The Electra Holiday Village, especially popular with young people in July and August, has always been a First Choice favourite. With a brilliant entertainment programme and beachfront setting, it’s a big hit with bucket and spade-wielding families. But that’s only the half of it. From May to October, you’ll find a waterpark that’s full of slides and chutes. If you’ve travelled with the little ones, they’ll have a blast in the kids’ area. And you’ll all enjoy the wave pool and the lazy river that’s full of interactive thingy-me-bobs to get to grips with. As for an adrenalin fix, get yourself ready for speed and body slides, as well as a mini Sidewinder.
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All Inclusive - Here's what you get
Buffet breakfast and dinner, à la carte lunch. Snacks between meals. Ice-cream 10.00-22.00.
Local draught beer, spirits, cocktails, carafe house wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee.
Sports and Activities
All are included except where indicated.
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Our SplashWorld hotels offer up a break from the norm, in that each one grants you free entry to a first-rate waterpark. Better yet, you can ride the slides as often as you like. Some parks are within the grounds, others are an easy drive away. And while each one is different, the kind of rides you can expect include slides, Lazy Rivers, Wave Pools, and Surf Simulators.
The waterpark here is just across the road and open from May-October. And just so you know, kids need to be 120cm plus to use the slides, and 140cm for the Sidewinder slide. Little ones aged 3-8 years are catered for at the Children's Play Area and all the family can enjoy the Lazy River and Wave Pool. The bar here is not included in your all inclusive package.
Hotel-run kids' club
Kids aged 4-12 will really get to show their creative side here, with drawing, dancing, singing and stories all on the programme. They'll also enjoy some downtime with a movie, and be able to take part in creative play.
With a separate section just for kids.
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1-bedroom apartment sleeps up to 4, plus an additional bedroom. Air-conditioning is available from June to September. Safety deposit boxes available for an extra charge.
1-bedroom apartment with limited sea view
1-bedroom apartments sleep up to 4, plus an additional bedroom. Air-conditioning is available from June to September. Safety deposit boxes available for an extra charge.
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Electra Village - nearly put me off Cyprus for life.
I wanted to book the Tasia Maris, but ended up here. After day one I was ready to go home. Absolutely hated the place. The food was not good. Cold and lacked in taste/quality. The rooms were filthy, and I mean filthy. I have stayed in many average hotels and have had an amazing time, this hotel ruined my holiday. I can take bad reviews with a pinch of salt and like to go and make up my own mind, however, I was nervous about this hotel right from the start, and rightly so. Most of our party were ill at some point of this holiday, there were around 20 us. I always take those spa kind of slippers on holiday with me for when getting out of the shower etc, after day 3, the soles on them were black, from just walking around the room. The bath was so dirty I put a towel to stand on to shower as did not want to stand in the bath. Ate around 3 times in this hotel and that was including breakfast. Disgusting. If the rooms were clean and food quality, taste and temperature better it would have been a great hotel. The water park is great and you can get drinks from the bar at the water park (just across the quiet road from hotel) which is handy. Its just nothing is clean here :( It could be an amazing place. But it isn't. I have stayed in the Anitgoni hotel in Protaras, 3* and had an amazing time there. Rooms were basic, but clean and food was great.More
Excellent for large families!
I went to Electra in the peak time in summer (last two weeks of August 2013). The transfer from the airport was relatively quick and this is especially good if you hate coach journeys or have small children. We were dealt with relatively quickly upon arrival by reception staff and were allocated a room immediately. We stayed on the ground floor in block 32. This room was ideal for our family. There was a gap in the hedge meaning there was easy access to the waterpark across the road, the balcony also meant we were able to see the kids coming down the slides which is always a good sign. I found that the noise was minimal, especially at night. The room was spotless and the beds were comfortable. The cleaning service was regular and reliable and the cleaners did a good job. People complaining about towels not being changed regularly enough. The towels are changed every other day by the maids, but only if they are left in the bathtub. This is clearly stated in all of the instructions/posters/hotel policies - so dont read the reviews where people are complaining about towels because they were too ignorant to read any of the information. The food was average. The evening meal is more suited to adults, so children (especially if theyre fussy) are left with not much to chose from. The children's buffet as extremely limited to fish fingers, chips and pasta every night. The lunch time meals in the pool bar are cooked to order, which means they are fresh and always tasty. I highly recommend eating here at lunch times if you have children as burgers, hot dogs, pasta, pizzas and various other meals are served here. The pool bar stuff are extremely grumpy sometimes though - we tipped our waitress 10 euros at the end of our first week and saw an immediate change in her attitude (if you dont mind parting with a small amount of cash). The entertainment team were absolutely outstanding. I do not have one complaint. They work extremely well with kids, which regularly resulted in children crying upon departure as they dont want to leave the team. The evening entertainment is usually amusing - especially the tribute acts as they are locals and are usually quite poor, but if you are light hearted they are usually extremely amusing as they do try their best. Evening entertainment usually involves audience participation and the regular games are held e.g. Men vs. Women etc. - a piece of advice when playing bingo in the evenings: don't shout out bingo if you haven't actually won, as jumping in the pool fully clothed is usually the consequence. My dad shouted it out and I got the blame and had to face the consequences! There werent many older teens around when we went so my eldest was left with little to do in our first week - but water volleyball was a hit throughout the hotel and many guests at the hotel would participate in a competition ran daily (sometimes even twice a day) organised by some of the other guests. This was good as you get to know some of the other families around the hotel - if you like that sort of thing. The hotel complex is rather small, but is perfect for large families however. We started as a party of 3 in the first week, but then the rest of my family joined us for our second week and we were a party of 12 in the second week. Late meal times are recommended though, as it is easier to get a table together. But this wasnt a problem as the kids normally sat together and us adults sat on our own. The small complex also allows you to let the kids have a bit of independence, especially if theyre older. But beware of the road that separates the hotel complex and the water park as cars sometimes pass down there and people tend to be less aware of vehicles on holiday. There is a shop round the corner selling crisps and sweets and alcohol and stuff which is reasonably priced and good if the kids want some sweets or something. There is a pizza hut literally 100m away if you fancy a meal out with the kids. There is also a brilliant mexican restaurant across the road which I highly recommend. The drinks were brilliant (especially the frozen margaritas) and the food was delicious. The 'strip' is not a long walk away, and is pleasant in the evenings and during the day. There is a fairground in the evenings in the centre of the strip which is a good night out. Overall, the holiday experience was very good and i would definitely go back again!More
G S, London, United Kingdom
Good entertainment, below average service
Went to the Electra in October 2013, and the first thing I noticed was that it took us an hour to get checked in and to get our room keys. They only had the one receptionist for the entire week we were there, therefore making our waiting time pretty long whenever we needed something from the reception. Our room was great when we first got to it: clean, fresh, air conditioned, and welcoming. However, on the second night the air conditioning broke. My poor boyfriend had to go down to the reception and ask for help, as it was so hot in that room without it. We didn't receive any immediate help, however the receptionist promised we would get an electrician first thing in the morning. We did not see an electrician till the afternoon, by this time the room was boiling. Additionally, the cleaning service was dire. The cleaners didn't bother giving us new towels until the third day, and that was only after we complained to reception. We then had to go and complain AGAIN to the reception about the cleaners, as they had left our door open. Just to make this clear: the cleaners had left our door open, so anyone could have walked in and stolen our laptop, money, jewellery, and other valuable items. When we complained, we received an apology from the receptionist but nothing more. Little compensation for the risk our belongings were put at. The food was average, the best night being the tex mex night with really nice tasting mexican food. However, the kids menu was the same every night: chips, over smoked hot dogs, pasta, and pizza. Breakfast was nice, with large amounts of not just Greek food, but British as well (which went down a treat as I love bacon). The last of our complaints is the bar staff, that they were inconsistent. The first two nights, we were served without question, however after that the staff refused to serve us without ID- which confused and annoyed us as the reception took all of our passports upon arrival. However, on the brighter side, the entertainment was pretty good. Karaoke, a parrot show, a magic show, kids disco, and dance competitions. Although they ran fairly late into the night, they were enjoyable. The best part of this holiday was the excursions, even though they did cost, they ranged from informative to fun, and excellent for the family. Overall I give Electra Villages 3 out 5.More
Ellie A, Oxford, United Kingdom
A little late writing a review but since we are looking to return hopefully this year , would like to say for families it is great as stated water park , food plenty of choice and we liked the ala cart lunch , you can request if they have they will give you . Rooms are spacious and decent ok a little brown but all I care about is me goin brown not my room lol, over all the location is perfect been all over the worlds from goa to be magaluf and would say nisi beach is the beautiful beach I have ever been on , water clear and warm , what I liked about here is the location as it is near things to entertain the ninos ie fun park , free indoor ball place at the fun fare and near shops and nice restaurants for a change , because we liked the splash world we went to a holiday vilage and must say preferred the splash world half the price and less people , even though the food is better in a village but hey a toastie and chips is the same no matter where you get it , out of all our holidays we have always remembered this one and reflected how happy and comfortable we felt with the hotel , food and staff and most of all the beach which is a 5 m walk or a taxi or bus to nissi beach , can't wait to return , mozzies can be a pain so take lotion as it's expensive there that's the only tip , enjoyMore
Trina S, Glasgow, United Kingdom
We stayed here in 2011 fantastic little complex pool was great n kids loved the water park just a stones through over the road couldn't get closer to Ayia napa so great hired a quad for a week so got all over to parts I would never have normally gone pirate boat trip is a must for the kids jack sparrow lookilke very good and if you have the guts you can dive off the boat witch is very high they have a young boy must only be 9/10 years old and he sure flys from the very top food at hotel very good for a small outfit rooms a little dated but bar morethan makes up no restrictions on how many you can have at once we arrived at 10.45pm and was hungry they made us some ham and cheese sandwiches with went down a treat always treated great at every meal they realy have time for there guestsMore
lee951, Bradford, United Kingdom
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