Larnaca and Paphos are the two main airports on the island of Cyprus. Paphos is on the south west of the island. Larnaca airport is only 4kms from the city of Larnaca and once you get there you are right on the beach, which is pretty sweet. Larnaca airport handled almost 5 million passengers last year and it is a very popular landing destination for holiday makers looking for adventure in the resorts around Larnaca or in Ayia Napa. With a rental car, there are a lot of Cyprus’s gems just waiting to be explored, for example Kato Drys village or other resorts or beaches along the coast such as Nicosia, Limassol, Toodos or Protaras.
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Exploring Cyprus is best done by rental car, you have miles and miles of beautiful seashore dotted with little fishing villages and towns just waiting to be explored. You have a large selection of car rental providers operating from Larnaca airport including; Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Drive Cyprus, Hertz, Oasis and Sixt. Some of these brands you will recognize, the others are local companies with unique local experience. Car Booker is proud to work with all these car rental providers, we compare their prices and up to date deals and we give you the very best price. Because Larnaca gets so many peak travel tourists, we always recommend booking your rental car in advance for the best price.
Many people travelling to Larnaca do so as part of a package holiday and so they have transport included in their package. Others prefer to experience more of the island and rent a car. If neither of these two options are for you, then you will need to get a bus, a shuttle or a taxi. Public transport is not the airports best feature; there is a regular bus running from Larnaca airport to Nicoisa and Limassol. There are also private shuttle services available that go to Larnaca or Limassol - Resort Hoppa also works from Larnaca airport. Taxis are also available and it is recommended that you book in advance, these cost about €17 to Ayia Napa.
There is a lot to see in Cyprus and by far the best way to get around is with an airport rental car, you could drive easily from the airport to many destinations such as; Ayia Napa (40 mins) with its white sandy beaches and super clear waters. Paphos is only 1 hour 30 mins away and is the said to be the city of love; visit and experience the restaurants, cafes and museums. Nicosia, Cyprus’ capital is only 35 minutes away in the centre of the island. Limassol is a lively town on the coast, only 45 minutes away and it promises beaches, watersports and fun. Or ventrure to Protaras, the perfect spot for some of the most perfect golden beaches in the world and ideal for a family holiday.