Larnaca is ideal for those looking to combine Cyprus beach holidays with a lively historic town with plenty of authentic Cypriot life. Larnaca ia a relaxed easy-going town considerably smaller than Limassol and Nicosia, on the south east coast of Cyprus, 25 miles south of Nicosia, and a very short transfer from Larnaca airport. Larnaca enjoys a fine setting on a wide bay with around 8 miles of sandy Larnaca beaches. Holidays here focus on the promenade in the centre of town with its impressive palm trees; a pleasant spot to enjoy a plentiful selection of cafes, bars and restaurants with attractive outdoor terraces and sea views. Larnaca also has a marina and good shopping, a couple of streets inland from Larnaca beach.These fine sandy Larnaca beaches stretch for miles and have excellent facilities. Larnaca offer an exceptional range of watersports, including snorkelling, diving, sailing, jet-skiing, parasailing and windsurfing. Larnaca also offers fishing and horse riding. Children on holiday in Larnaca will enjoy karting, camel rides and the fun park. Larnaca has a huge selection of restaurants with some atmospheric Cypriot tavernas on the Larnaca to Dekelia road. Larnaca has a good choice of nightlife with plenty of bars, pubs, discos and clubs.