Once they’ve visited Cyprus, many visitors return year after year. With miles of perfect sandy beaches, friendly local people and top attractions, it’s easy to see why so many people can’t wait to go back to Cyprus. Many people in Cyprus speak English, and the resort is very welcoming to travellers with local people always being happy to share their culture and customs with visitors. The gorgeous weather and stunning local scenery make Cyprus the perfect short-haul destination, especially for families with children. Many couples choose to make Cyprus their destination for a dream wedding, honeymoon, renewal of vows or conception break. It’s a wonderful destination for relaxation holidays and is home to many luxury spas and hotels.
The difficult economic conditions have led to many travel agents offering cheap holidays for both this year and the following year, and breaks to Cyprus are no exception. Bargain family holidays can be found through online tour operators, and there are many special offers available including ‘children stay free’ deals and all inclusive options. Choices for holidays in Cyprus range from low cost package holidays to luxury stays in all inclusive resorts. Those looking for the cheapest deals should check flexible options with different dates and accommodation types, as well as looking for early booking and late deals.
Cyprus has also become aware of the needs of disabled visitors with many hotels and local attractions now catering for guests who have additional needs. These accessible venues are beginning to be more common across Cyprus, and the welcoming attitude of local Cypriots extends to visitors who have disabilities. Both of Cyprus’ international airports cater well for guests with disabilities, and most transport is available with suitable adaptations as long as prior notice is given. Although holidays to many resorts can still pose difficulties for many people with disabilities; Cyprus is working hard to change this for its visitors, and much good work has already been completed.
The welcoming nature and hospitality of the Cypriot people is legendary, and even when staying in the accommodation which offers the best value, guests can still expect to receive the best customer care. From beach front villas to self-catering apartments; mountainside camping to five star hotels, there are options which are perfect for everyone. The most luxurious accommodations don’t have to cost the earth, and there are many low cost package deals available for summer.
What to do when on holiday in Cyprus
Activities in Cyprus are many and varied, with pursuits such as windsurfing, mountain biking, horse riding, climbing, hiking and diving being equally popular with locals and tourists. The gorgeous location and stunning backdrop make Cyprus the perfect place to enjoy an adventure-packed activity holiday, keeping all members of the family engaged and entertained. There are also options for more relaxing undertakings such as golfing on some of the region’s top quality golf courses or having a romantic picnic on the beach or in the mountains.
The Troodos Mountains are a great destination for a range of activities including climbing and hiking, and the beautiful natural surroundings offer peace and tranquillity away from the bustle of the coast. The Akamas Peninsula is a stunning strip of coastline which offers unparalleled views and dramatic landscapes, with the rocky cliffs descending sharply to an idyllic sandy beach and crashing waves. The area is perfect for exploring on foot or on horseback, and has an unspoilt quality which will leave you feeling you’ve made a new discovery.