Whether you want to get your co-workers together for an adventure unlike the rest, fancy taking your lover on a surprise fun day out, want to organise a family outing, or fancy hooking up with the gang for a bit of an outdoor challenge, there’s nothing quite like an action packed day beneath the open skies. And if you’re wondering where to go for the ultimate entertainment, My Cyprus Insider has a few ideas bound to excite you.
1. Adventure Mountain Park, Kyperounta, Troodos
Head up to the village of Kyperounta in the foothills of the Troodos Mountains and a great adventure awaits, with this place complete with a rock climbing gym, ice skating rink and paintball centre. As stunning surrounds and breath taking nature trails make for the perfect setting for an adrenaline fuelled adventure, Adventure Mountain Park gives you the chance to enjoy paintball, archery, laser tag, rock climbing, orienteering, ice-skating, tyrolean traverse and plenty of other adventure sports.
If you’re not up for unleashing your wild side, then there’s also a lovely botanical garden to peruse, while you can also kick back at the restaurant. Want to stay up in nature with gang? There’s a camp site on the grounds too, giving you the chance to sleep under the stars!
Where? Kyperounta village, Troodos district. Tel: (+357) 99-674126 / (+357) 97-772177.
2. Sayious Adventure Park, Asgata, Limassol district
Fancy a wild and bumpy trip through nature on an off-road buggy? How about drift go-karting or archery? Adrenaline junkies will love Sayious Adventure Park, where you can let loose in the great outdoors with friends or family. Looking at across undulating countryside and endless greenery in the winter and spring months, this place in the village of Asgata will please nature lovers just as much as fans of all things sporty.
Once you plan what activity you’d like to try, do call up in advance as this popular spot gets rather busy. Just be sure to wear comfortable clothing and prepare for a day unlike the rest!
Where? Asgata Village, Limassol district. Tel: (+357) 25-633163.
3. Platres Rope Park, Troodos
If you’re looking for a bit of fun for all the family, this spot really earns top marks! In the hub of Platres, great excitement awaits at Platres Rope Park as adrenaline levels soar while you quite literally reach higher heights! It includes various courses with ropes between the glorious pine trees, with different challenges requiring no previous climbing experience. And rest assured, the kids will love it!
Once you get there, you’ll receive a briefing, then handed the proper equipment and safety belts to travel between the trees, and from one platform to another. With all the courses boasting different difficulty levels, it all comes down to each individual’s preferences. As for those looking for a real adrenaline rush, they’ll no doubt love the gush of wind in their hair on the ‘speed zip line’.
And now, there’s also archery to enjoy on the grounds too! And when you want to kick back and rest a little, there’s a little café with a variety of hot and cold drinks to tuck into, fresh sandwiches and more.
Where? 50 Phaneromeni St, Pano Platres. Tel: (+357) 99-541665/ (+357) 99-100003
Cover photo: Adventure Mountain Park, Troodos