Holidays in Cyprus 2018
People present their holidays in different ways. Some people prefer the beach and the sea, others - a ski resort, others do not think of their vacation without a good shopping. But if you are planning to spend holidays in Cyprus in 2018, then this paradise island can offer everything at once.
Cyprus in winter
Those who do not like the sweltering heat and dank cold can confidently go to this beautiful corner of our planet. The winter here is similar to our spring, but differs in that citrus fruits ripen during this period. Arriving here in January, you will fully enjoy the taste of local tangerines, oranges and lemons. It is at this time that the harvest of these delicious fruits is gathered.
Shopping lovers love December Cyprus, as at the end of the year local boutiques arrange unprecedented sales. On Christmas Eve, you can purchase branded items at an unprecedented discount. The most popular are leather goods, Lefkariian laces, and fur clothes. Very cheap you can buy local wine and icons.
Even in this period, you can enjoy the Cypriot ski resorts on Mount Troodos.They are equipped with the most modern equipment, so the descent from the local mountains is a real pleasure for lovers of winter sports.
Those who like to spend their holidays with benefit, learning something new, can safely go to local villages by car. Here you can get acquainted with the life of local people, enjoy Mediterranean cuisine and visit the ancient monuments of architecture. The island has nine Byzantine churches and a monastery. In addition, excavations of ancient settlements are underway.
Hiking lovers will enjoy hiking to Lake Larnaca. It is remarkable in that pink flamingos live here. Selfies with these amazingly beautiful birds will leave unforgettable impressions of this island.
And, most importantly, why it is worth going to Cyprus in the winter. During this period, there are the lowest prices for tours. So a tour from Moscow with a flight for 10 days in January for two will cost:
|"San Remo Hotel"||
This hotel (two stars) is located in Larnaca. Five minutes walk is a wonderful beach. At the disposal of tourists:
Lunch and dinner can be held at the Flamingo Beach Hotel. Around the hotel there are many boutiques, bars, etc. Larnaca Airport is located two kilometers away.
|From 67379 rub.|
|"Veronica Hotel"||This budget hotel (three stars) is suitable for a budget holiday with children. The sandy beach is located ten minutes walk from the hotel. Right on the territory of the hotel grow tangerines and bananas. Twenty minutes away is the picturesque harbor, where it is pleasant to walk, enjoying the sea breeze. Here you can visit the castle of Paphos and visit the archaeological excavations of the ancient settlement.||From 72065 rub.|
The hotel (three stars) is located in Larnaca, near the famous Makenzie Beach. It is suitable for family holidays with children. At the disposal of tourists:
The location of the hotel is very convenient, the center of the city of Larnaca is two kilometers away. It can be reached within half an hour on foot along the embankment.
|From 79165 rub.|
This hotel (four stars) is suitable for those who love outdoor activities and shopping. It is located in the central part of Ayia Napa, surrounded by nightclubs and boutiques.Near the hotel is also located Amusement Park. Guests have at their disposal:
In 2014, the hotel was renovated. Now the rooms have a kitchen corner with everything you need. Vacationers can cook in the room or go to a restaurant where to taste Cypriot, Mediterranean, Thai and Mexican dishes.
|From 94783 rub.|
Spring and autumn vacation
This is the most beautiful time of year in Cyprus. In spring, everything blooms on the island and this riot of colors cannot leave anyone indifferent. Autumn is good in its own way. Ripens grapes and a variety of exotic fruits. To pass by this beauty and abundance is simply impossible.
Already in April, the beach season opens. And although the water is still quite cool +18 degrees, many tourists do not deny themselves bask in the sun.
In September and October in Cyprus, the velvet season. Many people prefer to come to the island at this particular time. Already there is no sweltering heat, but the sea is still warm. In the evening you can stroll along the seashore, go to the nearest cafe and enjoy the taste of local wine.
These two seasons are ideal for an island excursion. There are many places in Cyprus that cannot be missed. Here are just some of them:
- Limassol Castle;
- Waterfall "Bani Adonis";
- Kyrenia Castle;
- Ayia Napa Monastery;
- Omodos village;
- water park "Super Aphrodite";
- the church of St. Lazarus;
- the castle of Saint Hilarion;
- Bellapais Monastery;
- a park of birds and animals on Paphos;
- the harbor of Kyrenia;
- tombs of kings;
- Fig Tree Bay;
- Cape Greco.
Summer time is the best time for a beach holiday. Many tourists prefer to settle in comfortable hotels "all inclusive" right on the beach. At this time, the island is cloudless sunny weather with a temperature of 28-32 degrees. The sea warms up to 24-26 degrees. Sandy beaches, warm sea water, clean mountain air attracts thousands of tourists from all parts of the world. Some of them come with whole families with children.
Summer months - it's time for all sorts of festivals and holidays. What is a holiday dedicated to the Flood, Cyprus wine "Koumandaria" or theater festivals in Nicosia, Paphos and Limassol.In many cities there are fireworks, fairs, carnival processions, etc. At this time, you can get acquainted with the culture of the Cypriot people, their customs and tastes. At numerous fairs you can enjoy local pastries, buy interesting souvenirs, drink home-made wine. Those who are going to Cyprus in the second half of summer, be sure to visit the Arts Festival in Aglandzhe, the Shakespeare Festival in Kourion, the cultural center of Scully.