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Are you planning your summer vacations and searching for the perfect place to go with your kids?

Cyprus is a beautiful Mediterranean island and an ideal destination for families with kids. With its beautiful beaches, stunning scenery and rich culture and history, get ready for an unforgettable vacation that will remain in your hearts forever.

Grab your sun hat, put on your sunscreen and pack your bags, because we are heading to Cyprus!

Is Cyprus a Good Place for Kids? 

Cyprus is an island with long beaches, family-friendly rentals and green spaces where kids can safely run and play. Explore breathtaking peninsulas, caves and crystal clear waters with your children, or build sandcastles on the island’s soft, sandy beaches. Most beaches are well-organised, with nearby snack kiosks and restaurants, lifeguards, sunbeds and umbrellas. Moreover, the locals are warm and friendly, always happy to help if you need directions or advice.

What Part Of Cyprus Is Good For Kids?

Every part of Cyprus is great for family vacations. Protaras and Paralimni in the Larnaca District are some of the top choices for holidays with kids. Here, you’ll find gentle waves and sandy shores that make for perfect paddling and sandcastle building. For those looking for a little more excitement, Ayia Napa is the place to go. This lively resort town is full of fun activities for kids and adults, from waterparks to mini golf and go-karting.

Here are some fun attractions to visit with your children in Cyprus:

Paphos Zoo

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The Paphos Zoo is best visited early in the morning before the heat of the day sets in. The zoo is home to amazing furry friends, tall mammals, kind giants and exotic creatures; a total of 350+ species for you to discover. What would be better than spending a lovely day out with your kids surrounded by the beautiful colours of nature and magical sounds? 

Admission tickets are 16.50€ for adults and 8.50€ for children aged 2-12 years old. For infants, admission is free.

Beach Picnic

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The perfect place to enjoy a quiet picnic in the evening is at one of the island’s beautiful, sandy beaches. Just you, your family, and the sound of the waves crashing against the shore. Watch the stars come until the whole sky is ablaze with their light. It’s a magical experience that your kids will love. 

Tombs of the Kings

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The Tombs of the Kings in Paphos is a historical site of great significance, rich in cultural background. Kids can learn about history while exploring an abundance of old tombs. The feeling of going back to the Roman and Hellenistic periods captivates young and old visitors.  

Caledonia Waterfalls

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Taking your kids on an adventure hike to Caledonia Waterfalls is the perfect way to spend a weekend morning. The trail is kid-friendly and easily accessible from Pano Platres village by car. It is a great family activity and very popular among locals. Your children will love chasing the waterfalls, exploring the local wildlife and walking through the lush nature of the Troodos Mountains

And a parenting hack: bring along a change of clothes for your little ones in case they get soaked!

Ayia Napa Luna Park

The amusement park Parko Paliatso is the biggest in Cyprus, with a parking area that can host up to 300 cars. It features more than 25 exciting attractions, making it the perfect spot for a night of family fun. From rides suitable for both kids and adults to a 45-metre height Giant Wheel and a variety of entertaining games, there’s something for everyone here. The pricing is 1€ per token.

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Keep your little ones happy and entertained by visiting some of the best kid-friendly activities and attractions in Cyprus included in our list. And if you need help finding the perfect home away from home on the island, get in touch with La Mer Homes – we’ll take care of everything for you!


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