Subtropical climate and fantastic beaches
Cyprus is a beautiful island situated in the east of the Mediterranean, stretching 150 miles across and 60 miles long, making it the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
The fantastic subtropical climate attracts British tourists all year round, with its highest temperatures reaching over 40 degrees in August, making it easy to see why holidays to Cyprus are as popular as ever.
Most people on holidays in Cyprus spend the majority of their time in the coastal regions, taking advantage of the crystal clear waters, superb golden beaches and secluded sandy coves. Many of the islands beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag which makes cheap Cyprus holidays perfect for families, couples and groups of friends wishing to bask in the glorious Cypriot sunshine.
Not only are the beaches great for total relaxation, the tempting warm seas are the perfect place to try snorkelling, diving, windsurfing, waterskiing and much more. Cheap flights to Cyprus have even more to offer you than beaches and sunshine; by taking advantage of a great bargain deal you can sample the fascinating history, culture and true hospitality that make Cyprus a firm favourite for returning tourists.
Quick Cyprus Tips
The currency used in Cyprus is the Euro
The dialing code for Cyprus is 357
Cyprus is the most eastern island in the Mediterranean
The flight time to Cyprus is approximately 4 to 5 hours
From ancient history to modern music
If it's fun and vibrant nightlife you're wanting, look no further than the islands party capital of Ayia Napa which attracts thousands of party goers each year descending upon the resort to take advantage of the sun, sea and great clubbing experiences. Larnaca Holidays offer you a captivating modern city which boasts a magnificent palm lined promenade, full of bustling bars and restaurants offering a great choice of entertainment for all the family.
Holidays to Paphos or Limassol offer you the chance to combine ancient history, modern facilities and stunning family friendly beaches all within one resort. The family orientated resort of Protaras is also high on the list of must see destinations in Cyprus. The capital of the island Nicosia (also named Lefkosia) is a fantastic mixture of modern life alongside culture, amazing architecture and history with a good choice of museums to visit as well as the many Greek Orthodox Churches.
After dark Cyprus has something to offer everyone from great hotel based entertainment to family bars and restaurants or romantic escapes for couples. Each resort offers a variety of restaurants and tavernas to tempt your taste buds. Halloumi cheese is a famous dish in Cyprus and usually grilled and served as an appetiser alongside beautifully fresh salads and olives. Main dishes are varied and meats such as lamb, pork and chicken are all very popular and a great opportunity to sample true Cypriot style cuisine, a great way to end a day of fun in the sun. You can book cheap holidays to Cyprus here at Latedeals.co.uk.
Best restaurants in Cyprus
St Georges Tavern - Paphos
Fantastic variety on the menu showing off locally sourced produce at its best.This restaurant has something to suit everybody's taste whether it is a spot of lunch or romantic dinner the service and quality of food will not disappoint.
Yianne Marie Restaurant - Protaras
Excellent service and great food at this popular restaurant.Breathtaking sea views add to the wonderful friendly atmosphere and with a huge European menu to choose from everyone will be spoilt for choice.
Best hotels in Cyprus
Hotel Atlantica Golden Beach - Paphos
This hotel has a fabulous sea front setting and stylish decor.This over 16's ONLY hotel has excellent facilities and serves up mouth watering buffet's.The perfect hotel for a chilled out holiday.
Hotel Capo Bay - Protaras
Located next to the Blue Flag awarded Fig Tree Bay this hotel really does make your holiday special.There are two outdoor pools surrounded by exotic gardens and the buffet meals of local and international dishes never fail to deliver.This hotel is ideal as a dream wedding venue or families looking for that extra bit of pampering.
Top Places To Visit
Fig Tree Bay
Fig Tree Bay is the most well known beach in the resort of Protaras. The bay inherited its name from a fig tree which stands a small distance from the beach.
Tombs of the Kings
The Tombs of the Kings is a large necropolis lying about two kilometres north west of Paphos harbour in Cyprus. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Petra tou Romiou, a rock off the shore along the main road from Paphos to Limassol, has been regarded since ancient times as the birthplace of Aphrodite