On the southern edge of Cyprus, Protaras enjoys the benefit of witnessing the first sunrise in Europe. It is considered to be a touristic area which covers approximately 10 kilometers from the area of Kapparis to the location of Konnos and runs along the eastern shore of Paralimni. The municipal government of Paralimni oversees the well-known resort of Protaras. Since in Protaras there are hundreds of windmills spread out, the area is frequently referred to as the Land of Windmills because they give it a unique beauty and instant recognition while also preserving a sense of the past. At the moment it has 20,230 residents (World Population Review).
Along this coast, you may find wonderful beaches with glistening waters, many of which have earned the esteemed Blue Flag status. Fig Tree Bay is one of the most popular beaches in whole Europe and got its name from the fig tree that invaders planted here in the 17th century. It is truly one of the most amazing places on this island! One may observe the recently discovered Hellenistic tombs which are covered by glass on the headland of the bay. The tiny island that protrudes from the waters enhances the area and its exceptional beauty. Fig Tree Bay is a very safe beach and a lot of activities are available that ensure entertainment. The area also boasts other stunning beaches such as the Sunrise beach, or the Yianna Marie beach. The gold-white sand and clear blue waters of the sea is what stands out on all of Protara’s beaches.
The chapel of Prophet Elias is built on a steep rock in the area of Protaras and can be seen from kilometers away. Climbing up the 156 steep steps to the chapel is definitely rewarding as you can enjoy breathtaking panoramas of the surroundings.
Protaras nightlife in the main street is diverse and exciting. There are many restaurants, pubs, bars and clubs which are all what make up the lively atmosphere of the area. A lot of places provide live entertainment. Worth noting is that Protaras is very family-friendly.
The Ocean Aquarium on the major road of Protaras is home to more than a thousand different species of coastal wildlife and serves greatly for spending your day while getting to know your underwater friends. The Dancing Fountains of Protaras is very unique and famous to people living beyond Cyprus’ boarders. The fascinating spectacle is made up of 20,000 lit water jets that move along with music, whirling through the air at a height of twelve meters. A laser show is also available to watch. It attracts annually a large number of attendants.
The real estate market in the prime location of Protaras is made up of villas, houses, apartments and land, all located near amazing beaches. Discover your dream home for permanent living or for renting out to tourists who are visiting the area. Our property portfolio has 76 apartments available for sale.
Protaras is one of the most beautiful and safest places on the island of Cyprus, excellent for permanent residence.