Ayia Napa is located near Cape Greco in the eastern part of Cyprus, just south of Famagusta, and 8 km from Protaras. The name comes from the centrally located city of the same name of the monastery, founded in the XIV century. The word "Aya" is translated from the Greek as "holy", the word "Napa" is archaic, meaning "tree alley." In ancient times, the area surrounding the city was covered with dense forest. And since 1970, a small village into a major tourist town, which has won the love of many tourists who prefer to have fun at night on the flight.
Life in Ayia Napa boils and boils only at the height of the holiday season, and upon its completion the streets and hotels are empty, the music stops. This resort town is the youngest resort of the island and the ideal place for youth recreation in Cyprus. Ayia Napa often called "Ibiza Cyprus", as after dark the city is transformed into an endless dance floor, lit by flashes of neon signage from local restaurants and taverns and dotted with nightclubs and beach discos.
The beaches of the city attract many tourists to its golden sand and crystal clear water. They can go water skiing, go windsurfing, diving and other water sports. The Cyprus Tourism Organisation monitors the beaches, and is responsible for protecting the interests of tourists. All the beaches of Ayia Napa are awarded the EU blue flag for their level of cleanliness, and the development of infrastructure, the relevant EU standards. Right at the shore everyone can watch the colorful fish that live in small rocky bottom areas. For this enough to buy in the shop for swimming mask or goggles.
In Ayia Napa comes a lot of young people from England, Finland, Russia, France, Spain and others. Since the atmosphere in the city is very youth friendly and, in the center of town and the hotel is quite easy to find a company and meet new people.