What to expect in Ayia Napa

How could we even begin to describe the madness of Ayia Napa? As one of our biggest resorts it certainly has a lot going on, which is why our workers return year on year for a healthy dose of Cypriot sunshine. The nightlife is infamous, if you haven’t been before you’re in for a real treat. Why does it’s reputation precede it? A beautiful mix of discounted fishbowls, a lively strip, and amazing scenery to explore on your more chilled days.

Take your pick from foam parties, chilled drinks in quirky bars, fun filled days at the local water park , and multiple beaches to explore at your leisure. Foodies are in luck - Ayia Napa has plenty of experience restaurants with both entertainment and amazing food. In high season the temperatures can tilt towards the 40s, so make sure and stock up on plenty of suncream - you’re going to need it...

Ayia Napa
Ayia Napa
Ayia Napa

What type of people get jobs in Ayia Napa?

There are so many jobs available in Ayia Napa. If you’re looking for equal parts adventure and partying, this resort is where you need to be. Our experienced reps will provide you with everything you need to know about the best bars, clubs, restaurants and events. It’s our job to help you every step of the way - finding your dream job will be an absolute breeze...

The majority of Summer Takeover guests travel solo, so if you’re nervous about heading out on your own don’t panic! Once you’ve secured your place you’ll be added into a private Facebook group, and given login details for our very own workers social network, SummerSphere, so you can get chatting to all the other guests before you go.



What type of jobs are available in Ayia Napa?

Most jobs available in Ayia Napa will revolve around the nightlife, such as Bar work, Restaurant work, Ticket Selling etc. If you fancy your chances at being able to make some decent commission, Shot selling or Balloons are definitely the way forward. Check out our jobs tab for the full range of job opportunities and further information!

Our partners include Pambos and Aqua, amongst various others such as Kahlua Bar, Tiger Bar, Tiki Bar and the Mayhem Bar Crawl. For more information on employers just give our office a call and we’ll talk you through who you can expect to be working for out there.

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When is the best time to go to Ayia Napa?

Our dates run from May to July, but you can stay on for the closing parties - we’ll help you secure further accommodation when you’re out there. If it’s your first time working abroad, we recommend going out earlier, it’s easier to get your bearings when it’s a little quieter than to jump in at the deep end mid season!



What are the wages like in Ayia Napa?

You can make anything from €30-50 for a short shift, the wages in Ayia Napa are amazing for doing something so fun! Bear in mind, this doesn’t include tips or commission, so turn up the charm and you’ll have more money than you know what to do with!



How many hours a day will I be working in Ayia Napa?

Hours and shifts for working in Ayia Napa will vary depending on your job of choice. Ticket sellers can expect to be out enhancing their tan on the job, whilst bar workers will obviously start later. The average shift is between 4-6 hours, see our jobs tab for more information! This leaves you with plenty of free time to explore the likes of Nissi Beach, for a spot of casual cliff jumping if you’re that way inclined...

As the pay is so good and the shifts are so short, most of our Summer Takeover crew work every day to maximise their earnings. See our jobs tab for more information. Work hard, play harder...



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How do I find jobs in Ayia Napa?

Don’t worry, you won’t have to trawl the strip with a batch of CVs to work in Ayia Napa. The beauty of going abroad with Summer Takeover is we do all the legwork, our dedicated team of reps will help you find a job just like they have done with the 1000s of workers in previous years.

Not only can they provide detailed information about all the bars, clubs, restaurants and events that are recruiting staff, they’ll make sure you know when recruitment days are on and will get trial shifts setup on your behalf. All you have to do is show up, and put in a good shift!

We’ve been building relationships with employers in Ayia Napa for years now, we know what sort of people they like to work with and what a potential employee can expect from them in return. Your dream job is waiting...



WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I ARRIVE IN AYIA NAPA?

Our reps will meet you at the hotel to get you all settled in to work in Ayia Napa. This is when the party begins - treat this first week as the holiday part of your working abroad experience. Between welcome meetings, Summer Takeover bar crawls, epic parties and sightseeing you won’t have a spare moment!

Come on an exclusive Summer Takeover bar crawl and get to know all your fellow workers, we’ll take you down the Napa strip and show you all the best spots. You don’t want to miss an Aqua after party, or better yet see in the sunrise at Pambos. And when you’re shaking off your hangover? There’s loads of great spots along the beach for a milkshake and some greasy food to cure you.

By day six you’ll be starting into your job trials, get the champagne on ice as you should be celebrating an offer by that evening! Congratulations, you’ve officially been initiated into worker life; time to make the most of your summer in Ayia Napa and #LiveTheDream.



What happens after my first month with Summer Takeover?

After the initial 28 days you’ll have the option to extend your stay in our accommodation at a discounted rate, or our devoted reps can assist in finding alternative accommodation if you’d prefer.