Things To Do In Protaras

Updated 21 January 2022 | by Nakita Mason

So, you’re off to Protaras with the family and want to know how you’re going to keep the whole clan happy? Well it turns out there’s plenty to get your teeth stuck into no matter what age group your kids are. Take a look at our top 5 family friendly activities to do in Portaras and prepare for some great memories with your nearest and dearest.

1 Magic Dancing Water

water show at Protaras

If you do anything at all in Protaras than be sure to visit the wonderful Magic Dancing Water show! Don’t think water can dance? Well prepare to eat your wide-brimmed hat because after a viewing of this extraordinary show you’ll be convinced! This two-hour long show combines 4 shows into one, with fountains that synchronise to incredible music, a laser show, dazzling lights and a volcano eruption!

Be warned, this popular and highly awarded show gets booked up fast, so make sure to plan in advance so as to not get disappointed.

Location: Magic Dancing Waters Live Show, Protara Avenue 7 Behind McDonalds, Protaras, Cyprus.

2 San Antonio Afternoon Sunset Cruise

sailing at sunset cruise

If you’re looking for a romantic way to take in the best sights along the Protaras coastline then you’ll find a sunset cruise to be the perfect way to unwind and get the best views of all the natural beauty Protaras has to offer. Taking four hours in total, you’ll stop at some key areas including Green Bay and Konnos Bay, with plenty of great food and drinks to keep you going on your way. The boat will stop at points to allow you to experience an area and you can even go for a swim at points too.

Location: Departs from Green Bay Watersports & Wake club, Protaras, Cyprus.

3 Fig Tree Bay

Fig Tree Bay with woman admiring the view

You can’t really visit Protaras and not visit the famed Fig Tree Bay. With its shockingly bright blue water, warm golden sand and nearby amenities, families have been enjoying this beautiful beach for decades and a day spent on its sand is a day well spent. You’ll find the views spectacular and there’s plenty of loungers and parasols to make use of as well as the potential for the more adventurous to enjoy some excellent water activities.

Location: Protaras, Paralimni, Cyprus.

4 The Mermaid Cruise

Mermaid and smiling little girl
Image property of The Mermaid Cruise 

This one is wonderful for children. This little two-hour cruise involves a story from Tinkerbell who relays the magical story of the legendary mermaids, before proceeding to give all children aboard a face painting session. Fun right? Well it gets better, at the end of the cruise, you actually get to meet and swim with the mermaids! Certain to delight younger children and with exceptionally friendly and attentive staff, this one will undoubtedly bring a little magic to your lives!

Location: Protaras (3,277.16 km) 5296 Paralimni. 

5 Xs Watersports

People enjoying parasailing

If water activities are your thing then you can do no better than the highly acclaimed Xs Waterports. No matter what type of activity you’d like to do they’ve likely got the gear and instructor for it.  Some of the most popular activities include parasailing, jet skiing and wakeboarding, but there’s plenty of other options for you water babies out there!

Location: Protaras - Pernera seafront pedestrian street, Pernera, Cyprus.


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