This isn’t your typical corner shop, much as it’s aptly on the corner of John Kennedy Avenue and Ayias Mavris Street, right at the start of Bar Street … It’s deceiving from the outside, ‘Tardis’ like, comes to mind, as inside you’ll find about 7,000 different labels, everything from postcards to booze and puffs to chocolates, drinks and munchies, all your basic needs like groceries and fresh fruit and veg … and they’re open 24/7, 365 Days a Year … now that’s what I call ‘convenient’ and just what you’ll need 😉
On the Beach
Everything from Beach Towels to Suntan Lotions and Beachwear to Body Boards, Hats, Sunglasses, Snorkels, Masks and Buckets & Spades … cool boxes, ice cold drinks, ice creams, sun screens and flip flops of course …
Lakis stocks all the local national Sim Card Providers and Telephone Recharging so you can stay in touch with home and some cool accessories for your phones too!
With over thirty six years experience working for national drinks distributors, Carlsberg and Gallanos, owner Lakis knows all the best wines, carefully selecting over 100 different labels from France, Spain, Greece, Italy, South Africa, Chilli, Australia and of course Cyprus, who btw, make some of the finest wines in the world for all budgets starting at €1.50 and topping at €25 max, you are bound to find one you’ll like!
What’s Your Tipple?
Naturally, just like any ‘off licence’ they stock an extensive selection of local and imported beers, spirits, liquors and mixers, with top labels like; Vodka by Smirnoff, Absolut and Roberto Cavalli, Rums by Beefeater and Bacardi Reserve, many Scotches and Malt Whiskies with some lovely gift packs for that last minute prezzie, and btw gorgeous Bubbles and a Lar-Dee-Dar, Lar-Dee-Dar or two??, just in case you’re celebrating? … anything 😉
You really must try the flavoured Ouzo, Cherry, Raspberry or my fav the Coffee … and on that note you can grab a Freshly Ground Italian Coffee from their cool self serve machine … oh and a cool selection of Birthday and Greeting Cards …
Here you’ll find just about everything you’ll need … from Fresh Eggs, Milk, Butter, Cheese, Ham, and Breads, Pastas, Frozen foods including meat, sea food, and fish & chips … Herbs & Spices, delicious sauces, Heinz baked beans, oh and Freshly made Sandwiches and Rolls.
Picnics and Parties
Everyone loves eating out so go grab some Picnic Selections like Charcoal, Disposable BBQ’s, Skewers, Grills, Mini Gas Hobs, and lots of munchies to grill or fill … and if you’re off to a Party, there’s plates, cups, knives and forks …. Maybe some party hats, streamers, poppers, Hoola Hoola Flowers, Girls Toys, hmm … oh and packs of 6 x 1.5 Ltr Natural Drinking Water at really low prices …
From Tooth Paste to Bath Towels, Washing Baskets, Tights and Stockings, Manicure Sets, including things like Tweezers, First Aid Kits, Soaps, Shower Gels, Creams and Natural Oils.
Gifts & Souvenirs
Lakis also stocks an array of ideas for last minute gifts and souvenirs, tbh you’ll find something for everyone here … I love the hand made Leather Friends for Ever Bracelets, Crazy Cheap Sun Glasses, Post Cards to make your friends jealous, there’s Toys for the kids or grab a Hubba Bubba with some exotic flavours and all the accessories, so you can share with the grown ups!
Well, things like Sewing Kits, Shoelaces, Super Glue, but really there’s too much to mention, so a visit should help you discover the wicked assortment of pretty much everything you’ll need, and if it’s not here Lakis and the multilingual crew will either find it for you or offer a little friendly advice where you can get it!
Open all Year
All Day … Every Day!
You’ll find Bottoms Up Market on the corner at 1, John Kennedy Avenue and Ayias Mavris Street Ayia Napa, which is right by the start of Bar Street … with ample parking available right outside … for directions see map below …
Everything you’ll need to eat, drink, and be merry!