Cyprus is such a magical island. With year round sunshine and those gorgeous golden sand beaches, it can be tempting to spend all our time just relaxing and enjoying the view, but there is so much on offer too. So while of course you’ll want to have a little beach time, be sure to explore further and discover more about this fantastic island. You’ll be so glad you did!
Learn to dive
Ever fancied learning to dive? Cyprus is one of the best places in the world for diving and you’ll find plenty of highly trained instructors in the area to teach you all you need to know. There are caves to explore and shipwrecks too.
Get back to nature in the Akamas
Nature lovers will be in their element with a visit to the Avakas Gorge. Many beautiful flowers bloom here, and it’s also home to a very successful turtle conservation project. It’s a great place to visit, and if you like to hike you’ll discover some great trails.
Enjoy meze with local wine
Dining out and eating the local cuisine is always a highlight of a visit to Cyprus, but no trip to the island would be complete without trying the meze. Order this when you have plenty of time to relax and savour each dish as it’s likely you’ll be presented with around 24 different dishes. it’s a great way to sample all the local dishes at once! You’ll be given the perfect mixture of vegetable, meat and fish dishes along with bread and dips. Don’t forget to order a bottle of the local wine to go along with your meze. Wine has been produced in Cyprus since 3500BC and it’s of a very high quality.
Visit churches and the Kykkos Monastery
You can get a true glimpse of the history of Cyprus by visiting the Byzantine painted churches in the mountains and the stunning Kykkos Monastery. All ten churches are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, step inside to escape the midday sun and take time to admire the ancient wall frescos. For an unforgettable experience, visit the Kykkos Monastery in the early morning for prayers with the monks.
Tour the villages
Once you get away from the main towns and head to the small villages, you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped back in time. Time slows down here, you’ll feel so relaxed as you explore each village. You’ll get to see local crafts people at work and it’s also a great chance to pick up some truly unique handcrafted souvenirs.
When you think of Cyprus, you probably imagine sunbathing and taking a dip in the ocean, but what many people don’t realise is that Cyprus is also a ski destination! From January to March the highest peak of the Troodos mountains becomes a wonderful ski venue with four main slopes and six runs.
Discover inspiration in Cyprus
Cyprus offers so much for all people, take the time to explore further and you’ll certainly be well rewarded. It’s the perfect place to create happy memories. Cyprus is different from anywhere else in the world, once you discover this you’ll want to know more. To find out more about Cyprus properties and investment opportunities, visit our website.