Cypriots are famously welcoming to children, putting them at the heart of family life, so you’ll find plenty of activities here for little ones, aside from the obvious beaches. You’re unlikely to experience rainy days on this sunny island, but sometimes the morning may be cloudy if you’re visiting in winter, or you may simply want to escape the searing summer heat.
BabyBreaks has done the hard work for you and put together a selection of the best activities in Cyprus.
1. Bricks4Kidz, Limassol & Nicosia
Calling all LEGO lovers, this is the ultimate indoor play centre for building the stuff of your dreams! These two LEGO play centres in Limassol and Nicosia are bursting with thousands of pieces of LEGO spread over three floors There are lots of different areas to pique all interested, including a Lego Friends Dance Studio, 3D modeling stations, Technic Lego station with motorised models, and a Duplo village for ages 2-5. For an extra fee there is the option to drop your child here for a couple of hours whist you go and explore the local town. Or, stay put and make the most of the free wifi and cafeteria.
Opening Hours: Opening hours vary, check the website for more info.
2. Masterland the Children’s City of Craftsmen, Limassol
Kids can play at being a firefighter, doctor, mechanic or builder in this fantastic make-believe city in Limassol. Aimed at children aged 3-14, they will learn through guided play, as they experiment with a wide range of jobs in a day of fun-filled exploration.
Opening Hours: Open Fridays 3pm-9pm, Sat & Sun 10am – 9pm.
3. Play4Kidz, Nicosia
This is the largest indoor playground in Cyprus, and just a 30 minute drive from popular beach resort Larnaca. Watch their faces light up with glee as they explore the trampoline, games of twister, soft play, bowling, net world and much more. There are even two indoor swimming pools!
Opening Hours: Open Weds to Sun 10am – 9pm
4. Natural History Museum, Larnaca
A great museum for kids, the Natural History Museum has stuffed animals, fossils and all manner of interesting exhibits for them to explore, as well as pretty gardens with a playground and resident peacocks, pelicans and macaws.
Opening Hours: The museum is currently closed for renovation, due to re-open in 2019
5. Flips & Hops, Limassol
A fab option for active kids who have lots of energy to burn off, this gymnastics school offers classes for all ages, including parents! Suitable for children aged from just one year old, there’s mum and baby yoga, family acrobatics, aerial gymnastics, circus class and AcroDance. There are also drop in sessions and special events during the school holidays.
Opening Hours: Opening hours vary, check the facebook page below for up to date info.
Visiting Cyprus with your kids is the perfect opportunity for a fantastic Family Holiday. The popular Mediterranean Island has loads of restaurants which welcome children and a host of outdoor family activities. At BabyBreaks, we have collated a shortlist of activities, restaurants and hotels so that you can prepare your trip to Cyprus without browsing the Internet for endless hours. So if you are looking to be inspired to visit Cyprus for your next family break, just visit our different Cyprus pages to find what this beautiful island has to offer.
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