Larnaca's warm and sunny climate is only four hours away on one of the many cheap flights from the UK. Larnaca flights are frequent and the airfare is reasonable. The airport is located only five kilometres south of the city. A taxi rank is located right outside the terminal and there are boards displaying the taxi fares in the Arrivals hall. For passengers arriving on cheap flights to Larnaca, there are three banks, a post office, a cafe, and a bar and restaurant located inside the terminal.
For tourists who take flights to Larnaca, buses are one of the most popular ways to get to the coastal resorts. Renting a car may be favourable to some travelers while taxis are the most convenient way to get into Larnaca. Scooters, mopeds, and bicycles can also be rented and are a good way to see the area. Be sure to take a water tax to the nearby resort of Ayia Napa, known for its sandy beaches and great party atmosphere.
Most people take cheap flights to Larnaca for the warm climate and beautiful beaches, but there are other attractions besides the beach. The Church of St. Lazarus and the Hala Sultan Tekke mosque are two religious buildings worth a visit. Take an excursion to the Larnaca Salt Lake and see flocks of pink flamingos. Also, visit the 17th-century Larnaca Fort and the interesting Pierides Museum with its extensive collection of archaeological artefacts.
Many divers take advantage of the cheap airfare to see the wreck of the Zenobia: the ferry sunk in 1980, which lies at a depth of only 42 metres. Tourists arriving on flights from the UK can often see the shadow of the wreck as they approach the airport.
There are many pubs, bars, and nightclubs in Larnaca's city centre. For a great view, visit the Sky Bar. For the best Djs, check out Club Deep. To taste the different beers of Cyprus, check out the Bailey, and for a mix of live Greek and English music, the Corridor Club is the place to go. To get a taste of Cypriot food, check out Militzis. If you want some cheap food to go along with the cheap airfare, try Jimmy's Cafe, for some sandwiches and Keo beer, a popular Cypriot brand.
Shoppers will want to check out Ermou Street and browse the many jewelry and watchmaking shops. Tony's Jewelry is worth a look for its reasonable prices and customized pieces. Zenon Kiteos Street has many small shops perfect for a day of shopping. Cheap airfare and plenty of flights to Larnaca should put Cyprus at the top of your vacation list