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If you are going to spend a vacation in sunny Cyprus, in addition to the amounts that you have to spend on air tickets and insurance, you need to take into account other important items of expenses. Among them: accommodation, food, transport and, of course, entertainment.

Of course, the final amount will depend on your travel style and planned activities.

However, the information from our article will help you pre-calculate the budget of the trip and plan an unforgettable vacation that will not empty your wallet.


How much does a hotel cost in Cyprus

The lion's share of the cost will be accommodation. There are suitable accommodation options in Cyprus for budget travelers as well as tourists with an unlimited budget.

A complete list of hotels in Cyprus is in the WIOTTO catalog.

Budget hotel

The cost of living in a double room of a budget hotel depends on its location, amenities offered and starts from 35 euros per day. A modest apartment will cost about the same price, but in addition to a bed and a bathroom, you get the opportunity to use the kitchen, which can significantly reduce food costs.

Comfortable hotel

Travelers who want to spend their holidays in comfortable conditions, but at the same time do not want to overpay for service and designer delights, spending a little time searching, can book a cozy room at a price of about 65 euros per day for two.

For example:

  • River View Boutique Apts (Ayia Napa) is an inexpensive boutique hotel located about a kilometer from the beach. Close to shops, restaurants and bars. All rooms have kitchen equipment, including utensils - from 70 euros;
  • Kokkinos Boutique Hotel (Protaras) - 4-star boutique hotel within walking distance from the beach Fig tree bay. Comfortable rooms, a small pool, in the immediate vicinity there are many bars, shops and restaurants - from 105 euros;
  • Nissiana Hotel & Bungalows (Ayia Napa) - a good hotel near the popular Nissi Beach. There are swimming pools, a tennis court and a wellness center with a gym - from 105 euros;
  • Park Beach Hotel (Limassol) - a pleasant 3-star hotel located near the beach surrounded by lush greenery. It features a restaurant, a fish tavern and a bar. Close to shops and vibrant nightlife - from 110 euros.

Park Beach Hotel
Park Beach Hotel

Luxury hotel

Accommodation in a first-class hotel with a well-developed infrastructure will cost approximately 200 euros per day for two.

For example:

  • Annabelle (Paphos) - comfortable 5-star hotel with gourmet cuisine, rooftop spa, swimming pools, sauna and gym. It is possible to accommodate dogs weighing up to 20 kilograms - from 200 euros (with breakfast);
  • Louis Althea Beach Hotel (Protaras) - a good 4-star hotel with direct access to the beach, two restaurants, a wellness center, tennis courts, entertainment for children and teenagers - from 285 euros (all inclusive);
  • Amathus Beach Hotel (Limassol) - 5-star design hotel on the coastline. It offers several restaurants and bars, a spa and a modern gym, a shaded family beach and a children's pool with water slides, a kids club, a playground and a wide range of recreational activities - from 285 euros with breakfast;
  • Four Seasons Hotel (Limassol) - a luxury hotel belonging to a popular chain. Guests can expect great service, a luxurious spa , a wide range of dining options and access to the restaurants of the partner hotel Amathus Beach, as well as a large selection of sports facilities and leisure activities - from 345 euros (with breakfast).
Book rooms in the best hotels in Cyprus and go on a long-awaited vacation!

Amathus Beach Hotel
Amathus Beach Hotel

An additional expense item may be a fee for sun loungers and umbrellas, if the rest in your hotel does not provide for the free provision of beach equipment to vacationers. Approximately, those who prefer to bask on the beach in comfort will have to pay 7.50 euros per day for two sunbeds and an umbrella.

Food prices in Cyprus

Dinner for two in a restaurant will depend on the type of establishment and will cost approximately 20-40 euros excluding alcohol.

For example, in the popular chain restaurants of Mediterranean cuisine Ocean Basket , located in Ayia Napa and Larnaca and award-winning Trip Advisor in 2021, the following prices apply:

  • a dish for two, including king prawns, mussels, squid and fish 30 - 40 euros;
  • salads 5-10 euros per serving;
  • grilled fish dishes 6-15 euros;
  • desserts 3-5 euros;
  • coffee, tea 2-3.50 euros.

Some restaurants may offer a small free treat after your meal is over.

As in most countries, in order to eat at more affordable prices, you need to look for establishments that are focused not on tourists, but on local residents.

Thrifty tourists should also pay attention to fast food restaurants or cook on their own.

For those who choose the latter option, here are the approximate prices for some types of products:

  • bread - 1.50-2.20 euros;
  • package of Danone yoghurt of 4 units of 125 grams - 3.85 euros;
  • feta cheese - 13-20 euros per kilogram;
  • eggs - about 3 euros per dozen;
  • frozen chicken schnitzel - about 11 euros per kilogram;
  • frozen assortment of carrots, broccoli and cauliflower - 2.80 per kilogram;
  • frozen beef burgers 4 units with a total weight of 600 grams - 5.35 euros;
  • olives in vacuum packaging weighing 200 grams - about 2 euros;
  • a package of local beer KEO 6x500ml - 6.75 euros.



Transfer price from Larnaca airport by taxi to the main resorts starts from 50 euros.

The following rates apply for bus transfers from the same airport:

  • to Nicosia - 8 euros for adults, 5 euros for children (2-12 years old);
  • to Ayia Napa - 9 euros for adults, 5 euros for children;
  • to Protaras - 12 euros for adults, 5 euros for children.

Public transport

The cost of a one-time trip within the city and suburbs on a public bus during the day (from 04:00 to 21:00) is 1.50 euros. At night (from 21:00 to 04:00) the price rises to 2.50 per trip. Children under 6 years old can ride for free.

Buses are not overcrowded and run on schedule.

As for moving between cities, the prices for one-way travel for an adult are:

  • Nicosia - Larnaca - 4 euros;
  • Nicosia - Limassol - 5 euros;
  • Nicosia - Paphos - 7 euros;
  • Limassol - Paphos - 4 euros;
  • Limassol - Larnaca - 4 euros.

Car rent

If you plan to actively travel around Cyprus and visit the sights, you will have to think about renting a car. The price for such a service can vary from 50 to 400 euros per day, depending on the size, class and equipment of the car.

Additionally, you need to consider the cost of gasoline. As a rule, the car is provided with a full or partially filled tank, but it must be returned in the same condition.

Dimitris Vetsikas
Dimitris Vetsikas


Visiting historical and architectural monuments will not make a significant gap in the budget of your trip. Some of the attractions can be seen for free, while others are charged at a rate of 2.50-5 euros depending on the location.

If you prefer fun splashes at the water park and other activities to sightseeing, be prepared to increase your expenses. For example:

  • Aphrodite water park in Paphos - 31 euros for an adult and 18 for a child;
  • Water World Park in Ayia Napa - 38 euros for an adult and 24 for a child;
  • karting - 17 euros;
  • zoo in Paphos - 16.50 for an adult, 8.50 for a child aged 2 years;
  • magic show Dancing Waters in Protaras - 23 euros for an adult and 15 euros for a child.


For those who plan to go diving, here are the approximate prices for diving:

  • one-time dive from the shore - 35-45 euros;
  • package of 10 dives from the shore - about 295 euros;
  • diving from a boat - 55-140 euros depending on the chosen dive site;
  • Scuba course Diver - 290-320 euros;
  • Open course water Diver - 435-450;
  • course - 310-350 euros .


So how much money is needed for a holiday in Cyprus?

Summing up all of the above, we come to the conclusion that a week-long stay in a mid-range hotel in the bed & breakfast format with two meals a day outside the hotel will cost about 1100-1200 euros for two.

For those who prefer to spend their holidays without worrying about additional expenses, a good choice would be an all-inclusive holiday. The cost of such a holiday can vary in the range of 1500-2500 euros for two per week.

For a more accurate calculation, transport costs, entertainment costs, excursions, water sports, possible payment for beach equipment, and the purchase of souvenirs should be added to these figures. Of course, the amount can be adjusted both downward and upward, depending on the preferences and financial capabilities of tourists.

Adrian Balea
Adrian Balea


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