Introduction to Holidays in Cyprus
Cyprus holidays are popular year round, offering everything from family holidays, luxury honeymoons and escapes for couples, as well as great golfing holidays, an array of water-sports including diving, fantastic cuisine, natural beauty and a rich and diverse history.
The island of Cyprus is the third largest in the Mediterranean, at a little under 1000 kms square. Stunning golden beaches, rugged coastlines with rocky coves, rolling hills housing traditional villages and forest clad mountains, make for a truly captivating island escape in Cyprus
Highlights of a Holiday in Cyprus
Wherever you go in Cyprus you will find very welcoming and friendly locals and although the official language is Greek, English is widely spoken. If you choose to drive you’ll really feel at home as driving in Cyprus is on the left. It’s pretty easy to find your way around, so it’s well worth hiring a car to explore the highlights of the Island.
The island holds a rich cultural heritage. According to legend it is the birthplace of Aphrodite the goddess of love and beauty, making it ideal for a romantic escape or honeymoon.
If you're looking for traditional charm, the west coast of Cyprus is the area to choose, with laid-back living and architectural heritage, whilst you will find the island's best beaches on the east coast.
The Troodos Mountains provide fantastic opportunities for trekking up to ancient hilltop sites, such as the famous monastery at Kykkos. Tucked neatly into the landscape, old stone villages invite you to stop and sample delightful, local foods and wines.
A history lover's paradise too, you won't have to travel far to see some of the ancient ruins that tell the island's rich and complicated historical heritage. Explore Cyprus and you will find hidden Venetian bridges and ancient tombs, castles and monasteries, to elaborate mosaics of mythology.
Golf Holidays in Cyprus are growing in popularity with an increasing number of golf courses appearing and being planned for the next few years. Golfers can enjoy one of the many world-class golf courses including Aphrodite Hills golf course and the recently opened Elia golf course designed by Sir Nick Faldo.
Luxury Cyprus holidays are the perfect way to indulge in all that the Mediterranean has to offer. Four and five star hotels, impeccable service and divine cuisine have given Cyprus a reputation as being a jewel in the Mediterranean.
Holiday Designers offers a wide range of carefully selected hotels in Cyprus to ensure your Holiday is one to cherish.
Cyprus is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean, and a member state of the European Union. It is located east of Greece, south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel and the Gaza Strip, and north of Egypt.
Climate in Cyprus
The Mediterranean has plentiful sunshine throughout the year and Cyprus holidays are no exception.
The climate in Cyprus during the months of April to November is hot with temperatures ranging from 22°C to 37°C.
The weather is Cyprus is idyllic holiday weather all year round. Cyprus does not experience distinct periods of autumn or winter in the same way the UK does, and the rainy season is short making it ideal for winter holidays in Cyprus.
Average daily temperatures in degrees celsius.
Click here for more details of the Holiday Resorts & Cities in Cyprus offered by Holiday Designers
Back to the top