If you want music, clubs, dancing, sunshine, and nightlife to be apart of your 2013 holiday plans, then Ayia Napa is definitely the place to go. This region of Cyprus draws thousands and thousands of travelers each year, specifically Summer. Summer is the best time to go to meet the most people, listen to the most music, and do the most dancing.
From April – October, Ayia Napa is lively and full of tourists checking out the attractions. Due to mild winters, some hotels do stay open year round, but the best time to see the sights and experience the most is during the Summer season. In the first month or two of each Summer, there are plenty of opening parties, guaranteed to get the visitor in a party mood. June and July are the best months for the young crowds, and the most popular months for the clubs. These months are when the biggest events happening, even drawing some celebrity appearances.
There’s seemingly an endless possibility of clubs to visit while in Ayia Napa. Castle Club is the largest club in Ayia Napa, and one of the most popular. Around for almost 23 years, it was voted the 31st best club in the world in 2012. There are 3 large rooms, all boasting different music, decor, and atmosphere. There’s plenty of room for everyone, and there’s also 14 bars and 9 DJ’s.
Many people also visit Ayia Napa for the festivals. The Napa Live Festival is Ayia Napa’s first live music festival. The first Napa Live Festival happened in 2010 and featured live music and comedy. It also offered many daytime and nighttime events, like clubbing and boat trips. Indie Bands are usually the headliners for each festival, offering a wide range of music that you could either get up and dance to, or lay under the stars and enjoy the sound comfortably.
Near the tail end of Summer is the annual Ayia Napa International Festival. Held each September, it brings the whole resort together. Held since 1984, this festival boasts folk dancing, Cypriot music, art exhibitions, and more. The festival takes place in Seferis Square, right in the heart of the resort. It offers entertainment for everyone – the young clubbing type, tourists who want to relax, and even families.
Holidays to Ayia Napa are generally inexpensive, depending on the activities you participate in and the hotel you choose. Be sure to check online for coupons, vouchers, and discounts. Doing research before hand can not only help you keep your trip organized, it can let you know what to expect and help you find the best deals on cheap holidays to Ayia Napa. If you’re a music lover who enjoys a wide variety of options when it comes to festivals, clubs, restaurants, beaches, and hotels, this is definitely the place for you.
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