Protaras travel guide

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You're Going to Love Protaras

With a population of 20,230, Protaras is a must-see destination in Famagusta, Cyprus. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Protaras

Protaras in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Protaras in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Protaras


Although Protaras doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Larnaca Airport (LCA), which is located 25 miles from Protaras. The shortest flight to Protaras from the United States departs from New York and takes around 13h 25m.


Another option to get to Protaras is to pick up a car rental from Larnaca, which is about 24 miles from Protaras. You’ll find branches of Cossio Finanical Services and Economy Rent a Car, among others, in Larnaca.

Airports near Protaras

Airlines serving Protaras

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,525 reviews)
Air France
Good (506 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,241 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (308 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,466 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,085 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
Good (402 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
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Where to stay in Protaras

Average rates range from around $102 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $173 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Protaras

Most booked hotels in Protaras

Nissiblu Beach Resort
Excellent (9.1, 2111 reviews)
Nestor Hotel
Excellent (8.8, 482 reviews)
Grecian Park Hotel
Excellent (8.8, 401 reviews)
Cavo Maris Beach Hotel
Excellent (8.5, 840 reviews)
Capo Bay Hotel
Excellent (8.4, 872 reviews)
Vrissaki Beach Hotel
Excellent (8.2, 628 reviews)
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Renting a car in Protaras

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 2% more expensive than at Larnaca.

Expect to pay $5.68 per gallon in Protaras (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $68.14 and $90.85. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Protaras, while also 42% cheaper than other types, on average.