Packed with ancient archaeological sites, beautiful beaches and a whole host of activities, it is easy to see why Cyprus is such a popular year-round holiday destination.
Larnaca is situated on the southern coast and is the gateway to lively resorts such as Ayia Napa and Protaras. Ayia Napa famously comes alive at night and is jam packed with bars and nightclubs, so after a night of partying there’s no better place to chill than on the beautiful Nissi Beach.
Not too far from Ayia Napa you’ll find the family resort of Protaras. Here you’ll find everything you need to keep the family entertained.
The west coast plays host to Paphos, a resort that offers a little something for everything. Not only is it home to the famous Tomb of the Kings, underground tombs dating back to the 4th century BC, but it also boasts a trendy harbour which is a great spot to sit and watch the world go by.
Limassol sits between both Paphos and the Larnaca region. This city has a cosmopolitan feel, but there’s no mistaking it’s historical past.
If you didn’t know already Cyprus has two airports, so if you want to stay in Ayia Napa or Protaras, Larnaca Airport is the nearest to these resorts. Paphos has its own airport while Limassol is around a forty minute drive from both Larnaca and Paphos Airport.
So what is the Weather Like in Cyprus?
With a sub-tropical climate, Cyprus is popular throughout the year with tourist figures peaking from May – September. The winter months are a great time for sightseeing, and Cypriots drive on the same side of the road as us in the UK, so we would recommend hiring a car and heading off into Troodos Mountains where some spectacular views await you. Don’t forget to stop off for some traditional Cypriot food though! Yes, that’s right just like your mamma used to make.
Let’s check out the best time to visit Cyprus
Step back in time with a visit to The Tomb of the Kings. No visit to Paphos is complete unless you visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Built in the 14th century, Limassol Castle stands proudly in this bustling city and is well worth a visit.
Paphos old town plays host to a market every weekend and is a great place to pick up some souvenirs.
No visit to Cyprus is complete without a jeep safari trip. This is another great way to discover the Troodos Mountains.
For the thrill-seeker, why not take a trip to Sayious Adventure Park in Limassol and try driving an off-road buggy?
All aboard George’s fun bus for an action packed day. Visit some local hotspots, swim in Adonis Bath Waterfalls and enjoy a bit of karaoke along the way.
Ride the waves at the action-packed WaterWorld Waterpark located in Ayia Napa.
Located around 15 minutes’ drive from Ayia Napa is the famous sea caves. The best way to visit is by boat, and if the weathers too hot to handle, you could always cool down in the crystal clear waters.
Take a sunset cruise along the coast, stopping off for a spot of snorkeling along the way.
Find your spot and order your favourite drink while you watch the world go by in Paphos Harbour.
Cyprus is home to many beautiful monasteries which are set in tranquil surroundings and renowned worldwide.
Do you want to try a fun and exciting way of making your way around the island? Then try a Segway Tour in Paphos and take in some stunning sites along the way.
One things for sure, whichever month you visit Cyprus you’re guaranteed a wonderful time.