Nicosia has a lot of places with playgrounds for kids to play and have fun, both outdoors and indoors whilst parents enjoy their coffee or a meal. Below you will find a list of the most popular Nicosia playground places where parents can leave their kids to have fun whilst they have a drink or a meal. Nicosia has bigger playgrounds compared to other cities with a variety of activities. If you are reading this and you have more playgrounds to recommend please feel free to leave a comment. 1. Play4kidz Play4kidz is located in Strovolos, Nicosia, near the big shopping centers IKEA, Mall of Nicosia and Leroy Merlin. It's not just a simple playground. There are a lot of amazing activities that children can enjoy, starting from bowling, twister, bungee trampoline, digi wall, net world, trampoline, and soft play for the little ones. The is the ideal place for a family outting. Parents can relax at the cafeteria whilst kids play at the playground. The vision of the creators of play4kidz, is to build a site that offers every child from the ages of two to eleven, all the tools necessary, to create an amazing party or an elaborate event, according to the preferences and needs of each individual. Entrance Fee: Starting from 9 EUR for 1 Day-Pass. Please check their website to see all the types of tickets Location: Lemesou, Strovolos, Cyprus 2. Extreme Park Nicosia’s leading Theme Park! Suitable for children aged 1-13. Parents can sit and enjoy a drink or meal, while their kids play under supervision on the Park’s premises. The Park is divided into 3 sections - 'Outdoor Fun Factory' covering all age groups from 1-13 (operating during summer months), and 2 levels Indoors; 'Underwater Adventure' where play areas cover ages 1-8 & ‘Plus 2’ more suitable for ages 5-13. Extreme Games include Aeroball, Climbing Wall, Jumpshot Basketball, Kiddie Slide, Toddler Zone, and many more. For more information and details please visit the Extreme Park website. [...]
Manolia City Residences is located in the heart of Nicosia, in the famous shopping street Stasikratous. We booked to stay there based on the top reviews it has been receiving since its opening, the low prices and of course its location. Prices vary from 45 Euros up to 65 Euros per night, depending on the room you wish to book. Location - Stasikratous Street The location of Manolia is their biggest advantage. As already mentioned, it is located in Stasikratous street, a safe street, where you can find a lot of designer stores, trendy shops and boutiques, including Max Mara, Karen Millen, Kem Handbags, Folli Follie etc. Besides clothing and shoes, you can find luxurious jewelers and boutiques. There are also some restaurants e.g. Fogo & Brasa, cafe/bars e.g. Stasikratous 30, Pralina etc. Makariou street is only a few meters away and there you can find all the high street shops e.g. Zara, Mango, Debenhans, Marks & Spencer etc. The old part of the city is just a ten-minute walk from there. Manolia Rooms There are 3 fully furnished rooms and 2 suites, all decorated modernly, with their private balcony and bathroom. We stayed in the Deluxe Double Room with Balcony. We also had the chance to look around the other rooms since they were open for the new check-ins on the day. The Family Suite is large! It is like a small apartment, with a bedroom and a en-suite bathroom and a living area and kitchen. Our room was comfortable and clean, which is the main reason someone should choose to stay here! All furniture in all rooms is brand new. They also provide you with a fridge, kettle, tea, coffee and water to make your own coffee/tea in your room. BOOK NOW Facilities Shared Kitchen Shared lounge/TV area Air Conditioning & Heating Free WiFi (good & stable connection) Flat-screen TV in rooms Satellite Channels Lift Toiletries Hairdryer Linen Cloth Rack Wardrobe & Closer Luggage Storage [...]
Get in the Christmas Holiday Spirit by visiting the Nicosia Christmas Fairyland in Cyprus. You shouldn’t miss it, especially if you have kids, they will love it. Opening Hours: 11:00 -24:00 Entrance: FREE There are a lot of attractions and games to keep the kids busy and excited. They have organised live concerts from singers or bangs from Cyprus and Greece, see the program to make sure you don't miss your favorite artist. There are also a lot of stalls selling souvenirs and Christmas gifts, food, sweets and drinks. There are a lot of things planned, concerts, live links with radio stations, theaters for the kids, dancing shows. Location: Hadjiiosif Avenue, Strovolos, Nicosia. Dates: 15th November 2019 – 12th of January 2020 Facebook Page: Click to find more info about the Christmas Fairyland.
If you are looking for a sunny island with nice beaches, landscapes, history, nightlife I would recommend Cyprus! Cyprus offers you everything, from mountains to beaches, from tasty Cypriot dishes, from quiet bars to wild nightlife. Below I’ve gathered some FREE things you can do in Cyprus so make sure to take advantage of these if you are visiting this beautiful island. These are some of my selections and I'm sure there's a lot more free things you can do. Paphos District 1.Take a walk around Paphos Harbour & Castle The castle is located on the edge of the harbour and a nice walk is enough to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. 2.Take some beautiful sunset photos and swim around Aprodite's Rock It’s a beautiful place to visit and take some nice photos and also swim – however the water here is a bit chilly. 3.Walk through the 2km Avakas Gorge (Akamas Area) and see some flora and animal species Find out some tips about this walk through the Gorge by Cyprus Travel Secrets 4.Enjoy nature’s art at Peyia Sea Caves 5.Take photos of the EDRO III Freetown Shipwreck at Peyia Sea Caves This commercial ship was forced onto the rocks in Peyia during severe weather conditions. Since then it has raised a huge interest with many locals and tourists who come here to see the ship and take photos. 6.Visit the Agia Solomoni church and catacombs Before visiting the underground catacombs there's a tree with a lot of handkerchiefs hanged on. Hanging a personal offer on the tree, is believed to cure diseases of those who hang it, and many people, both locals and visitors still do it. 7. Make sure to visit Geroskipou and admire Agia Paraskevi Byzantine church 8.Check out Baths of Aphrodite, the place where the Goddess of Love used to take her bath [...]