Fall in love with Aphrodite's isle on your holiday. Fly to Larnaca to spot colourful fish in the crystal waters at Cyprus' rugged Cape Greco and bronzed bodies on party resort Ayia Napa's sandy Nissi Beach. Explore Venetian walls in the capital, Nicosia, and Roman mosaics in the resort of Paphos. Enjoy fresh fish and seafood at Latchi's habourside tavernas.
The best Cyprus holiday beaches are at Ayia Napa and Protaras, where warm turquoise seas lap the resorts' gently shelving golden sands. Spend lazy days on your Cyprus holiday sipping cold drinks in cafes lining Larnaca's lively promenade, and nights dancing till dawn in Limassol's glitzy nightclubs. In the west, stroll around Paphos' colourful fishing harbour on Cyprus holidays.
Villa holidays in Cyprus
Golden sands, verdant mountains and impossibly charming traditional villages are waiting to be discovered on Cyprus villa holidays by James Villas, in partnership with British Airways. Visit historic Paphos and soak up the authentic Cypriot flavour of Polis or Pissouri Bay.
City breaks in Cyprus
Explore Cyprus’ capital,Nicosia, with its archaeological museums, mosques and Venetian walls. Venture west to Paphos' UNESCO Roman mosaics, or Larnaca's Hala Sultan Tekke mosque, where Prophet Mohammed's relative Hala Sultan lies entombed. For cultural Cyprus holidays, wander around Limassol's 12th-century Crusader Castle.
Things to do in Cyprus
Hike the Troodos' Kaledonia trail, ending at spectacular cascading waterfalls. In winter, ski down snowy Mount Olympus and come summer water-ski in Coral Bay, learn to kite-ski in laid-back Pissouri or dive a wreck offLarnaca. Spot loggerhead turtles at beautiful LaraBay in Akamas on a jeep safari tour.
Golf holidays in Cyprus
Its glorious Mediterranean climate and small but brilliant selection of golf courses makes Cyprus one of the best golf destinations. Arrive in Paphos, on the southern coast, to embark on an adventure. According to legend it is the birthplace of Aphrodite, so you are sure to have a great time on your trip.
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Live it up in Larnaca
Cyprus has been producing wine for over 5,000 years – it knows how to have a good time. Head to Larnaca. This large southeastern city in Cyprus is the gateway to some of the island’s most fun party places. Dive shipwrecks, drink vino, bake on the beaches, and let Larnaca and the surrounding area show you how to holiday.
Found on the southwest coast of Cyprus, the entire city of Paphos has UNESCO world-heritage status. Nearby, Limassol and Pissouri have fantastic beaches, and inland you can wet your whistle at a winery. Discover the best things to do in Paphos and the gorgeous surrounding area.