A sizzling sun holiday awaits you in Cyprus

by Gazette Reporter

NOW that Spring is finally well and truly on the way, it seems that Summer is just around the corner – and with Sunway holidays, it is!

The travel operators are offering a great range of sun-kissed holidays in Cyprus, where holidaymakers can enjoy a Summer feeling this April.

An island that is rich in history and culture, and packed with wonderful experiences that are just waiting to be enjoyed, there are very many memorable things about Cyprus.

From its wide choice of hotels and sandy beaches, Cyprus has something for everyone.

This month, Sunway’s April packages (below) include flights, accommodation, transfers, 20kg baggage per person, the services of a Sunway representative and all taxes and charges, with holidays from €599pp, with all of the deals below departing Saturday, April 22.

Ayia Napa

Once a quaint fishing village, Ayia Napa is now better known as a tourist haven. The resort boasts three long, white sandy beaches – the most famous of which is Nissi Beach and the crystal waters are the resort’s big draw.

There is a stunning 16th century Venetian monastery that overlooks the harbour in Ayia Napa town, and although this is the backdrop to the resort, Ayia Napa is firmly in the 21st century.

Stay at the Rio Gardens (2-Star) for 7 nights, self-catering, from €599pp. Stay at the Napa Plaza Hotel (4-Star) with a Superior room for 7 nights, bed and breakfast, from from €689pp. Stay at the Nissiana Hotel/bungalows (3-Star) for 7 nights, half-board, from €699pp.


Limassol is the island’s second largest city, and the island’s main port and a bustling holiday resort.

The city fans out between two of the most spectacular archaeological sites in Cyprus, which were built on clifftops with spectacular views.

The main hub of activity takes place around the busy 10-mile seafront which is dotted with an abundance of bars, tavernas and excellent shopping.

Stay at the Estella Hotel Apts (2-Star) for 7 nights, self-catering, from €599pp. Stay at the Kapetanios Odyssia Hotel (3-Star) for 7 nights, half-board. from €749pp. Stay at the Mediterranean Hotel (4-Star) for 7 nights, bed and breakfast, from €869pp.


Protaras is an ideal holiday location for families and couples alike. Famous for its long stretches of sandy beaches and crystal-clear water, Protaras comes into bloom in the springtime and has its very own flower festival.

Enjoy the natural beauty of the area on many hiking trails, sample local cuisine in one of its many tavernas or restaurants, dance the night away at one of the local discos or visit a traditional Bouzouhi club and relax with a glass of excellent local wine.

Stay at the Capo Bay Hotel (4-Star+) for 7 nights, bed and breakfast, from €829pp. Stay at the Sunrise Beach Hotel (4-Star) for 7 nights, bed and breakfast, from €844pp.


This resort is split into two regions: Kato Paphos and Tombs of the Kings. Kato Paphos has four beaches and is a busy area with an attractive harbour and an abundance of outdoor restaurants.

In the town centre there are plenty of cafes, bars and live music venues and shops, while 10 minutes away you will find Coral Bay, with its sandy gently shelving beach and a smaller selection of restaurants and bars.

One of the main archaeological sites, The Tombs of the Kings, is located midway between these resorts. This is a perfect resort for families, couples and groups of friends looking for both a relaxing and varied holiday.

Stay at the Alexander the Great Hotel (4-Star) for 7 nights, bed and breakfast, from €1239pp. Stay at the Elysium Hotel (5-Star) for 7 nights, bed and breakfast, from €1179pp.

The prices per person above are based on two sharing, and are subject to availability. For reservations, contact Sunway at 01 2311 800, or book online at www.sunway.ie.

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