily to gird the so called miraculous belt held there.
Thalassa Sea Museum of Ayia Napa opened its door in 2005 and it is directed by the Pierides Foundation. It features various exhibits from the marine life in Cyprus such as fossilized shells, ancient boat effigies and dioramas of the underwater world.
The Farm House is an authentic traditional Cypriot house used as a museum. It is located in Ayia Napa Monastery square and it exhibits all the household and furniture of a family in the 19th century, such as various tools, embroideries and a loom.
Ayia Napa Aqua Duct is an important monument starting from the Ayia Napa Monastery and extending to the west towards the water source location in the hills. It is a rock cut channel built at the Roman period that supplied the region with water.
Makronissos Tombs is one of the most interesting archaeological discovery in Ayia Napa region. Visitors can spent an afternoon to see the rock - cut tombs, the sanctuary and the quarry dating to the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
Ayia Thekla Chapel at the west of Ayia Napa is a beachfront church featuring an old rock - carved church of the 4th century. Visitors can combine the visit to the chapel and the cave, with taking photos and swimming at the beach below.
Ayioi Anargyroi Chapel is located in the eastern side of Ayia Napa adjacent to the Cavo Greco National Park. The chapel overlooks the sea while there are stairs leading down to a sea cave. Visitors combine the pilgrimage with a dive from the cliff.
Cape Greco National Forest Park is a conservation area of natural beauty located east of Ayia Napa on a promontory. It is features hiking and cycling trails, picnic site, car parking a lighthouse and a chapel. It is a wonderful place to spend the day.
Liopetri River is a unique geological formation in Cyprus where the sea penetrates in the land forming something that looks like a river or a fjord. People visit the place for walks, fishing, camping and eating at the restaurants.