Protaras travel guide

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You're Going to Love Protaras

With a population of 20.230, Protaras is a must-see destination in Famagusta, Cyprus. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Protaras has to offer.

When to visit Protaras

Protaras in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Protaras in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Protaras


Although Protaras doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Larnaca Airport (LCA), which is located 41 km from Protaras.


Another option to get to Protaras is to pick up a car hire from Paphos, which is about 151 km from Protaras. You’ll find branches of Europcar and Global Rent A Car, among others, in Paphos.

Airports near Protaras

Airlines serving Protaras

Good (3,648 reviews)
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British Airways
Good (3,384 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,056 reviews)
Air France
Good (815 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,221 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,175 reviews)
Excellent (1,790 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (394 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,959 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (751 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
Good (586 reviews)
Good (3,181 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (286 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (176 reviews)
Air Serbia
Good (111 reviews)
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Where to stay in Protaras

From 5-star hotels such as the Sunrise Pearl Hotel & Spa to great affordable options like the Toxotis Hotel, Protaras offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $156 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $252 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Protaras

Most booked hotels in Protaras

Faros Hotel Ayia Napa
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
Nestor Hotel
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Cavo Maris Beach Hotel
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Capo Bay Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
The Golden Coast Beach Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Adams Beach Hotel & Spa
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Protaras

Expect to pay $2.88 per litre in Protaras (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $34.46 and $45.94. The most frequently booked car type in Protaras is Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Chevrolet Aveo Sedan or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.