Fall in love with the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. Cyprus is an idyllic island of contrasting natural beauty, from the cool, pine-clad Troodos Mountains to its sun-drenched coastline washed by jade-clear waters. The island is equally blessed by its people who are warm and welcoming … small wonder that so many holiday-makers fall in love with Cyprus and return year after year.
You’ll find history and heritage at every turn in Cyprus, but this is also an island perfectly in tune with the demands of even the most discerning modern traveler. Cyprus offers an exceptional range of accommodation, varied and exciting nightlife and excellent tourist amenities. The island is also compact in size which means it’s easy to mix and match your holiday choices, perhaps relaxing for a few days then tapping into that great nightlife when you’re feeling lively, Choice is the name of the game here.
Limassol, is situated on the southern coast of the island and is the second largest city in Cyprus, now regarded as something of a holiday ‘capital’. It is a cosmopolitan and bustling seaside resort with plenty of sightseeing opportunities, notably the magnificent ancient Kourion Theatre, Kolossi Medieval Castle and Limassol Castle. Limassol has terrific nightlife too with a range of tavernas, bars, discos, nightclubs and restaurants.
Beach lovers traditionally head to Ayia Napa for the famous Nissi Beach with its crystal clear waters and beautiful white sand plus thrills-and-spills watersports. Ayia Napa was once a small fishing village and still boasts a superb Venetian Monastery with a central octagonal fountain. Today is picturesque harbour is lined with restaurants and tavernas and, when the sun sets, the resort comes to life! Further round the coast you’ll find Protaras and Paralimni. The beautiful Fig Tree Bay, along with numerous other wonderful beaches in the area, provide a great excuse to spend lazy days on the beach. Paphos, steeped in history, is situated on the southwest coast of the island. Check out its charming fishing harbour lined with tavernas that serve a tempting menu of the day’s catch, as well as bars and an impressive little art gallery. Most of the seafront here is pedestrianised, making it easy and enjoyable to walk around and take in the stunning views along the coastline. Designer shops, chic bars and restaurants as well as coffee shops are everywhere, so make time to stroll and take in the easy-going ambience.
Its wonderfully mild and dry climate and dramatic volcanic landscape, teamed with white sandy beaches, have long made Lanzarote a favourite year-round holiday destination. Laze on those… Find Out More