The Mediterranean's third largest island, Cyprus is politically European but geographically Asian, so it offers an intriguing blend of cultures and influences. This places packs a lot into a relatively small space, and, even if you've enjoyed Cyprus holidays before, there's always a reason to come back!
Most of the larger resorts are in the south of the island, with endless stretches of golden, sun-drenched sand. These beaches continue to draw holidaymakers to Cyprus year after year, along with the guarantee of fantastic weather.
People also come for the nightlife, especially in resorts such as Agia Napa, but also for a wide range of activities from water sports to golf, and some great shopping - jewellery and leather goods are particularly popular. Add easy access from the UK, a mouth-watering local cuisine and wine and you have a heavenly recipe for an ideal holiday destination.
If you're into ancient history, you'll love Cyprus. There are so many sites from antiquity to discover here, from the New Stone Age to the Greek and Roman eras. The capital, Nicosia, bursts at the seams with a wealth of history.
Even in high season, if you wish to escape the crowds, it's perfectly possible to do so. Walk the hiking trails of the Trodos Mountains, and breathe in the intoxicating scents of the local citrus groves or visit quaint villages and mountainside monasteries.
Cyprus holidays are perfect for everyone singles, groups of friends, families with young children and couples. But it's no wonder the island is especially popular with honeymooners, since there's more than a hint of romance about the place. After all, it's where Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, rose out from the sea.
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