Holidays in Cyprus
1:20pm Friday 7th May 2010 in Holiday Information
Find Your Own Corner of Cyprus
Bobbing gently in the eastern Mediterranean Sea is the enchanting island of Cyprus, the third largest Mediterranean island to be precise. A firm favourite with British holidaymakers Cyprus enjoys a sub tropical climate reaching as high as 40 degrees in August so is a perfect year round holiday destination.
The island has been blessed with stunning beaches many of which have been awarded the Blue Flag for cleanliness. If it's privacy you want there is also numerous little coves to be explored along the coastline. Holidays in Cyprus appeal tremendously to families with children as the beaches are safe and wide for the little ones to play on and the sparkling sea shelves gently along the shoreline.
Many weddings take place in Cyprus each year as the island has an air of true romance about it. Legend has it that the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite rose from the sea here so as well as weddings Cyprus also attracts a lot of people on honeymoon wishing for a totally romantic break.
For those that enjoy local history a holiday in Cyprus is perfect as it is steeped in culture and there are many historical sites to visit during your stay here. You could stroll around the Tomb of the Kings just outside Paphos or visit an ancient fort and numerous Roman Ruins. There is a selection of ancient churches to be investigated and an astounding 14th Century castle, plus so much more so you will never tire of things to do here.
All of the resorts in Cyprus offer something for everyone with the lovely beaches that host numerous watersports to try your hand at. Well stocked supermarkets as well as souvenir shops are situated in and around the resorts and offer a fantastic shopping experience. Evenings can be just as you like them, visit small intimate tavernas and cosy bars one evening and then a stylish restaurant and a jumping nightclub the next. Aiya Napa is the liveliest resort on the island and attracts many young revellers taking holidays in Cyprus year after year hitting the clubs to witness some of the worlds best D.J. 's that play here.
Whatever style of holiday you are looking for, whether you're young and want to party, are a family with children of various ages or are of the older generation you will find a corner of Cyprus that suits you perfectly.