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A quiet customer

Believe it or not, there’s a quiet side to Ayia Napa – and it’s called Nissi Beach. Set on the southeast corner of Cyprus, this low-key resort within a resort is all about an A-list stretch of sand with a pile of bars and restaurants thrown in to keep it company. And if that’s not enough, you’ve got a whopper of a waterpark right on your doorstep as well.

Blue Flag beach

The white sand stretch here is one of the world’s Top Ten beaches. It gently shelves into the crystal-clear water and stays shallow a good way out, so it’s great for paddling. The place is a 2-parter – there’s one end that’s nice and quiet, or you’ve got a busier spot that deals in full-on beach parties. Either way, you'll get a deluge of watersports to play with.

A family-friendly resort

Nissi Beach plays to families. In the resort itself you’ve got 2 go-kart tracks and a clutch of restaurants that serve up kids’ menus and play areas. From the harbour, you can take the Black Pearl pirate ship for a trip to the dramatic caves of Cape Greco. And then there’s Europe’s biggest Greek-themed waterpark, WaterWorld, literally 5 minutes up the road.

Close to Famagusta

Forty-five minutes’ drive and you’re at Famagusta. Once home to 365 churches, the town is like an open-air museum, with Byzantine basilicas, Medieval cathedrals and a citadel called Othello’s Castle. North of here, you can wander around the Roman ruins of Salamis, Cyprus’ answer to Pompeii. And you can also take a peek at the ghost town of Varosha – abandoned in the Seventies, it’s been frozen in time.

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Tasia Maris Gardens

T Rating: 4
  • Sandy beach minutes away
  • Great pool scene
  • First Choice Kids’ Club
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Prices from £577 per person

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Olympic Lagoon

T Rating: 5
  • Close to sandy beach
  • 7 pools
  • 4 restaurants
  • Free Wi-Fi zones

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Prices from £606 per person

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  • Swim-up rooms
  • Close to the beach
  • 4 pool bars
  • Free Wi-Fi in the lobby

Prices from £586 per person

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