You’ve booked your holiday to Cyprus and then realised you want to know much more about this Mediterranean Island? You might wonder what this place has to offer in regards to entertainment, excursions, sports and such like. LateDeals has chosen its favourite things to do in and around Paphos.
Cyprus has more to offer than wine, food and monuments, it is one of the best diving locations in the Mediterranean. The blue sea is so clear that you can see right through to the seabed. There are many types of myriad fish and the water rarely drops below 20⁰C even in December. This makes it the perfect condition to take a diving course. What you will see under water is fantastic grottoes, underwater caves, shells and shipwrecks. The ancient amphora have been laying on the seabed for more than a thousand years.
Rock climbing in Cyprus is a popular and passionate sport. Cyprus offers a great deal for both the novice and experienced climber alike. Using mainly ancient limestone and sandstone to climb on and catering for all climbing abilities in a setting that offers stunning views and some great rock. The climbing sites, approximately 35 minutes from Paphos are unique areas of about 500 square meters and varying in height from 5 to approximately 50 meters, offering climbs from simple scrambles to extreme over hangs. So whether you don’t know one end of a climbing rope from the other or you climb for a living, rock climbing in Cyprus will surely be an unforgettable experience during your cheap Cyprus holidays. A session costs €44.00 per person and includes transport to and from the site, all the equipment and instructions.
Sea caves, stacks, surf, rock bridges, rips, stranded cargo ships, tiny offshore islands. These are just some of the things to encounter on a sea kayak trip in Cyprus. The south west coast, around Paphos, is perfect for a canoe trip with a whole range of different features and conditions for everyone to enjoy. So join Zephyros Adventure Sports on a kayak expedition that you will never forget. They have a range of trips to choose from all priced at €44.00 per person and they go through some of the basics for beginners to make sure everybody can control their boat safely while having fun. The classic Sea Caves expedition is the most popular. After leaving the bay and heading along the rocky coast, you will get to an area of amazing limestone erosion that has formed stacks and arches that you paddle through and it’s here that you can try your luck in the ‘Washing Machine’, a deceptive rotational current that will have you pointing every direction but forwards! From there the trip will take you on to the sea caves, an impressive series of wet caves where you can look for fossils, jump from rocks into deep water and crawl through narrow caves and passages.
Cyprus Handicraft Centre
Handicrafts and pottery is a long-standing tradition of Cyprus. Beautiful, ancient rare handicrafts can be seen at the Folk Art and Handicraft Centre located all over Cyprus. One can get to see products made from precious stones, metal, textiles & more, all made with craftsmanship secrets that have been handed down from generation to generation.
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