Larnaca Resort Guide - Best places to visit in Larnaca

The major attractions in Larnaca include:

The resort's glorious beaches, each of which has its own atmosphere. Recommended beaches include Finikoudes, Dhekelia, Mazotos, McKenzie, Faros, Dasoudi, Lenios, and Kastella.

Kitesurfing or diving in the warm waters of the Mediterranean

Larnaca's medieval castle. Free guided city walks depart from the castle every Friday morning.

The waterfront, a central tourist hotspot lined with beach bars, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

The workshops of Larnaca's pottery artists (get your souvenirs here!).

Glass-bottom boat trips can take you to the Zenobia Wreck, or you can scuba dive.

Go on a wine-tasting tour at the Ktima Dfermou winery.

Take the whole family on a day out at the town's go-karting track. There are two large bowling alleys in Larnaca too, as well as a modern 6-screen cinema. Other family-friendly activities available at this Cypriot resort include safari rides at the nearby Camel Park, a visit to the donkey farm at Dipotamos, and bike tours around the city.

Explore Larnaca's vibrant nightlife and dance the night away at venues like Geometry, Club Deep, Vogue, Caramel, or Platela. For a more chilled out evening entertainment experience, go bar hopping in Larnaca. There are pubs, music bars, lounges, and late-night cafes catering to all preferences. Don't forget to stop by at one of the local traditional tavernas for a night of live Greek music.

Getting to Larnaca from the UK

British holidaymakers travelling to Larnaca are advised to fly into Larnaca International Airport, which is well connected to various parts of the UK. You can fly to Larnaca from Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Luton, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds-Bradford, Aberdeen, Bristol, Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, East Midlands, Glasgow, and Newcastle.

Finding your way to the UK airports that fly to Larnaca

Gatwick
For those who wish to drive Gatwick can be accessed via junction 9A off the M23, and you can park your car in one of the airport parking facilities. Gatwick has its own train station, making it easy to travel via public transport and there are National Express coaches and local buses to nearby towns.

Heathrow
Heathrow can be reached via the M4, A4, A30, or M25. There are trains to Paddington and the London Underground serves all terminals. There's a coach station serving hundreds of UK destinations.

Luton
Luton is accessible via junction 10A on the M1. The nearest train station is Luton Parkway (trains to St Pancras, the South East, and central England). Buses go to Victoria and the Midlands.

Stansted
Stansted is between junctions 8 and 8A on the M11. Trains go to Liverpool street, the Midlands, and Eastern England. Bus services depart from outside arrivals.

Manchester
The airport is off junction 5 on the M56, and for those who choose to drive their own vehicle can park in one of the short or long term parking facilities at Manchester airport. A train/coach station is on-site, serving more than 600 destinations.

Glasgow
Use junctions 28 or 29 on the M8 to reach the airport. There are 4 car parks. The closest train station is Paisley Gilmour Street. You can also book a taxi to Glasgow Airport.

Liverpool
If coming from the north, use the M62 or M57. If travelling from the south, use the M53 or M56. The most convenient train station is Liverpool South Parkway. Buses go to the city centre and Manchester.

Birmingham
Take junction 6 off the M42 or use the A45 if coming from the city centre. The airport has its own train station with services to more than 100 towns. The coach station has long-distance buses and city buses to the city centre, Solihull, and Coventry. Airport transfers are also available to Birmingham Airport.

Leeds-Bradford
The airport can be reached via the A658, which connects with the M62, M1, and A1. Use the Flying Tiger bus to connect with railway and coach services.

Aberdeen
Aberdeen airport is on the A96. The closest train station is 2 miles away (Dyce station) and buses and coach services go to the city centre and neighbouring towns.

Bristol
The airport is accessible via the M5. Use the Airport Flyer for bus and train connections.

Belfast
The airport is off the A57 and has 4 car parks. The airport bus station has services to Belfast, Londonderry, and Lisburn.

Cardiff
Follow the signs at junctions 33, 34, or 37 off the M4. Train & shuttle bus services are at Rhoose station and the Airport Express goes to Cardiff centre.

Edinburgh
You can use the A8, M8, M90, and M9 to reach the airport. Express and city buses go to the city centre, Fife, and Glasgow.

East Midlands
The airport is accessible via the M1, A453, A50, and A42. Train & Bus connections go to Derby and Nottingham.

Newcastle
The airport is on the M1. Trains and buses go to Newcastle for onward connections.