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Cheap Holiday to Cyprus:

Travel Guide to your Holiday in Cyprus:

The holiday island of Cyprus is located in the Mediterranean Sea just south of Turkey and north of Egypt. A cheap holiday in Cyprus has something for everyone, holiday resorts such as Protaras, Polis and Latchi are great for the more relaxed holiday maker, while Ayia Napa and Paphos are suitable for those holiday makers looking for more livelier holidays in Cyprus.

Weather on your Holiday to Cyprus:

On a cheap holiday to Cyprus offers holiday makers 11 months a year of brilliant sunshine, making it a popular year round destination with all holiday makers. The best time to enjoy a holiday bargain in Cyprus depends on what kind of holiday you have planned for your trip. Cyprus enjoys an intense Mediterranean climate of hot dry summers from mid-May and lasting until mid-October. Winter holidays in Cyprus are mild and quieter running from November to February, separated by short autumn and spring seasons.

For those preferring to avoid the intense summer heat on a holiday to Cyprus, the spring and autumn seasons still offer sunny days with temperatures of 70F-80F, coupled with a cooling breeze. Alternatively the Troodos Mountains in Cyprus can be refreshingly cooler during the summer months, ideal for hiking holiday in Cyprus, sightseeing or simply relaxing on holiday. During the winter in Cyprus snow becomes frequent on the summit lasting for several months.

Out and about on your Holiday to Cyprus:

From the party capital of Ayia Napa in Cyprus to the lively holiday resorts of Larnaca and Paphos and the more family friendly holiday areas of Protaras, Coral Bay and Pissouri the holiday island of Cyprus has plenty of beaches, cheap bars, restaurants and entertainment in well established holiday resorts promising fun holidays in Cyprus for everyone.

There is far more to a family holiday to Cyprus and its not hard to discover. A Cyprus holiday offers beautiful countryside filled with vineyards, pine forests and wild flowers. A holiday to Cyprus also offers archaeological sites, quaint villages and towns with old quarters oozing original charm.

Beaches on your Holiday to Cyprus:

Main Beach and Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa in Cyprus are long, sandy and very crowded but, as with the beaches around Paphos, they generally have good swimming waters. On the south coast of Cyprus, you have the beautiful and famous Aphrodites Beach or, for surfing, try Kourion Beach and Melanda Beach.

Larnaca and Limassol in Cyprus are good holiday spots for diving and there are a number of caves and shipwrecks to explore for experienced divers. The diving centres in Cyprus do of course cater for all abilities from snorkelling, inital dive tuition to open water courses. There are also several Water Parks to visit on a family holiday to Cyprus which are a great holiday day out for all the family.

Historic attractions on a holiday in Cyprus include several archaeological sites in the Paphos and Limassol regions. Visit the Tombs of the Kings, see the beautiful mosaics in the House of Dionysos, the Medieval Castle of Limassol and, Kolossi Castle, a fortress close to ancient Kourion.

Dominating the centre of Cyprus, the Troodos Mountain range provides scenic territory for walking and hiking through the forests and along the mountain trails. The highest peak in Cyprus, Mount Olympus, enjoys a short season of snow from January to March and has 4 ski slopes which are ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers.

On the west coast of Cyprus, the Akamas National Park blends scenic nature trails through lush countryside with sandy beaches and is home to the famous Baths of Aphrodite. A cheap holiday in Cyprus also offers the fishing villages of Polis and Latchi which blend a traditional atmosphere with modern holiday resort facilities.

Eating out on Holiday in Cyprus:

If you can leave your all inclusive holiday hotel on your holiday to Cyprus you will find a wide choice of traditional tavernas, restaurants, hotels and snack bars. Grilled halloumi cheese is very popular in Cyprus as is calamari, octopus and sea bass plus lamb and pork. Traditional sweets are a big hit on a holiday in Cyprus usually made with figs, small aubergines, walnuts and watermelons.

Cyprus Holiday Facts:

Flight Time to Cyprus:

Larnaca from London 4 hours 25 mins From Manchester 4 hours 30 mins.

Paphos from Manchester 4 hours 45 mins, From London 4 hours 30 mins

Currency: Euro

Best Time to Visit Cyprus: May to October, June to September are hot and the busy months

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