Car Hire Ayia Napa Cyprus – Car hire advice Ayia Napa
Ayia Napa is a holiday destination in Cyprus with a population of approximately 3000. However, during the holiday season it multiplies many times.
The distance from Larnaca International Airport is approximately 25 miles. Travelling from Cyprus’ other airport in Paphos the distance to Ayia Napa is just over 45 miles by car.
Ayia Napa is part of the Cypriot-Greek region of the island. The southern and western part including the south eastern part of island (where Ayia Napa is located) is all Greek areas of Cyprus.
Ayia Napa in Cyprus
Ayia Napa is also known as Agia Napa. The area situated just a few miles from the Cypriot-Turkish border is renowned for its excellent sandy beaches and for one of Cyprus’s larges holiday resorts.
In recent years Ayia Napa has become more family orientated holiday destination. The vast natural sand beaches such as Grecian in Ayia Napa are one of the most popular. ‘Waterworld’ is one Cyprus’ best water parks, which is also located in Ayia Napa.
Nissi Beach in Cyprus
The half mile stretch of Nissi Beach is particularly popular with clubbers and young party goers from all of Europe.
Nissi Beach is conveniently secluded just west of Ayia Napa town centre, as many its visitors enjoy partying on the beach until sunrise. Nissi beach enjoyed its claim to fame in most of Europe subsequent BBC made is part of Radio 1 Roadshow broadcast, which has been running since 2002.
Nissi beach and most other beach resortsin the Ayia Napa area facilitate an excellent variety of water and beach sports such as waterskiing, surfing and beach volley for its visitors to enjoy.
Car Hire Cyprus – Book a hire car in Ayia Napa
Facing the ocean is another popular destination called ‘Callisto Resort’ on Nissi Avenue. This is a mixed development with both holiday lets and hotels where many UK operators offer holiday packages.
It’s possible to hire cars close to the Callisto Hotel Resort by choosing Ayia Napa as point of collection in the Cartrawler search engine. During winter and spring season it’s possible to hire cars for as low as £50-£60 for one weeks car hire in Cyprus.
Larger hire cars (such as Toyota Avansis) with room for 5 passengers and their luggage are often available for less than £120 for one weeks car hire in Cyprus.
Bear in mind that hire car rates will be substantially higher during midsummer – typically starting from around £25 per day. However, from time to time bargains will be available, if the hire car booking is made well in advance of the summer holiday period.
Minibus and MPV hire in Ayia Napa
Renting a 6-7 seater MPV in Ayia Napa can sometimes prove a challenge as availability of larger vehicles is sparse locally. Same scenario goes for 8-9 passenger Mini busses or people carriers.
On the contrary there are often competitively priced 5+2 passenger small MPVs available in Ayia Nappa. Vauxhall (Opel in Cyprus) Zafira MPV, Toyota Avensis Verso (Ipsum in Cyprus) MPV or similar accommodates for either 5 adults +2 children. Alternatively for shorter journeys 6 adults and one child.
If a full size 7 passenger MPV or a people carrier is a necessity, these will mostly be available from Larnaca or Paphos airports in Cyprus.