It’s January and everybody is thinking about their summer holiday already, the cold winter makes us all dream of being in the sun. For those of us less fortunate who cannot jet off to Dubai or the Maldives for a Christmas/Winter break, we are thinking of booking our summer holidays instead. So today we are going to help you find cheap holidays to Cyprus 2017.
So you want to book a cheap holiday to Cyprus, why wouldn’t you with all year round sunshine to enjoy, but, there’s much more to Cyprus than just the sun, sand and sea. People visit Cyprus for a whole number of reasons, Nature, Sports and Training, Golf, Wellness breaks, Food & Drink, Weddings along with the Culture and Religion.
Whatever your reason for visiting Cyprus we’re here to help you choice your destination within Cyprus, so lets take a look at what’s on offer on this beautiful island in the Med.
Paphos / Pafos
Paphos is a very popular destination for holiday makers with lots of things to see and do in and around Paphos. In Paphos there is an old town and a new town, rural villages and picturesque resorts.
A popular to visit include the Tomb of the Kings, a large necropolis burial ground situated close to the Paphos harbour. Many of the tombs, which date back to the 4th century BCE, are sculpted out of solid rock. It is believed to be the burial sites of Paphitic aristocrats and high officials, some of the tombs have frescoed walls and Doric columns. The tombs are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites for their archaeological magnificence.
Another must see is Aphrodite’s Rock, regarded since ancient times as the birthplace of Aphrodite, goddess of love and fertility, which situated along the main road from Paphos to Limassol. According to tradition Aphrodite was born from the waves, Greek myhtology says that if you swim around the rock three times you will find true love.
|Paphos||Crystallo Apartments||22/04/2017||1 Week||£275 pp|
|Paphos||Aloe Hotel||24/06/2017||1 Week||£484 pp|
|Paphos||Sunny Hill Hotel Apartments||09/09/2017||2 Weeks||£524 pp|
Limassol / Lemesos
Limassol is known as the region of wine, celebrations and ancient realms. It is the second largest city of Cyprus, home to the island’s main port as well as a popular holiday destination.
Situated between two important archaeological sites; the ancient city-kingdom of Amathus to the east, and the ancient city-kingdom of Kourion to the west, Limassol boasts a vast 15km coastal strip lined with restaurants, bars, cafes, shops and entertainment outlets.
|Limassol||Kapetanios Odyssia Hotel||14/07/2017||2 Weeks||£709 pp|
|Limassol||Mediterranean Beach Hotel||14/07/2017||2 Weeks||£1,111 pp|
|Limassol||Kapetanios Odyssia Hotel||09/09/2017||2 Weeks||£798 pp|
Nicosia / Lefkosia
Nicosia, which is also known as Lefkosia, is the capital of Cyprus, in fact it is the last divided capital city in Europe. The city boasts churches with brilliant and elaborate decorations and some of the most important museums and art galleries on the island.
Some of the primary points of interest in Nicosia is the Cyprus museum, which exhibits the largest collection of archaeological artefacts in the island, and the Leventis museum, which displays the city’s history.
Larnaca / Larnaka
Larnaca is one of the oldest cities in Cyprus, and a major seaside resort of the island. Larnaca has beautiful beaches along with many attractions to entertain you on your holidays. Larnaca is perfect for families and anyone wanting to explore the historical content and enjoy the local nightlife.
Larnaca is great for diving lovers, the wreck of Zenobia is a classic dive site in Cyprus. The Swedish vessel sank just 10 miles from Larnaca’s busy fishing harbor on the southern coast of Cyprus, and has a strange story worth investigating.
The Zenobia is often referred to as one of the top wreck dives in the Mediterranean and around the world. This is due to its relatively shallow depth (50 feet), ideal for recreational scuba diving, and the way the 584 feet long boat is lying on her side, accessible and easy to explore. Zenobia sank on her maiden voyage in June of 1980. Her cargo is still scattered around the wreck and is a favorite of her scuba fans.
|Larnaca||Amorgos Boutique Hotel||24/06/2017||1 Week||£396 pp|
|Larnaca||Palm Beach Hotel||19/08/2017||1 Week||£865 pp|
|Larnaca||Golden Bay Beach Hotel||16/09/2017||2 Weeks||£1,128 pp|
Famagusta / Ammochostos
The Famagusta region is famous for it’s crystal waters and golden sandy beaches, comprising the main holiday resorts of Ayia Napa (Agia Napa), Paralimni and Protaras.
The stunning coastlines of the region are further enhanced by the vibrant nightlife, fishing harbours, Medieval Churches and traditional villages, the perfect combination for the ideal holiday.
Ayia Napa has some beautiful beaches, the ideal white sands and crystal clear blue-green seas. Nissi beach and Makronissos beach being the most popular.
|Ayia Napa||Anthea Apartments||20/05/2017||1 Week||£310 pp|
|Ayia Napa||Napa Plaza Hotel||22/07/2017||2 Weeks||£1,178 pp|
|Protaras||Tsokkos Gardens Hotel||02/09/2017||2 Weeks||£790 pp|
Cheap Holidays to Cyprus 2017 Takeaways
There are so many reasons why you would be looking for cheap holidays to Cyprus 2017, you wont find many beautiful islands in the Mediterranean and Cyprus has something for everyone, steeped in history, fantastic architecture, beautiful beaches, delicious food and drink and lively nightlife island wide.